ITHACA, N.Y. — Kicking off with the parade Thursday, Ithaca Competition has crammed the streets of Downtown Ithaca with native music, performances by individuals of all ages on 4 phases, scrumptious meals and handmade crafts from dozens of distributors lining the streets.
This yr’s theme is “Full STEAM forward,” showcasing Ithaca’s connection science, know-how, engineering, arts, and math. New this yr was a pop-up artwork exhibit that showcased native artists within the CAP ArtSpace within the new Tompkins Middle for Historical past & Tradition on the Ithaca Commons.
And the enjoyable shouldn’t be over. The pageant will proceed all Sunday in Downtown Ithaca. See the schedule and discover extra data right here.
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Catch a glimpse of some highlights from the pageant with these photographs by Contributor Sam Fuller.
Matt Clauhs performs the flute with Neo Challenge on the Press Bay Alley stage at Ithaca Fest. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Six-year-old Kai appears to be like at his dragon balloon animal he acquired at
Ithaca Fest on June 1st, 2019. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Girl cooks on the Kmer Angkor Cambodian meals stand at Ithaca Competition. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Spectators take a look at the pop-up artwork exhibit on show within the Tompkins Middle for Historical past & Tradition on the Ithaca Commons. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Members of Seishi Karate carry out on the Bernie Milton Pavilion. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Road performer, Michael Hilbig, showcases his methods at Ithaca Competition. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Eleven-year-old Ansel Richardson performs his Chinese language yo-yo. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Members of the GIAC Jumpers showcase their bounce roping expertise. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Dwight Carroll performs electrical guitar with Neo Challenge at Ithaca Fest. (Picture by Sam Fuller)
Felicia Barrett sings with Neo Challenge at Ithaca Fest. (Picture by Sam Fuller)