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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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 »
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 »
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 »
On July 9, Luke G & the Candyhearts will kick off the CFCU Downtown Ithaca Summer Concert Series by transporting viewers to a decade that never was, with echoes of 1950s doo-wop & rock 'n' roll, but a time and place that is altogether new. Despite the name, there's no saccharine in the Candyhearts; just unrefined sonic truth, barely hinged, desperate to make memories & make the people move. The Candyhearts are lead guitarist Jason Shegogue, drummer Liam Summers, & upright…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.Find out more »