The tradition of Ithaca Festival started in 1977 as an arts festival called “Celebration Ithaca" which, since that memorable time, has continued to celebrate our extraordinary community and the creative spirit in each of us in a multitude of fantastic ways.
Ithaca Festival has grown into a can't miss small town / big city event full of fun, talent, food, activity and made ever richer through the vitality of the thousands of magnificent people of all ages, interests and ethnicities that fuel I-Fest every year. Whether this is your first Ithaca Festival or your fourteenth, you'll find something you absolutely love about the experience.
Got a moment to turn back the hands of time? Enjoy reading about some of the amazing and true adventures we have had together through the years.