Vermont is an incredible place to vacation. It’s a small state full of charm and gorgeous scenery, but it is also full of life and has a packed calendar of events each season! During your next stay at our romantic Vermont bed and breakfast, you might be able to catch one of these unique and fun events in the area. Whether art, agriculture, or flowers are your thing, we’re sure you’ll find something on this list to get excited about. Check out the events below and book your room for the dates you want. Hurry before we fill up! This is a popular time of year to vacation in New England.
Open Studio | May 26-27, 2018
Are you interested in unique, one-of-a-kind creations by local artists and craftsmen? You’re in luck! The 26th Vermont Open Studio is shaping up to be the best yet! There will be 220 artists with work displayed at 179 different sites to explore! From glass, metal, and fiber, to impressive and movings paintings, everyone is sure to find something to love and appreciate. View and download the complete PDF guide to this unforgettable weekend event.
Strolling of the Heifers | June 1-3, 2018
This Brattleboro agricultural event supports family farms and promotes healthy, local food. The fun kicks off on Friday night with a Gallery Walk and Street Festival, complete with food, music, dancing, and everything else that makes up a good old fashioned block party. On Saturday, the heifers will be leading the parade that will make its way down Main Street. Following the parade, a variety of interesting activities will ensue, including cooking with locals, Goat Olympics, amusement rides, human foosball, and more. Be sure to visit the Brattleboro Area Farmers Market too. Wake up Sunday and head to the famous farmers breakfast at the Marina Restaurant. Round the weekend out with a guided farm tour at one of the five nearby farms.
Queeche Hot Air Balloon Festival | June 15-17, 2018
Nothing is more picturesque and quintessentially New England than big, colorful hot air balloons floating across the bright blue skies of the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. The Queeche Hot Air Balloon Festival is a popular annual event for locals and tourists alike. With over 20 hot air balloons, festival rides, music, great food, and entertainment for all ages, everyone in your family is sure to have a blast. (Psst… if you’ve been searching for a fun activity to take dad to for Father’s Day weekend, this is the one!) Check out the full schedule of events to plan your own weekend itinerary.
Our Town at the Weston Playhouse | June 21-July 7, 2018
The Main Stage at the charming Weston Playhouse will be full of life this summer. The funny, fresh, and award-winning classic, Our Town by Thornton Wilder will come to life before your eyes. Known for delighting audiences with stories of ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives, everyone can find something to relate to. The show is about two hours and thirty minutes long and tickets are $25-$60. Choose a date and purchase your tickets.
Dorset Horse Show | July 3-August 12, 2018
Did you know that Vermont’s official state animal is the Morgan horse? Vermont is the perfect place to explore the beauty and incredible capabilities of these majestic creatures. Do just that at the Dorset Horse Show this summer. The chances are good that your summer getaway will happen to fall during these six weeks of equestrian competition. Peruse the full schedule of events to plan your trip here.
In the Garden Exhibition | Now-August 26, 2018
The Green Mountain state is full of natural beauty. The Shelburne Museum has a new exhibit dedicated to the brilliance of plants, flowers, and insects as they relate to artists who have used them to inspire their work over the last 50 years. Come see how art truly imitates life and maybe be inspired yourself.
The Perfect Place to Stay | Luxurious Accommodations Near it All
After a day full of fun out on the town or enjoying the great outdoors, having a comfortable room to come back to rounds out the perfect summer retreat experience. With eight deluxe guest rooms to choose from, we’re confident you’ll find your home away from home at our inn and sleep soundly every night.
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