Category Archives: Tompkins County

Ithaca Apple Festival is One of Upstate’s Largest Parties!

Ithaca’s premier event of the Fall, Apple Harvest Festival is a three day celebration of food, fun, and apples! The 32nd Anniversary of the Great Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival set to take place on Friday October 3rd (12pm-6pm), Saturday October 4th … Continue reading

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Ithaca Kicks Off Summer With a Celtic Festival!

This annual festival brings together Celts and people of similar origin and like mind to celebrate their history and culture. Founded in 2008 as an annual event held on the last weekend in June, the Ithaca Celtic Festival is raising … Continue reading

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Ithaca Chili Fest and Cook-Off Celebrates It’s 16th Year!

The 16th Annual Great Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-off will take place February 15th , 2014 11:30am-4:00pm featuring chili prepared by approximately 30 restaurants as they compete for the titles of Best Meat/Overall Chili, Best Vegetarian, and People’s Choice Chili. In addition … Continue reading

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2013 Ithaca Chili Cook-Off Packs the Commons (VIDEO)

The Festival Fanatics hit the road for the Chili Cook-Off in Ithaca on Feb. 16. We sampled some 40 different batches of chili and even grabbed a piece of apple crisp. The Chili Cook-Off brings in about half the number … Continue reading

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It’ll Be Chili On Every Street Corner In Ithaca This Weekend!

The 15th Annual Downtown Ithaca Great Chili Cook-off and Festival will take place on Saturday February 16, 2013 in The Commons in downtown Ithaca. This fundraiser for downtown events draws hundreds of chili lovers from all over Central New York. … Continue reading

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Trumansburg is Set for 17th Winter Festival

The Tru-Ulysses Winter Festival shuts down Main Street, Trumansburg, so festival-goers can enjoy family fun like Hilby the German Juggle Boy, Magician Mike Stanley, roving street performers, and Santa’s “traditional Trumansburg” arrival.

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