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On Saturday, September 23rd over 2,000 members of the Roberts community will come together for our annual Homecoming Festival to celebrate the past, present and future of the University.  

For this season closer, we expect over 100 vehicles ranging from classic cars, motorcycles, foreign and domestic. All types of vehicles are welcome!

Date and Time

Saturday, September 23, 2023
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Parking Lot C
Roberts Wesleyan University
2301 Westside Dr.
Rochester, NY 14624
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Vehicle Registration: Free
Click here to register!

Bringing Your Vehicle

If you bring your vehicle to the car show, here are a few things you need to know:

  • 10:30 a.m. Check in at the Registration Tent Begins
    • Get your spot and judging number. 
    • Please arrive as promptly as possible to avoid high traffic with pedestrians! 
  • 11:00 a.m. Judged vehicles MUST be in their spots (judging begins).
  • 11:00 a.m. Car show and judging will be encouraged from the Live Music Stage.
  • 1:00 p.m. Crowd votes will be counted. 
  • 1:30 p.m. Winners Called 
  • Enjoy the Homecoming Festival Food Tents for Lunch 
  • Vehicles should be cleared out of the lot by 3:00 p.m. 
  • We are a smoke-free and dry campus. 
  • College-wide policies will be upheld and enforced by campus safety. 

A map of campus with directions and instructions will be sent the week of the car show to all participants.


The crowd is our judge! All attendees of the Homecoming Festival will have the chance to walk through the show and vote for their favorite vehicles. Stop by the Judging Station for voting instructions. Votes must be submitted by 1:00pm.  Winners will be called at 1:30 p.m. from the Judging Station. 

Judging Categories

  • Best Motorcycle 
  • Best of Show
  • Best Foreign
  • Best Domestic
  • Best of 2000’s 
  • Best of 1900’s  

Awards will be given only to those present at the time of announcements.