The Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival is an annual event that takes place on the beautiful Hildene’s Meadow. Located at 1844 River Rd, this fall festival provides a stunning panorama of the autumn colors of Vermont. At the Hildene Fall Festival you will enjoy the beautiful fall foliage as you tour the craft shows extensive works made by 200 artisans. Don’t miss out on this prime foliage peeping, live entertainment, scrumptious food and more.
Held annually on the first saturday of October
Hildene’s Meadow, 1844 River Road in Manchester, Vermont
Beginning in 2012: New location: Riley Rink Field, also in Manchester
- Adult Admission $8
- Youth 13-17 $2
- Children 12 and under FREE
- Weekend pass $10
- Students $5 with ID
Visitors can visit the Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival and join the mailing list to get $1.00 off adult admission.
There are about 200 artist and artisans with work ranging from oil paintings to furniture, photography to jewelry, clay pottery to walking sticks, and nearly anything else in between. The artists are all there to sell, since this is their livelihood. – Amanda from Art and Craft Festivals
At the Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival you’ll also enjoy delicious food and live entertainment. One of the newest featured events is the Beer and Sausage Tent. Here you’ll find more than a dozen micro brews, a selection of spicy sausages, and several Vermont cheeses, all available for sampling and drinking. If you’re more of a cheese and wine fan, there will also be a selection of wines available for purchase. This delectable tent will be open throughout the fall festival from 11am until 4pm.
The Manchester Fall Art & Craft Festival is located in a place of serene beauty. Located on the highest peak in southern Vermont, this festival offers a beautiful panorama of the colorful Vermont mountainsides and lush valleys. Travel up Route 4 for a scenic driving tour which provides views of the magnificent valley along the Battenkill River, a place for peak foliage viewing.