Everyone loves a party animal. We want to see your pets having a ball! This year the annual Pet Parade has moved online. The virtual costume contest runs from Monday, May 24 through noon on Friday, June 4. Submission and voting have concluded for this contest. Congratulations to our winners! Click the links below to view all submissions, with the entrant who received the most … Continue reading Virtual St. Johnsbury Pet Parade: Party Animals!
Spring is here in St. Johnsbury, and as mud season recedes and crocuses appear, we are welcoming you to #getdowntown with street-side dining, art exhibitions, poetry, and more. Our friends at Catamount Arts have been particularly busy. Here’s just a sampling of what they’ve been doing to fill our town with art this spring: > PoemTown St. Johnsbury is a celebration of National Poetry Month … Continue reading April Showers Bring Spring… Art?
The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium is thinking big — biggest ever — and you can join the stargazing fun. On August 10 (August 11, if it rains) the Museum will host a huge block party to set the Guinness World Record for the largest astronomy workshop anywhere, ever. The Saint J. Subaru Stargazing Party is more than a star party — we’ll have food trucks, … Continue reading Stargazing Party
Saturday, April 28, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM The St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival celebrates the history and heritage of the Maple Syrup Industry, and St. Johnsbury’s status as the Maple Center of the World. The Festival brings together tastes and smells of sugaring, as well as local artisans, craft vendors, and music to make you want to move! The day starts with a 5k … Continue reading World Maple Festival
Saturday, December 9 Ring in the holiday season with Victorian charm as St. Johnsbury celebrates our 19th Century traditions with contemporary twists. We love the look of our elegant architecture — the swirls and scrolls and fine attention to detail — and we like to reflect this craft and attention to detail in our every day. During the Victorian Holiday Celebration, past and present come … Continue reading Victorian Holiday
Halloween in St. Johnsbury is a celebration of creativity and color! Calling all ghouls and goblins, pirates and princesses, ninjas and knights … Halloween in St. Johnsbury is a community-wide celebration! We come out in costumes that are scary, sweet, cuddly, and cute to mash along Main Street. We’re young and old, from near and far … this is when we get to dress up … Continue reading Halloween Haunts
Saturday, April 29, 2017! The sweetest festival comes to St. J, a longtime sugaring center in New England. According to Scott Beck, the Festival organizer, “The St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival celebrates the history and heritage of the Maple Syrup Industry, and St. Johnsbury’s status as the Maple Center of the World.” What that means for thousands of us who enjoy the music, food, and … Continue reading World Maple Festival
Arts & Culture extravaganza! First Night North in St. Johnsbury 2017 welcomes nearly 100 shows by 340 performers in 54 different acts. Of these acts, 20 are making their First Night debuts, and four more are returning after several years’ hiatus. It all takes place from 4 pm to midnight. First Night falls on Saturday this year, so come early and stay late to take … Continue reading First Night North
Downtown Sparkles! Herald the Holidays with Lights and Good Cheer on December 2, starting at 5 p.m. Get thee and thine to downtown St. Johnsbury for a holiday lighting event to kindle the spirit of the holiday season. Shops will be open until 7 p.m., restaurants and theaters even later, to bask in the light from the newly installed street lamps and the glittering festoons … Continue reading December 2
St. Johnsbury Welcomes Winter! “This is an incredible community, especially around the holidays,” says Tara Holt, director of the St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce. “There are many terrific events, activities, and surprises that celebrate many traditions from now through the end of the year.” The St. Johnsbury Chamber of Commerce works with local businesses and residents to support the cultural and commercial success of our … Continue reading Celebrating Holiday Traditions