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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Join us in Dewitt Park on Tuesdays from 9:00am - 2:00pm at the Ithaca Farmers Market. Produce, local products, lunch!Find out more »
The Blind Spots bring the "moxy rock" to the CFCU Summer Concert Series stage August 23rd! This all-original 5-piece band features electrifying lead vocalist and force of nature Maddy Walsh, with their solid-as-a-rock rhythm section, eclectic library of keyboard sounds, and bold and inventive electric guitar stylings. Come out to rock, roll, and dance with Ithaca's homegrown rock stars. The CFCU Summer Concert Series is free, all-ages, and open to the public. Performances take place on the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the…Find out more »
Kwame Binea Shakedown brings their unique blend of rock & roll, silky soul, screaming blues and folk to the CFCU Summer Concert Series on August 30th. Kwame Binea Shakedown hits the CFCU Summer Concert Series stage Thursday, August 30th. This NYC-based band has performed all over iconic New York City music venues including Brooklyn Bowl, Mercury Lounge, Rockwood Music Hall, Sullivan Hall, The Bitter End, Kenny’s Castaway and their Summer Residency at Arlene’s Grocery as well as shows across the East…Find out more »
Join Ithaca hip-hop favorites Gunpoets to close out the CFCU Summer Concert Series in style on September 6th. Since the band formed in 2008, their energized fan base has helped propel them to the top of the Central New York music scene. Gunpoets have become staples at regional festivals such as the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival and the Great Blue Heron Music Festival. Over the band's eight years together, they have also become in-demand headliners at clubs and concert series across the…Find out more »
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 »