Welcome Teachers!


 RELAX, REFRESH and RENEW among friends in a city built on education!


SAVE THE DATE: The 2020 Winter Recess Teacher Festival

will take place Friday, February 14th to Sunday February 23rd.



The Ithaca Loves Teachers festival, now in its 15th year, is a celebration of Pre-K through 12 public educators and school district employees. Ithaca will come together for a week to celebrate educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout the Tompkins County community. We celebrate public educators with discounts on lodging, spa services, meals and so much more. There are special events and receptions too. Check out the deals on each of the tabs above and below to find out how much Ithaca Loves YOU! 


To find out how to get your very own 'Very Important Teacher' pass, check out the Details tab above.


Please note all deals listed on this website are samples from the 2019 Winter Recess Teacher Festival.

Check back for updated deals and events in late 2019 for the 2020 Festival!






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