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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Handwork's famous Winter 2nds Sale is January 24th to February 9th! ❄️Enjoy a treasure hunt through artist's 2nds, discontinued wares and overstock. Items have a range of discounts, some marked up to 75% off. ❄️What are 2nds? Items that Handwork artists markdown due to slight imperfections. Some are products that our artists are simply discontinuing. The 2nds sale is always full of surprises! ❄️What's on sale? Handcrafted pottery, jewelry, winter fashion, leather and textiles, fine art, home decor, kitchen accessories…Find out more »
Gallery Night Ithaca presented by Tompkins Trust Company is a walkable tour of art openings and other special cultural events in and around downtown Ithaca, New York 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 participating in Gallery…Find out more »
The 22nd Annual Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-Off presented by Maguire Hyundai Subaru Genesis is coming up on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2o20. Featuring over 40 different chilis from 30+ local and regional restaurants competing for the best in various categories plus many fun activities, entertainment, shopping and dining throughout Downtown. Learn more about Chili Cook-Off Here Buy your Chili Cook-Off Tickets HereFind out more »
Hey teachers, winter break is coming up. During this vacation come RELAX, REFRESH and RENEW among friends in a city built on education! The greater Ithaca area comes together for a week to celebrate educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and shopping and dining discounts throughout the Tompkins County community. Winter Recess Teachers Festival is open to all PreK-12 public educators, school district employees, and their guests. Pre-registration opens Monday, January 20th. Register for your FREE VIT Pass (Very Important…Find out more »