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Annual Festivals and Events


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

MLK Jr. Remembrance Events

Winter Lights
Early February

Great Ice
Early February

Lake Champlain Pond Hockey Classic Mid-February 

Special Olympics Penguin Plunge
Early February

Hotel Vermont Ice Bar 
Early February

Winter Is A Drag Ball

Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade                  Early March                        


Maple Open House Weekend
Late March

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

Vermont Maple Festival
Late April

22nd Annual Spring Craft
& Antique Show
Early May

Annual Burlington Kids Day
Early May

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

Vermont City Marathon
Memorial Day Weekend

Vermont Open Studios Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend

woman at farmers market
row of maple syrup


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

Snow Farm Vineyard Concert Series
Thursdays June to September

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Early June

Burlington Wine &
Food Festival
Late June

Make Music Vermont
Late June

Vermont Quilt Festival
Late June

Fourth of July Fireworks
July 3rd

Open Farm & Studios Tour
Early July

Vermont Brewers Festival
Late July


Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
Late July

Annual Vermont Cheese                 Makers Festival                                         Mid August                

Shakespeare Festival

Festival of Fools
Early August

Dragon Boat Festival
Early August

Church Street Marketplace
Sidewalk Sale

Duct Tape Regatta

Yoga on Church Street
Mid August

Champlain Valley Fair
Late August


Annual South End Art Hop
Early September

Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival
Early September

Burlington Book Festival
Late September

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
Late September

Oktoberfest Vermont
Late September

Vermont Open Studio Weekend
Early October

Harvest Dinner at
Saint Anne’s Shrine
Early October

Vermont International Film Festival
Late October

Santa Parade
Late November

Church Street Lighting Ceremony
November 23, 2018

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