City to Hold Burger Festival in August


By Staff


Cheeseburger-1024x683The Great American Backyard Burger Festival will take place at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, downtown, from Aug.21 to Aug. 23, city officials stated. The three-day event will bring local, professional and amateur hamburger chefs together, with an amateur chef competition for the title of “Best Backyard Burger of Rochester.”

“The Great American Backyard Burger Festival will add a new flavor to our already robust lineup of summer events in downtown, by providing an opportunity for local chefs to show off their work, and for participants to enjoy another great summer festival,” Mayor Lovely Warren stated. “Events that bring people together make a positive impact on our economy, and the vitality of our downtown.”

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