Fall Festivals: Greece NY 2017

Fall Festivals: Greece NY 2017As the summer winds down, it’s hard to help looking forward to the cool, crisp fall air and fall festivals of course! This year in Rochester and the surrounding area, there is a great line up of festivals for you to go to with your friends and family! Here two festivals that are coming up soon:


New York State Festival of Balloons | Aug. 31 to Sept. 4

This year marks the 35 annual NYS Festival of Balloons in Dansville. According to their website, the festival includes:

  • Six scheduled launches beginning Friday, 6 PM, Saturday and Sunday 6 AM & 6 PM, Monday 6 AM
  • Arts & Crafts Vendors
  • International Food Court
  • Free Entertainment
  • Rides & Amusements for children
  • Car Show

There is also a free balloon GLOW on Thursday, August 31st at 7 pm. Fun for everyone!


M & T Bank Clothesline Festival | Sept. 9 to Sept. 10

The Clothesline Festival boasts hundreds of vendors and artists, food trucks, and much more. It is also held at the Memorial Art Gallery! Entry is $10 and it is held rain or shine! They also have both outside entertainment:

Outside Entertainment

SATURDAY, September 9

Music Stage (Centennial Sculpture Park)
11–12:30: BombaRoc
1–2:30: The Lonely Ones
3–4:30: Starting off Red

SUNDAY, September 10

Music Stage (Centennial Sculpture Park)
11–12:30: Light Blue
1–2:30: Element 36
3–4:30: Meghan Koch and the Gentlemen Callers


SATURDAY, September 9

Dance Stage (inside, M&T Bank Ballroom)
12:00–1:00: Sword and Scarab
1:30–2:30: Grupo Cultural Latinos in Rochester
3:00–4:00: Dunwoody Dance 5678

SUNDAY, September 10

Dance Stage (inside, M&T Bank Ballroom)
12:00–12:30: Ballet Afrikana Dance Prep Acadamy
12:30–1:00: Garth Fagan Dance School Student Ensemble
1:30–2:30: Fire & Spice Belly Dancers
3-4: RAPA: A Year with Frog and Toad the Musical

Fountain Court (inside, 2nd floor)
1 & 3: Baroque Organ mini-recital


Your Clothesline admission also gets you into the museum—a $15 value!

More Rochester Area Fall Festivals to consider:

Fall Festivals: Greece NY 2017

Rochester Fringe Festival | Sept. 14 to Sep 23


Naples Grape Festival | Sept. 17 to Sept. 23


Casa Larga Purple Foot Fest | Sept. 17


Sodus Harvest Festival | Sept. 30


Barktober Fest | Sept. 30


Hilton Apple Fest | Sept. 30 to Oct. 1

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