Things to do in Rochester this Fall


It’s starting to get a little brisk and rainy, but there’s still a ton to do for families in Rochester. Whether you’re just moving to the area or have been a resident for many years, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite fall activities to keep you busy this season.

Wayne County Apple Tasting Trail

Location: Apple Tasting Trail, Lyons, NY

When: October 1-31

Taste delicious, locally grown apples, and delicious cider.


Barnyard Adventure at Brown’s Berry Patch

Location: Brown’s Berry Patch, Waterport, NY

When: Now through November

Ride farm tractors, watch duck races, adventure through a rope maze.



Location: Seneca Park Zoo

When: 10 AM to 4 PM Saturdays and Sundays (Oct. 18, 19, 25, & 26)

Take the kids trick-or-treating and support orangutan conservation.


Holiday Hollow

Location: Just off exit 48 (Darien Lake Exit) off the 90

When: every weekend in October (

Check out the haunted parlor, shop for pumpkins, and watch various plays.


Fall Sky Ride

Location: Bristol Mountain

When: 12 PM to 4PM Saturdays and Sundays in October (Oct. 18, 19, 25 & 26)

Ride the scenic Comet Express chairlift to the summit of Bristol Mountain.


And here’s a list of our favorite places to pick apples:


G&S Orchards – Walworth, NY

Lagoner Farms – Williamson, NY

Morgan’s Farm Market – Marion, NY