Winter Village Bluegrass Festival
January 23 – 25, 2015 @ La Tourelle Resort in Ithaca, NY

This 5th anniversary festival will feature Sarah Jarosz, the renowned fiddler Darol Anger’s new band Mr. Sun with Tony Trischka joining them on the banjo, and guitarist/singer Michael Daves joined by fiddler Brittany Haas.   Tickets will be on sale on September 1, 2015.  All three headliners will be performing at the historic State Theatre on Saturday evening.  More information to come soon!!



Accommodations in Downtown Ithaca, Near the State Theatre

Those booking rooms at the Dewitt Park Inn, Argos Inn or the Holiday Inn (now Hotel Ithaca) are eligible for a 25% discount off of their 2 and 3 day passes.  When you purchase your ticket at the State Theatre Box Office (105 West State Street/MLK JR), by phone 607-277-8283 or online use the discount code downtown to receive your discount.

For info about purchasing tickets contact the State Theatre Box Office;

Dewitt Park Inn
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If you are looking to stay in the heart of Ithaca, then the Dewitt Park Inn is the place for you. Our newly restored 1820’s Federal-style home is warm and comfortable with understated beauty. Every effort has been focused on retaining the historic feeling of the house while integrating playful, artistic details throughout.  You’ll enjoy a quiet, restful night and wake up to a healthy full breakfast.  Room rates for one of the four rooms with a queen size bed range from $175 to $225 per night.  A suite with king bedroom, kitchen and living room ranges from $255 to $285.  The Inn is offering a 15% discount for the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival.

Note, that when you book your room, you will receive a promotional code for 25% off your 2 or 3 day festival pass.

For more information or booking contact:

Dewitt Park Inn
308 North Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY  14850

The Argos Inn
argos 1 exterior 300The Argos Inn is a beautifully restored, LEED certified historic mansion in the heart of Ithaca, NY. It contains 10 guest rooms, a public bar/café and is available for full or partial rental as an event space.

The recently completed historic renovation of the Argos Inn showcases the building’s meticulously restored wood, stone, plaster, brick and glass details. Rejuvenating these classic architectural elements makes the space feel fresh, new and vibrantly alive. Modern amenities include low voltage LED lighting throughout the building, heated bathroom floors, Nest thermostats for the geothermal heating and air-conditioning, free fiber-optic internet, 19th century furniture restored with a modern flare and a collection of original art pieces by renowned 20th century artists.  The central downtown location of the Argos Inn is ideal for visitors seeking convenient access to Cornell University and Ithaca College. It is just steps from The Commons, Ithaca’s pedestrian shopping and dining thoroughfare. Ithaca is also a launching point for the Finger Lakes Wine Trail and is surrounded by magnificent waterfalls and famous gorges.  The Argos is offering a 15% discount. Use discount code WinterVillageBlues.

Note, that when you book your room, you will receive a promotional code for 25% off your 2 or 3 day festival pass.

For more information or booking contact:

Argos Inn
408 East State Street
Ithaca, NY  14850

Holiday Inn

HI_Ithaca-Int Ext 600The Holiday Inn in Ithaca is a contemporary, clean, comfortable and convenient to the State Theatre and other festival and downtown activities.  It offers many double queen rooms at an affordable rate of $109 per night.

Note, that when you book your room, you will receive a promotional code for 25% off your 2 or 3 day festival pass.

For more information or booking, contact:

Holiday Inn Ithaca
220 South Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY  14850

La Tourelle is pleased to host Winter Village for the 4th year.  With 55 rooms and suites on 70 acres, La Tourelle is the perfect host for the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival. As of January 3rd, La Tourelle is currently booked with one room left. Please do feel free to call to check on cancellations.

winter picture LA TALa 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 (well, a drummer!) 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 2014 Festival:

  • Queen – $94
  • King – $104
  • Fireplace King & Double Rooms – $130
  • Executive Rooms – $199

To reserve your room contact:
La Tourelle
1150 Danby Road  Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-2734 or 800-765-1492