May 2016-Lilac-Festival-Poster_webMay 6 – 15, 2016. It began in 1898.

When thinking of Rochester, “Kodak” always came to mind. But with that changing, we were pleased to see Rochester if famous for another thing. It’s the “Lilac Capital of the World.”

Technology like cameras come and go but lilacs are here to stay.

May Lilacs Rochester Festival

The world-renowned festival began in 1898.

500,000 visitors come to see 400 varieties of lilacs.

Here’s the URL for the festival’s official website: