Where can I buy tickets?

Link here - https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1456692?utm_medium=bks

Where does the festival take place?

The festival will take place at Stewart Park on 9/23, with activations around the city of Ithaca throughout the weekend. Please see our website for more info.

What are my lodging options?

There are many great lodging options in Ithaca. We recommend The Marriott Downtown, The Statler at Cornell, or La Tourelle Resort. There are also many Airbnb and camping options in the area. Check out http://www.visitithaca.com/ for more lodging info

What are the age requirements?

This is a family friendly, all ages event. Children 5 and under are admitted free with an accompanying adult. 

Is this event rain or shine? 

Yes, event is rain or shine. Please stay tuned to Cayuga Sound and DSP socials in case of inclement weather conditions.

Are tickets refundable?

Tickets are non-refundable.

Where is parking for Saturday?

THERE IS NO ON SITE PARKING – there are designated lots with free parking and a free shuttle to take you to and from the park.

Free parking is available at various locations in Ithaca including: Ithaca High School, Boynton Middle School, and any street parking located on the TCAT ROUTE 13 and 13X (express to Stewart Park) bus stops. These FREE buses will be running from 11AM TO 11PM, and will run every 15-20minutes.  There will also be a FREE shuttle running from the school parking lots to the park.  This service is free for all ticket holders, but must show their ticket to access.  For more information please go to http://www.dspshows.com/cayugasound

What can I bring with me to the festival site?

You are welcome to bring:

  • Sealed or reusable water bottles. Add a Cayuga Sound Nalgene bottle to your ticket purchase and have access to filtered drinking water throughout the festival.
  • Blankets, collapsible lawn chairs, umbrellas
  • Sunscreen and/or rain gear
  • Polaroid, cell phone and point-and-shoot digital cameras (professional photographers w/ detachable lens device must secure prior approval)

What can’t I bring with me to the festival site? 

Please leave these at home:

  • Pets (except for documented service animals)
  • Fireworks (we will take care of these!)
  • Glass
  • Outside food, drink, and alcohol
  • Coolers
  • Explosives or weapons of any kind
  • Illegal substances
  • No solicitations, handbills, or giveaways of any kind

Where can I find a timeline/schedule of events?

The full festival schedule will be up and on our website soon. Stay tuned for more info.

What's happening on Friday 9/22 in Ithaca?

Cayuga Sound is hosting two parties in town on Friday evening, at The Haunt and The Dock respectively, as well as a talk series.  

DSP & Ithaca Underground will be taking over The Dock to showcase some of Ithaca’s most exctiing local talent.  Headlined by Namarah and also featuring The Miserable Genius, No Comply, Tender Cruncher, and Beau Mahadev.  VIP ticket holders will receive free entry to this event, others can purchase tickets here

The Haunt will host it’s own Official Cayuga Sound Pre-Party, featuring performances by Jukebox the Ghost, local favorites The Blind Spots and Brooklyn’s own Mail the Horse.  VIP ticket holders will receive free entry to this event, others can purchase tickets here

The talk series will be held at The Ithaca Marriott Downtown in the afternoon, accessible with proof of Cayuga Sound Festival ticket purchase or a valid student ID.  These talks will be first come first serve, with limited seating.  Click here for more info.


What is the festival’s alcohol policy?

No outside alcohol will be allowed inside of the festival grounds. Beer and wine will be provided courtesy of Ithaca Beer. Anyone consuming alcohol under the age of 21 will be removed. 

I have dietary restrictions. What kind of food and drink will be available on site? Can I bring outside food/drink?

No outside food or drink will be allowed without prior written consent by festival management. There will be gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan food options available through our many local food vendors. 

Where can I pick up will call tickets?

Will call tickets can be picked up at the will call table at the main gate

Where can I pick up my VIP package?

VIP packages will be available for pick up at the VIP dinner at Ithaca beer on Friday night or at the main gate VIP entrance on Saturday at Stewart park 

How do I apply to be a volunteer?

 The online volunteer application is available here

How do apply to become a Cayuga Sound Ambassador?

Learn More About our Ambassador Program here