BIG BAND DANCES

BIG BAND DANCES at the Roger Robach Community Center, 2nd floor. Handicap accessible. We have a series of Spring & Fall Entertainment.  The Spring session is from April thru May.  The Fall session is from September thru October. $2.00 donation.

Each night starts out with the Al Bruno Trio and plays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Starting at 7:10 PM one of the Big Bands will play.

Fall Big Band Dances for September & October Schedule for 2021 has been CANCELLED.

The Spring Big Band Dances FOR 2022 WILL BE POSTED WHEN AVAILABLE

Providing Entertainment at Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, New York

The Ontario Beach Park Program Committee is an all-volunteer group that provides free family entertainment at Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, New York. They have been in existence since 1984. The committee sponsors The Spring and Fall Big Band Dance Series, Wegmans Concerts by the Shore, Annual Lakeside Winter Festival, Kite Flight, and Romancing the River.

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Concerts by the Shore dates for 2021 have been scheduled.

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Big Band Dances

The OBPPC holds dances every Wednesday during the Spring (April & May) and the Fall (September & October)

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History of Ontario Beach Park

The Ontario Beach Park Program Committee (OBPPC) is dedicated to providing and expanding family

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Photo Gallery

PHOTOS FROM Family Day at Ontario Beach Park Saturday, July 21, 2018 and many more…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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ROC   THE   RIVERWAY   WEEKEND 

OCTOBER 1 – 3, 2021

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ROC THE RIVER WEEKEND

EVENTS IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA

SUNDAY ONLY, OCTOBER 3rd, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 Autumn at the Lake, Port of Rochester along the River, Come enjoy an afternoon of family fun in Charlotte. Explore the many area restaurants and businesses and the historic Charlotte/Genesee Lighthouse as you enjoy a free concert by Latin Jazz Favorites, The Mambo Kings ( 1-3 p.m.). The event includes a children’s pumpkin patch, chose a pumpkin to decorate and take home (fee) or take a glide on the 200 ft.. long riverside zip line or a leisurely hay wagon ride around Ontario Beach Park. Demonstrations and displays by the Rochester Fire Department including their new Fire Boat and the Coast Guard all while enjoying your favorite beverage, food, or treat from area businesses. Presented by the City and the Ontario Beach Park Program Committee. www.Ontariobeachentertainment.org

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PAST EVENTS

34th Annual Lakeside Winter Celebration

Saturday, February 9, 2019 

The 25th Annual Chilly Chili Challenge – February 9, 2019

The Ontario Beach Park Program Committee represented by Fred Amato, OBPPC Secretary, and Terry McEntree, presented plaques & case prizes for the winners:

PROFESSIONAL:

1ST Place:  Hose 22 Firehouse Grill-Nikol Ristuccia’s Team

2nd Place:  University of Rochester’s Harvest Table Catering-Ryan Dalton, Executive Chef

AMATEUR:

1st Place:  The Frederick Douglass R-Center

2nd Place:  Monroe County BOCES-Chief Mirabella

OTHER PARTICIPANTS:

  • Lakeside Haven Family Restaurant
  • Village at Unity

THE PEOPLES CHOICE:

The University of Rochester’s Harvest Table Catering-Ryan Dalton, Executive Chef

Thanks to Tracy Gugel and Fred Amato for the  photos of the event.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Polar Plunge 2019

More than 2,000 winter enthusiasts dove into the icy waters of Lake Ontario to benefit the Special Olympics.

These events are organized by the all-volunteer Ontario Beach Park Program Committee and sponsored by the City of Rochester and Monroe County.

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