Ultimate Guide To Spring Fun In Rochester

Spring is a time of renewal as we shed those snow coats and boots. There is so much to celebrate in spring in Rochester with more coming soon. Enjoy our Ultimate Guide To Spring Fun In Rochester presented by Chick-Fil-A Henrietta.

Guide To May Events.

Guide To May Events In Rochester

You can always check out what is happening in Rochester with our Monthly Event Guide. It’s getting warmer, the flowers are blooming and we are ready to get out and about! See what’s happening this month in our Guide To May Events In Rochester!

A basket of vegetables.

When To Start
Gardening In Rochester

Prepared with the right information, gardening at home can be a fun and rewarding experience!

A sign reads "Rochester Public Market.

Guide To The
Rochester Public Market

The Rochester Public Market is a well-known place to get fresh, local foods. It has served our community for over 100 years!

Mother's Day: Shop Local Gift Guide.

Mother’s Day:
Shop Local Gift Guide

These are local small businesses that you can support this spring and find something that is one-of-a-kind.

A pile of comic books.

May 4: Where To Go For
Free Comic Book Day

Did you know that on Free Comic Book Day, comic book stores allow patrons to pick out a number of comic books for free?

Lilac flowers.

May 10-19:
The Rochester Lilac Festival

If you are going to be one of the 500,000+ people attending The Rochester Lilac Festival, here is the info moms need to know!

Fancy table settings with pink roses.

May 12: Mother’s Day Brunch
And Events In Rochester

Looking for ideas on what to do for Mother’s Day? Check out these local events and brunches.

A mom and daughter read in a tent.

15 Rainy Day Activities
Your Kids Will Love

Being caught off-guard by the weather can be jarring as we struggle to stay organized. Be prepared with these activities.

Kids play in a ball pit.

Indoor Activities
With Kids In Rochester

There are plenty of places for kids to play indoors to escape the sun, rain or snow. Check out these indoor activities.

Cleaning supplies.

30-Day 30-Min
Spring Cleaning Checklist

When I hear the words “Spring Cleaning,” I usually panic. How can I possibly add more chores to my week?


Events For Moms

Coffee Shop Hop

Join us on Friday mornings at 9am starting April 12th! Try a new coffee shop and make some new friends.

Spring Park Playdate

Come enjoy some coffee and snacks at Veterans Memorial Park for our Spring Park Playdates on the second Wednesday of the month, starting April 10th.

Rochester Mom Walks

We are kicking off our Mom Walks at The Rochester Lilac Festival! Join us on a stroll around the Lilac Gardens.


April is Autism Awareness Month


St. Patrick’s Day Events
In Rochester

Are you ready to wear your green? There are lots of events happening around Rochester for families and some geared for adults.

Maple Sugar Events
In Rochester

It is Maple Sugar Season! Here are some of the best events happening around Rochester this year at maple sugar farms.

Easter Events
In Rochester

Easter is early this year on March 31! Looking for a local egg hunt or bunny brunch? Check out these Easter Events In Rochester.


March 21: World Down Syndrome Day

On March 21, we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. The 21st of March was chosen to signify the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome. Many of the supportive organizations in Rochester will hold special events on this date to raise awareness.


50 Things To Do During Spring Break

Spring Break is coming to Rochester! Need help keeping kids busy? Here are 50 Things To Do During Spring Break.


April 8: 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

On April 8, 2024, there will be a total solar eclipse and Western New York is in the direct path to experience totality. The next time that a total solar eclipse will occur is 2144! There are many of the solar eclipse events in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse to enjoy viewing the eclipse at and we will be adding more as we get closer to April 8.


School & Child Care

Spring is a time to consider options for school and child care for Fall. There are several private schools and a large homeschool community here in Rochester. We hope these guides will be a helpful launch point for moms.


More From Rochester Moms

10 Ways To Make Your Baby’s Nursery Safer

Sarah E. – “Setting up a nursery for your baby can be a fun project. Make sure your space doesn’t just look good, but is safe, with these tips and resources.”

Become An
80s Mom

Devin P.B. – “I now describe my parenting technique as 80’s style and although looks messy and it won’t win me any awards, it’s made me a lot happier.”

10 Questions To Ask When Considering Adoption

Amanda G. – “There are so many decisions to be made throughout an adoption process. Many people don’t know how or where to start. I’ve been there.”

Reflections On Weaning My Baby

Mandy B. – “I’m still trying to figure out exactly how I feel about it. The best word I can use to describe the end of this type of relationship with my child is ‘bittersweet’.” 


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