Category: Food & Eating

Congo Square Market Kicks off 8th Season– June 24th!


*OPEN MIC 5pm-6pm*
-NEW “Congo Free Swap” trading table
-Low- cost books on Black cultural and political heritage
-NEW Vegan Donuts by Phenomenom (@nomonthiss)

Friday, June 24th, 4pm-8pm
Southside Community Center
305 South Plain Street, Ithaca, NY

We are raising money for this summer’s Market through our online fundraiser. Please support with $5 or more to food vendors, youth of color and #BlackLivesMatterIthaca. Help us reach our $8,000 goal!!! It’s easy to donate – just click this link to make a secure, online donation:

OR mail a check made out to “Congo Square” (memo line: Donation) & mail to
501 S. Cayuga St, Ithaca NY 14850
Congo Square Market is under the fiscal sponsorship of the Downtown Ithaca Children’s Center.

Congo Story: ” The market has been operating strong for 8 years. Throughout the summer, the market helps build a diverse collective community beyond predictable nature. The impact is real and vital. We need to come together. By contributing, you help sustain the great atmosphere and experience that ensues. You are a catalyst of a multitude of salubrious Friday evenings at Southside Community Center! Follow us on Instagram: @congosquareithaca”

To vend, volunteer, perform, or collaborate, email:

Downtown Ithaca Children’s Center
Southside Community Center
Youth Farm Project
Rocky Acres Community Farm
Ithaca Youth Bureau

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