Nothing says summer like sitting on a blanket in the grass and enjoying some great food, cold drinks, and live music on a warm day. This is especially true in Vermont, where a wide variety of festivals, concerts, and events take place virtually every weekend in the summertime. If you’re planning a trip to the Green Mountain State this summer, book your stay with GetAway Vacations and get your tickets for one of these incredible concerts in Vermont!
The Top 4 Upcoming Concerts in Vermont
1. Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series
Presented by Long Trail Brewing Company and Farrell Distributing, Killington Resort’s annual Cooler in the Mountains concert series will be kicking off on Saturday, July 16, 2016, and will feature eight free outdoor shows in the heart of the mountains. The concerts will be held from 3:30 to 6 PM each day, and guests are encouraged to come early and enjoy all of the awesome summer activities that Killington Resort has to offer. Be sure to check their website for the 2016 line-up, then grab a lawn chair or beach blanket and head to the Snowshed Base Area for some fantastic live music that the whole family will enjoy!
2. Champlain Valley Fair
Founded in 1921, the Champlain Valley Fair has been a Vermont staple for decades and is one of the most anticipated events of the summer. Each year, the Fair packs incredible concerts, art exhibits, all kinds of animals, crafts, and much more into an exciting 10-day event. From August 26 to September 4, 2016, guests can enjoy big-name artists like country sensation Rascal Flatts, rock legends ZZ Top and Gregg Allman, and more at the Champlain Valley Fair.
3. Vermont Music Fest
Featuring two days of live music, food vendors, and fun for the whole family, the Vermont Music Fest in Waitsfield, VT, is a must-see summer concert. Starting on Friday, August 19th, festival-goers can enjoy performances by local Vermont bands and artists from 4 to 10 PM, then camp out under the stars in a tent or RV for even more fun the next day. Tickets are $30 for adults and free for children ages 13 and under, but spaces are limited so be sure to get yours today!
4. The Frendly Gathering
Located in Windham, Vermont, the Frendly Gathering Music Festival takes place on an old ski resort and was started by a group of six professional snowboarders. Here, guests can enjoy multiple music stages as well as fun activities like disc golf, yoga, hiking, and swimming, and a variety of food and crafts will be available for purchase. The festival attracts upwards of 3,000 people each year and helps to promote a sense of community and respect for locals and visitors alike.
Come Home to GetAway Vacations
If you’re searching for the perfect homestead in between shows, look no further than our beautiful Killington vacation rentals! Our luxurious and comfortable homes are the perfect place to unwind and will provide you with peace and quiet you’ll need after a night of music, dancing, laughter, and fun. We can’t wait to see you soon!
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