Downtown Ithaca’s Winter Light Festival debut draws thousands to community

Winter Light Festival, a new multi-week celebration in Downtown Ithaca, was a success in drawing thousands of people to the community to experience a premier lighting exhibit and multiple activities.
Throughout the 11-day festival, roughly 42,000 people visited downtown to experience the world-class art exhibit Prismatica by Raw Design, a trail of 25 luminous and interactive prisms, and/or to participate in the festival’s events.

10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off

Stay warm at the Winter Light Festival by sampling over 20 different traditional, exotic, and gourmet chowders (seafood, vegan, vegetarian options will be available) prepared by some top chefs from local restaurants competing to be crowned our next Chowder Cup Champion! Happening on the Commons and surrounding streets including Aurora, Cayuga and Dewitt Mall on Saturday, December 7th from 12-5pm. … Read More

Downtown Ithaca debuting new event & attraction this winter

Prismatica light show

ITHACA, MAY 2, 2019 — This winter, Downtown Ithaca will host a new special holiday event, the Winter Light Festival, presented by Tompkins Trust Company and organized by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA). The festival will feature Prismatica, an art trail of 25 luminous and interactive prisms. Each prism stands more than seven feet tall and is covered in a dichroic film … Read More