Between its vibrant skiing scene, variety of outdoor activities, and the quintessential artistic culture of our New England area, there always seems to be a never-ending list of things to do in Stowe, VT throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for a top regional food festival, an outdoor art show, or even a “brew, bike, and beat” block party, take a look at some of the top events coming to our area for the spring and summer seasons!
Stowe, VT events
Stowe Craft Brew Race | Saturday, May 18 Now in its sixth year, this fun-filled event is divided into two parts. Run, trot, or even take a leisure stroll during the timed midday 5k Race through the beautiful Vermont countryside. Your reward: cool down at the subsequent craft beer festival, featuring over 40 of the top Vermont breweries, food trucks, and of course live entertainment!
Chowderpalooza | Saturday, May 26 A Memorial Day Weekend tradition, this annual chowder contest features a variety of different takes on the classic New England dish from many local restaurants.
Vermont Renaissance Faire | Saturday, June 22 & Sunday, June 23 “Kid Friendly… Odin Approved”: take a trip back to Medieval times with fun-filled activities for the whole family. Now in its fourth year, the Faire includes craft vendors, traditional food and beverages from around Vermont, live Medieval-inspired entertainment, historical demonstrations including a live-action jousting tournament, and even a rare unicorn sighting!
Gardens of Stowe | Sunday, June 24 When the snow melts, Stowe comes into bloom and there is no better way to experience the natural beauty of our area than during this self-guided tour! Wind your way through Stowe’s most unique gardens, some of which are only open to the public for this annual event!
B3 Festival | June TBA This three-day festival truly kicks off the summer season in Stowe, highlighting three hallmarks of our modern culture: Bikes, Brews, and Beats! The festival commences with a downtown “Block Party” and continues through the weekend, chock-full of free family-friendly events, spotlighting mountain biking, craft beer, and local music.
Art on the Park | Every Thursday Night in Summer (June 28 – September 6) This signature summer series returns every Thursday night. Part art show, part free live concert, every week, a new local musical artist takes the stage, serenading the attendees along with the over 30 Vermont artisans selling their wares.