Calendar of Events

Upcoming of Events 
Downtown Events

Outdoors

Rochester is the best city for Hunters and Fishermen  (OutdoorLife magazine)

City of Rochester Parks
City of Rochester Trails  (Map and Catalog)

Southeast Minnesota State Parks
    White Water Park
    Carley
    Rice Lake
    Great River Bluffs
    Forestville
    Myre Big Island
    Lake Louise
    Beaver Creek Valley
Southeast Minnesota State Trails
    Root River Trail
    Douglas Trail
Canoeing
Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo
Silver Lake Boats and Bikes
Paintball
    Skyline
    Soccerworld
Dog parks

    For family and kids

    Rochester Families
    Mayo Families Connection
    Quarry Hill Nature Center
    Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo
    Horseback Riding
    Tweite's Pumpkin Patch
    Apple Ridge Orchard and Vineyard
    House of Bounce
    Free Movies Kids Matinee
    Rochester Air Balloons Company 
    Art Camp for Kids
    Storytime:
       Great Harvest Bread Company
       ABC & Toy Zone
       Barnes & Noble
       Christian Gift & Book

    Arts & Culture

    Rochester Arts Council
    Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
    The History Center of Olmsted County
    Assisi Heights Convent
    Rochester Art Center
    Rochester Public Library
    Harmony for Mayo
    Music organizations
    Riverside Concerts
    List of Art Galleries
    Rochester Community Education 
    Crossings at Carnegie Art Center 
    Choral Arts Ensemble 
    Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras

    Festivals and Events

    RochesterFest
    Greek Fest
    Thursday on the First
    Olmsted County Fair
    Rochester WinterFest
    Minnesota State Fair
    Saint Paul Winter Carnival
    Saint John's Block Party
    PrideFest

    Day and Half Day trips

    Explore Southeastern Minnesota
    Minneapolis/Saint Paul
    Mall of America
    Mayo has multiple discounts, including hotels, in the Twin Cities area

    Mayowood Mansion
    Lanesboro
    Mystery cave
    Niagara cave
    Wisconsin Dells
    Historic Bluff Country
    Amish tours of Harmony, MN
    Cabela's
    Como Zoo
    Minnesota Zoo
    Mississippi River
    National Eagle Center
    Schech's Mill
    Spam Museum
    Treasure Island Resort & Casino

    Sports

    Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
    Rochester Active Sports Club
    Rochester Athetlic Club
    Rochester Education Center
    Graham Arena
    Golf
        Map with courses
        Municipal Courses 
    Ski
        Coffee Mill ski area
        Welch Village ski area
        Country Skiing and Sledding
    Ice Skating
        Indoor
        Outdoor
    Fly fishing
    Triathlon
    Pools
    Tennis
    Soccer
    Swimming
         YMCA
         Orcas
    Gymnastics
    Martial Arts
         Aikido
         Karate
         Tae Kwon Do
    Flying Lessons
    Rochester Honkers (baseball)
    Rochester Giants (football)
    Rochester Thunder (soccer)
    Rochester Ice Hawks (hockey)

    Theater

    Rochester Civic Theater
    Rochester Repertory
    Vertigo Theatre Factory 
    It's About Time Theater
    Commonweal Theater
    Jon Hassler Theatre
    Rochester Community and Technical College Theater
    Minnesota Zoo IMAX

    Minneapolis/Saint Paul
          A Prairie Home Companion
          Hennepin Theatre District
          Guthrie Theater
          Ordway Center for Performing Arts
          Chanhassen Dinner Theaters

    Movies

    Chateau Theaters
    Hollywood 12
    Galaxy 14

    Indoors

    Ballroom dancing
       Fred Astaire
       Blue Moon
    Dahl Dance Center
    Wall climbing
    Bowling
       Colonial
       Recreational 

    Night life

    Map of bars in Rochester
    List of night spots in Rochester
    Goonies Comedy Club

    Food

    Rochester Best Restaurants 2011 (by Rochester Magazine) 

    List of restaurants in Rochester
    Maps of restaurants in Rochester
    Dinning guide
    Rochester Farmer's Market

    Churches

    List of churches in Rochester
    Map of churches in Rochester