Small Business Saturday

Downtown Ithaca is Encouraging Shopping and Dine Local on Saturday, November 30th and throughout the Holiday Season. Downtown Ithaca has over 150+ independently owned and operated shops and restaurants in a concentrated walkable area. By shopping or dining locally in Downtown Ithaca on Saturday, November 30th and throughout the holidays, patrons can show their support for local businesses and for … Read More

Cider Monday

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Cider Monday is tasty alternative to Cyber Monday.

During Cider Monday, visitors who come downtown to shop inside brick-and-mortar retail stores around the district can enjoy perks like complimentary cider while they shop for gifts, smiling faces, personalized customer service, complimentary gift wrapping, special offers and special cider tastings by local cider makers.

Downtown Ithaca launching holiday shopping season with three special promotions to celebrate its independently owned businesses

“When money is spent at independent locally owned businesses, the money stays here and strengthens the economic base of where we live. Plus, patrons should support these specialty businesses because they contribute to the character of our community by offering exclusive shopping and dining options,” says Gary Ferguson, executive director of the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA).