Hello, Vermont Inn Family!
Are you looking to spend some time in Vermont this summer? If so, enjoy some of the events going on nearby during your trip!
VERMONT FARMER’S MARKET
May 12, 2018 – Oct. 27, 2018
Wednesdays, 3 – 6pm; Saturdays, 9am to 2pm
The Vermont Farmers Market is one of the largest and most diverse farmers markets in Vermont, and the first to operate 52 weeks out of the year. The farmers market is extremely diversified, with everything from local fresh produce, breads, pastries, cheese, jarred products, wine & spirits, maple syrup and specialty/prepared food to jewelry, knits, crafts and beauty products.
Depot Park, 98 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT 05701
39TH ANNUAL QUECHEE HOT AIR BALLOON CRAFT AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 15th, 16th, & 17th, 2018 Gates open Friday at 3pm; Saturday & Sunday at 5:30am
Once again, the skies over Quechee and the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire will be filled with hot air balloons ushering in the annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival, the longest running hot air balloon festival in New England. Don’t miss this exciting festival featuring up to 20 hot air balloons with five flights scheduled throughout the festival and additional tethered rides during the day. Enjoy continuous music and entertainment for all ages, and over 60 craft artisans and commercial vendors. Children’s activities Euro Bungee, a Rock Climbing wall, bounce house and more. And of course there will be festival food with local healthy options and a beer and wine garden, with more surprises on site!
5966 Woodstock Rd, Quechee, VT 05059-0823
VERMONT BIKE & BREW
Friday June 15, 2018 – Sunday June 17, 2018 8am – 5pm
Join MTBVT at Killington Bike Park for a weekend of organized mountain biking for all skill levels, including: on-site camping, vendor garden, bike swap, craft beer garden, whip-off competition, pond cross skinny bridge challenge, kids race, live music, and more! Come help us celebrate the season opening of the largest bike park in the East! Our Gravity Logic-designed trails on Snowshed and Ramshead mountain areas will provide riding for all ages and ability levels – whether you’re ready to rip down the Black Magic jump line or making your first downhill laps on Easy Street.
If you’ve been to our fall Brewfest, you know we like to throw a party and if you haven’t you’ll just have to take our word for it. Located in the Snowshed base area, you’ll have perfect viewing of all the Bike and Brew event action plus access to craft beers brewed right here in Vermont.
All Brewfest participants must be at least 21 years of age with valid I.D
RUTLAND CITY BAND CONCERT IN MAIN STREET PARK
Sundays June 17, 2018 – August 19, 2018 7:00pm- 8:30pm
Venue: Main Street Park, corner of West Street and Route 7
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
SUMMER REVELS SOLSTICE FESTIVAL AT ARTISTREE
June 23, 2018 5:30pm to 8:30pm (Doors open at 5pm)
Eat, Play and Dance with the Summer Revelers!
Fun for the whole family! Summer Revelers will eat, chat, play, parade, dance, and be the audience for the culminating performance of our multi-generational Summer Revels Community Chorus as we celebrate the longest day of the year!
Food trucks, children’s activities, entertainment and more! Includes roving performances with food vendors with a 60-90 min performance as the focal point of the gathering, ends with a bonfire and songs.
Suggested donation $5 individuals and $10 for families
2095 Pomfret Road
South Pomfret, VT 05067
KILLINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL CLASSICAL CONCERT SERIES
June 30, 2018; July 7, 2018; July 14, 2018; July 21, 2018; July 28, 2018
For 36 years, internationally renowned musicians have performed in our Music in the Mountains chamber music series with the beauty of the Green Mountains as a backdrop. These distinguished artists also spend the summer at Killington teaching and mentoring young musicians who perform in the Young Artist Concerts Series.
Killington Resort, Ramshead Lodge
SUMMER SMASH 2018 RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA (FREE PARKING)
Wednesday 7/4/2018 at 2pm – 9:45pm
Vermont State Fair
175 Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
OLD VERMONT 4TH AT BILLINGS FARM
July 4 @ 10:00am – 5:00pm
A patriotic family celebration featuring the reading of the Declaration of Independence, a historic debate, wagon rides, making 1890 flags, spelling bees, sack races, playing historic baseball, and lots more.
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road Woodstock, VT 05091 United States
COOLER IN THE MOUNTAINS CONCERT SERIES
Saturdays July 14, 2018 – September 1, 2018
Join us at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar every Saturday afternoon for FREE outdoor live music from top national and regional acts with Killington Peak rising high above the crowd generating cool mountain breezes. Grab a lawn chair, a beach blanket, the whole family and head to the Snowshed Base Area for this family-friendly event.
2018 lineup to be announced soon.
2018 RUTLAND CAR SHOW AND AUTO FLEA MARKET PRESENTED BY RAVE!
Saturday July 14, 2018 9Am – 3:30pm
The Rutland Car Show and Auto Flea Market (previously known as the RAVE Car Show), will be held on July 14th and 15th at the Vermont State Fairgrounds in Rutland, VT. There will be vendors, food purveyors, and lots of flea market vendors. There will be trophies awarded each day, with the big ceremony on Sunday.This year we are featuring Chevrolet Trucks, as this is the 100th Anniversary of the first Chevy Truck to roll off of the assembly line.
Admission is only $5, and kids under 12 get in for free!