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!
June 20 – 23
Searching for your true north? Look no further than this weekend-long retreat with the best of the best: yoga instructors, meditation gurus, amazing musicians, organic chefs, transformational speakers, and limitless outdoor adventure. Wanderlust host Sratton Mountain Resort is just thirty minutes from Manchester. Go for a day, stay for the weekend!
Vermont Summer Festival
July 2 – August 11
The Vermont Summer Festival horse show returns to the Manchester area for its 26th year. This event welcomes top riders from around North America to compete against our beautiful Green Mountain background. Major competitions occur each Sunday. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend as spectators.
The Vermont Challenge
August 15 – 18
Riders from across the U.S. and Canada arrive in Manchester and the Mountains for four glorious days of hard riding and competition. Routes cruise through the picturesque countryside, covered bridges, river valleys and historic villages of south and central Vermont. The ride is open to all abilities and spectators are welcome!
Green Mountain Bluegrass & Roots Festival
August 15 – 18
What happens when you take world-class musicians rooted deeply in traditional American music, plant them in the majestic beauty of Vermont’s Green Mountains, and then invite them to collaborate with each other as they see fit? Pure magic.
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.