Virtual St. Johnsbury Pet Parade: Party Animals!

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!

Local Flavor, Local Performers & Local Fun

We are thrilled to see live music performances taking place again in St. Johnsbury. If you’re catching a show of exceptional ALL LOCAL talent at Catamount Arts‘ new ArtPort venue at the Green Mountain Mall in May, we thought we’d highlight some spots downtown to make the most of your time in St. J. Check out these mini itineraries with suggestions for lunch, fun, and … Continue reading Local Flavor, Local Performers & Local Fun

Mothers Day in St. J

St. Johnsbury has you covered for all of the gifts, dining, and fun you need to celebrate that special mom, or mother figure, in your life on Mother’s Day ~ Sunday, May 9th. Browse below for shopping & dining ideas, and follow us on Facebook & Instagram (@discover_st.johnsbury), where we’ll be posting more to our stories all week! | Flowers & Gifts | Don’t delay … Continue reading Mothers Day in St. J

April Showers Bring Spring… Art?

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?

Maple Menu Takeover!

Maple sugaring season is a sweet time to be in St. Johnsbury, the Maple Center of the World. As part of this year’s World Maple Festival, we’ve challenged our local restaurants and food vendors to highlight Vermont maple products on their menus for the month of March. Visit WorldMapleFestival.org for a full schedule of sweet events and activities all month long, and check out the … Continue reading Maple Menu Takeover!

Victorian Holiday – Saturday, December 8

St. Johnsbury’s Victorian heritage gives our community a distinctive charm. Buildings and roads that were designed during a period of parasols and horse-and-buggy traffic give our neighborhoods a sense of place. And the enduring legacy of many families who gave back to this community during the Victorian era means that we can enjoy easy access to world-class arts, education and culture. StJ is an unusual … Continue reading Victorian Holiday – Saturday, December 8

Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay

KCP Performing Arts Series presents Grammy winner and MacArthur Fellow Rhiannon Giddens, Friday, June 22, 6:30 PM in St. Johnsbury Academy’s Fuller Hall. Rhiannon Giddens is a 2017 MacArthur “genius” award and the co-founder of the GRAMMY award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, in which she also plays banjo and fiddle. She began gaining recognition as a solo artist when she stole the show at the T … Continue reading Rhiannon Giddens Brings Her Genius to St. Jay

Summer Music

FREE concerts at Dog Mountain presented by Catamount Arts this summer, thanks to a $25k grant from the Levitt Foundation to support the St. Johnbury Music Series. Amy Ash Nixon writes in the Caledonian-Record: Talk about starting off the New Year with a bang, Catamount Arts and Dog Mountain got great news when they were notified that they were chosen for the second year for … Continue reading Summer Music

Halloween Parade

Calling all ghosts and goblins, pirates and princesses, ninjas and zombies … The Second Annual St. Johnsbury Halloween Parade will be held on Monday, October 31! Tricks & Treats at the Fairbanks Museum begin at 4:00. Main Street will be closed to traffic from 5:00 to 8:30 PM. The Halloween Parade line up starts at 5:30 on Charles Street, next to the Fairbanks Museum. The … Continue reading Halloween Parade