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The 44th Vermont Maple Festival April 30, May 1, May 2, 2010

The 44th Vermont Maple Festival April 30, May 1, May 2, 2010 Saint Albans Vermont



posted at 11:25 am Tue Apr 27th, 2010 by (WherezIt_Staff)

The Vermont Maple Festival, held the last full weekend in April, concludes the sugaring season celebrations.

Although the Festival takes place in St. Albans, it is a large event (more than 50,000 people attend annually) that is for all Vermont sugarmakers and guests to the State who are ready to enjoy the end of the sugaring season with three days of festivities for families and people of all ages.

Something for Everyone!

2010 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Maple Exhibit Hall & Vermont Maple Store
Maple Contests and Demonstration
BFA Cafeteria on Fairfield St.
Fri. 10:00-6:00, Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun. 10:00-4:00

Crafts and Specialty Foods Show and Sale
BFA Auditorium on South Main St.
Fri. 12:00-5:00, Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun, 10:00-4:00

Antique Show and Sale
Town Education Center, South Main St.
Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun. 10:00-4:00

Entertainment
See Main St. Stage Schedule

Pancake Breakfast
City Elementary School - Admission charged.
Sat. & Sun.7:00 - Noon.

Annual Sap Run
See Web Page for Details

Youth Talent Show
Collins-Perley Complex, Admission Charged
Fri. 7:00

Fiddlers' Variety Show
BFA Auditorium, S. Main St. Admission Charged
Sat. 7:00

Vermont Maple Buffet Dinner
Advanced Tickets are Suggested
Bliss Room, St. Albans Historical Museum, Church Syt.
Sat. 6:00

Annual Vermont Maple Festival Parade
One and a half hour parade up Lake St., over Main St.
and down Lower Newton St.
1:00 Sun.

Sugarhouse Tours
Buses leave from Church St. On upper side of Taylor Park
Sat. Only

St. Albans Historical Museum
Church Street Admission Charged
Fri. 1:00-4:00, Sat. 10:00-4:00

Other Activities Include:

Enjoy lots of great food, maple cotton candy and more! Carnival rides, pony rides and games for children of all ages.
Fri. 12:00-6:30, Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun. 10:00-4:00

A BIG TENT IN THE PARK!

M.O.P.S. organization (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers!) is planning fun-filled activities for young children and mothers will have a private place in the tent for nursing and diaper changing. Also, the St. Albans Cooperative Young Cooperators will be in the tent selling milk, cheese and yogurt. The proceeds will benefit their scholarship fund, so come support Vermont dairy farmers and the YCs!
Fri. 12:00-5:00, Sat. 10:00-5:00, Sun, 10:00-4:00

TICKETS for the Youth Talent Show, Maple Buffet Dinner, and Fiddler's Variety Show are available at the Information Booth on Taylor Park and at the Festival Office at the BFA Cafeteria, Fairfield St., during festival hours.

Advance sale tickets can be purchased here:

Youth Talent Show - Adult Ticket
$6.00 for adults plus $1.00 handling fee per order (not per ticket)

Youth Talent Show - Student Ticket
$4.00 for students plus $1.00 handling fee per order (not per ticket)

Maple Buffet Dinner
$15 each, plus $1.00 handling fee per order (not per ticket)

Fiddlers' Variety Show,
$7.00 plus $1.00 handling fee per order (not per ticket)

The Saturday Only Shuttle Bus
Between 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M -

"Park the car - take the bus - leave the driving to us," Says Green Mountain Transit Agency. Between 10;00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. two GMTA buses will loop around the Festival as follows:

Collins-Perley Sports Center, Left parking lot

St. Albans Town Educational Center, S. Main Street entrance

Antiques Show, front Bellows Free Academy, S. Main Street entrance

Craft Show, Main Street

Taylor Park, Fairfield & Church Streets, Bellows Free Academy,Taylor Park & Exhibit Hall

Collins-Perley Sports Center,Left parking lot

Buses will arrive every 15 minutes at each location. Look for the shuttle bus pickup signs in front of these locations. The Last Run is at 5:00 P.M.

THANK YOU to Green Mountain Transit Agency for providing this free and convenient way for Festival-goers to travel between the events.

Relevant Address(es):
Waterbury, VT 05676 (Set as Local)
Stowe, VT 05672 (Set as Local)
Johnson, VT 05656 (Set as Local)
Saint Albans, VT 05478 (Set as Local)

Related Businesses
Vermont Maple Festival
Saint Albans
49.2 miles

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