Big, Bright Ball Returns Sunday, August 3

Looking Forward to Winter? Probably not, since summer took a while to get here. However, everyone knows winter will come eventually, and with it, the holidays, the parade, and the Big, Bright Light Show that illuminates 1.5 million lights. The lights drape the buildings along Main Street and have become a huge attraction for the city. If summertime seems to be slipping by, Rochester Media suggests you attend the Big, Bright Ball on August 3 at the Royal Park Hotel from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 … [Read more...]

Back by popular demand—Junk in the Trunk

Due to the overwhelming success of this summer’s Junk in the Trunk, a fall date has been selected. Junk in the Trunk registration is now open for Saturday, September 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Farmers’ Market Upper Lot in downtown Rochester. “The summer Junk in the Trunk was a huge success,” said Stephanie Hellebuyck, Rochester Downtown Development Authority Events Coordinator. “Since the event in June, we’ve had an overwhelming number of participants and attendees ask if we … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Have a Big, Bright, Ball This Summer in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Mich. – July 6, 2011 – It’s big, bright and back again this summer, so get ready to have a ball! The Big, Bright Ball is the signature fundraising event for The Big, Bright Light Show. The fun takes place from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Sunday, July 31 at the Royal Park Hotel. Join us for an evening of food, music and fun. Enjoy a strolling dinner featuring your favorite downtown restaurants including, Beyond Juice, Boho Cupcakes, Kruse & Muer and the Rochester Chop House, Main Street … [Read more...]