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Events in Pittsford

2020 June Summer Concerts have been canceled; July and August concerts and events remain tentatively scheduled.

Visit our Community Events page for more information

2020 Town of Pittsford sponsored events

Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival - CANCELED

Saturday, May 23 – CANCELED
We regret to announce the 2020 Paddle and Pour Art & Music Festival has been canceled due to COVID-19 coronavirus health and safety protocols.

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony - CANCELED

Memorial Day Monday, May 25 – CANCELED
Out of concern for the health of their members and that of the public, the Pittsford American Legion Rayson-Miller Post 899 has canceled its Memorial Day Ceremony and, upon request from the American Legion, the Memorial Day Parade has been canceled as well. While the decision was necessary in light of COVID-19 coronavirus health and safety protocols, we understand and share the disappointment this news brings.

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 - CANCELED
June 19 @ 6:30 PM – Mud Creek (Rock, Roots & Americana) - CANCELED
June 26 @ 6:30 PM – John Dady & John Michael Ryan (Traditional Irish & American Folk) - CANCELED
July 10 @ 6:30 PM – Jumbo Shrimp (Rock & Top 40 Hits) - CANCELED
July 17 @ 6:30 PM – Up 2 Somethin/PYS Duck Drop - CANCELED
(Duck Drop CANCELED)
July 24 @ 6:30 PM – Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra - CANCELED
July 31 @ 6:30 PM – Steve Grills and the Roadmasters (Blues) - CANCELED
August 7 @ 6:30 PM – Alfred St. John’s Trinidad & Tobago Steelband (Steel Drum Band) - CANCELED
August 14 @ 6:30 PM – Pittsford Fire Department Band (Pops) - CANCELED
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) - CANCELED
August 5 @ 6:30 PM – Mr. Loops (Kids Rock) - CANCELED

Food Truck Wednesdays at Thornell Farm Park

Wednesdays, July 8 through August 26 – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Food Truck Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday evening from 5:00 - 8:00pm (or until menu items are sold out), July 8 through August 26.
A different food truck will be featured each week offering items for sale at Thornell Farm Park. Vendors and menus will be listed in advance each week on the Pittsford Recreation Facebook page and in the Town eNews.
Be sure to join us - it’s a fun and easy dinner option! Park and get your food to go or eat in the green space with family and friends. Please note all attendees are expected to observe appropriate physical distancing and health safety protocols. Thornell Farm Park is located at 480 Mendon Road. We look forward to seeing you there!
July 8 – Macarollin
July 15 – Marty's Meats
July 22 – Wraps on Wheels
July 29 – Le Petit Poutine and Kona Ice
August 5 – Stingray Sushifusion
August 12 – Roc City Sammich and Kona Ice
August 19 – Meatball Co and Kona Ice
August 26 – Bay Vista Taqueria

Drive-In Family Outdoor Movies

Thursdays, July through August – Dark at Thornell Farm Park
Enjoy an old fashioned drive-in movie experience on our giant outdoor movie screen on Thursday evenings at Thornell Farm Park Fields. Bring your own treats and have a great time with the family.
July 16 @ Dark at Thornell Farm Park, Frozen 2 (PG) - CANCELED due to expected storms
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 - CANCELED

Saturday, September 12 – Noon – 9:00 PM 
We regret to announce the 2020 Pittsford Food Truck and Music Fest has been canceled due to COVID-19 coronavirus health and safety protocols.

Family Halloween Fest

TENTATIVE – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Date & Time Subject to change, location TBD
A free family friendly Halloween party with trick-or-treating, games, activities, prizes, music and more.

Pittsford Rotary event:

Kids’ Trout Fishing Derby - CANCELED

Saturday, May 16 – CANCELED
Pittsford Rotary informed us that this year's event has been canceled due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

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