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Highland Park

171 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2728
+1 585-753-7275
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Nice job with the Lilac Festival 2017

We skipped the convenient but lengthy MCC shuttle this year and parked off Goodman and entered the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve C
Webster, New York
Great place to visit - especially at Lilac Festival

Having lived in Rochester years ago, we planned this trip to be there during the Lilac Festival... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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171 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2728
+1 585-753-7275
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We skipped the convenient but lengthy MCC shuttle this year and parked off Goodman and entered the Lilac festival up the hill. We LOVED how they moved the craft tents up there vs at the crowded festival site. We felt safe, loved the music and...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having lived in Rochester years ago, we planned this trip to be there during the Lilac Festival. Highland Park is nice during any good weather time, but it is a fantastic place to see when the lilacs are in bloom, as they were this visit....More

1  Thank fradkg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attended the 2017 Lilac Festival and the Lilacs really out-did themselves this year <grin>. This is a fabulously gorgeous park. Great place to walk, paved paths are handicapped and stroller friendly. The Conservatory is also special although I didn't have time to visit this trip.

1  Thank D L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've only been able to go to this park, but I know that every time I go to Rochester I will make a stop here. Every season it seems there is another group of flowers and trees blooming. It has a delightful paved walkway (maybe...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The lilacs at Highland Park are amazing! The beauty and fragrance surround you at every turn. But be prepared to walk up and down paved hills.

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite things to do in Rochester any time of year is to visit the Lamberton Conservatory at Highland Park. The flower displays change throughout the year. In the warmer months the inner garden has poi (large gold fish as my children call...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit this time of year when the lilacs are in bloom. Whether you want a romantic walk for two, where the beautiful sights and smells will put stars in your eyes or just looking for a hilly walk to...More

Thank siberguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highland Park just finished the best Lilac Festival ever. If you are a fan of music, food and art, this is the place to be every year two weeks before Memorial Day. It is always best when the Lilac's are in bloom along with the...More

Thank sprkdude
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have invited others from across the states as it is such an amazing place to be. You can smell the park from the time you park your car! So many types of lilac's. There are crafter's music, food vendors. I didn't make it this...More

Thank dawn227
Reviewed 1 week ago

me and the wife have spent the last few springs at highland watching the lilacs bllom. the host an awesome lilac fest that is sure to leave you with positive vibes all day long

Thank tylor H
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Debbie R
We'd like to visit in the third week of September. What will be the featured items in the Park?
18 May 2017|
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Response from Sheryl R | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful tree-lined walks, and dogs (of course) with owners (we hope). Don't miss the Veteran's section, which has a lovely walkway featuring plaques to each one of our area's veterans--a nostalgic, educational walk even... More
Carol S
I will be coming to the Lilac Festival tomorrow with a group of 11 people, two are in wheelchairs. We will be arriving about 11:00. We will probably be in 3 or 4 cars. Where do you recommend we park - we are coming from the south into Rochester, probably Rte. 15A.
18 May 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Lilac Festival website. Google will get you there. On it there is a section for handicap parking. There is also a shuttle service that is free if that works better for you. Everything else about the festival is... More
Charles P
Nearby motels?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Kathryn H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are hotels within 2 to 5 miles of highland park.