Stewart Park is 


YOUR Park. 


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2nd Annual Party for the Park!

Friday, September 15 @ Stewart Park
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Cocktails by the Carousel
6:30 to 9:00 p.m. | Pavilion Party @ Picnic Pavilion

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Join Friends of Stewart Park and Wharton Studio Museum to celebrate the ongoing revitalization of our lakefront gem at this evening benefit!

Musical entertainment provided by Ithaca College’s Whalen School of Music featuring:
-The John White Jazz Trio featuring Hannah Martin (Hannah Martin, vocal; Matt Clauhs, sax/flute; John White, keyboard)
-Frank Campos, Trumpet


-Ithaca College Jazz Vocal Ensemble (John W. White, Director)

All proceeds from this event will benefit the revitalization of Stewart Park, our lakefront gem.
Photography and Live Music Benefit Park Revitalization

Tuesday, May 9 | 7 to 9 p.m. | Cinemapolis

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Three accomplished Ithaca bird and landscape photographers will show their work on the big-screen at this benefit for Friends of Stewart Park. Accompanied by live string music, this multimedia experience celebrates the landscape and inhabitants of and around Ithaca’s lakefront gem, and the work being done to revitalize the beloved Park. Read more.

Dogs allowed in Stewart Park!

Visitors may now bring their K9 companions with them into Stewart Park! A Common Council ordinance passed Wednesday, March 1 legalizes Park use by dogs, but it specifies that they must be on leash. To continue protecting resident bird populations, the ordinance still prohibits dog access to Renwick Wildwood and within 100 feet of the Swan Pond. Read more.   (Photo by Julian Euell “Postcards of Summer: Stewart Park”)



Did you know that many terrific REVITALIZATION park projects have already been completed?!

– Tea Pavilion reconstruction
– New roof for the Boathouse
– Reconfigured gardens at the park’s entrance
– Mayor Stewart Memorial Flagpole
– Interpretive signs for the park’s historic buildings and overlook, and the Renwick Wildwood overlook.
And many in the works!
– Restoration of the Picnic Pavilion and Fuertes Overlook.
– Planning of a New Playground and Spray Play Area
– Paddling Improvements
– Performance Plaza between the pavilions
– Exhibits about silent film history and park history at the Wharton Studio Building.
There’s so much happening in Stewart Park! Please make a gift today to support our exciting REVITALIZATION projects.
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