Vermont Arts Council
Left to right: Rutland's Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers' Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions' Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

Vermont Arts Calendar

The Vermont Arts Calendar is a statewide, crowdsourced, searchable directory of arts and culture events. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Use the top toolbar to search and to view events in a list format, in a calendar, or on a map. Use the left sidebar options to filter events by category, tag, city, and Creative Zone. See an event you can’t miss? Add it to your calendar app with the click of a button.

Have an event you think we should know about? Click the button below to submit a free listing. Identify your event by the available categories, then add tags to get more specific about your event’s creative disciplines.

Once submitted, eligible listings are reviewed and published within two business days. Questions about your listing? Contact Content Manager Desmond Peeples.

Submitting an exhibit listing? We suggest submitting the opening reception as a single event, then the gallery hours as a separate recurring event. Please double check that you have entered your event’s time and date details correctly.

Read our blog post to learn more about statewide Vermont event calendars.

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Header image: (Left to right) Rutland’s Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers’ Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions’ Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

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Made Here Film Festival

Burlington Beer Co 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington

The annual spring Made Here Film Festival (MHFF) is New England’s only competitive festival devoted entirely to films made by New England filmmakers and Québec. 5 days in person screenings and workshops followed by 7 days virtual screenings. The festival is a co-production of VTIFF and Vermont Public. MHFF is free to the public but […]

Free

Stowe Basketry Festival

Registration is open for the 2024 Stowe Basketry Festival which has 5 days of many types of basket making workshops for basket makers who are just starting out as well as experienced basket makers. You can view the various workshops and register here: https://stowebasketryfestival.com

Himalayan Dreams at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

Hear world-renowned Nepali Sarangi Player Shyam Nepali perform with his five-member band Himalayan Dreams at the 2024 Young Tradition Festival’s opening concert. Hailing from the centuries old Gandharba musical tradition of Nepal, Shyam Nepali has enjoyed an almost 30 year long career bringing the sounds of the Sarangi to audiences around the world. New Hampshire-based […]

$20

Student/Mentor Showcase at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington Farmers Market 345 Pine Street, Burlington

Join us at the Burlington Farmers Market for a showcase performance of students performing music and dance from a wide range of traditions alongside their teachers and mentors. Performances will include Burundian dancing, Folk fiddling, Tibetan singing, Nepali Sarangi, and more, with acts from both Vermont Folklife’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program and the Fiddleheads program, […]

Free

3rd Annual Kingman Fest- FREE Outdoor Block Party/Concert on Kingman Street!

Kingman Fest Kingman Street, Saint Albans, VT, United States

All Ages Free Outdoor Block Party & Concert on Kingman Street in Saint Albans, VT *Saturday May 11th *Event Runs 5PM-9PM *FREE Admission *All Ages *Rain or Shine *Live Concert starts at 7:30PM with Jesse Agan & Morgan Myles performing iconic hits from Bon Jovi, Journey, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Chris Stapleton, Aerosmith, Queen, […]

FREE

Genticorum with the Touring Group at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

With Juno and ADISQ nominations, and four Canadian Folk Music Awards, Genticorum is one of the leading groups in Quebec's traditional music scene. The concert also features an opening act by the 20 teen performers of the Young Tradition Touring Group. This year’s Young Tradition Festival includes concerts at Contois Auditorium: World-renowned Nepali Sarangi player […]

$20

Young Tradition Festival Family-Friendly Jam

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

Join Pascal Gemme & Véronique Plasse for this family-friendly jam session. Pascal and Veronique will lead tunes and provide helpful guidance to newcomers to jams. Adults and youth of all ages and skill levels are welcome to bring instruments and join in the fun. Stick around in the afternoon for a family contra dance! The […]

Free, donations welcome

Young Tradition Festival Family Contra Dance

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

Join us for a family contra dance with caller Luke Donforth and live music by Pascal Gemme, Véronique Plasse and friends. All welcome and no experience necessary! All dances are taught by the caller. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. The dance is part of Young Tradition Festival, a three-day event which celebrates young artists and multi-generational […]

$10 – $30

The Phoenix Presents: Music on the Mountain

Okemo Mountain Resort 77 Okemo Ridge Rd, Ludlow

The Phoenix, a sober active community with 300,000+ members across the country, presents Music on the Mountain, a concert created to celebrate recovery, will be held directly after Divided Sky Foundation’s Fun(d) Run on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Doors open at 2pm EST. Music on the Mountain, held at the base of Okemo Mountain, will […]

Free – $20

The “BFF” (Bellows Falls Festival)

waypoint center, Bellows Falls 17 Depot Street, Bellows Falls, VT, United States

Get ready for an unforgettable experience you won’t want to miss, June 8 from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The BFF is a one-day event but promises to be packed full of excitement and entertainment. The festival will take place outdoors at the Waypoint Center located at 17 Depot Street in Bellows Falls, VT. Food […]

Bookstock Literary Festival

The 15th annual Bookstock Literary festival takes place in Woodstock VT on June 21 - 23, 2024. Over 40 authors, ten musical performances, a 10,000 used book sale, 30 exhibitors, writers workshops and more make an immersive experience for discovery for all ages. Free and open to all! Visit our website www.bookstockvt.org.

free and open to all!

Craftsbury Antiques & Uniques

Craftsbury Common 1376 N Craftsbury Rd, Craftsbury Common, VT, United States

Craftsbury Antiques & Uniques is an annual festival featuring antiques, vintage items, artisan crafts, local food, and music held on scenic Craftsbury Common for over 50 years! Come visit on Saturday, July 13th from 9:00 to 3:00. Free entry, $5/car parking. craftsburyantiquesanduniques.com

Free