Downtown Ithaca Events
From our four annual festivals, to monthly art gallery nights, to free live music & public performances, there’s always something going on Downtown!
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The Downtown Ithaca Alliance welcomes you to Gallery Night Ithaca, a walkable tour of art openings and other special cultural events in and around downtown Ithaca, New York taking place from 5:00-8:00 PM on the first Friday of every month. With upwards of twenty venues to visit to explore each month, there is sure to be something that will catch your eye, whether you're a seasoned collector or a first-time browser. Are you a venue, curator, or artist interested in…Find out more »
JUNE GALLERY NIGHT GOES VIRTUAL On Friday, June 5th, Gallery Night Ithaca returns to downtown, only this time, virtually and socially distant. Presented by Tompkins Trust Company and made possible in part with a grant from the Community Arts Partnership, Gallery Night will include a series of virtual galleries and in online in 3-D to explore artwork, a walkable tour of window displays or artwork in storefront windows along with entertainment and education from artists around the community online from 5-8 pm. Closer…Find out more »
What is it? You have some old records on your shelf. You sit and listen to them by yourself. But it doesn't quite move your soul. You know you could have a better role... Join us on the first Sunday of each month for PLAY YOUR VINYL, hosted by music-nerd-in-residence, DJ ha-MEEN - Ithaca, NY! Come play a *half-hour set* of your own vinyl records for an audience! Or, just kick back with a drank and vibe out! All you…Find out more »
Enjoy a new season of 2nd Saturday Salsa Nights on the Ithaca Commons at The Range. We start with a Salsa and Bachata Social at 8pm, followed by a “Crash Course" Survival Dance lesson at 9:30pm, and party straight through til 1am. Arrive early for full experience. Look out for special nights with Live Music. Bring ID with age and photo. Thank you for spreading the word and tipping the bar staff. ¡Hasta la Fiesta! SCHEDULE 8-9:30PM Salsa and Bachata…Find out more »