Stowe’s 4th of July Celebration
Updated on July 1st, 2019
We invite you to spend this Independence Day at Stowe’s annual day-long celebration featuring parades, food, music, entertainers, fireworks, and more! The day starts with the Moscow parade and ends with Stowe’s annual fireworks display. According to Stowe Parks and Recreation, the Stowe 4th of July celebration boasts, “one of the largest and best fireworks display in Vermont!”
Shop Local: Stowe’s annual Seven Miles of Sales is held from July 4 -7, 2019. This four-day event features sales by locally-owned markets, boutiques, galleries, sporting goods shops and more on the Mountain Road and in the Village.
The Old Fashioned 4th of July events include:
- The Moscow Parade (10 a.m.)
The Moscow parade (known for its casual and small town charm) features floats put together the morning of the parade with a $10 max spend on the decoration. This “very local” event is known as the “Worlds Shortest Parade”.
- Old-Fashioned Village Festival (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) and 1 pm Parade
This Art on Park festival includes street performers, musicians, face painting, caricature artists, local artisans, and more. Featuring music from The Groovy Trio and Frank Springer Band. At 1 p.m., the traditional Independence Day parade begins at the Village. This parade has floats, animals, clowns, kids and music. Get here early! Visit stowevibrancy.com for more information
- The Stowe “World’s Shortest Marathon” (12 p.m.)
Join the 1.7 mile Fun Run. Starting at the intersection of Routes 100 & 108. Open to all participants.
- Pie Eating Contest (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Show off your pie eating skills and get a commemorative t-shirt for competing! There will be multiple rounds and two age categories. Winners will compete in the final round at 2:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends — or challenge them — to this fun event!
- Food, Fun, Friends & Fireworks at The Stowe Events Field (6 p.m. ’til Dark)
Starting at 6 p.m., games and food for everyone. Admission and most activities are free. Bring your blanket and lawn chair for the best view in town for the fireworks display. For details, please visit stowevibrancy.com
- Seven Miles of Sales (July 4 – 7)
This is Vermont’s LARGEST townwide retail sale. Centered around the 4th of July, this sale celebrates Vermont’s independently owned retailers both on and off the seven mile-long Mountain Road, and will include sidewalk, tent, in-store and online sales. Dozens of locally-owned retail shops will offer a variety of quality products at every price point and style, from clothing and jewelry to artwork and sports gear. For more information, visit gostowe.com/seven-miles
Where to stay this 4th of July in Stowe, Vermont
Of course, your 4th of July weekend getaway isn’t complete without the perfect lodging selection. Stay at the Stone Hill Inn for a romantic, couples-only experience that will exceed your expectations. We’ve recently been named “Most romantic getaway in New England” by Yankee Magazine and named to TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame.
Come slip away to our luxurious retreat this 4th of July. Our Stowe, VT bed and breakfast is a quiet, nine acre refuge for couples surrounded by the Vermont woods, but its also only 5 minutes away from in-town restaurants and Stowe’s 4th of July celebration.
We’re a welcoming place to catch your breath; this 4th of July weekend visit Stowe and the Stone Hill Inn and take some time to celebrate life…together.
Small Town Charm – You don’t want to miss!
Call us to book your Stowe Staycation today (802) 253-6282 or book online. Romance is always in season!