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Events Calendar - 2022

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

COVID-19 mask and social distancing requirements are still in place at some entertainment venues and live events and festivals in New England. Please check with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Festival of Illumination 2022: Once Upon at Time - September 1 to December 31 at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, MA

Art Show

Rug Show: Hooked in the Mountains – Montpelier VT

Nov 2, 2022 - Nov 6, 2022 36 College Street, Montpelier, VT

Hooked in the Mountains XX, the 20th show of the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild, will take place at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, Vermont. Approximately 300 pieces will be on display, including juror’s choices and visitors’ choices from the 2018 show, and jurors’ choices of the 2020 Virtual Show. 
Trust for Public Land - Protecting Vermont's cherished trails one step at a time

Arts & Crafts Shows

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival – Stowe VT

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022 Topnotch Field, 3420 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT

Surround yourself with autumnal perfection – the Festival takes place at the height of the fall foliage season – and enjoy exquisite art and fine craftwork from over 150 juried fine artists and artisans. There will be live music and other entertainment, great food, draft beer, wine, and demonstrations of traditional craftwork. Sample and purchase specialty food products such as maple syrup, gourmet chocolate, craft distilled spirits, and more.


Vermont Cannabis Week – Burlington VT

Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 8, 2022 Burlington, VT

Vermont Cannabis Week 2022

In celebration of the launch of the adult use cannabis market this fall, Higher Elevation and Heady Vermont present Vermont Cannabis Week. Retailers and brands across Vermont will showcase their small businesses, cultivators and product makers. Visit the website or download the Heady Vermont weed finder app and discover your new favorite Vermont-made canna-products, nearby retailers and upcoming events and launches.

Car Shows

Middlebury Car Show & Fall Festival – Middlebury VT

Oct 16, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022 Middlebury Triangle Park, Middlebury, VT

See more than 75 classic cars and trucks. Vendors, great food, music, raffle drawings, kids’ activities, and more. Fun for the whole family, and free for spectators. 


Heirloom Apple Day – Dummerston VT

Oct 9, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022 Scott Farm, 707 Kipling Road, Dummerston, VT

Celebrate apples, learn about heirloom varieties, and discover the history of Scott Farm and the 130 types of apples growing there. At 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. there will be a tasting/talk, after which guests can shop for apples and cider or pick-their-own apples. Enjoy, too, food vendors and an area to picnic, apple paint printing, corn hole, and more.


HalloQueen Drag Show – St. Albans VT

Oct 28, 2022 - Oct 28, 2022 50 Kingman Street, St. Albans, VT

Celebrate spooky season at The Depot with a HalloQueen-themed drag show. Special cocktails will be available at a cash bar. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween attire! This event is open to guests ages 21 and over. 


Dead North: Farmland of Terror – Danville VT

Sep 30, 2022 - Oct 6, 2022 Great Vermont Corn Maze, 1404 Wheelock Road, Danville, VT

Dead North: Farmland of Terror is located at the Great Vermont Corn Maze in North Danville. This annual nighttime haunted event (not a maze) includes almost a full mile walk on dirt trails through a dark cornfield with buildings, animatronics, special effects, professional entertainment and mostly live actors. Dead North only occurs the nights of September 30, October 1, October 5 and October 6.

Parties & Dances

Monster Bash – Charlotte VT

Oct 28, 2022 - Oct 28, 2022 3260 Greenbush Road, Charlotte, VT

Mahana Magic Foundation's Annual Monster Bash is an adult-only Halloween costume dance party. All proceeds from the Monster Bash benefit the Mahana Magic Foundation, which provides support services and classes for families impacted by a loved one's cancer. Each Monster Bash ticket includes $50 in chips for the Haunted Casino.