The 67TH ANNUAL
WARDSBORO STREET FAIR
and 4TH OF JULY PARADE!
Southern Vermont's Oldest Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2016 Festivities begin at 9 AM
Schedule of Events - rain or shine
9 AM Street Fair opens all along both sides of Main Street with more
than 50 vendors
10 AM Ringing of the Bell and Invocation by Pastor Pete Carlson
Parade begins from the bridge and continues down Main Street past the reviewing stand at Town Hall. Ribbons awarded to parade participants as the parade returns up Main Street.
MORE TO EAT
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES - at the Vestry on Main Street
HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS, & FRIES - outside near Town Hall on Main Street
BAKE SALE AND HOMEMADE PIES - inside Town Hall on Main Street
FUN ALL DAY
KIDS' GAMES - Hi-Striker, Face Painting outside Town Office on Main Street
DUCK RACE - follow the signs down to the water
QUILT SHOW - at the Methodist Church on Main Street
LIBRARY BOOK SALE - on the lawn at the Library at 170 Main Street - click here.
HISTORY EXHIBIT- in the History House on Route 100
Parade Route travels along Main Street and back again in Wardsboro, Vermont. Street Fair is along Main Street, both sides. Listen for the ringing of the bell that signals the start of the parade at 10 a.m. Don't forget ... the parade makes two trips ... both up and down Main Street. Ribbons to the parade floats and participants are awarded on the return trip so stay to see who this year's winners will be.
WHERE DO WE PARK?
Parking is in designated lots within a few hundred yards of the parade route. Please do not park on the roadways. Parking for Universal Access is available - ask the lot attendants.
Parking is a $2 donation per car
Wardsboro is a picturesque small town (population 850) on scenic Route 100 between Mount Snow and Stratton Mountain Ski Resorts. It is 25 miles from Brattleboro. Below, how Main Street looks in the days before the parade.
Wardsboro Methodist Church on Main Street
Site of the Annual Fourth of July Quilt Show