Partnership / Gate Groups

Gate Groups partner with PCCA to raise money for their 501(c)(3) organization during the Art and Apples Festival®!


Find the 2019 Gate Groups at these entrance gates during the Festival!

  • Gate 1 : Neighborhood House
    (located at the duck pond bridge and First Aid Station, handicap parking only)
  • Gate 2: Rochester Adams Boy’s Swim & Dive Team
    (located at Lions Building and Creation Station entrance at 7th and Madison Ave, residential parking only)
  • Gate 3: Leadership Rochester
    (located at Kids Art Zone and start of Lower Artist Section, use the FREE shuttle running from Rochester High School to this entrance)
  • Gate 4: Onyx Theatre Troupe (Skating)
    (located at Upper Artist Section entrance off of Griggs & Albertson, artist parking only)
  •  Gate 5: Music Shapes
    (located at Upper Artist Section playground off of Paint Creek Trail, artist and Retro Fitness member parking only)

Friday, September 6, 2019


First Shift: 3PM to 6PM
Second Shift: 5:30PM-8PM

Saturday, September 7, 2019

First Shift: 8AM to 12:30PM
Second Shift: 12PM to 4:30PM
Third Shift: 4PM to 8PM

Sunday, September 8, 2019

First Shift: 8AM to 12:30PM
Second Shift: 12:00PM to 4:30PM

Mandatory gate organizational training will occur on
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
at 5:30PM

If your organization is selected you will need to have a gate leader along
with 5-10 adults at your gate at each shift listed below.

All gate volunteers must be over 18 years of age.

Please note: Selected organizations will be notified no later than May 30, 2019 via email. If your organization is selected, a gate leader should be designated and will be required to attend at least one of the mandatory training sessions listed above. If your organization is unable to attend the training, you will forfeit your gate and another organization will be selected. Each organization will be required to have no less than 5 adults (18 or older) during the morning shift (see above) and 7 adults (18 or older) during the afternoon shift (see above) to qualify. PCCA can not guarantee a reoccurring gate assignment each year.

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