W aterbury, Vermont
is centrally located for enjoying the area's most popular destinations,
events, activities, and entertainment. Waterbury is the gateway
to all types of recreation and is home to some of the world's
best specialty food companies. Here are just a few favorites
of our guests.
Montpelier Chamber Orchestra Society - Twenty-one
of Central Vermont's finest string musicians bring you everything
from Arcangelo Corelli to Thelonius Monk.
Vermont Philharmonic - Central Vermont's
community symphony orchestra with regular performances at the
Barre Opera House. Catch the Summer Pops concert at Moose Meadow
Eleva Chamber Players - Professional
all-string chamber orchestra performing classical music to raise
the human spirit. Founded by Willie.
Lost Nation Theater , Montpelier -
The area's award-winning, professional theater company.
Savoy Theater , Montpelier -
Cozy movie house and video store featuring international, arts,
and independent films.
- Talented local groups perform jazz, big band, blues, barbershop,
and more (only during the summer, of course), at the Rusty Parker
Memorial Park, Waterbury.
Green Mountain Film Festival - Takes place
at venues throughout downtown Montpelier. It is the leading film
festival in Vermont.
Valley Players - Waitsfield's
popular community theater.
Vermont Festival of the Arts - The month of
August and Labor Day Weekend
Mad River Craft Fair
Rusty Parker Memorial Park, Waterbury - Thursdays from 3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm, in the summer
Flea Market ,
Route 2 West - Huge bargains every Saturday and Sunday in the
summer and during foliage season.
Day Parade & Festival , Waterbury - A hometown favorite. Usually
the Saturday before July 4th.
Montpelier Events Calendar.
Cider House BBQ & Pub , 1675 US Route
2 (802-522-1359) - Southern style BBQ with a Vermont twist.
Thai - Main Street at Stowe Street. Excellent authentic Thai
Michael's on the Hill , Route 100 North
(802-244-7476) - New England cuisine with European finesse.
Hen of The Wood , 92 Stowe Street
(802-244-7300) - Inventive fine dining in a former grist mill.
Nationally renowned by Food & Wine Magazine and the James
Arvad's , 3 South Main Street (802-244-8973)
- a pub & grill serving great salads, burgers, with an international
Pizza, 2 Butler St., (802-244-5650)- Eat in or get it delivered.
The Reservoir Restaurant &
Tap Room ,
1 S. Main St. (802-244-7827) - An extensive pub menu featuring
fresh meats, burgers, salads, chicken wings and craft brews.
The Blue Stone Pizza Shop &
13 Stowe St. (802-882-8185) - Gourmet pizza, wraps, burgers and
wings with a dozen beers on tap. Eat in or take-out.
The Pitcher Inn (888-867-4824)
- A memorable romantic dining experience in a Relais &
Chateaux property, situated in the village of Warren. If you
don't mind pushing the limit on your platinum card, ask about
the exclusive private dining experience in the wine cellar. This
is a great choice for anniversaries, weddings, civil union dinners
and other special occasions. Terra Rosa Ristorante - Delicious Italian
cuisine featuring a wood fired oven.
Thai Orchid - Excellent authentic Thai dishes and drinks, open
for lunch and dinner
Main Street - Popular Italian restaurant next to the Winooski
Street Grill & Bar, Montpelier - Haute cuisine at reasonable
prices by the New England Culinary Institute (NECI)
Mountain Co-Op, drive behind Sarducci's - A grocery store &
cafe featuring health foods, international foods, organic produce,
- Popular bar and steakhouse located at the Capitol Plaza Hotel
at the Green Mountain Inn - Refined menu and clientele. Good
place for people watching.
Restaurant- Good food in one of Vermont's newest brewpubs.
snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at Moose Meadow Lodge (Snowshoes
provided. Bring your own skis.)
on Scenic Route 100
on Camel's Hump or Hunger Mountain
in Stowe , Sugarbush , Bolton Valley , Mad River Glen or
Cochran's Get ski conditions for Vermont.
or Snowshoeing on the Green Mountain Club's Trails
Skiing at Trapp Family Lodge
on the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers trails (permits
at the Country Club of Vermont - 802-244-1801. 2012 Rates $96-$125,
including balls and golf cart.
& Sleigh Rides
Find Your Trail.
The Vermont African American heritage trail is just one of the
many fascinating and enjoyable things to do while you're in Vermont.
Whether you like to learn more about our beer, wine, cheese,
the Civil War, or our scenic byways, be sure to experience the
State's many cultural heritage trails. More