The Lilac Festival Near Buffalo That’s Unlike Any Other

Spring has sprung in Western New York, and we’re hoping these April showers will lead to some lovely May flowers! Of course, we love the Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival that takes place on the first weekend of May, but it’s certainly not the only celebration of beautiful blooms that you’ll find in our area – in fact, the second and third weekends in May will bring an equally epic floral event that’s totally worth the hour-long drive to get there. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever attended the Rochester Lilac Festival? Will you be there this year? Let us know in the comments below!