Accessibility Statement

The Rochester Lilac Festival is committed to ensuring accessibility for all users, regardless of disability or impairment. We strive to provide an inclusive and accessible online experience for all visitors to our website and event.

Our Commitment

We are continuously working to improve the accessibility of our website to ensure that all users have full and equal access to the information and services we provide. We believe that accessibility is not only a legal requirement but also a moral imperative, and we are dedicated to making our website accessible to everyone.

Accessibility Features

  • Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be navigated using keyboard controls, allowing users who cannot use a mouse or touchscreen to access all features and content.
  • Screen Reader Compatibility: We strive to ensure that our website is compatible with screen reader software, enabling users with visual impairments to access and understand the content on our website.
  • Alt Text for Images: We provide alternative text (alt text) for all images on our website, allowing users who use screen readers to understand the content and context of images.
  • Clear and Consistent Layout: We maintain a clear and consistent layout throughout our website, making it easier for all users to navigate and understand the structure of our content.
  • Resizable Text: Users can adjust the text size on our website to suit their preferences, ensuring that content is accessible to individuals with visual impairments.
  • Accessible Forms: We design our online forms to be accessible and easy to use for all users, including those who rely on assistive technologies to complete forms.

Feedback and Support

We welcome feedback from users regarding the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for how we can improve accessibility, please contact us at We are committed to addressing accessibility issues promptly and to making continuous improvements to ensure that our website is accessible to all users.

Accessibility Standards

We strive to adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, which provide standards for making web content more accessible to users with disabilities. Our goal is to meet Level AA compliance with these guidelines to ensure that our website is as accessible as possible.

Accessibility Policy Updates

We will regularly review and update our accessibility policy and practices to ensure ongoing compliance with accessibility standards and to incorporate feedback from users. We are committed to maintaining an accessible website and providing equal access to all users.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our accessibility statement or the accessibility of our website, please contact us at

Thank you for visiting the Rochester Lilac Festival website. We appreciate your support as we work to create a more inclusive online environment for all users.