Shop Small on Church Street for Small Business Saturday

Shop Small® on Nov 30!

From the corner café with the tasty cappuccinos to the tailor who can expertly hem a pair of chinos, the Church Street Marketplace and downtown Burlington has an eclectic blend of locally owned and operated stores that are the heartbeat of our center of commerce as well as community center in Burlington, Vermont.

Small Business Saturday® is a day to support the local businesses that continually give back to our schools and nonprofits. It is a day dedicated...

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StoweFest Concert Series

The Church Street Marketplace kicks off the Fall/Winter season with Thursday night concerts starting August 29th on City Hall Block, sponsored by Stowe Mountain Resort.

Enjoy the series’ first performance by local super star, Joshua Panda, a blend of soul, country and rock, on Thursday, August 29 from 5pm-6:30pm and then Rick and the Ramblers the following Thursday, September 5.

When Josh opens his mouth and it makes you say “what the f*#%!!!!” He’s a powerhouse of a singer and a...

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Summer Events-Cardboard Box Parade

Burlington, Vermont is known for a number of unique and quirky festivals as well as events….the Cardboard Box Parade is one of them! Children create costumes representing characters from their favorite books, and meet at the top of the Church Street Marketplace to march to City Hall together and enjoy a snack! The event is open to ages 2-23 and no pre-registration is necessary.

The Church Street team has the privilege of guiding the parade with our mini golf cart and hosting the storybook...

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Wednesday Night Concert Series

The Connecting the Drops art installation brings together Burlington’s art community to raise awareness of the importance of storm water management. Nineteen rain barrels are positioned from the top of Church Street (at Pearl) and down College Street to the doors of the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. Each barrel features a page of the Kids VT water story illustrated by local artist Matt Morris.

By walking the trail of barrels in order (from the top of Church St. to the shores of...

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New Trees on Church Street

In time for the Summer season, we have planted 25 new trees on the Church Street Marketplace in downtown Burlington! Some trees will replace ones that did not perform well in an urban setting, while others will be placed in new designated tree locations.

New trees on Church Street include Celebration Maples and Honey Locust trees, both trees have a reputation for hardiness in an urban setting.

Thirteen Celebration Maples have been planted on the Top Block as well as one Honey...

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