5th Annual Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park To Take Place in Stowe

5th Annual Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park To Take Place in Stowe May 25

Chefs from 11 Local Vermont Restaurants to Compete


STOWE, VT (May 15, 2019) – Chowder lovers unite in Stowe every spring for Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park. This signature Stowe event features chowder tastings from local restaurants alongside an artisan market. Hosted by Stowe Vibrancy, the 5th annual event will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Park Street in Stowe.

Attendees will have the opportunity to sample creative chowder recipes, and vote for their favorite. Chefs from 11 local restaurants will compete to be the 1st Place People’s Choice Winner. This year’s participating restaurants include: The Bistro at Ten Acres, The Butchery, Charlmont, Cliff House Restaurant at Stowe Mountain Resort, Cork Wine Bar & Market, Edson Hill, El Toro, The Lodge at Spruce Peak, Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge, The Stowehof and Sunset Grille & Tap Room. Last year’s winner was Trapp Family Lodge with a Roasted Poblano Chowder with Lobster.

Spring Art on Park is the first in a summer series of artisan markets on Park Street in the Village featuring local artists, handmade goods, live music and specialty food and beverages. There will also be face painting, henna body art and children’s free play activities on the Village Green. Madeleine, an independent artist and singer-songwriter based out of Nashville, Tennessee, will perform live during the event.

Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park is one of several signature events organized by Stowe Vibrancy, a non-profit organization that works to increase the vibrancy of the Town of Stowe through the enhancement of social, recreational, cultural, economic and physical characteristics of the village. “We’re thrilled for the return of this spring tradition,” said Aimee Green, executive director, Stowe Vibrancy. “We look forward to kicking off the summer season with this event and cannot wait to taste the chefs’ chowder creations.”

The rain date for Chowderpalooza & Spring Art On Park is Sunday, May 26, 2019. The cost for Chowderpalooza is $6 per person, which includes a wrist band for chowder sampling and voting. Art On Park is open and free to the public. This event is presented by The Alchemist. Other event sponsors include The Stowe Reporter, the Town of Stowe and the Stowe Area Association. For event schedule and information, visit www.gostowe.com/chowderpalooza.

About Stowe Vibrancy
Stowe Vibrancy is a non-profit corporation with a mission to increase the vibrancy of Stowe, Vermont through the enhancement of social, recreational, cultural, economic and physical characteristics of the town’s historic village center. In addition to producing more than 20 annual events in the Stowe village, Stowe Vibrancy partners with the Town of Stowe and local businesses to support village infrastructure and economic development. Stowe Vibrancy also serves as the Town of Stowe’s official Downtown Organization, collaborating with the State of Vermont’s Agency of Commerce and Community Development to help support growth and vitality in the historic Stowe village. For more information, visit www.stowevibrancy.com.

About Stowe, Vermont
Located at the foot of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a four-season destination that has hosted travelers for more than 200 years. Named one of the “Top 20 Best Small Towns to Visit” by Smithsonian Magazine, Stowe offers abundant historical, cultural and recreational activities—from hiking, mountain biking and paddling, to alpine and Nordic skiing. There are endless opportunities to enjoy Stowe’s natural beauty year-round—from mountain to Main Street. Stowe offers quality accommodations for every taste and budget, and also features world-class dining and shopping. Start planning your next adventure at www.gostowe.com.

Sharon Harper
Marketing Manager, Stowe Area Association
(802) 253-7321 x222