Historic Ithaca is pleased to offer a wide variety of programs and events that serve our mission. Events throughout the year include walking and driving tours, lectures, hands-on workshops, our annual That Old House Tour, and our annual Ithaca City Cemetery Tours. Please see our Facebook for the most up-to-date listings as well as upcoming events below.

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Tree Tour in the Ithaca City Cemetery

Join City of Ithaca Forester Jeanne Grace for a tree tour in the historic Ithaca City Cemetery. Learn about the new arboretum status of the cemetery and how to identify trees in this attractive green space. Please meet at the main entrance gates on University Avenue. Please wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a water bottle. A hat, sunscreen and bug spray are recommended.

When: Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11am 

(tour is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes long)


Fee: $5 per person (pay at start of tour)

Where: Tour meets at the main entrance to the Ithaca City Cemetery on University Avenue

Memorial Day Cleanup in the Ithaca City Cemetery


Calling all volunteers! Join us in the Ithaca City Cemetery for our annual Memorial Day Cleanup and help us collect trash, pick up branches, clean gravestones, and other tasks. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring gloves, a hat, a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray. Please meet at the main entrance of the Ithaca City Cemetery on University Avenue. If there are thunderstorms or heavy rain, the cleanup will not take place.


When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 9:30am - 12:30pm