Winter Recess, now in its 10th year, is a celebration of pre- through K-12 classroom teachers and school district employees in the region.
Ithaca will come together for a week
Friday, Feb. 12 - Sunday Feb. 21st
to celebrate educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout the Tompkins County community.
RELAX, REFRESH and RENEW among friends in a city built on education!
Registration is now open for the week at both the Ithaca Visitor Center and the Downtown Visitor Center, or you can still pre-register online through the link below:
Stay & Play with a special rate of $134 during Winter Recess. Rates are for rooms in the main building, based on availability.
William Henry Miller Inn
$30 savings on all of our available rooms! Room rates include a full breakfast, homemade evening desserts, always available coffee and tea, wireless and parking. Offer available February 15-18 and February 21.
Best Western University Inn
The Best Western is your BEST address with rates of $119.00 Sun.-Thurs. and $139.00 Fri.-Sat. Includes complementary, hot breakfast also!
Inn on Columbia
The Inn on Columbia wants to be the Teachers' Pet! Rates starting at $145 per night!
WINE & DINE
Receive 10% off your order. Valid at both locations.
Ithaca Beer Company
Buy one, get one wood-fired pizzas at the Taproom. Also, get 20% off retail purchases (excluding beer & soda keg purchases and existing in-store promotions). Complimentary weekend (Sat-Sun) brewery tours on the hour from 12-4pm (reservations recommended). VIT pass and coupon required.
Take 20% off menu items on purchases over $10.
The Bistro at La Tourelle
Purchase two lunches or weekend brunches and receive a complimentary dessert to share with VIT Pass and coupon.
Receive 10% off all purchases.
Happy Hour at ICC Taverns
Ease the strain on your nerves and your wallet by stopping by either of our relaxing tavern locations during happy hours.
Karaoke w/DJ Dale (Upstairs) and Eclectic Company DJ Crew (Downstairs)
Serenade your friends and/or dance till you drop. Free.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Winner of five 2012 Tony Awards, Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice is a swashbuckling musical adventure! This grown-up’s prequel to Peter Pan is an innovative theatrical extravaganza featuring twelve actors playing over one hundred unforgettable characters. Directed by Rachel Lampert and Sara Lampert Hoover. Ticketed.
Henry V: The Port of Mars
Ithaca Shakespeare Company presents the third production in their series of Shakespeare's history plays, Henry V! Ithaca Loves Teachers! Ithaca Shakespeare Company is offering $5 off for teachers and a guest. Call or visit the box office to take advantage of the offer. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.
The Moth: Stories Told
The Moth, founded in 1997, is a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. The Moth offers a weekly podcast and in 2009 launched a national public radio show, The Moth Radio Hour. Ticketed.
Receive one FREE class and 10 classes for $100 of either Barre, Hot Yoga, or Pilates. Additionally, receive 15% off an unlimited package! VIT Pass and coupon required.
Ithaca Guitar Works
Receive 10% off accessories and 50% off the MSRP of guitar strings.
The Orchid Place
5% off for all purchases in the store. Enjoy 10% off one purchase of $100 or more.
August Moon Spa
Book a service with us and receive a free spritzer. VIT Pass and coupon required.
Experience! The Finger Lakes
Receive 10% off an Experience! The Finger Lakes Tour and Shore Package. Enjoy a half-day wine tour followed by dinner (up to $30) at the Boatyard Grill. Plus get a free box of local chocolates! Sunday only.
FEB. 12-21, 2016
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