Start the day at the George Eastman House to learn about the great inventor and admire the Sweet Creations Gingerbread display. George Eastman House is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives.
Head to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Spend the afternoon at Roc Holiday Village. Visit with Santa in his Workshop. Enjoy free ice skating & skate rentals at the ice rink. Do your holiday shopping in the Shopping Village.
Spend the evening at The Eastman Theatre with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Celebrate with Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, your RPO and electrifying vocalist Shayna Steele, on stage for this Rochester Holiday tradition. Whether you drive to Kodak Hall or opt for a sleigh ride, you won’t want to miss this spectacular holiday concert, complete with a sing-a-long!
Spend the morning at the Strong Museum of Play for a day full of fun. The Strong is the only museum in the world dedicated to all things play, and houses the largest collection of toys, dolls and games in the world. Enjoy the National Toy Hall of Fame and World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with the largest indoor Butterfly Garden in upstate NY. Fun for all ages.
Visit the food trucks at Roc Holiday Village for a tasty bite and & stay for toasty drinks & live holiday tunes in The Lodge Bar.
Enjoy dinner at one of the many fantastic restaurants downtown, such as Avvino
Visit Geva Theatre to enjoy their beautiful production of A Christmas Carol.
Enjoy breakfast in Scottsville on your way to the Genesee Country Village. There are delicious cafes such as the Artisan Coffeehouse right on Main Street https://artisancoffeehouse.
Take a holiday tour at Genesee Country Village & Museum. Located just 25 miles outside of Rochester, GCVM is one of the largest living history museums in the country, and takes visitors back in time to a 19th century village brought to life. Experience the Yuletide In The Country Tour & Dinner. Explore the wintry village bedecked in holiday splendor.
Enjoy lunch at the Village Inn in Caledonia https://caledoniavillageinn.
Spend the afternoon cross country skiing at the Cummings Nature Center. Rentals are available https://rmsc.org/cumming-
End your day with a tour of the Christmas decorations https://daytrippingroc.com/
christmas-lights/Note this website is from 2021