Recreation & Entertainment
Here in Pittsford, major sporting events are a highlight of the entertainment scene. The annual LPGA tour is held each year in June at Locust Hill County Club; and Oak Hill County Club has hosted the Ryder Cup, the U S Open and several PGA Championships. Adding to these impressive sports events is the Buffalo Bills summer training camp, housed at St. John Fisher College. Residents also enjoy a vibrant restaurant scene with some of the region’s favorite establishments located here, some offering live music.
Great Embankment Park, at 631 Marsh Rd., has multipurpose fields, an amphitheater, fishing pier and small boat launch; Habecker Fields, at 34 East St., offers Little League and T-ball fields; Hopkins Park at Barker Rd. and Mendon Center Rd. has multipurpose and softball fields; Isaac Gordon Nature Park at 3450 Clover St., includes nearly 120 aces of trails for hiking and cross-country skiing; King's Bend Park at 170 Jefferson Rd. has winterized lodges, a fishing pound and a playground; Lock 62 and the Erie Canal Trail at 3195 Monroe Ave. offers paths along the Erie Canal; and Thornell Farm Park at 480 Mendon Rd. features softball fields, a handball court, jogging and sledding, and lighted tennis and basketball courts.
There is a town Memorial Day Parade, a Summer Concert Series at the Port of Pittsford Park, Family Outdoor Movies in Thornell Farm Park, and a Kid's Fishing Derby. Other town favorites are Positively Pittsford, providing music and more in June; Pittsford Celebrates – complete with fireworks - in September; a Family Halloween Fest in October; and the annual Candlelight Night in the Village area in December.