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Book Travel with America The Beautiful Top Vermont - State Events for 2014!

When it comes to special events, fairs and festivals, Vermont  has something for everyone. Whether it's honoring food, history, heritage, or one of the four seasons, Vermont’s  celebrations are known for their authentic charm. The following is just a sample of the events taking place year round.

Stowe Winter Carnival

January 18-26, 2014 in Stowe, Vermont

The 40th Stowe Winter Carnival celebrates 2014 as we highlight many reasons why people visit our winter wonderland land of Stowe.The Stowe Winter Carnival is one of the many reasons why people visit the winter wonderland land of Stowe. The carnival offers many

activities for both young and old, from zany sports events, Ice Carving Competitions, movies, Kids Carnival Kaos and the infamous Village

Night Block Party. Visitors can tour the town, watch Professional Ice Carvers create elegant and masterful Ice carvings throughout the village on Demonstration Day, and see the see the competition evolve at the Annual NICA sanctioned Ice Carving Competition.  Visit:

Bennington Winter Festival

January 26, 2014  in Bennington, Vermont

Bennington celebrates winter with a host of festivities, from the Ice Sculpture Contest to the Penguin Plunge when jumpers plunge into the

icy waters of Lake Paran to benefit the Special Olympics. There is also a Chili Contest an open House at the Mansion, "Winter Fun at

Park-McCullough" Exhibit, wagon rides, refreshments, Pet Winter Fashion Show, Children's Story Hour/Activities, Kevin's Live Remote and more! Visit:

Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

March   in Stratton Mountain, Vermont

The US Open is one of the most exciting events to cover in snowboarding, attracting the world’s top snowboarders for a fun weekend of competition, parties and incredible prizes at Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont. The first US Open Snowboarding Championships took  place in 1983. As the final event in the second annual Burton Global Open Series, the US Open is the competitors’ last chance to make a play for the women’s and men’s 2008 championship title each worth $100,000 – the largest single payout in competitive snowboarding today.  Visit:

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend

March 22 & 23 - 2014  in Statewide, Vermont

The annual statewide maple festival is held at sugarhouses throughout Vermont and is the celebration of the maple syrup season in Vermont

– an opportunity for the public to visit one or more “sugarhouses” throughout the state. Activities during Open House Weekend are

different at each sugarhouse but do include the opportunity to watch maple syrup being made (weather permitting) and to often sample

maple products.  Visit:

Vermont’s Discover Jazz Festival

May 30 - June 8, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont

For over a quarter of a century Burlington, Vermont, has celebrated amazing live music during the annual Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. In 1983 the Festival gave Vermont’s flourishing jazz community the recognition it deserved – a celebration combining incredible local talent with jazz legends from every corner of the globe. Throughout the event the city comes alive at: Performances in intimate venues, Waterfront concerts, Street parties, Cruises on Lake Champlain, Meet-the-artist sessions, Master Classes, Workshops ane more.  Visit:

Vermont Open Studio Weekend

May 24 - 25, 2014   in Statewide, Vermont

Vermont’s natural scenic beauty is enhanced each spring when the work of Vermont artists and craftspeople can be seen firsthand during

Vermont’s annual Open Studio Weekend. Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and the creative process in which Vermont artists and craftspeople invite the public to visit them in their studios during Memorial Day Weekend. More than 260 sites will

be open during this event, with more than 285 artists and artisans participating. Visit:

Annual Strolling of the Heifers Parade & Festival

June 6-8, 2014 Brattleboro, Vermont

Named one of Vermont’s Top Ten Summer Events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce for five years in a row, the annual Strolling of the Heifers Parade & Festival attracts an annual average of 50,000 spectators a year.  The weekend’s signature event begins as the stars of

the Strolling of the Heifers Parade - 100 flower-bedecked bovine beauties - begin ambling up Main Street. They are followed by nationally renowned entertainment, ranging from bag pipers and baton twirlers to floats and entertainers. Visit:

Plymouth Cheese & Harvest Festival

September  in Plymouth Notch, Vermont

Selected by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as a 2008 “Top 10 Fall Event” the Plymouth Cheese & Harvest Festival celebrates the bounties

of the harvest and the award-winning world of Vermont-made cheese! Activities include cheese sampling by members of the Vermont Cheese

Council and guided tours of the Plymouth Cheese Factory, wagon rides, traditional craft demonstrations by the Green Mountain Blacksmiths

Association and Fiber Arts in Vermont, old-time fiddling, and fun for the entire family.  Visit:


Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival

September 27-28, 2014 in Woodstock, Vermont

11th Annual Vermont’s Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival- Attend this premiere woodworking event in Vermont & shop for the best Vermont made wood products.  The event showcases Vermont artists-in-wood and their commitment to keeping traditional skills and crafts alive. Guests mingling and shopping see that the exhibitors live their lives with tools of the craft in hand. World-class creativity and craftsmanship are unparalleled in the exquisite array of Vermont-made furniture and wood products. Browse the displays, make purchases, chat with woodworkers, or see them at work carving, turning, and crafting their wares. Visit:

Dummerston Apple Pie Festival

October  9, 2014 in in Dummerston, Vermont

For more than 40 years, the Dummerston Apple Pie Festival has been held each year on the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend, the peak of

colorful autumn foliage in Southern Vermont. A full 1,500 apple pies are made by many church members and friends. Folks from all over the

United States travel by motorcycle and automobiles to take part in the festivities. Join us for a piece or take home a whole pie. In addition, the locals serve Vermont cheddar cheese, homemade ice cream, cider, coffee, and donuts.   Visit Site!

Wassail Weekend

December 12 - 14, 20134 in Woodstock, Vermont

This festive annual holiday event is held the second weekend in December and features three days of holiday shows, beautiful music, a

parade of riders, horses and carriages, a historic house tour, a medieval banquet, a 19th Century Christmas celebration at Billings Farm & Museum and many more activities throughout the village. Voted one of Vermont's 10 best winter events. Visit:

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