ITHACA, N.Y. — As a townie, the Ithaca Festival Parade has long been a sacred stomping ground and vibrant display of local Ithaca culture.
This year’s parade didn’t disappoint. There’s something to be said about the magic (and chaos) of most of Ithaca flocking to one location to cheer on friends, and represent what about the town they love most — in all the years I’ve been watching the parade, I don’t think I’ve ever once been bored.
Here are some of my favorite Ithaca moments from yesterday’s parade:
Don’t forget! Day 2 of The Ithaca Festival is happening today, for the first time, in collaboration with the GIAC festival.
For more information o the GIAC festival, which kicked off at 11 a.m., click here. The festival performance schedule can be found here.