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Strolling of the Heifers Weekend: June 7,8,9, 2019 in Brattleboro, Vermont


Strolling of the Heifers Weekend 2019 is June 7-8-9, and this year’s theme is FARMERS ARE OUR HEROES!  Please follow us on Facebook and check out all the details here. We are still planning for 2019 so please mark your calendars for the dates and check back later!


Download 2018 Program Book (PDF)



2018 Culinary Centerpiece: The Great New England Bundt Cake Baking Competition!


The Strolling of the Heifers Parade   Brattleboro, VT

10 a.m. sharp, up Main Street. The heifers lead the parade, so don’t be late! NO DOGS, PLEASE!

Pre-parade entertainment!

Slow Living Expo

9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Brattleboro Common and Linden Street. Trained service dogs only, PLEASE!

 — Home EnergyVillage — Crafts Village — Woodlands Exhibit  — Healthy Living Village — Entertainment

Dozens of Food Vendors — Dozens of farms and exhibitors —fun and more fun !!

Ride the MOOver!! 3 stops in a one-way loop throughout the day!  Common- Retreat Farm/Grafton Cheese – A Candle in the Night…. Free and Air-conditioned!

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market (presented by our farming friends) — Western Ave. Brattleboro, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019:

Famous Farmers Breakfast

9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Marina Restaurant (off Putney Road, just north of the West River Bridge in Brattleboro)

Tour de Heifer

Vermont’s most challenging dirt road cycling rides — 15, 30 or 60 miles (plus family-friendly 3-mile Round Mountain hike) Beginning and ending at Lilac Ridge Farm, W. Brattleboro. Register here.

Farm Tour

Guided tours at five area farms — reservations encouraged!

No dogsPLEASE, ONLY TRAINED SERVICE DOGS WILL BE ALLOWED AT THE PARADE OR EXPO! We’re sure your pooch is wonderfully well behaved. But for the safety of the animals and spectators, please leave your dog at home. The farm animals may be spooked by dogs, since they are already in an unfamiliar setting. Thank you.

What if it rains?

All Strolling of the Heifers events are rain or shine! The heifers don’t mind the weather, the farmers are working in all kinds of weather, and we will be honoring and celebrating them this weekend, regardless of weather!

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