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November 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the merchants of downtown Rochester on Monday, November 20 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year.

The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) also will offer some Lagniappe with the debut of The Big, Bright Light Show, presented by Fox Automotive. The program will begin at 6:00 pm on E. Fourth Street with help from the Mayor, Channel 7, and a special appearance by the man in red, Santa Claus himself, Santa is sponsored by Viviano Flower Shop. The lights will officially light-up downtown Rochester at 7:00 pm. Make sure to bring your cameras because kids will then have the opportunity to share their Christmas lists with Santa from 7:15 – 9:00 pm.


6:00 PM
The Keynote Sisters & the Meadow Brook Carolers

6:30 PM
The Big, Bright Light Show opening ceremonies (E. Fourth & Main)

7:00 PM
Debut of the 2023 Big, Bright Light Show

7:15 – 9:00 PM
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and some of the reindeer (E. Fourth & Main)
Bring your camera!

Be sure to check-out all the sights and sounds of this spectacular evening in downtown Rochester!


November 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm