Area Events



Peru Fair

Peru, Vermont
Saturday, September 23

Right in the heart of historic Peru Village, an old-fashioned country fair. The Saturday-only event is beloved by visitors and local alike. Includes a pig roast, live music, craft vendors, cloggers, antiques and art exhibits, clowns and magicians, pony rides, local food and drink, baked goods. Park at Bromley Mountain and ride the shuttle down the street.

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Fall Art & Craft Festival

Riley Rink at Hunter Rink, Manchester, Vermont
Friday through Sunday, September 29 - October 1
10 am - 5 pm

Quaint, historic Manchester has been hosting this Fall Art and Craft Festival for nearly thirty years! Juried artists and artisans shop their wares while musicians play and chefs craft excellent eats. Meet more than 100 talented makers while you shop for a one of a kind piece. Family friendly atmosphere, specialty foods and spirits tent, all around good vibe on a perfect foliage weekend.

Independent Television Festival 

October 11, 2017 - October 15, 2017 – All Day

The Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) is the original public festival and network of the world’s best independent television pilots and short films. Each October, the festival brings together more than 1,000 filmmakers, actors, writers, directors, producers, financiers, Hollywood executives, and general public fans to relax and connect in the Vermont mountains. 2017 event dates are October 11–15 and are open to the public at the festival’s new home in Manchester, Vermont.

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    Manchester Merriment

    November 24- December 31

    Six weeks of small town charm, snow-capped mountains, and the spirit of the season. Manchester Merriment kicks off Thanksgiving Weekend and continues through New Year’s Day. Highlights include tree lighting, tractor parade, historic inn tours, and Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home decked in her Victorian finery. Plus, festive and fun holiday markets, visit from Santa, and the Elf Express train ride for kids!

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