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2020 Town of Pittsford sponsored events!

Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival

Saturday, May 23 – Noon to 10:00 PM – canalside at Schoen Place
Our first festival of the season each year, founded in 2015. Enjoy craft beer and wine from upstate breweries and vineyards, live music all day, and browse the work of regional artists and artisans. Experience great food from local eateries and visit unique canalside shops. And be sure to catch the exciting competition of the Annual Pittsford Regatta. Admission is free; food and drink are available for purchase. Held the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Find complete info on our Paddle and Pour Art & Music Fesitval webpage. For more information please visit

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Monday, May 25 – 10:00 AM
Traditional patriotic parade through the Village center honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country and recognizing our veterans and those serving in the armed services, featuring a variety of marching bands and community groups; memorial service held after the parade at Pittsford Cemetery to honor the fallen. Find complete info on our Memorial Day webpage.

Summer Concert Series - Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford

Fridays, June through August – 6:30 PM
Free annual concert series along the canal in Carpenter Park at the Port of Pittsford Park on Friday evenings, featuring a variety of musical styles throughout the season; open to the public. Port of Pittsford Park includes a new band pavilion and improved amenities for boaters – potable water, electrical hookups and additional dock space.

2020 Summer Concert Series schedule

June 12 @ 6:30 PM – Pittsford Sutherland Jazz Ensemble
June 19 @ 6:30 PM – Mud Creek (Rock, Roots & Americana)
June 26 @ 6:30 PM – John Dady & John Michael Ryan (Traditional Irish & American Folk)
July 10 @ 6:30 PM – Jumbo Shrimp (Rock & Top 40 Hits)
July 17 @ 6:30 PM – Up 2 Somethin/PYS Duck Drop
July 24 @ 6:30 PM – Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
July 31 @ 6:30 PM – Steve Grills and the Roadmasters (Blues)
August 7 @ 6:30 PM – Alfred St. John’s Trinidad & Tobago Steelband (Steel Drum Band)
August 14 @ 6:30 PM – Pittsford Fire Department Band (Pops)
August 21 @ 6:30 PM – Mr. Mustard (Beatles Tribute Band)
August 28 @ 6:30 PM – Smugtown Stompers (Dixieland Jazz)

Concerts for Kids – Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford

Wednesdays, July through August – 6:30 PM
Free concerts along the canal in Carpenter Park at the Port of Pittsford Park on two Wednesday evenings, featuring great interactive music and fun for the whole family; open to the public. Port of Pittsford Park is located at 22 North Main Street in Pittsford.

2020 Concerts for Kids schedule

July 8 @ 6:30 PM – Topher Holt (Family Friendly Music)
August 5 @ 6:30 PM – Mr. Loops (Kids Rock)

Family Outdoor Movies

Thursdays, July through August – Dark at Sutherland High School
Giant outdoor movie screen, popcorn, beverages, treats and more on Thursday evenings at Sutherland High School Fields.
July 16 @ Dark at Thornell Farm Park, Frozen 2 (PG)
July 30 @ Dark at Thornell Farm Park, Aladdin (PG)
August 13 @ Dark at Thornell Farm Park, Toy Story 4 (G)

Pittsford Food Truck and Music Fest

Saturday, September 12 – Noon – 9:00 PM

The town’s last big event of the season featuring delicious food from a variety of regional food trucks and local eateries and great music all day, plus carnival rides and plenty of games and activities. Held on Main Street, from the Four Corners (Monroe/State streets) to Locust Street. Admission is free and food is available for purchase; open to the public.

Family Halloween Fest

Sunday, October 18 – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – St. John Fisher College
A free family friendly Halloween party with trick-or-treating, games, activities, prizes, music and more.

Pittsford Rotary event:

Kids’ Trout Fishing Derby

Saturday, May 16 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Annual fishing derby with trophies awarded in various age groups; registration required. Also features fish hatchery tours and complimentary refreshments.

American Legion Rayson-Miller Post 899 event:

Veterans Day

Wenesday, November 11 – 11:00 AM
This annual ceremony honoring all those in our armed services who serve, or have served, our country takes place on Veterans Day at the Veterans Monument in Carpenter Park at the Port of Pittsford, 22 North Main Street. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend this moving tribute, which includes a presentation of colors, the placement of wreaths, a rifle salute and the playing of Taps. A reception, also open to the public, follows at the American Legion Post, 21 North Main Street.

Pittsford Chamber of Commerce event:

Candlelight Night

An annual holiday celebration in the Village of Pittsford featuring live music, carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, visits with Santa, treats with Mrs. Claus, and the lighting of Village Christmas trees. Many merchants offer holiday treats and special sale items as well.

Candlelight Crawl

Toast the season with a "spirited" stroll through your favorite pubs! Event begins 7:15pm. Purchase a $5 wristband for discounts at any festive location. All wristband sales benefit the Pittsford Food Cupboard.

More info at or contact:

Shelley O’Brien
Communications Director
Town of Pittsford  
Town of Pittsford Recreation Department
(585) 248-6280 or (585) 248-6229