Enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend in Vermont
As the unofficial start to summer, Vermont events over Memorial Day weekend are as abundant as backyard barbecues. Come enjoy the many flavors of Vermont this weekend, with more than 100 events listed at vermontvacation.com. Here’s a sampling:
Open Studio Weekend celebrates its 20th anniversary and has 260 artists and craftspeople opening their studios for special exhibits and demonstrations. Look for the yellow signs along the road and visit www.vermontcrafts.com.
Cheer on thousands of runners in Burlington at The Key Bank Vermont City Marathon on Sunday. It’s the largest and most famous of the many footraces in the Green Mountain State. Join the party along Church Street’s outdoor restaurant venues or at the waterfront park. Check out the course at www.runvcm.org.
Visit Killington for a faster paced race as elite and professional cyclists compete in the 3 day Killington Stage Race, Friday through Sunday. Visit www.killingtonstagerace.com
to learn more and sign up: Sunday’s ride is open to all levels.
Memorial Day also marks the opening of six Vermont’s historic sites, host to a full schedule of exhibits and events. Experience history where it happened, from the first inhabitants to Calvin Coolidge, our nation’s 30th president.” Learn more at www.historicvermont.org.
And please save the date, the annual Vermont Days are the weekend of June 9-10 and offer free fishing on Saturday and free access to state parks and historic sites both Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.vermontdays.com.
We invite you to discover more upcoming events, outdoor adventures, festivals, dining, lodging, shopping and attractions at VermontVacation.com.