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.

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.

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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Hot Jam Family Fun Festival

New England Center For Circus Arts 10 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro, VT, United States

North Star Puppets and New England Center for Circus Arts team up to present a festival of puppetry, music, theater, crafts, food and performance. On Sunday, August 20, the first Hot Jam Puppet Slam will take place at NECCA’s Trapezium with a two part event. The first part is a Family Fun Festival, from 4-7 […]

By donation

Bandwagon Summer Series: Bread & Puppet

The Grammar School 159 Grammar School Ln, Putney

The Bread and Puppet Theater celebrates their 60th anniversary with The Mother Dirt Circus! Audiences will delight as Bread and Puppet draws on its distinctive iconography to call attention to the urgent issues of the day. Young and old will thrill to see stilt dancers and paper maché beasts of all sizes accompanied by the […]

$12 – $25

Event Series Puppets in Paradise

Puppets in Paradise

Retreat Farm 45 Farmhouse Sq, Brattleboro, VT, United States

Sandglass Theater is pleased to announce the return of our most beloved community event. Puppets in Paradise brings together artists and audiences for a two-day celebration of puppetry and theater arts set in the beautiful agrarian landscape of Southern Vermont. This premier biennial family event is produced in collaboration with Retreat Farm, a prominent feature […]

$8 – $24

Event Series Sandglass Theater’s A Rafter of Crankies

Sandglass Theater’s A Rafter of Crankies

Green Mountain Orchards 130 W Hill Rd, Putney, VT 05346, Putney, VT, United States

A Cozy Family Event. Sandglass Theater’s A Rafter of Crankies is back at Green Mountain Orchards for the third consecutive year! Performances will take place on Friday November 24 at 7:30 PM and on Saturday November 25 at 5 PM and 7:30 PM. Once again, the Crankies event will be part of the Putney Craft […]

$16 – $18

Sandglass Theater presents Les Sage Fous, from Quebec, in Tricyckle

Putney Central School 182 Westminster W Rd, Putney

A mysterious puppetry duet between a man and his bike. Sandglass Theater will present the Quebecois theater company Les Sages Fous for two performances of Tricyckle. The performances will take place on Friday December 1 and 2nd at 7:30 PM in the Putney Central School gymnasium. Tricyckle is a dream-like adventure of mystery and transformation. […]

$16 – $20

Sandglass Theater’s Winter Sunshine Series

The 17th season of Southern Vermont’s favorite winter puppet program is back in February 2024! Dedicated to serving children, families and schools through the art of puppetry, Sandglass presents a different live puppetry performance every Saturday throughout the month. Winter Sunshine will feature a special Winter Puppet Camp for 8-12 year olds during the Windham […]

$8 – $12