Vermont’s Harvest and Foliage Season has Bountiful Festivals and Events

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 13 2011 - 01:29 PM

Head to Vermont’s towns and mountains this fall for a slew of seasonal “Bests.” The state is proud to celebrate harvest season over several weekends packed full of events. Come enjoy crisp mornings with warm cider next to fiery red and orange mountainsides. Customize your trip with family events, Oktoberfests or romantic concerts and dining. Here are some crowd pleasers:

Tunbridge World’s Fair, Tunbridge
September 15, 2011

Colors of the Kingdom Festival, St. Johnsbury
September 17, 2011

Stowe Rotary’s Oktoberfest, Stowe
September 23, 2011

Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival, Woodstock
September 24, 2011

Burke Foliage Festival and the 5thAnnual Burke Mountain Music Festival
September 24, 2011

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration at the Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock
October 1, 2011

Killington Brewfest, Killington
October 1, 2011

Trapp Family Lodge Oktoberfest with the Chad Hollister Band, Stowe
October 1, 2011

Green Mountain Foliage Festival at Sugarbush, Warren
October 2, 2011

Columbus Day Weekend & 50th Anniversary Kick Off, Stratton Mountain Resort
October 7-9, 2011

Discover Wine and Food, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville
October 8, 2011

MountSnow Oktoberfest, West Dover
October 8-9, 2011


Apples to Ipods: Go apple picking at any of Vermont’s 15 orchards. Find the wooden apple hidden in the trees and win an Ipod.

Take to the Fields: Corn Mazes are open in Danville, Stowe, Williston, Weybridge, Colchester and many more. The Hathaway Farm in Rutland has dubbed their 12 acres of corny meandering the “Celebrate 250 Years” Corn Maze, honoring the town’s birthday:

Get Lifted: Foliage chairlift rides are all across the map, at Vermont ski resorts.