Memorial Day in Rochester

Memorial Day, which was referred to as Decoration Day because it was a day on which the graves of fallen soldiers were decorated, was established after the Civil War as a way to honor those who died during that war. Now, it has become a day of remembrance of all who have died in this country's service. Rochester Memorial Day Parade and Events In the Rochester area, there are a number of events over the Memorial Day weekend to get involved in: On Saturday, May 27th, 2017, there will be the Village of Brockport's Memorial Day Remembrance and Celebration at the Brockport Area Vets Club while the East Rochester Memorial Day Parade starts at 10:30 am. On Monday, May 29th, 2017, in Rochester at 10:30 am, the parade forms at Alexander and East Avenue, proceeds along East Avenue to Main Street, and then west on Main Street to North Plymouth Avenue. The Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally at Letchworth Park will be held May 26-29, 2017. Hot-air balloon flights will be presented by Balloons Over Letchworth. Six scheduled flights of 30 balloons are planned at Archery Field near Castile Entrance at the Letchworth State Park, Castile. It’s free with the park's $8 per-car entry fee. Flowers and Wreaths for Memorial Day You may also want to do your own graveside service on Memorial Day for a lost loved one. We have many types of wreaths and sympathy flowers that offer a patriotic message like these from our sympathy collection: Lily and Rose Tribute Spray This wreath has white lilies and dendrobium orchids mixed with red roses. It comes in three sizes Sacred Duty Spray This free-standing spray has patriotic colors in a range of flower choices. This one also comes in three sizes. Magnificent Life Spray This spray includes a [...]

By |2017-05-17T23:12:16+00:00May 25th, 2017|Memorial Day|Comments Off on Memorial Day in Rochester

Graduation Flowers and Gifts for Students, Teachers, and Administrators

It’s that time of year to celebrate the accomplishments of a school career. It might be college or high school graduation or even middle school graduation. Whatever the case, it’s time to say “job well done!” This is also an opportune time to gift teachers and administrators with flowers or a special gift for helping your kids out throughout the year and guiding them toward success. Our graduation flower collection offers something for everyone that we can hand deliver throughout the Rochester area. We can also work with our nationwide florist network to also send graduation gifts and graduation flowers to loved ones throughout the country. Check out these great graduation gifts and graduation flowers from our graduation collection: One Fine Day This vibrant graduation flower arrangement includes an array of gorgeous and fresh flowers for the big day. It comes in a leaf-lined vase. Shades of Brilliance Bouquet This stunning flower arrangement for graduation includes roses, lilies, and alstroemeria in a bamboo box. It’s My Party by Teleflora This brilliant flower arrangement design offers shades of red and purple in a jewel-toned cube vase. Epic Day in Rochester This flower arrangement for grads offers sunflowers, roses, and lilies in a glass vase. Bright Burlap Fancy Bouquet This graduation bouquet comes in a recycled coffee bag and offers a grouping of cheerful, fresh-cut flowers. Make a Wish This summer flower arrangement welcomes the season with asters, daisy chrysanthemums, and carnations in shades of red, orange, purple and yellow. These flowers come in a ginger vase that has been wrapped with a green plaid bow. Order by phone, in our Rochester flower shop, or online through our website today!

By |2017-05-17T18:51:28+00:00May 17th, 2017|Graduation Flowers|Comments Off on Graduation Flowers and Gifts for Students, Teachers, and Administrators

Rockcastle Florist Teams with Fairy Godmothers of Rochester for Prom Help

As a local Rochester flower shop, it’s very important for us to be involved in our community and help those around us. After all, the Rochester community has been so supportive of our business. That’s why we always want to give back. We have teamed up with Fairy Godmothers of Rochester to help out with Prom and support their efforts. First, we have collection sites at both our flower shop locations to collect donated prom dresses: 870 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612 100 S. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 Second, we are committed to making a cash donation at the end of the season from a percentage of prom flower sales. The donation will go to the Fairy Godmothers of Rochester to help them continue with their wonderful efforts. This charity was started in 2004 by Rene Spallina and Cynthia Jackson, two moms with a vision. Since then, their organization has dressed approximately 500 young ladies each prom season for a total of over 5,000 young ladies that encompasses 200 high schools and special programs in the Upstate New York region and beyond Every young lady leaves with an evening gown, accessories, and a goody bag that includes a $10.00 gift card to PayLess Shoes so they are ready for the big event. These are donated by those within the community like what we are encouraging our customers. It’s a tremendous opportunity to help young women in our area that don’t have the funds for buying their own prom dresses but have dreams of participating in this special school event where memories are made. Please help this wonderful organization out as well as these exceptional young ladies by bringing in your dresses and buying prom flowers from our flower shops. Thank you!

By |2017-05-07T19:30:15+00:00May 7th, 2017|Prom|Comments Off on Rockcastle Florist Teams with Fairy Godmothers of Rochester for Prom Help

Mother’s Day Celebrations in Rochester

It’s time to let our Mothers that we love them so much for all that they do for us by celebrating them on Sunday, May 14th. That’s right, it’s Mother’s Day again and time for pampering Mom the way she deserves. We have a lot of special moms everywhere, but right here in Rochester, there are some pretty amazing ones that need a memorable day and some special gifts. That’s why we have put together a Mother’s Day collection of flowers and gifts to treat her to that offer a wide array of designs, colors, and sizes to suit her preferences and go easy on your budget. After all, we know you have a whole day to plan so we have some value-based selections that still deliver quality and freshness for your Mom. Check out these Mother’s Day gift ideas that are available in our Rochester flower shop and through our website. These beautiful images illustrate the wide array of flower choices and combinations, including flower arrangements for our beloved military Moms who are stationed far away or those that are here holding the fort down. Many of our flower arrangements for Mother’s Day include keepsake containers like ceramic or stoneware pitchers or stunning glass and colored glass vases. We also offer other types of containers for our hand-arranged flowers, including baskets and dishes. You’ll be able to select in our Rochester flower shop or when you call or order online. We also offer a custom service so you can design your own Mother’s Day bouquet or flower arrangement. Just be sure to call and make an appointment today with our floral design team and ask for the custom flower arrangement service. Don’t forget that we have other great Mother’s Day gifts like roses, greeting cards, balloons, green and blooming [...]

By |2017-05-02T16:37:11+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Mother's Day|Comments Off on Mother’s Day Celebrations in Rochester
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