It’s cold, it’s snowy, it’s dark. It’s wintertime in Rochester! Once the December holiday-honeymoon is over, Rochestarians have to find ways to enjoy what January, February, March, and possibly into early-April have in store for us. Here are a few suggestions to help embrace our winter season.
Enjoy the great outdoors
Venture into one of these New York State Parks within a 2-hour drive of Rochester and discover what makes them each unique!
Our nature centers, wildlife preserves, management areas, etc., all serve to protect and sustain life, while making nature accessible to people to enjoy and learn from.
212 Annual Events Around Rochester
These festivals & events around Rochester bring our community together throughout the year. Check out these annual events happening in January, February, March, and April. Specific ones that come to mind are Mendon Ponds Winterfest, Lakeside Winter Celebration (and Polar Plunge) at Ontario Beach Park, and Maple Syrup Weekend events.
Enjoy Wintertime in Rochester Indoors
Or explore one of the 91 other museums around Rochester
- Museum of the Earth
- Explore & More Children’s Museum
- Museum of Science & Technology
- Buffalo Museum of Science
- Corning Museum of Glass
- Medina Railroad Museum
- Rochester Auto Museum
- Niagara Power Vista
- National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
- view more