Past Events from January 1, 2023 – July 6 › Essex County › – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

First Day Hike at Brighton State Park

Brighton State Park 102 State Park Road, Island Pond, VT, United States

Start the new year on the right foot with a hike in the great outdoors. On January 1, everyone is invited to join a free, guided, family-friendly hike taking place at many state parks, state forests, and other public lands across Vermont. Hikes are led...

Valentine’s Day Candlelit Snowshoe in Island Pond

NorthWoods Stewardship Center 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston, VT, United States

Snowshoe through the candlelit forest with your sweetheart, friends or family. After your snowshoe enjoy a warm fire, hot cocoa, and cookies. Children under 12 attend for free. Snowshoes are available, but if you have your own, please bring them. No price difference either way.

$15 – $25

Lunenburg Gingerbread Bazaar

Lunenburg Elementary School 49 Bobbin Mill Road, Lunenburg, VT, United States

The Lunenburg Gingerbread Bazaar includes free door prizes and activities for all ages, vendors, cookie walk, Toys for Tots drop-off, raffles, contests, Mrs. Claus, Lunenburg T-shirts, 2024 Historical Society calendar, homemade soup lunch and more.

Holiday Hay Ride in Island Pond

Kingdom Market 12 Railroad Street, Island Pond, VT, United States

Nothing will put you in the Christmas spirit quite like a wagon ride during the holidays. Bring the whole family to the Holiday Hay Ride in Island Pond and enjoy the time with your friends and neighbors. Pickup for the wagon rides will be in...

Lunenburg Maple Festival

Lunenburg School 49 Bobbin Mill Road, Lunenburg, VT, United States

Celebrate maple season at the 17th annual Lunenburg Maple Festival at the Lunenburg School. Self-guided tours of local sugarhouses will be between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Maps with directions to sugarhouses will available at a greeting table in the school. At the school, enjoy maple...

Lunenburg Solar Eclipse Celebration

Lunenberg Town Common 9 West Main Street, Lunenberg, VT, United States

You're invited to Lunenburg for all things eclipse! Don't miss the local sugar on snow party on the town common. Get maps to local sugar houses, and enjoy maple cotton candy and photographic and interactive maple displays at the local congregational church.

Island Pond July 4th Celebration

Island Pond Brighton, VT, United States

Don't miss the Island Pond Independence Day Parade on July 6 at 11 a.m., followed by the American Legion Chicken Barbecue at noon.  At 6 p.m., enjoy live music on Catamount Stage in Lakeside Park. Be sure to stick around for fireworks at 9:30 p.m.