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New for 2016:

Games for all ages on the Monroe Theater Lawn

The Gamin’ Ride 1:00pm-4:00pm

A Mobile VGaminRideideo Game Theater housing state of the art gaming consoles, high-definition displays, the most popular multiplayer game titles, and proprietary interactive technology. 


Within seconds of pulling up, the entire theater opens to reveal a cutting-edge, mobile gaming lounge featuring the best in high-definition gaming displays, consoles, and multiplayer software titles. The theater immerses all boarding guests into an interactive environment courtesy of the proprietary simulator seats that rumble to the in-game action!

The atmosphere is further enlivened with the aid of interactive and engaging theater hosts, special effect lighting system, interactive candy art station, and a custom video slide show capturing all the action!

All the gaming stations are connected to all of the major gaming consoles — the Wii or Wii U, PS3, and XBOX 360 — no matter what the weather or which station they have been assigned to, all guests can play their favorite game on their favorite console. There is plenty of room inside for people to sit, stand, walk around, and DANCE!

Photo Booth 1:00pm-4:00pm

Everyone loves the custom PHOTO BOOTH that accompanies the Gamin’ Ride. The attendant Game Gurus help to create memories that last a lifetime. The ability to create custom photo keepsakes from the Experience and have them ready by the end of the party is truly amazing!

Karaoke 12:00pm-5:00pm

Come perform on stage and show off your singing chops!

Lawn Games 12:00pm-5:00pm

There will be life-size Jenga, Corn Hole and much much more!




Spokes & Ink Festival 12:00pm-5:00pm

The Genesee  Center for the Arts & Education will again present their premier event in association with the Show on Monroe.  Be sure to click over to and check out the extensive and attractive goings-on with this outstanding and well-organized event.

BUSKERS 12:00pm-5:00pm

Some thirty or so varied street performances up and down the Avenue.

FREE Lunch and REC on the Move 12:00pm-1:30pm

On the lawn of New Life Presbyterian Church in Upper Monroe

STONE SOUP  1:00pm to 3:00pm   701 Monroe

Performing Jazz Standards, Blues, Beatles & other Old School Classics, Traditional and Americana, in front of 701 Monroe – part of the Grand Opening of The HUB by Archimage.

Monroe Family YMCA, 797 Monroe Avenue 12:00pm-4:00pm

The YMCA will set up a kid’s zone with a “Minute to Win it” theme in the parking lot!

Monroe Library, 809 Monroe Avenue 12:00pm-4:00pm

The library will have a table and tent for special crafts between noon and 2 pm, weather permitting. Inside there will be a Book Sale at $1.00 a bag from 10 – 4 pm, an Art Display where you can meet the artist with Jim Greco from noon – 2 pm with Jim doing a musical performance from 2 – 4 pm,   “Jams at the show” from noon – 2 pm, and an opportunity to come try some fun, “Monroe Ave.” style wraps for your nails!

Healthi Kids 12:00pm-5:00pm

Healthi Kids is providing toys and games for kids on the Monroe Theater Lawn, such as jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, blocks, beach balls, and more!

The Fire Safety Trailer 12:00pm-2:00pm

The fire safety trailer will be located in the Hollywood Wine and Spirits parking lot from noon to 2pm.

Continental Martial Arts  1:00pm on

Aikido Kokikai of Rochester will do demos from 1-2.  Wing Chun, Iron Horse Martial Arts and Brother’s Keeper Self Defense and Tae Kwon Do will be doing board and brick breaking demos and self defense from 2pm on.