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Want to be invaded by Vikings?
See the events tab at for The Vermont Fairy Tale Festival and Viking Invasion. Usually the 3rd Saturday of September. Call the Sherburne Library at 1-802-422-9765 for the most updated information. is a great place to search for state-wide events.

Go online or pick up our local newspapers, The Brattleboro Reformer or The Commons for their calendar of events.

Try to join Brattleboro Vermont (spelled out) Facebook page for local tips on local dining and events or places to ski, swim, hike, fish, bike, tube, horseback ride or whatever you’re into.
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Norm’s Marina at 1347 Brattleboro Rd in Hinsdale, New Hampshire is a 15 minute drive to the Connecticut River where you can rent a slip for your boat for the season and rent canoes or kayaks between mid-May to mid-October.
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Vermont Marketplace in Brattleboro at exit 1 is a great place to find local goods and crafts, a bar, live music, a food court, and other vendors and services.
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If you’re visiting around Halloween, don’t miss Gaines Farm of Guilford haunted maze or haunted hayrides.
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During the warm months of summer, a 5 minute drive to 809 Guilford Center Road will take you to Blueberry Haus which is a great place to pick your own blueberries and to get delicious ice cream.
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For those who have celiac or are gluten sensitive, check out the local manufacturer, Against the Grain, which has the best pesto, cheese, gluten-free pizza in the world! They have a tiny gluten-free bake shop of fresh-as-can-be delicious breads, pastries, and pizzas. 22 Brown Ct, Brattleboro, VT.
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For food, trails, farm animals, concerts, and more check out Brattleboro’s Retreat Farm at

Love Art? If you’re here during the summer, enjoy the festivities of in downtown Brattleboro.

The Yankee Candle flagship store is near to both Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens and to amazing Historic Deerfield, Massachusetts. Make a day of it!

If you’re into vintage items and antiques, a mere hour and 20 minute drive away is the Brimfield Antique Fair which is a HUGE 2 miles square, days long event that happens three times a year during spring and summer. Check it out here at