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FESTIVAL | Ten Ugly Men Festival


The 24th Annual Ten Ugly Men Festival will take place on Saturday, July 27, enabling participants a day full of partying while they help support local charities. The event takes place 10 a.m.-8 p.m. in Genesee Valley Park (1000 E River Rd.), and benefits The Bright Eyes Fund for pediatric brain tumor treatment at Golisano Children's Hospital, Equicenter, St. Mary's Oncology Center, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Enjoy a day-long festival filled with live music, kickball and volleyball tournaments, and a 5K and 10K race (register for each at, as well as food and drink for everyone. Admission is $40 in advance through Wegmans, $50 the day of the festival, and kids ages 13-20 are admitted for $10 only the day of the event. Ages 12 and under get in free. Free parking is available at the University of Rochester (look for the signs detailing parking locations), with a shuttle bus running every half hour, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Pick-up locations are at Hotshots Volleyball on University Avenue and at the corner of Park Avenue and Berkley Street. For more information, visit or email