Comedy Festivals in Ithaca

Get ready to laugh out loud in Ithaca, NY! From May 30th to June 1st, the Ithaca Laughs Comedy Festival brings the best of stand-up comedy right to the heart of the city. Coinciding with the Ithaca Festival, this event is your ticket to a comedy-packed weekend across various downtown venues…

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Ithaca Reggae Fest: A Celebration of Music and Culture

Each Summer, Ithaca Reggae Fest delivers a slice of Caribbean culture to New York, celebrating reggae music, Caribbean cuisine, and vibrant art. Renowned for its relaxed, family-oriented atmosphere, the festival sets the perfect summer scene, spreading out over Ithaca’s Stewart Park and shimmering…

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Celebrate Pride in Ithaca

Downtown Ithaca PRIDE 2024 So much to celebrate in June! Following the annual Ithaca Festival, the inclusive community celebration continues with Ithaca PRIDE celebration on June 8-9th, 2024. Our community believes PRIDE is for everyone, from families to performers, youth to adults, with activities…

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Spring Writes 2024

Ithaca's Celebration of Literary Diversity and Creativity As the pages of the calendar turn to the vibrant season of spring, Ithaca is poised to unfold its annual homage to the arts, the Spring Writes Literary Festival 2024. This year's festival, with more than 40 events and 110 artists, is a…

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Annual Spring Art Events in Ithaca

The Greater Ithaca Art Trail The Greater Ithaca Art Trail, organized by the Community Arts Partnership, is a collection of 55 artists across Tompkins County, featuring various art forms from sculpture to ceramics. It runs through the Spring offering monthly Second Saturdays, special event weekends…

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A Pet-Friendly Guide to Ithaca NY

Dogs are the ultimate faithful companions, and when venturing out to discover new places, it's reassuring to find destinations where our furry friends are welcome. Ithaca and Tompkins County in New York are known for being very dog-friendly, making this area a must-visit for pet owners. With this in…

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A Guide to the 2024 Eclipse Events in Ithaca

Astronomers, moon gazers, artists and nature enthusiasts are all gearing up for the 2024 solar eclipse. Memories that will last a lifetime, mark this eclipse by sharing an awe-inspiring experience with friends or family. As you plan your eclipse adventure, consider making Ithaca your eclipse home…

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Black-Owned Businesses in Ithaca

Spend any amount of time in Ithaca and you’ll quickly see why the city is regularly recognized in lists of best places to live: its beauty goes well beyond waterfalls. We feel lucky to live in such a diverse and dynamic community—and to welcome visitors who are genuinely curious to get to know us…

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Food & Winter Fun in the Ithaca-Cortland region

Take an ideal wintertime escape from the city to the Ithaca-Cortland region without breaking the bank: Day 1 After a quick drive upstate, head straight to Ithaca Beer Co. for a tasting flight of their craft beer in the taproom they’ve been brewing with locally-sourced ingredients since 1998. Check…

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