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August 17, 24 and 31, 2023

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Experience Rochester, Rochester Art Center, Rochester Civic Theatre and Rochester Downtown Alliance are pleased to announce a new, free event on three Thursday evenings in downtown Rochester.  Alive After Five: Party on the Mayo Civic Center Riverfront Plaza will include live entertainment, food and beverage and activities for all ages.

Ramp and street parking in downtown Rochester is free after 5:00 p.m.

Live Music Schedule: 

August 17 at 6:00 p.m.


PopROCKS poster
August 24 at 6:00 p.m.: RHINO Rhino band
August 31: The White Keys The White Keys band

Free Activities:

  • Yard games
  • Photobooths
  • Free tours of the Rochester Art Center (5:00-8:00 p.m.)
  • Chalk art activities
  • Ticket giveaways 
  • Roving Performers from Insphyre Performance 

Food items will include unique summer-on-a-stick variations, grilled specialties, and sweet delights along with tasty and splashy summer cocktails & mocktails.


Giant Jenga

Yard Games


Stilt walker from Insphyre Performance

Insphyre Performance

Collage of Sketches

Tours of the Rochester Art Center

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Corn Tower Photo Booth

Photo Booths

Alive After Five is presented by:

Experience Rochester Logo 2023 Rochester Art Center Logo Rochester Civic Theatre Logo temp Rochester Downtown Alliance Logo