Special Events - Vermont
The Vermont Summer Festival has always been known for its Exhibitor Parties!
The 2022 Entertainment Schedule certainly will not disappoint with the return of the features the return of the ever-popular Wednesday night exhibitor parties plus several other special events that will showcase the people and personalities that make Manchester special.
Week 1, Wednesday, July 6, 5-7 pm | Southern Vermont Arts Center
The ever popular exhibitor parties during the Vermont Summer Festival are back and the season kicks off with a special evening at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. SVAC is located in the heart of Manchester and guests will enjoy the beautiful 100-acre campus at the foot of the Taconic Mountains. SVAC provides an inviting environment for VSF exhibitors to meet, enjoy, and participate in the arts. Address: 860 Southern Vermont Arts Center Dr, Manchester, VT
Week 2, Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 pm | Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home
Hildene, the Lincoln Family home, will be the setting for the week 2 exhibitor party. The picture-perfect setting will allow VSF exhibitors the opportunity to visit the 412-acre estate with its Georgian revival mansion and 14 historic buildings, including the home, formal garden, and observatory. Address: 1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT
Week 3, July 21, 4 pm VIP Tent | Boehringer Ingelheim Trainer Reception at Vermont Summer Festival
Also, during week 3 of the Vermont Summer Festival, Boehringer Ingelheim will host a Trainer Reception and Purina Animal Nutrition will host a Grand Prix Draw Party. More information to follow!
Week 3, July 24, 5 pm VIP Tent | Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix Draw Party
In partnership with the Official Carrier of the VSF, Johnson's Horse Transportation, this Monday-Funday is not one to miss. Bromley Mountain Adventure Park will offer a day of family fun complimentary to all exhibitors, including the ever-popular alpine slide. Address: 3984 VT-11, Peru, VT
Week 4, July 27, 5 pm | Theory Manchester Outlet
The Theory Factory Outlet is a new partner to VSF in 2022 and invites all exhibitors to its store in the Manchester Center. Theory believes that cool, expertly tailored pieces made from the best materials have the power to change the way people feel, improve the way we work, and inspire the way we live.
Week 5, Wednesday, August 3, 5-7 pm | The Kitchen Store at JK Adams
J.K. Adams the Kitchen Store believes that the kitchen is the heart of every home! During week 5 of the VSF they will open their home to VSF exhibitors and provide an after-hours private showing of its factory where they create the highest quality, hand-crafted products for cooking and entertaining. Address: 1430 VT-30, Dorset, VT
Week 5, August 6, 10 am - 4 pm | Taste of Vermont at HITS Vermont
This popular mini trade show will feature approximately 20 vendors that sample and sell their Vermont made goods. The products features will range from the maple syrup to wood made goods!
Week 6, Wednesday, August 10, 5-7 pm | Seesaw Lodge
The majestic Seesaw's Lodge will be the location of the week 6 exhibitor party. Seesaw’s Lodge consists of three luxurious cabins and a seven-bedroom lodge with mountain views, all recently rebuilt with modern comforts in an old-world Vermont setting.
Its restaurant, Johnny Seesaw’s, serves up simple inventive food with deep connections to the surrounding area and the inn’s heritage. Incorporating local ingredients with a fresh twist, the menu celebrates Vermont and elevates comfort food. Address: 101 SeeSaws Run E, Peru, VT