Ithaca Stores


Where to Buy Gift Cards

Accepted at over 100 Downtown Ithaca Stores and Restaurants, the Downtown Ithaca Gift Cards can be purchased online at the Downtown Ithaca Online Store or at the Downtown Ithaca Alliance office between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Our office is located  at 171 E. State St. inside Center Ithaca up the stairs behind Sangam Indian Curry and next door to the Hangar Theatre office.

Downtown Ithaca Online Store: Click Here!

Terms and Conditions

The Downtown Ithaca Gift Card is usable only for purchases at authorized merchants. Not usable for gratuities nor refundable or redeemable for cash or credit, unless required by law. A nonrefundable $2.50 maintenance fee will be deducted each month from the card balance, beginning on the first day of the 13th month following dormancy of the card. The card replacement fee is $5.00. Purchase or use of a gift card constitutes acceptance of these terms and additional terms in the Cardholder Agreement. To access terms, card balance, and activation date, visit or call 800-755-0019.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why was my card ‘rejected’ at a participating merchant?
Your purchase probably exceeded the amount available on the gift card. This can be remedied by asking the merchant to ring in your other form of payment (for the difference) before swiping the gift card.
Where can Downtown Ithaca Gift Cards be purchased?
Online: or Click Here (24 hours a day / 7 days a week)
In Person: 171 E. State St. (Center Ithaca) (Mon. - Fri.: 9:00am - 5:00 pm)
Phone: 607-277-8679 (Mon. – Fri.: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
What payment type(s) are accepted?
Online and on the phone: MasterCard, Visa & Discover
In person: the above mentioned cards as well as cash and check
In what amounts can gift cards be purchased?
The cards can be purchased in any denomination from $10 to $500. Limited denominations are offered online, but any denomination is available over the phone or in person.
Can the gift cards be purchased online?
Yes! Click Here or visit
Is there a fee to activate a gift card?
There is a $1.50 activation fee per card.
Additional shipping charges apply beginning at $1.00 for regular shipping.
Where is the gift card accepted?
The gift card is accepted at more than 95 Downtown Ithaca businesses. For a complete list of participating merchants, please Click Here.
How can I find the available balance on my gift card?
Call 800-755-0019 or visit
Can I re-load the gift card by putting more money on it?
No, the gift card is not re-loadable. However, returns and credits can be applied.

Buy a Downtown Ithaca Gift Card Online: Click Here!

Want to check your balance? Click the following link and fill out the necessary information to find out!