An ideal blend of memorable businesses, downtown Rochester is home to more than 350 shops, salons, eateries and expert administration organizations. Downtown Rochester is encompassed by beauty with waterways that surround the city and the abundant green space that three parks and two winding trails offer visitors.
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Bring the family to enjoy the largest Christmas parade in Michigan. The parade will include floats, bands and of course, Santa Claus. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 248-651-6700.
Friday, January 20, 2023 and Saturday, January 21, 2023
Annual Fire & Ice Festival in Downtown Rochester is back for another year of family fun and festivities. Enjoy the ice sculptures along Main Street, tube sledding hill, ice skating rink, dog sled rides, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, fireworks, food trucks and tent and so much more!
November 19 - 20, 2022
A holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, tablescapes centerpieces and more! Kids crafts each day, plus bring your camera for photos with Santa from 12 - 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
November 22 - January 3, 2022
You are invited to brighten your holidays in downtown Rochester with The Big, Bright Light Show! The buildings in downtown Rochester will be covered with more than 1 million points of glimmering holiday light.
Monday, November 28 2022 – Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 9:00am
Downtown Rochester is accepting applications from artists for the Snowman Stroll, a public art event that will bring (12) 5’ fiberglass snowmen to Main Street! The Snowman Stroll is open to all artists, whether professional or amateurs. Artists of all ages are encouraged to submit designs.
November 25 – December 30, 2022
Pairing indoor sights with outdoor lights, Meadow Brook is Michigan’s most dazzling holiday destination. Our two unforgettable holiday events will delight families, couples and people of all ages.
A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall is an historic house museum, cultural center and events and wedding venue. Built by Matilda Dodge and Alfred Wilson, Meadow Brook is located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester.
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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.
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is an award winning Chamber in the state of Michigan. Founded in 1955, the Chamber is the principal voice of the business community in Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township.