What in the World is The Rochester Thaw?

I know we are antsy for spring weather but The Rochester Thaw has NOTHING to do with the snow melting away and mud arriving to replace it.  If you have heard the words "The Rochester Thaw" but aren't really sure what it is yet, let me break it down for you.

6 stages + 30 performances = 1 big party in downtown Rochester, Minnesota called...you guessed it, The Rochester Thaw

Check Out The Spots Where Six Stages With Live Music Will Be Located in Rochester, Minnesota

Right now, it is hard to imagine a day full of music in Rochester where live music is happening at six locations.  We have done two stages with Thursdays Downtown (which, btw, is coming back very soon.  Check the schedule here.).  But live music with 30 bands at six places in town?  I am pretty sure this is a first and one event that you can't miss.

Jessica Williams/TSM
Jessica Williams/TSM

Lots of planning is happening right now to make The Rochester Thaw perfect for everyone at the following six locations in downtown Rochester:

7 Important Things To Do Before The Rochester Thaw Starts On March 25th

Just in case you are a type A individual or you just love checking things off of a to-do list, The Rochester Thaw put together a list of 7 things to take care of before the big music festival happens on March 25th, 2023.

Obviously, the number one item on the list is to Buy Tickets - Tickets are $45 if purchased in advance.  You can buy them the day of as well for $55.  See all ticket options at The Rochester Thaw website.

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Full List of Downtown Rochester Events for 2023

Can you feel it? The buzz is happening because outdoor fun is being planned again for downtown Rochester, Minnesota! The Rochester Downtown Alliance has been busy planning Rochester's favorite events and below is everything currently on the schedule for 2023! See more info and details at the Rochester Downtown Alliance website.

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