9 Fall Events in Stowe You Don’t Want to Miss

August 16, 2019


The fall season is a magical time of year in Stowe. As vibrant foliage begin to cover the hills and a faint smell of autumn leaves fill the crisp air in the late summer, there’s no better time of year to get outside and enjoy the colors of Vermont’s landscape. See why Stowe was named one of “The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New England” by Travel + Leisure at these 9 signature fall events:

Stowe Farmers’ Market

Sundays until October 13, 2019
Discover a large variety of locally grown food and Vermont-made goods every Sunday through mid-October. With live entertainment and a friendly crowd, the Stowe Farmers’ Market is a great spot to stop for lunch, a snack, seasonal produce or a unique gift. (Insider Tip: Rent a bike, cruise the Rec Path and stop at the Farmers’ Market along the way.)


Daily through October 19, 2019
The outdoor art exhibition “Exposed” is celebrating its 28th year on the lawn in front of Helen Day Art Center. This year the exhibition features two sculptures, the “Banded Rock” by David Stromeyer and “Maxikiosco” by Tom Fruin. Be sure to check out these sculptures as you stroll through Stowe’s historic village – they’re particularly spectacular in the evening.

Stowe Jazz Festival

September 6 – 8, 2019
Experience Stowe in a new light with the Stowe Jazz Festival. Relax with exceptional music, views, food and drink all weekend at various locations throughout Stowe. With a wide range of jazz artists performing, this weekend is packed with entertainment. 

British Invasion

September 13 – 15, 2019
Celebrate all-things British at the largest all British motorcar show in the United States. The weekend festivities kick off with the British Invasion Block Party on Main Street in the historic Stowe Village. The weekend continues with the classic motorcar show, competition, driving tours, British marketplace and more all with a colorful mountain backdrop at the Stowe Events Field. 

Stowe Foliage Art on Park & Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Baking Contest

September 21, 2019
Enjoy fall in Stowe at this special edition of Art on Park featuring an apple pie baking contest, fall-themed food and beverages and live music by Cooie DeFrancesco. Browse handmade gifts and crafts from local artisans on Park Street in the Village. Amateur bakers from Vermont will compete in the 4th annual blue ribbon pie baking contest. 

von Trapp Brewing Oktoberfest

September 21, 2019
Join the von Trapp family for the 10th annual Okobertfest at the von Trapp Brewery & Bierhall, a festive fall day filled with a keg tapping, Austrian fare, kid-friendly lawn games and live entertainment by the Inseldudler Band. 

Stowe Foliage Arts Festival
Stowe Foliage Arts Festival

October 11 -13, 2019
With more than 150 artisans and artists, the Stowe Foliage Arts Festival offers a wide selection of local fine art and craftwork during Stowe’s peak foliage season. With live music, local food, craft beverages and art demonstrations at the festival field, this event is a great way to experience the colors of autumn in Vermont. 

Cork Wine Bar & Market of Stowe
Dine Stowe

October 20 – 26, 2019
Experience Stowe’s world-class dining scene during Dine Stowe, a week-long dining celebration at local restaurants. Dine out each night for just $20.19 and discover all that Stowe restaurants have to offer—from brew pubs and fine dining, to Italian and Asian cuisines.

Vermont 10-Miler

November 3, 2019
Stowe is a popular destination for runners and races alike, and the Vermont 10-Miler is no exception. The 3rd annual Vermont 10-Miler will start at the Mayo Events Field, and the course will afford stunning autumn views through the race finish along Stowe Recreation Path. (Insider Tip: Save up to 40% off lodging during the Vermont 10-Miler.)

With many colorful events and activities, paired with award-winning scenic foliage views, Stowe is the place to be this fall.

Photos courtesy of: von Trapp Brewing, Stowe Jazz Festival, British Invasion, Stowe Vibrancy, Stowe Foliage Arts Festival, Cork Wine Bar & Market and Vermont 10-Miler. 

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