Welcome to Downtown Rochester!

A perfect mix of historic and hip, downtown Rochester attracts both local residents and visitors from across the state of Michigan. Downtown Rochester is home to more than 350 shops, salons, restaurants and professional service businesses; 85% of which are independent merchants.  Downtown Rochester’s natural beauty is attributed to the waterways that surround the city and the abundant green space that three parks and two winding trails offer.

Whether you’re here for a day, a week or a lifetime, we hope you enjoy your visit.

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Downtown Rochester
Deck Art - May 19 & 20
Farmers' Market Opening Day - May 7
Every Saturday, May - October, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Sidewalk Sales - July 14-16
Explorers Club - July 14 - August 6
Movies in the Moonlight - July 16, 23, 30 & August 6
Princess & Pirate Ball - August 7
Rochester Posed - October 6

News & Events

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Rochester this Saturday

On October 22, join your friends and neighbors in downtown Rochester for Trick-or-Treat Downtown, a costume parade, a spaghetti dinner and more! Kids are encouraged […]

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