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.

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Fairs & Festivals in Vermont
Von Trapp Brewing Oktoberfest 2023

Trapp Family Lodge, 700 Trapp Hill Road Stowe, VT Phone: 802-253-8511

September 16, 2023

This Oktoberfest happens at the Bierhall Restaurant at Trapp Family Lodge, hosted by von Trapp Brewing. Enjoy live music and strolling accordionists, lawn games and Austrian fare like Bavarian pretzels with beer cheese sauce and grilled bratwurst sandwiches. Purchase a von Trapp Brewing beer. Prost!
Time: 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Harvest at Billings Farm 2022

Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road Woodstock, VT Phone:

October 8-9, 2022

Harvest-themed activities, demonstrations, and crafts will be happening. Topics include drying herbs, and preserving apples, pumpkins, and squashes; watching traditional methods of cider pressing; taking a story walk around the pastures; doing family-friendly activities and crafts.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission; Adults ages 16-61, $17; age 62 and older, $15; kids age5-15, $8
Mount Snow Oktoberfest - West Dover, VT
Mount Snow Oktoberfest 2022

Mount Snow Resort - 39 Mount Snow Road West Dover, VT, 05356 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-245-7669

October 8, 2022

Plenty of beer, schnitzel and oom-pah music along with kids games like pumpkin painting, an apple sling shot and the famous schnitzel toss, a beanbag toss, a huge bouncy house. While the young ones are playing, adults can enjoy beers from 25 German and domestic breweries and authentic German food. Try the keg toss, yodeling contest and stein holding as well as a horseshoe tournament.
Time: 11am - 5pm.
Admission: $42+tax
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