With its warm, sun-filled days and endless outdoor activities to explore, summer in Stowe, Vermont is something that everyone should experience. With so many festivals and activities going on throughout the city, July is one of the best times of the year to visit our ‘skiers paradise’! Whether you prefer traditional Americana celebrations, taking in the sweet sounds of ‘music in the meadow’, or celebrating the fine arts – you’ll find it all during these summer events in Stowe.
Stowe VT Calendar of Events 2019
An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July | July 4, 2019
Stowe’s Old New England charm is on full display during our town’s celebration of America’s birthday. This all day affair starts at 10:00AM with the traditional Moscow Parade and ends with an impressive lightshow of fireworks at the Mayo Events Field. Throughout the day, there will be a variety of events in Stowe Village including live music, fantastic food, and family-friendly activities.
7 Miles of Sales | July 4 – 7, 2019
In collaboration with Stowe’s Fourth of July celebrations, this four-day sale event celebrates our town’s local, small businesses throughout the entire expanse of the seven mile-long Mountain Road. From in-store, sidewalk, and tent sales, to even some deals that can only be scored online, dozens of retailers will offer a variety of quality goods at extreme summer savings.
Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival | July 5 – 7, 2019
Now in its 33rd year, this annual celebration, where dozens of hot air balloons will fill the sky, is also full of its own family fun on the ground. From balloon rides (both tethered and high flying) and a variety of activities, complemented by the best in live entertainment, delicious food and a pop-up beer/wine garden, these are three days full of out-of-this-world fun!
Music in the Meadow Concert Series | July 7, July 21, and August 4, 2019
The annual summer concert series at the Trapp Family Lodge is offering a trio of performances for 2019. The concert meadow has a first come, first serve picnic-style seating arrangement, but with a guarantee that each concertgoer will have a great view of the stage and the mountain majesty that surrounds the area.
Stowe Arts Week | July 20 – 28, 2019
Only in its second year, this new local favorite celebrates Stowe’s storied history in supporting the arts. The entire week long festival will feature a variety of events from the numerous local arts and cultural organizations, kicking off a Helen Day Art Center Exposed Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition (July 20) and ending with a collection of pipe organ and piano duets at the Stowe Community Church (July 28).
Art on Park Summer Series | Every Thursday in Summer
Thursdays are the new Fridays in Stowe as this weekly series of events returns for the summer. Every Thursday night from 5:00PM to 8:00PM on Park Street in Stowe Village, a collection of over 30 Vermont artisans come together to offer their wares while being serenaded by the top local musical acts.
To round out your visit for any of these Stowe VT Calendar of Events 2019, be sure to make a reservation with us at the Green Mountain Inn!