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Vermont's fairs and festivals are a fun whirlwind of music, food, and local traditions

Vermont is a festival of year-round fun for the whole family. From the fall harvest through the wintry holiday and snow season and all summer long, come to discover Vermont’s special places, people, and events. Meet poets, historians, and writers. Hear famous musical artists and newcomers. Dance the tango and savor local food, beers, wines, and ciders. Stroll the lakes to find boats, canoe, kayak and dragon boat demonstrations. Arts and crafts are everywhere. Nearby hotels and motels abound.

  Fairs & Festivals in  Vermont
Maple Madness 2019

Woodstock Inn and other locations Woodstock, VT Phone:

March 23, 2019

Enjoy maple tastings; bid on hand-painted sap buckets; sample culinary treats at the Maple Taste-a-Round; get crafty with kids activities; or join maple-themed fun runs and bike races.
Magic Hat Mardi Gras Weekend 2019

Church Street Marketplace Burlington, VT Phone:

March 29-31, 2019

Church Street Marketplace will host three days of street artists, live musicians and other entertainers. Small, pop-up tents and one large carnival tent, all heated, will be the locations for performances. Beer garden will be open. Acts include vaudeville troupe Daredevil Chicken, performance art group Big Nazo, breakdancer Snap Boogie, street performer Derek McCalister and El Gleno Grande. The traditional parade will not be held in 2019.
Mayfest Arts and Crafts Festival 2019

downtown Bennington Bennington, VT Phone:

May 25, 2019

More than 100 crafters and artisans present handmade crafts; cooks serve ethnic foods and wood fired pizza, BBQ, blooming onions, ice cream, and more. Enjoy kids activities, contests, games, a dunking booth, the 4-H shooting range, a bouncy house, face painting.
Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2019

Maple producers throughout the state many towns, VT Phone:

March 23-24, 2019

Visit sugarhouses across Vermont, watch sap being harvested and maple syrup being made. Many sugarhouses host special events like pancake breakfasts, tours of the sugarbush (the maple tree groves), live music, and kids’ activities. Check event website for list of participating sugarhouses.
Vermont Brewers Festival 2019

Killington Ski Resort, 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT Phone:

March 23, 2019

Enjoy exclusive beers created in collaboration by Vermont brewers. Over 100 beers will be offered, including 30 brews created for this festival. Embrace the elements with this all outdoor winter themed festival at the base area of the K1 lodge at Killington. Sit by the fire pits with the brewers who host this event while enjoying samples of beer.
Time: Two sessions: noon to 3 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
Admission: $44; designated driver, $12. Admission includes a 2019 souvenir tasting glass and 15 tasting tickets.
Lunenburg Maple Festival 2019

Lunenburg Common, Route 2 Lunenburg, VT Phone: 802-892-6654

March 23, 2019

Antique sugaring equipment, door prize drawings,  maple recipe samples, maple quilt square contest, scavenger hunt, and guessing games throughout the day. Maple pie baking contests. See sugaring operations and tree tapping demonstrations.
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Whitingham Maple Festival 2019

Whitingham Municipal Center, 2948 VT Route 100 Whitingham and Jacksonville, VT Phone:

March 23-24, 2019

Seven Whitingham sugar makers welcome the public to learn about the art of maple syrup and sugar making and the historical importance of sugaring. Other events include and craft fair, pancake breakfasts, sugar on snow and ham dinner, craft fair and horse drawn sleigh rides. Time: Saturday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Mardi Gras Village Winterfest 2019 at Stratton Mountain

Stratton Mountain Resort 5 Village Lodge Road South Londonderry, VT Phone:

March 30, 2019

Stratton celebrates Mardi Gras with an authentic crawfish boil, jambalaya form the large kettle, Hurricane cocktails, pond skimming, lots of live music , Penguin Plunge, Apres party in Grizzly’s.

St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival 2019

Downtown St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury, VT Phone:

April 27, 2019

Saturday morning opens with a 5k run and a pancake breakfast at the Welcome Center. Entertainment will be provided all day long and the streets will be lined with over 60 craft and food vendors.
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Vermont Maple Festival 2019 in St. Albans

Main Street St. Albans, VT Phone: 802-524-5800

April 26-28, 2019

Visitors flock all over the U.S. and the world visit downtown St. Albans for maple treats, maple fun, and the chance to see the maple sugaring industry in action. What goes on? Live entertainment; antique show; craft show; paint and sip, tastings of beer, cider, and mead; sugarhouse tours; pancake breakfasts; a carnival; . Schedule of events.