Who: Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce & Visit Ithaca What: Ithaca Loves Teachers Winter Recess Teacher Festival Where: Ithaca, NY When: February 17-26, 2017 Calling all teachers, administrators and support staff! Do you have all or a portion of February 17-26 off for Winter Recess break? Join us in Ithaca, NY where the whole city goes on sale to celebrate YOU! That is right. Be our special guests as our VITs (Very Important Teachers) and bring your Teacher’s Pets with you (family, partner, children). Or, leave them home and make it a special Girls Trip. The choice is yours! Hotels offer discounted rates. Restaurants offer discounts anywhere from a buy one get one meal to a free glass of wine, appetizer, or dessert. There are special events just for teachers that often include spa discounts. Merchants in our beautiful pedestrian shopping area roll out the red carpet with discounts just for school employees. Attractions offer discounts and often FREE admission. As a city home to Cornell University, Ithaca College, the Finger Lakes School of Massage and Tompkins Cortland Community College; we want to celebrate those of you that educate our future! For more information, check out ithacalovesteachers.com.