Saturday Arts Market

July 13, 2024

For one day each year, downtown Waterbury is transformed with the colors, textures, and inspirations of locally-made artwork. Brought to you by our generous sponsors, the 2024 Arts Market will be packed with a wide variety of artists, crafters, makers, and more, activities, and live entertainment - it’s a day of free fun for all ages!

Find us at our location at 5 Pilgrim Park, on the lawn behind the Train Station!

Thank you to our Saturday Arts Market Sponsor - Fairfield Inn by Marriott!

THE ARTISTS

The Waterbury Arts Fest is proud to feature some of Vermont’s most talented artists! On Saturday, July 13, Pilgrim Park will be transformed into a wonderful arts market with incredible artworks from a very talented lineup of artists, crafters, and makers. Be sure to walk the whole event because you won’t want to miss a thing! 

2024 Waterbury Arts Fest Artist Directory

 

THE ENTERTAINMENT

From 10 am to 4 pm, the Waterbury Arts Fest will have a packed schedule thanks to our Stage & Entertainment Sponsor, Ben & Jerry’s.

10:00 AM  – GREEN MOUNTAIN PERFORMING ARTS
GMPA brings their Celtic Company and Performance Troupe dancers back to the Waterbury Arts Fest once again! A crowd favorite with local youth dancers performing a variety of dance styles like Highland, Irish, Hip Hop, Modern and more, plus GMPA is celebrating 10 years of performing arts programming in Waterbury!

11:15 AM - EXIT 10
Harwood students and allumni, mainly from Waterbury get together to jam. These young prospects will be showcasing their skills at the Arts Fest.

12:30 PM –  COOIE and ADLAI
Cooie’s clear, soulful and vibrant vocal stylings and Adlai's masterly keyboard accompaniment come together to lend gorgeous expression to the popular and traditional music we all know and love.

1:45 PM – EMMA COOK MUSIC 
With thoughtful lyrics and upbeat grooves Emma will draw you in, singing songs about spice racks and swimming and everything in between. A powerful, expressive vocal range elevates lyrics that are grounded, soulful, and clever.

3:00 PM - SOULSTICE
A Ska and Reggae inspired party band, Soulstice will close out the Arts Fest by bringing lovely people together for a fun time!

THE FOOD

Food is an art and we take all our art seriously at the Waterbury Arts Fest! Each year, we try to bring a variety of flavors to the table, all with a focus on fresh and local, and this year will be no exception!

The Spicy Spoke - Noodle bowls
Mediterranian Mix - classic Greek fare
Paprika Catering Company - Empanadas
Fork in the Road - Gyros, souvlaki and more
Randolph Tech - Burgers, fries and tots
Pingala Cafe - Vegan
Alladin - Middle Eastern vegetarian

Lauren's Cheesecake - Cheesecake
Howln Good Kettle Corn - Popcorn
The Udder Guys - Ice cream
Adventures of Cake - Cake pops and cup cakes
The Curdeous Cow - Deep fried cheese curd
Littlen & Co. - coffee

 


CREATION STATION BY MAKERSPHERE

People of all ages are welcome and encouraged to come make some paper hats, try their hand at the pottery wheel, and explore other arts and making to their heart's content!

 

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Waterbury’s wonderful businesses will be open as usual, both those within the walkable downtown and beyond! Be sure to stop by while you’re in town for shopping at our small business, food and drinks at our great restaurants, and more!

 

SPONSOR & NON-PROFIT BOOTHS

Our sponsors and local non-profits will have booths too! Come visit them!

 

 

"Arts Fest is a destination event for Waterbury!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"Great time as always!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"A really fun event!"

— Arts Fest Vendor

"Excellent arts and crafts vendors - impressive quality and selection!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"I had the best time today! Wonderful customers and people. "

— Arts Fest Vendor

"Saturday was awesome! Loved all the vendors! "

— Arts Fest Attendee

"The Friday night vibe is fun!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"This was the best Arts Fest I have been to. I cannot think of anything that was missing!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"I appreciate how well organized and friendly you all are!"

— Arts Fest Vendor

"A great night! Excellent job by all involved! It's a must attend event!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"I thought this was a great event in every way. Can't wait for next year!!!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"I had such a great time! Loved the food options and variety of vendors!"

— Arts Fest Attendee

"A perfect day!"

— Arts Fest Attendee