Be a Part of the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees

Plans are well underway for the Fifth Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 16-18. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, centerpieces, tablescapes, porchscapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. Due to popular demand, businesses can now participate in the Festival of Trees without even knowing how to string a strand of Christmas lights by becoming a Tree Sponsor. Sponsors can … [Read more...]

Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview in Downtown Rochester

Tickets are on sale now for the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 18, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. Tickets are $50 per person/$85 per couple. This is your first chance to get a preview this amazing holiday spectacular featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes, centerpieces and more … and your opportunity to bid to take these items home with you for the holidays. The event will include a strolling dinner from … [Read more...]

The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Call for Designers

Plans are well underway for the 3rd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 18-20. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. We are seeking businesses, organizations, individuals and families to donate their time and talents to this year’s event. Many designers have already committed to this year’s event selecting creative … [Read more...]

Start Your Shopping at the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo

Begin the holidays at the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo on Monday, November 16, 5 - 7 p.m. at the Royal Park Hotel. Over 25 downtown businesses will be showcasing their products and services, just in time for the holidays. Attendees are encouraged to shop, discover holiday ideas and inspirations and explore all that our downtown businesses have to offer. In addition to great shopping, product demonstrations and sampling, get a sneak preview of what’s in store at this year’s Downtown … [Read more...]

Downtown Rochester Festival of the Trees Call for Designers Extended to October 16

The positive response to the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees has been overwhelming, s the participation deadline has been extended to Friday, October 16. You can download the Designers Kit at DowntownRochesterMI.com or request a kit by emailing Kristi@DowntownRochesterMI.com. We are proud to announce that over 70 businesses, organizations, families and individuals have agreed to donate their time and talents to design trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and centerpieces for the … [Read more...]

Calling All Designers for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees

Plans are well underway for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 20-22. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. The Rochester DDA is seeking businesses, organizations, individuals and families to donate their time and talents to this year’s event. Over 60 designers have already committed to this year’s event … [Read more...]

Calling All Designers for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of the Trees

Plans are well underway for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 20-22. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. New to the event this year are centerpieces and gingerbread houses. Organizers are seeking businesses, organizations, individuals and families to donate their time and talents to this year’s event. … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Inspirations Workshop!

Plans are well underway for the 2nd Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 20-22. The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes, and more designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. According to the press release, new this year are centerpieces and gingerbread houses. Currently businesses, organizations, individuals, and families are being sought  to donate their time and talents … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What’s There To Do in November?

Dear Crabby, Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. October is all about cider mills, football, and of course, Halloween. November is still fall, but I feel like it gets ignored because people are already focusing on Christmas. Can you give me any ideas of what there is to do around town in November to keep that fun fall feeling going? Thanks, Feeling Fall-bulous Dear Feeling Fall-bulous, Oh, so you’ve noticed that, too? Just last week I was in Rite Aid picking up my bunion cream and … [Read more...]