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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

From June 7-11, the Flynn celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Enjoy free shows across Burlington, from Church Street to the Waterfront, and even a nightly jam session at Big Joe’s at the Vermont Comedy Club. Lakecia Benjamin, this year’s curator, leads the...


Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival

Quechee Balloon Festival 70 Village Green Circle, Quechee, VT, United States

The annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival—the longest running hot air balloon festival in New England—returns to the Upper Valley. Don’t miss this exciting festival featuring 15 hot air balloons with five flights scheduled throughout the festival and additional tethered rides during the day. Enjoy...

Rutland County Pride Festival

Rutland County Pride Festival Center Street, Rutland, VT, United States

Enjoy music, vendors, food, drag performers, games, prizes and more. The mission of Rutland County Pride, Inc. is to enhance and sustain the well-being of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities by providing programs and services that cultivate community; advocate for LGBTQ+ interests; educate and empower...

Strawberry Festival in Middletown Springs

Middletown Springs Historical Society 4 Park Avenue, Middletown Springs, VT, United States

Strawberry lovers are invited to a sweet afternoon of fun on the Green.  The festival features delicious strawberry shortcake made with fresh local strawberries, homemade biscuits, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, along with iced tea, lemonade or coffee.    

Plymouth Strawberry Festival

Camp Plymouth State Park 2008 Scout Camp Road, Ludlow, VT, United States

Enjoy music, a raffle, kids' crafts, face painting, touch-a-truck, burgers, hot dogs, salads and strawberry shortcake with ice cream and whipped cream. Admission to the park is free during the event. The event is sponsored by Tyson Ladies Aid, Tyson Church, and Plymouth Emergency Services.


Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival in Tunbridge

Tunbridge Fairgrounds 1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge, VT, United States

The four-day Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival in Tunbridge features artists like the Seth Sawyer Band, Appalachian Road Show and Dale Ann Bradley. Established in 2001, Jenny Brook is family-friendly and offers free passes for youth 17 and under accompanied by a parent. Multi-day tickets and...

Wellwood Orchards Strawberry Festival in Springfield

Wellwood Orchards 529 Wellwood Orchard Road, Springfield, VT, United States

Pick your own strawberries and enjoy live music, wagon rides, cider donuts, food, crafts and more at the 2023 Wellwood Orchards Strawberry Festival. Performances by The John Sullivan Band at 10 a.m., Of Conscious Mind at 11:45 a.m., and Rust & Ruin at 1:30 p.m....

Bethel Pridefest Carnivale 2023

Bethel Recreation Center 115 Pleasant Street, Bethel, VT, United States

A full day of activities include a family meeting at noon at the Arnold Block, a Pride picnic and parasol promenade at the Bethel Recreation Center, and drag show and dance party at The White Church in Bethel.


St J. Final Fridays

Depot Square St. Johnsbury 51 Depot Square, St. Johnsbury, VT, United States

A street fair and nightlife feel on the final Friday evenings of the summer months. The free event culminates with a LevittAMP St. Johnsbury concert produced by Catamount Arts that turns the street into a concert venue for world-class music. This free event is along...


Basin Bluegrass Festival in Brandon

Basin Bluegrass Festival Basin Road, Brandon, VT, United States

Enjoy performances by Poor Monroe, Seth Sawyer Band, Open Highway and many others at the 28th Annual Basin Bluegrass Festival. Tickets 3-day advance $65/$75 at the gate. Friday or Saturday day tickets $35; $20 after 4 p.m. Age 15 and under admitted free. Thursday Evening...


The Dead of Summer Music Festival in Manchester

Hunter Park 410 Hunter Park Road, Manchester, VT, United States

Celebrate two days of music and camping in the Green Mountains. This rain-or-shine event will take place at Hunter Park on 35 beautiful acres with live music, vendors, food, and craft beer. This is a family-friendly event and RV camping and tent camping is available....

Antiques & Uniques Festival in Craftsbury

Craftsbury Common Craftsbury, VT, United States

The Antiques & Uniques Festival on Craftsbury Common celebrates its 50th year! Shop for a variety of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, quilts, pottery, woodworking, specialty foods, greenery and more.