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Friday Evening Festival & Gallery Walk

Friday Evening Festival & Gallery Walk

Friday evening, June 5 — 5:30-9:00 p.m. River Garden 157 Main Street & On the Common

Bring your appetite!

Friday face paintStroll Weekend kicks off with a party!  Food and craft vendors, entertainment of all kinds, face painting, music and dancing, and fun for all ages. Brattleboro Common and at the River Garden in Brattleboro.

Stores and restaurants are open as well, and, the festival coincides with Gallery Walk, downtown Brattleboro’s festive monthly first-Friday stroll from gallery to gallery, so gallery venues will be hosting openings of new art exhibits.

And inside our headquarters, the River Garden, our local celebrity food judges will be tasting and choosing the winners of our Culinary Competition. Also at the River Garden, you’ll  find specialty food vendors with samples and products for sale, exhibits by the Competition’s sponsors, and our exhibit of Farm Art.

And, for adults only -bring your ID, at the rear of the River Garden, our  free tasting of specialty spirits, ciders, mead and beers crafted in Vermont! You may also purchase drinks to consume on the premises and closed bottles from the vendors. Come sample the delicious offerings from these Vermont Distillers, Cideries, Vintners and Breweries:

2019 Vendors:

  • Saxtons Distillery
  • St. Johnsbury Distillery
  • Putney Mountain Winery
  • Hell’s Gate Distillery
  • Wild Hart Distillery Inc
  • Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery
  • Stowe Cider
  • Caledonia Spirits

The party continues on the Brattleboro Common, with vendors, food and live music for the whole family.

Music & Entertainment on the Brattleboro Common 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Please contact if you wish to be a specialty food or Vermont Beverage vendor at this event.

Ride the MOOver FREE between the Common and Main Street all evening! Look for the MOOver Bus Stop Signs!


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