Annual Events & Festivals

Ithaca and the surrounding area host many annual events and festivals that have become popular traditions each season. Downtown Ithaca has a full schedule of happenings and outdoor events including the Summer Concert Series on Thursdays.

  • Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance in Trumansburg every July
  • Ithaca Festival in June
  • Apple Harvest Festival and Cider Week New York in the fall
  • Art Trail Open Studio Weekends in October
  • Chowder Cook-Off in December
  • Ithaca Loves Teachers Celebration in February
  • Cornell University, Ithaca College, and TC3 commencements every May