Events

Top Choice Beer in Burlington

Vermont Brewers Festival

Meet Vermont's artisan craft brewers and sample their wares during this mid-July weekend event on Burlington's waterfront. Tickets go on sale two months in advance and sell out quickly.
Parade in Brattleboro

Strolling of the Heifers

Brattleboro's fun-spirited June celebration of community agriculture begins with flower-garlanded heifers mooing their way down Main St. Then come the bagpipes, 4H-ers, Vermont politicians, bad cow jokes from the pa…
Music in Marlboro

Marlboro Music Festival

A delight for chamber-music lovers, this festival is held on summer weekends at Marlboro College, 12 miles west of Brattleboro. Founded in 1951, it regularly draws big names in classical music, with performances hel…
Music in Manchester

Concerts on the Green

Each Tuesday evening between 6pm and 8pm from mid-July to mid-August you can catch live music performances (mainly local folk bands) alfresco at the town green.
New Year in Burlington

First Night

A very big and family-friendly New Year's Eve festival featuring a parade, an ice- and snow-sculpture exhibition, music, fireworks and lots more.
Theater in Dorset

Dorset Theatre Festival

One of Dorset's top draws, this annual summer festival includes a solid lineup of Broadway-tested works alongside a new play reading series.
Music in Burlington

Discover Jazz Festival

Burlington plays host to jazz for 10 days in early June at the waterfront and various venues around town.
Food & Drink in Vermont

Maple Open House Weekend

Maple sugar houses throughout Vermont open their doors to the public one weekend in early spring, demonstrating how maple sap is converted to syrup and offering other events including pancake breakfasts and sleigh o…
Art in Burlington

First Friday Art Walk

Dozens of Burlington artists and arts venues open their doors to the public on the first Friday of each month.
Music in Manchester

Manchester Music Festival

Presents an annual summer series of seven classical-music concerts at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.