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Midnight Madness Extras

Updated: Jul 20, 2023

Come join the excitement when all the great shops are open for the most incredible sales event of the year. Some stores offer 20% - 50% off their entire inventory. Others offer live entertainment, deep discounts on specific items, or once-a-year special offers.

Midnight Madness is the biggest shopping night of the year and everyone comes downtown to experience the fun and excitement of the bustling streets, crowded shops, and activities for the entire family.

Downtown Bennington offers you restaurants, cafés, breweries & a distillery, bookshops, bakeries, chocolatiers, a country store, gift shops, flowers, and more… the quintessential Main Street Experience on more than just Main Street!

The BBC Pop Up Shop at 341 Main Street (Makers Market) will also be open from 5pm - 11pm.

1. The sales we know about are in the DISTRX app! Please check it out. Once you create your FREE profile, click "Events" in the upper right hand corner and scroll to the event you are looking for.

2. We will be selling up to $2000 worth of Downtown Dollars at the Pop Up Shop (341 Main Street) at a 5% discount in increments of $100. So, $100 Downtown Dollars for $95 for the first 20 people. They will have an expiration date of October 14 (Harvest Fest.) The Downtown merchants and restaurants will be reimbursed in full.

3. We will have a 50/50 at the pop up shop. Stop in and join the fun!

Town-Wide Tag Sale

The Better Bennington Corporation joins forces with the North Bennington McCullough Library and the Bennington Free Library for a town-wide tag sale on July 22, 2023. This event is free (unless you buy lots of loot!) and open to the public.

Who doesn't love a good tag sale? How about several tag sales all on the same day, all around the same town!?

Several folks are coming together for a group sale in Merchants Park while others will host sales at their homes in Bennington and North Bennington. Every item imaginable is up for grabs. As they say, "One person's trash is another person's treasure..."

As of this writing, there are 38 unique sellers and more applications are still coming! A QR code to the listing on Google Maps will be available at both libraries and at every sale. It and will go live on the Wednesday evening prior to the sales weekend. There will also be a full page map in the Banner on the Saturday. All the sales will also have access to the QR code.

Some sales will take only cash. Others will accept checks and Venmo. Some might even take credit cards! This is an individual decision by each seller.


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