Event Snapshot:

When: August 26 & 27, 2023 (Rain or Shine)
Saturday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Okemo Field @ Route 103 & Bixby Road, Ludlow, VT

The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is again hosting the third annual Best of Vermont Summer Festival scheduled for Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 in Ludlow, Vermont. The event will take place at Okemo Field on Route 103 (& Bixby Road).

This festival is another great opportunity for everyone including locals, new residents, second homeowners, and visitors! Some of the program highlights include live music, craft beverage producers (beer, wine, distilleries), artisan products, specialty foods, fine art, antique tractors & vintage equipment, kids zone, etc. This year gate proceeds from the festival will support the Okemo Valley Disaster Relief Program. This festival  information page will continue to be updated, as more information becomes available. Follow updates on our Best of VT Summer Festival Facebook page!

Thank you to the following Okemo Valley Chamber member sponsors who have helped to make this event possible. (Those with an asterisk* are returning sponsors from prior years):

Thank you to all our media sponsors as well: One Credit Union, Ludlow Insurance, Vermont Journal, Rutland Herald, Mountain Times, Eagle Times,

Throughout the weekend attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the following special family-friendly activities:

Saturday 8/26 from 12-7 pm:

12-2 pm: Ida Mae Specker
2-4 pm: Eric King & the Rustie Bus Band
4-7 pm: Jenni Johnson & the JAZZ JUNKETEERS

Sunday 8/27 from 10 am – 4 pm:

10 am-12 pm: Jeb Porter & Friends
1-4 pm: Christine Malcolm & the SUGARLEAF BAND

So far here is our participating vendor lineup (Those with an asterisk* are returning vendors from prior years. Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Members are in bold):

The Vendor DEADLINE has been extended until Monday August 14, 2023. Sign up HERE before we are sold out!

The Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce extends its gratitude to the Best of Vermont Festival organizing committee, led by co-chairs Scott Duffy of Rockledge Farm Woodworks and Anna Tumber of Okemo Mountain Resort. Other members include Stephen Plunkard of  Q4! Associates, Sarah Sheehan of William Raveis VT Properties and Selina Meisenhelder of One Credit Union.

This annual event is a terrific way to amplify your brand. Please consider providing support as a:

  • Volunteer to help staff the festival

Inquiries may also be directed to Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce director Carol Lighthall at