Top Events in and around Rochester this Holiday Season

It’s not too late at all, Christmas time might be very near but definitely not the end of fun. There are still a lot of events to look forward with your kids to enjoy this holiday season.

Below are lists of events you can still catch up with friends and family.

The Origins of Christmas Customs 

Dates: 12/21/2015
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Get in the Christmas mood with this fun presentation that looks at the origins of Christmas customs. Decorations, food, song, and just about every other aspect of the Christmas involves a cherished tradition. The story of how some of these customs originated and developed is fascinating.

Christmas Story Time

Date:  12/21/2015
Time: 7:00-7:45pm
Hear stories and sing songs about Christmas and watch a special Christmas video on our big screen.

All ages welcome. No registration required!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Holiday Family Movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol

Dates: 12/23/2015
Time: 2:00PM

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. Rated G, approx. 85 mins. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by the Friends of BML.

Christmas Eve Endless Feast at The Melting Pot

Dates: 12/24/2015
Time: 11am – 8pm

Continue a family tradition or create a new one at The Melting Pot this Christmas Eve! Something special happens when you bring the family together around a warm fondue pot. Enjoy a leisurely evening with your loved ones over our Endless Fondue Feast. Enjoy as much Endless Cheese Fondue, Salad, Prix-Fixe Entrée and Chocolate Fondue as your family can handle! It’s a feast everyone will enjoy!

First Night Rochester Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex

Dates: 12/31/2015
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm
The coolest family-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration in Rochester! Featuring multiple ice rinks, bounce houses, music, live footage from Times Square on a 40 foot screen, multiple countdowns and tons of fun.
Dates: 12/30/2015 – 1/2/2016
Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter.

If you are in and around Greece, see list below for more events.

Date: 12/20 – Make it & Take it: Holiday Edition @ Chili Library 2-3pm (must register)

Date: 12/28 – Family Movie w/Popcorn @ Greece CSC: 12-2pm

– Magic Show with Magician Mark Butcher 6:30-7:15pm

Date: 12/28 – Kwanzaa at Memorial Art Gallery

Date: 12/29 – Cookie Decorating & Crafts @ Greece CSC 1-2pm

Date: 12/29 – New Year Craft @ Greece Library 10-11am (must register)

Date: 12/30 – Family Bingo & Pizza Party 12:30-2pm  (must register)

Date: 12/30 – Family New Year’s Eve Dance & Pizza Party @ Greece CSC 6-7:30pm (must register)

Date: 12/31 – City of Rochester New Year’s Eve FREE fireworks & family celebration 2015 @Rochester Riverside Convention Center 5:00pm-10:00pm

Date: 12/31 – Count down till Noon @ Greece Library 11-12:15 (must register)

Date: 12/31 – Adventure Landing New Year’s Eve Celebration 10am-2pm




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