Downtown Bennington
             Aug 1st 5-8pm

it's also - Bennington Arts Weekend 

Downtown Shops Open until 8PM
many with events, activities, and specials

Downtown Gallery Tour
visit the exhibits, meet the artists

Downtown Paint Out
watch the artists as they create their artwork plein air style

Live Entertainment on the Town Office Lawn
featuring the Mo Rancourt Sextet




A Bennington STAY-CATION!

no traveling, no packing, no lines in airports, no traffic,
no motels, no roadside food, no anything....but fun.  

click here for a full listing of things to do right here in Bennington




Bennington Farmers' Market
fresh & local!
local greens & aged cheeses, fresh
breads, juried artisans and  crafters, 
entertainment, and live demonstrations

click on "Bennington Farmers' Market" to visit website  


Downtown Welcomes

305 South Shell Station
LaFlammes Furniture
Gerard King Antiques and Rugs
Bringing You Vermont
             CafĂ© New England
he Owl's Nest
             Knapp's Toys, Hobbies, & Music
             Oldcastle Theatre Company
              Studio 210
              Stephens Auto
               True North
              Berkshire Aquatic Therapy
               Dollar General

      Downtown Visitor Center
215 South Street  
      Monday - Friday
Brochures ~ Activities ~ Walking Tours ~ Directions ~ Maps Touring Bikes ~ Lodging ~ Retail Space Inventory
Public Restrooms ~ Business Start-Up Packets ~ BBC


Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors
click on logo to reach sponsor website

click here for BBC sponsorship opportunities



       The Apple Barn



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The hardware for our merchant-inclusive website was made possible through a USDA Rural Development grant.  This grant has also made it possible to expand our street banner program, repair our public kiosk on Main Street, and improve signage at the entrances to downtown; all of which are very important to helping us accomplish our mission.

The Better Bennington Corporation
is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.


Community Calendar

2014 Downtown Events click on underlined
ates for more info

Funtastic Fridays
July - October

First Fridays
July - October


Music on the Porch
July through Sept


Benn. Arts Weekend
Aug 1-3


Battle Day Parade
Aug 17th 12:30pm


Car Show Cruise-In
September 13th


Farmers' Market
Market Dates


October 25th


Veterans Day Parade
November 11, 11AM


Hometown Holiday
November 29th


2015 Downtown Events

St. Patrick's Parade
March 21st 2015

Library Book Sale
First Baptist Church
 April 24 & 25


Vermont Green-Up Day
First Saturday in May


Mayfest Craft Festival
May 23


 Bennington Bike Nite July


Midnight Madness
July 17th



The Better Bennington Corporation
215 South Street
Beautiful Bennington, Vermont 05201

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