Beautiful mountain views and small-town feels are a couple of reasons to fall in love with The Green Mountain State, but the celebrations will really have you hooked. There is always a reason to smile when you attend any of these fun Southern Vermont events. They are perfect for families, couples, and friends alike.
Bennington Oktoberfest always draws a crowd. Here, you will find savory Bavarian food, Oktoberfest beer made by Vermont’s local breweries, family activities, arts and craft vendors, and much more. It is one of the largest fundraising events in the area. Supporting your local community has never tasted so good!
First Two Saturdays in December 2023
2 Night Package Queen / King with Fireplace $595
Luxury King with Fireplace & Jacuzzi $725
*Two Nights Lodging * Full Country Breakfast each day
*Two Tickets to Holiday (Self- Guided) Inn Tours
*Based on Double Occupancy, Includes Tax
Tour some of Vermont’s best lodging establishments as we are decked
out in our Holiday Finest, sampling seasonal refreshments as you go.
March 29 & 30, 2024
Sugar Shack - Arlington
Sugar House tours and explanations, syrup sampling, maple syrup giveaways, FREE silver dollar pancakes (till 2 pm both days) and Lots of maple goodies for sale.
Vermont Maple Open House Weekend takes place at the end of March. It is during this weekend that many of the sugar houses open their doors to visitors. This sweet weekend event celebrates the first crop of the season and is a great time to get a taste of pure, Vermont maple syrup. Some popular treats to enjoy during this celebration include maple cocktails, syrup on snow cones, and even maple fennel sausage pizza. Yum!
July & August 2023
Manchester Music Festival attracts hundreds of visitors from every corner of The Green Mountain State each year. Whether you are a lover of timeless chamber music or beautiful and classic symphony orchestras, you will find them all here. This one-of-a-kind music festival takes place in the heart of Manchester at 4858 Main Street.
Saturday, September 23, 2023
9am - 4pm (Parade 9:45)
Peru Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the fall season in Vermont. This beloved, fall fair has something fun for everyone. A fabulous barbecue roast, live music, art exhibits, and a fantastic autumn parade are a few things that visitors can enjoy. The fair takes place at the end of September each year in Peru, Vermont, only a few minutes outside of Manchester.