Past Events from May 11 – May 22 – Happy Vermont

Vermont Events

Grace Cottage’s Family-Friendly 5K in Townshend

Townshend Common Route 30, Townshend, VT, United States

The 15th Annual Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s Spring into Health 5K starts on the Townshend Common. You can run, walk, roll, stroll, or push your stroller at this fun, family-friendly event. Registration is $20 per participant (children under the age of 18 are free with...

Kingman Fest in St. Albans

Kingman Street St. Albans, VT, United States

The Kingman Fest is a free community outdoor block party for the community. Enjoy music, children's activities, business showcases, food, drinks and more. Rain or shine. Proceeds from the event will be donated to St. Albans For The Future to assist in its mission to...

Vermont Sun 5K, 10K and Half Marathon at Lake Dunmore

Branbury State Park 3570 Lake Dunmore Road, Brandon, VT, United States

Enjoy this scenic race at Branbury State Park for novice and advanced athletes. Pre-registration/bib pick up between 7:45 and 8:45 a.m. sharp at Branbury State Park on race morning. All races start at 9 a.m. Entry fees: $28-$58. Spectators $2-$4. Dogs welcome but must be...


Scott Farm Crepe Night in Dummerston

Scott Farm Orchard 707 Kipling Road, Dummerston, VT, United States

Scott Farm in Dummerston hosts Crepe Night on the second Wednesday of the month between May and September. Celebrate the harvest, good simple food, and community in a stunning setting – picnic style. Delicious crepes, local music and spectacular views.


South End Get Down Block Party in Burlington

Coal Collective 377 Pine Street, Burlington, VT, United States

Enjoy a free outdoor block party every Friday night in Burlington's South End through the summer.  This weekly event is perfect for families, food lovers and large groups. Enjoy music, drinks and more than 55 food vendors.

Dandelion Run in Derby

Derby Beach House 220 4H Road, Derby, VT, United States

This annual event offers a challenging half-marathon run (as well as less challenging 10K, four-mile, two-mile and one-mile options) on dirt roads through the beautiful dandelion fields of the Northeast Kingdom. The race helps support Umbrella. Celebrate the coming of high spring and honor the...

Forage Festival in Newport

Downtown Newport Farrant Street, Newport, VT, United States

Newport City Downtown Development is proud to present its inaugural Forage Festival! Enjoy crafts, speakers, vendors, cooking demos and a dandelion stroll. Schedule: 9 a.m. Dandelion Run hosted by Kingdom Games Noon to 4 p.m. Forage Fest, Municipal Building 1-2 p.m. Opening day of Newport...


Brattleboro History Walking Tour

Plaza Park 1 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States

Learn local history at the Brattleboro History Walking Tour. The tours, led by knowledgeable local Rotarian guides, include about 10 stops explaining Brattleboro's history and culture. Tours are limited to 12 participants, and registration is required. Payment is on a sliding scale of $20-$40 per...

Joseph Phelps Vineyards Master Class in Manchester

Ellenbogen Gallery 4620 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT, United States

Learn about terroir and the wine-making process and taste your way through the Joseph Phelps' portfolio of internationally renowned wines.  

Meet the Lambs at Merck Forest

Merck Forest and Farmland Center 3270 Route 315, Rupert, VT, United States

Meet the lambs at Merck Forest’s springtime open house. See new lambs, chicks, piglets and more. Enjoy activities and exploration for the whole family. Food will be available as well. Suggested donation of $5.

Race Around the Lake in Barnard

Silver Lake State Park 20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, VT, United States

Known as “The most beautiful race in Vermont,” this is a fundraiser for BarnArts Youth Programming. Events include a 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, Virtual 10k and 5k.   The 10K race starts at 10:30 a.m. and the 5K race is at 11 a.m. Sign-up by April 30 to...