March 24 & 25
Vermont Maple Open House Weekend ~ Visit the Sugar Houses in The Shies for this sweet Vermont treat.
Mayfest ~ a craft fair in its 32nd year that features over 150 crafters and food vendors and consistently attracts over 10,000 attendees
Wanderlust~ Stratton Mt. – Unplug from the Ordinary – yoga, mindfulness, classes, concerts, hikes, great food
Hills Alive ~ A six week celebration of the arts throughout 12 performing arts venues in The Shires of Vermont-from Weston to Bennington.
July 4-August 14
Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show ~ celebrating its 23rd year as Vermont’s premier hunter/jumper competition
Manchester Sidewalk Sales ~Best bargains of the summer More than 50 participating retailers.
Bennington Arts Weekend ~ Visit the festivals, eat good food, drink good beer, and walk the historic and vibrant downtown
September 2 & 3
Garlic fest ~ Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from hundreds of different vendors, all made from –you guessed it – garlic and herbs
Peru Fair ~ an old fashioned one-day fair with food/crafts/arts/music in the beautiful mountain town of Peru.
September 29-0ctober 1
Manchester Fall Arts Festival ~ Over 100 talented artists and artisans from throughout New England displaying their works under large heated tents.
53th Annual Weston Antiques Show ~ Dealers from across New England showcasing antiques for collectors.
November 24, 2017-January 1, 2018
“Celebrate the Season in the Shires” A six week long Winter Event – Classic New England with a twist … tree lightings, music events, inn tours, wine and beer tastings … cookies too, horse and wagon rides, bookstore events and museum happenings.
For more information about these events visit TheShiresofVermont.com or call The Shires of Vermont 802-362-6313