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WITH THE ARRIVAL OF WARMER WEATHER, FESTIVAL SEASON KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR

Vermont's hills and valleys rock with festivals all year long. From arts and music festivals to those celebrating particular passions like maple, blueberries, vintage cars, and yoga, clean energy, and maritime history, you can follow your passion or find a new one. For all the festivals all year long, check out the events calendar.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival saxophone player.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

Listen to international, regional and local greats including just some of the headliners: Wayne Shorter Quartet, Mavis Staples, Rubblebucket, and Chris Botti.  Great venues, great restaurants and a great town. What could be better? June 1–10 in Burlington.

Hot Air Balloon Festival at Quechee

Quechee Hot Air Balloon Festival

Over 20 hot air balloons, with five flights scheduled throughout the festival with additional tethered rides during the day. Music and entertainment for all ages, over 60 craft artisans and commercial vendors, children’s activities, festival food with local healthy options and a beer and wine garden. June 15–17 in Quechee.

Wanderlust

Wanderlust Stratton

A four-day celebration of mindful living with a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists, and chefs, taking place Stratton Mountain Resort - at one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural resorts. June 21–24 in Bondville.

Burlington Festival of Fools

Festival of Fools

Burlington plays host to the Festival of Fools once again, celebrating circus arts, music and comedy with performances by dozens of street performers. Suitable for all ages, performances take place throughout the city. August 3–5 in Burlington.

Vermont Open Farms

Vermont Open Farm Week

Want to get to know your farmer better, and to get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont's vibrant working agricultural landscape? Mark your calendar for the special week when Vermont farmers welcome you to on-farm experiences. August 13–19 statewide.