Burlington Area Events and Festivals Summer 2016
Fun for the whole family! Discover what’s happening in the Burlington area for the rest of Summer 2016!
Burlington Farmer’s Market | Saturdays (thru October 29th) 8:30 AM-2:00 PM
Location: City Hall Park & St. Paul Street, Burlington
Enjoy more than 90 stands with seasonal flowers, produce, art, prepared foods, and live music.
For more information visit http://www.burlingtonfarmersmarket.org
Shelburne Farmer’s Market | Saturdays (thru October 15th) 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location: Shelburne Village (parade grounds), Shelburne
Shelburne Farmer’s Market offers local produce, arts and crafts, prepared foods, live music, and activities for the whole family.
For more information visit www.sbpavt.org/farmers-market-vendors
Vermont Brewers Festival | July 15th-16th12:00-9:00 PM
Location: Waterfront Park, Burlington
Vermont is quickly being considered one of the top craft beer destinations in the world. Come taste the best beers from around Vermont and the Nation at Vermont’s 24th Annual Brewers Festival!
For more information visit www.vtbrewfest.com
Flyin’ Ryan Outdoor Festival | July 16th1:00-7:00 PM
Location: Catamount Outdoor Family Center, Williston
Flyin' Ryan Foundation and The Fellowship of the Wheel Present the 3rd Annual Flyin’ Ryan Outdoor Festival! Join in the fun with bike demos and group rides, slip-n-slide, silent auction, pig roast and more.
For more information visit http://www.flyinryanhawks.org
Vermont Cheesemaker Festival | July 17th10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Vermont has the highest number of Cheesemakers per capita! Join in this year’s 8th Annual Vermont Cheesemaker Festival. Taste great local cheeses, foods, wines, beers and spirits, and get a chance to meet the artisans who create them.
For more information visit www.vtcheesefest.com
Lake Champlain Maritime Festival | July 28th-31st
Location: Waterfront Park, Burlington
Experience the past and present of Lake Champlain Maritime while enjoying music and hands-on exhibits along the Waterfront. Also featuring classic boat, long boat, canoe, kayak and Dragon boat demos. Bring the whole family!
For more information visit www.lmcfestival.com
Church St. Marketplace Sidewalk Sale | August 3rd-6th 8:00AM-TBD
Location: Church St. Marketplace, Burlington
Get the best deals of the summer along beautiful Church St. Marketplace. Merchants will be setting up in front and inside of their stores. Many vendors extend their great deals through the entire weekend!
For more information visit www.churchstmarketplace.com
Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival | August 7th
Location Waterfront Park, Burlington
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont presents the 2016 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival! Join over 1,600 Vermonters in 41 foot boats paddling for fitness, fun, and fundraising!
For more information visit www.ridethedragon.org
Wings Over Vermont Air Show | August 13th-14th
Location: Waterfront Park & Battery Park, Burlington
Vermont Air Show featuring the U.S. Airforce Thunder Bolts! Burlington’s Waterfront Park and Battery Park are the two event locations that will have souvenirs, food, and restrooms. Other excellent viewing locations include Oak Ledge Park and North Beach.
For more information visit www.wingsoververmont.org
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival | August 20th-28th
The 8th Annual Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, The Creative Journey. In this festival they will compare the works of the early greats including Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, and Shostakovich and explore how their works have evolved.
For more information visit www.lccmf.org
Champlain Valley Fair | August 26th-September 4th10:00AM-Midnight Daily
Location: Champlain valley Fairgrounds, Essex Jct.
Opening on Friday at 3:00 PM this year for the first time, with half-price admission and ride bracelets all day! Bring a car-load on Wednesday, August 31st and receive parking and bracelets for all for only $70!
For more information visit www.champlainvalleyfair.com