"Rochester is the the third..." New York City Favorite Tip by chrissyalex

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Favorite thing: Rochester is the the third largest city in New York and has several world famous companies including Kodak and Xerox. There are also many things to do here including a zoo, Seabreeze amusement park,Genesee Country Village open air museum,The Strong Museum,George Eastman House,and the Rochester Museum and Science center. There is also a yearly Lilac Festival held here in Higland Park. This year it will take place from May 10 -19.There are more than 1,200 lilac bushes of 500 different varieties in Higland Park. The festival offers tours of the park,a parade,a 10K run,an arts and crafts show,activites for children and a variety of food and free entertainment. To learn more about the Lilac Festival visit <a href='http://www.lilacfestival.com/'>www.lilacfestival.com</a> Rochester also has many enthic festivals. Here is a picture from the annual festival at St Josephats church.

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  • Updated Aug 25, 2002
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