Winter Village Bluegrass Festival

La Tourelle

La Tourelle is pleased to host Winter Village for the 6th year. With 55 rooms and suites on 70 acres, La Tourelle is the perfect host for the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival. La Tourelle is a family owned and operated resort, spa and bistro. La Tourelle is a New York State Certified Green Hotel, and is passionate about protecting the environment and supporting the Ithaca community. Long views out over the Inlet Valley and to Cayuga Lake are classic Finger Lakes. Scott is a lifelong Ithacan, a musician and a great guy, and La Tourelle has a warm, friendly, elegant-casual atmosphere. Learn more about our festival host at

La Tourelle room rates for the 2016 Festival are available only by calling:

  • Queen – $100
  • King – $110
  • Fireplace King & Double Rooms – $140
  • Executive Rooms – $200
  • All rooms are subject to 13% tax

A Thursday night show has been added to the festival featuring Molly Tuttle, Della Mae’s Courtney Hartman, and Duncan Wickel, Lily Henley and Aaron Lipp.  La Tourelle is offering an $89 room rate with a free Friday morning breakfast in the bistro for folks spending Friday and Saturday in the hotel.  The concert is free for weekend pass holders and $20 for others.  Learn more about the Thursday performers.

Musicians Body Repair Special – 45 minutes for $88
We all know that the passion of playing music can take its toll on the body so August Moon is extending a special service especially designed for the participants of the Winter Village Music festivals this January. Book the Musicians Body Repair and receive a 45 minute massage work focused entirely on head, neck, shoulders and forearms and including a hand paraffin dip to take care of you precious hands. Take time  this year to allow a professional to help alleviate the aches and pains that build during years of dedicated performance and don’t forget to rest during the weekend while listening to the sounds of bluegrass throughout the hotel.  August Moon is in the lower story of La Tourelle behind the concert hall.  Visit the August Moon Spa web site or call at (607) 256-2772.

To reserve your room contact:

La Tourelle
1150 Danby Road  Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-2734 or 800-765-1492

Accommodations in Downtown Ithaca

Hotel Ithaca

The Hotel Ithaca (formerly the Holiday Inn) is newly renovated, contemporary, comfortable and convenient to Coltivare and other festival and downtown activities. It offers many double queen rooms at an incredibly affordable rate of $50 per night for both the festival and Falling Waters Music Camp on January 15 – 17.  This low rate is available only by calling the Hotel. Specify if you want to stay in a quiet wing or a jamming wing when you book your room.

For more information or booking, contact:

Hotel Ithaca
220 South Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY  14850

Accommodations in Downtown Ithaca

The Dewitt Park Inn

Stay in the heart of Ithaca at the Dewitt Park Inn.  This newly-restored 1820s Federal style home is quiet and comfortable with understated beauty. It is eco-friendly with organic linens and provide a delicious hot breakfast organic breakfast every morning, complete with homemade granola, muffins, yogurt, and fruit.

DP-Inn-300The Dewitt Park Inn is conveniently located 2 blocks from the Ithaca Commons where there’s many restaurants, interesting shopping, and theaters.  They are also very close to Cornell University, Ithaca College, and two of Ithaca’s renowned gorges.  It is just two blocks from Coltivare and one block from the Moosewood Restaurant.

The Dewitt Park Inn has offered to house one of the Winter Village performers and has 4 other rooms available for $170 per night. To make a reservation contact:

308 N. Cayuga St.
Ithaca, NY, 14850

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