Saturday Art Market

For one day each year the streets of historic downtown Waterbury are lined with the colors, textures and inspirations of locally-made artwork.

Brought to you by our generous sponsors, details for the 2021 WAF are still coming together but see below for of what to expect this year and check back for updates!

THE BASICS

  • Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane will be open to pedestrian traffic only
  • Free for all ages
  • Please leave dogs at home! Hot pavement is ruff on the pups. Thanks!

THE ENTERTAINMENT

From 10am to 4pm, the Waterbury Arts Fest will have a packed schedule of entertainment that will take place on our Stage at the corner of Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane. Our Stage & Entertainment Sponsor is Ben & Jerry’s.

  • 10:20am Green Mountain Performing Arts The GMPA brings their Celtic Company and Performance Troupe dancers back to the Waterbury Arts Fest once again! A crowd favorite, local youth dancers performing a variety of dance styles like Highland, Irish, Hip Hop, Modern and more. You’ll want to see these incredibly talented dancers with your own eyes!
  • 11:30 am Fiona & Emmett This sister and brother act are steeped in variety of traditional and bluegrass music. Starting years ago as a fiddle banjo duo, they now include piano, mandolin, and some sweet sibling vocal harmonies.
  • 12:40 pm Cooie Sings Solo singer/songwriter, Cooie is a self-described songbird who brings lyrics to life. We are excited to have her back!
  • 1:50 pm TBD Stay tuned for updates!
  • 3:00 pm Soulstice A ska and reggae inspired party band, Soulstice plays a mix of originals and covers that will have you dancing all afternoon long.

THE FOOD

DSC_0422The food at the Waterbury Arts Fest is all locally made and absolutely delicious! Each year we try to bring a variety of flavors to the table and this year will be no exception!

Let your eyes feast on what we will be serving up:

  • Ben & Jerry’s – Our area’s most famous and most delicious ice cream!
  • Brave Coffee & Tea w/ Stowe Street Cafe – Fresh roasted coffee, organic teas, iced tea, iced coffee and treats from Stowe Street Cafe
  • Fantastic Foods – Tasty comfort food like chopped cheese burger grinder, piggly wiggly melt and cheesy bacon fries!
  • Jeff’s Cheesecake – Who doesn’t love cheesecake! Slices and full cakes available.
  • Mediterranean Mix – Serving up greek and mediterranean, vegan and vegetarian meals like Mousaka Samosas and spanakopita!
  • Yum – Serving up Yummy food and great fun like grilled cheese sandwiches and so much more!

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Don’t forget that many of the businesses on Stowe Street & Bidwell Lane will still be open, including Tabbatha Henry Designs, Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop, The Blue Stone, KC’s Bagel Cafe, Stowe Street Emporium, Bridgeside Books, Stowe Street Cafe, PK Coffee and Azlan Foods.

SPONSOR BOOTHS

We are still lining up our activity and sponsor booths! If you’re an area business interested in sponsoring an activity or having a booth at our event – it’s not too late! Contact us today!

  • Ben & Jerry’s – Get your ice cream fix from the Ben & Jerry’s booth in the Food Court.
  • Stowe Street Emporium – Shaded Lounge Area
  • Revitalizing Waterbury – Information booth and first aid & Hydration Station. Help us reduce waste and bring your own water bottles!

THE ARTISTS

DSC_0389The Waterbury Arts Fest is proud to feature some of Vermont’s most talented artists! This year, on Saturday, Sept 11, Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane will again be lined with incredible artwork from a very talented line up of artists. Be sure walk the whole event because you won’t want to miss a thing!

2021 Waterbury Arts Fest Artist Vendors: