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Annual Festivals and Events

WINTER

Church Street Marketplace lit up for the holiday season
jumpers heading into frozen Lake Champlain during the Special Olympics Penguin Plunge

Annual First 5k and Youth Fun Run
January 1st
runvermont.org

MLK Jr. Remembrance Events
Mid-January
gbmrc.org

Winter Lights
Early February
churchstmarketplace.com

Great Ice
Early February
greaticevt.org

Lake Champlain Pond Hockey Classic Mid-February pondhockeyclassic.com/lakechamplain 

Special Olympics Penguin Plunge
Early February
penguinplunge.org

Hotel Vermont Ice Bar 
Early February
hotelvt.com

Winter Is A Drag Ball
Mid-February
highergroundmusic.com

Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Mid-February
vermontgrapeandwinecouncil.com

Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade                  Early March                                  magichat.net

SPRING

Maple Open House Weekend
Late March
smuggs.com/pages/winter/skiride/winter-events.php

Jay Peak & Ski the East’s Extreme
Competition Championships
Late March
jaypeakresort.com

Vermont Maple Festival
Late April
vermontmaplefestival.org

22nd Annual Spring Craft
& Antique Show
Early May 
cvexpo.org


Annual Burlington Kids Day
Early May
enjoyburlington.com

Burlington Farmer’s Market
Every Sunday from Mother’s Day weekend to the last Saturday in October.
burlingtonfarmersmarket.org

Vermont City Marathon
Memorial Day Weekend
vermontcitymarathon.org

Vermont Open Studios Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend
vermontcrafts.com

woman at farmers market
row of maple syrup

SUMMER

group gathered for the Snow Farm concert series
Street performer upside on the Church Street Marketplace
yoyo ride at the Champlain Valley Fair

Live Music on the Pier
Wednesdays – June to September
northherohouse.com

Snow Farm Vineyard Concert Series
Thursdays June to September
snowfarm.com

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Early June
discoverjazz.com

Burlington Wine &
Food Festival
Late June
burlingtonwineandfoodfestival.com

Make Music Vermont
Late June
bigheavyworld.com

Vermont Quilt Festival
Late June
vqf.com

Fourth of July Fireworks
July 3rd
enjoyburlington.com

Open Farm & Studios Tour
Early July
openfarmandstudio.com

Vermont Brewers Festival
Late July
vtbrewfest.com

 

Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
Late July
lcmfestival.com

Annual Vermont Cheese                 Makers Festival                                         Mid August                          vtcheesefest.com

Shakespeare Festival
August
vermontshakespeare.org

Festival of Fools
Early August
vermontfestivaloffools.com

Dragon Boat Festival
Early August
ridethedragon.com

Church Street Marketplace
Sidewalk Sale
August
churchstmarketplace.com

Duct Tape Regatta
August 
heroswelcome.com

Yoga on Church Street
Mid August
churchstmarketplace.com

Champlain Valley Fair
Late August
champlainvalleyfair.org

FALL

Annual South End Art Hop
Early September
seaba.org

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival
Early September
shelburnefarms.org

Burlington Book Festival
Late September
burlingtonbookfestival.com

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
Late September
vermontsheep.org

Oktoberfest Vermont
Late September
oktoberfestvermont.com

Vermont Open Studio Weekend
Early October
vermontcrafts.com

Harvest Dinner at
Saint Anne’s Shrine
Early October
stanneshrine.org

Vermont International Film Festival
Late October 
vtiff.org

Santa Parade
Late November
churchstmarketplace.com

Church Street Lighting Ceremony
November 23, 2018
churchstmarketplace.com

Group gathered outside art studio for South End Art Hop
little kid petting a cow