Upcoming Fall Church Street Events

Posted September 11, 2015

Come enjoy the fall season with us and join in on all of the exciting events happening on Church Street!  See our schedule of major upcoming events below, plus keep up to date with all events in downtown Burlington at www.churchstmarketplace.com/calendar


September 17 - Stowe Concert Series: Busk and Rye

Sponsored by Stowe Mountain Resort



Busk and Rye got their start captivating passerby on the Church Street Marketplace with their bluegrass, country, and folk-infused tunes.  embers of this eclectic trio can be found playing around town on multiple instruments.  A Busk and Rye show is full of warm harmonies and high energy - a combination irresistible to all ages.  The trio has since branched out into Vermont's outdoor venues and nightclubs, though their home will always be singing on the streets of Burlington.


September 24 - Stowe Concert Series: Radio Underground

Sponsored by Stowe Mountain Resort


If Burlington, Vermont needed to boast of a supergroup, the Radio Underground would make the short list.  The band is fronted by Arty LaVigne (John Tower Group, North End Rhythm Kings) on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Mark Christensen (Brooklyn's Ghost Ghost, Stone Document and projects with Robert Fripp) on lead guitar and atmosphere, Chris Simard (The Proper, Chuck the Plans) on bass and Andrew Bedard (People are Strange, Intergalactic Taxi, The Amida Bourbon Project) on drums.  They combine forces to take roots rock and Americana into space and beyond.


September 25 - Fashion's Night Burlington



Celebrate all things style and glamour in the Queen City at Fashion's Night Burlington on the Marketplace!  Get your photo taken on the red carpet, enter to win amazing prizes plus enjoy great deals and treats at Church Street businesses.  Shop at your favorite boutiques while they play live music, serve delicious refreshments and offer special FNB discounts. Participating stores include: Aristelle, Athleta, Bella Boutique, Bertha Church, Burlington Town Center, Dear Lucy, Ecco, Jess Boutique, Keep Vermont WeirdLittle Citizen, Lole, Monelle Vermont, The Body Shop, Sweet Lady Jane, The North Face, Whim and Zinnia.  Find drink specials at: Church Street Tavern, Ken's Pizza and Pub & Captain Tom's Tiki Bar, Pascolo Ristorante, Red Square and Sweetwaters


September 26 - Outright Vermont Fire Truck Pull



The burliest fundraiser in Burlington! The 12th Annual Fire Truck Pull is Saturday, September 26th.  Since 1989, Outright Vermont has worked to provide safety and support for queer and questioning youth, helped make schools safer, and focused on youth empowerment, leadership, and advocacy.  In 2014, the pull raised $25,000 for Vermont's queer youth!  Teams compete for the coveted Golden Fire Truck Trophies for Best Dressed, Most Funds Raised, Fastest Pull Time and Audience Choice.  There will be a DJ/MC, celebrity Vermont judges, and a few hundred people stopping to watch you and your team haul truck! 


October 2-4 - Homecoming Promotion


Present your Catamount Pride Button at participating stores for discounts during UVM's Homecoming Weekend!  Find out more about UVM Homecoming Weekend here.


October 28 - Halloween on the Marketplace



You can't miss out on the Halloween fun that will be happening on Church Street this year, sponsored by Northfield Savings Bank!  There will be many activities for people of all ages including trick-or-treating stations along the Marketplace, a photo shoot area for kids and characters, face painting by Little Artsy Faces, smoothie and popcorn making at Kiss The Cook, fire truck tours hosted by the Burlington Fire Department on City Hall Block and Pumpkin Painting at Burlington Paint & Sip.