Robert Veeder and his daughter are excited. They came down a day early to watch the set up. Robert said, ""I'm excited to see all the people I came down today just to watch them set up and see all the business." His daughter Carolynn added, "It's people coming into downtown from all over. I have a friend coming from Texas just to be here for the whole week."
Last year, close to 200,000 people made their way to Rochester or the Jazz Fest. The festival kicks off tomorrow with Janelle Monae as the headliner.
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