Top 10 Spring Events

Posted April 5, 2018


Spring is here -- and warmer weather is on its way! Don't miss these Spring events in downtown Burlington.


April 10, 2018: Ben and Jerry's Free Cone Day



Ben and Jerry's will be serving up FREE ice cream from Noon to 8pm at their Church Street Scoop Shop. You'd better start thinking about the tough decisions you'll need to make: Which flavor? Cup or cone? 


April 20-29, 2018: Vermont Restaurant Week



Vermont Restaurant Week will feature 26 downtown Burlington restaurants - including Pascolo RistoranteRi Ra Irish Pub and Sweetwaters located on the Church Street Marketplace. Make your reservation early for this special event to benefit the Vermont Foodbank!


April 26, 2018: HOPE Works Take Back the Night Rally


Join H.O.P.E. Works for their 38th annual Take Back the Night March and Speakout on April 26th to raise awareness about sexual violence in Chittenden County. The rally will begin at 5pm at Royal Tyler Theatre where participants will then march down to Church Street and end at City Hall.


April 28, 2018: Cornhole on Church Street



Come on down to the Church Street Marketplace and try out your Cornhole throwing skills in preparation of Lunds "Pitchin' for a Purpose" Cornhole Tournament presented by NorthCountry Federal Credit Union. If you enjoy the "throw" you can find out more info on how to register for the actual tournament that will take place on May 12th at the Burlington International Airport.


May 6, 2018: Summer Series with Sukha Yoga



The Summer Series with Sukha Yoga is a weekly donation based yoga class held on the Top Block of The Church Street Marketplace. Join us every Sunday at 9am for an outdoor practice led by one of the instructors from this local studio! Each class will benefit a non-profit organization in our community. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Remember to bring your own mat! 


May 6, 2018: Cots Walk 



The annual COTS Walk is a 3.5-mile trek around downtown Burlington that starts in Battery Park and follows the path a person experiencing homelessness might travel to connect with COTS shelter and services. This is the one day of the year COTS opens our program spaces to the community so people can see how their support makes a difference. Register here!


May 12, 2018: Burlington Farmers' Market Opening Day



The  Burlington Farmers' Market has been rated one of the best Farmers' Markets in the country - and we can understand why! The popular market has been held in City Hall Park every Saturday since 1980 where 90+ stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares, prepared foods, and more.


May 20, 2018: UVM Graduation



Congrats to all the University of Vermont Class of 2018 graduates and their families! UVM Seniors who show their Senior Week wrist band at participating Church Street businesses will receive special discounts from May 14-20, 2018!


May 26, 2018: Meet Champ on Church Street


Meet everyone's favorite Lake Monster on Church Street on Saturday, May 26th! Take a photo with Champ, play some fun games and have a chance to win some great prizes from the Vermont Lake Monsters celebrating their 25th season!


May 27, 2018: Vermont City Marathon



Whether you're running or cheering from the sidelines - don't miss the 30th Anniversary of the Vermont City Marathon on Sunday, May 27th! Over 8,000 runners from around the world will participate in either the full marathon or relay - including Olympic Medalist Meb Keflezighi!