A Celebration of Crafts & Cultures

Enjoy food, dance, crafts & music from around the world.
Vermont International Festival Marketplace.
Donations to support the Festival are greatly appreciated.

Top Ten Winter Event

Mark your calendar for the 2016 Vermont International Festival
Friday December 2 to Sunday December 4, 2016

Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Winter Event Award Winner 2016-2017

The Vermont Performing Arts League proudly presents its 24th Vermont International Festival, an annual celebration of cultures from around the world, bringing their crafts, foods, music and dance to our doorstep.

The Vermont International Festival will be held at the Champlain Valley Exposition, Route 15/Pearl Street, Essex Junction, Vermont.  The Champlain Valley Expo has unlimited free parking, is on the CCTA bus line and is handicapped-accessible.

Come and enjoy our bustling international marketplace:
  • Meet over 40 vendors and non-profit organizations offering reasonably-priced and unique handcrafts from around the world

  • Sample delicious and affordable ethnic cuisine

  • Enjoy multi-cultural music and dance

  • Discover the world at exhibits by New Americans community groups, the Japan-America Society of Vermont, and many others

  • Friday School Day program for school and home school students

VIF Sponsors

Cute Kid enjoying Vermont International Festival Festival Hours
Friday, December 2 5 pm to 8 pm
Saturday, December 3 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, December 4 10 am to 5 pm

Festival Admission
Individual $7 at the door
Children (ages 6-12) $5
Seniors (age 65+) $5
Family pass $20
Children under 6 Free
Festival admission good for entire weekend! (excludes special programs)

Purchase Tickets

Special Programs
School Program, Friday, December 2 9 am to 3 pm. $5 per student.
Seniors, Friday December 2 1 pm to 3 pm. free.

What would you like to see at this year’s festival? email us with your ideas.

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