Demonstrations of Planting and Braiding of Garlic and more will be offered on Saturday and Sunday.  Please see our Garlic Festival program for schedules and more details or stop by the Bennington Chamber Information tent.

Garlic Head Steve

It's all about the garlic and MORE!

face paintingNot only is there tasting great food products, there is fabulous art vendors as well. The kids always enjoy the many inflatable fun toys from inflatable fun jumps such as the famous moonwalk and othe bouncy houses and slides.


Don't forget the Face painting, fun for all ages. With Music both days, there is always something to see or do, including simply relaxing and enjoying the day.



Kids Activities

Saturday September 3, 2016

10am - 5pm: Vermont Wooden Blocks -

3pm - 5pm: Home Depot kids workshop
Sunday September 4, 2016
10am - 5pm: Vermont Wooden Blocks -
The Incredible Larry -
1:00 - 2:00: The Incredible Larry Under the blue tent
2:00 - 3:00: The Incredible Larry will be walking the grounds.
3:00 - 4:00: The Incredible Larry Under the blue tent
Both Days

Gamers Grotto 10:00am - 5:00pm

Roaming Railroad all weekend -



Demonstrations Schedule
Demonstrations will take place in the demo tent
11:00am "Olive Oils & their Health Benefits" Arlotta Food Studio – Shaftsbury, VT (John Arlotta)
12 Noon "Making Black Garlic, Roasted Garlic & Smoked Garlic" Rolling Rock Farm – Sheffield, MA (Tony Carlotto)
1:00pm "Planting & Harvesting Garlic" Fox Hollow Farm Fonda, NY (Wendy Fox)
2:00pm "Happy Garlic from Seville Spain" Demca Demo – Swiftwater, PA (Diane McAllister)
3:00pm "It’s All About Garlic" Northeast Corner Herb Farm – Fort Ann, NY (Penny Sandora)
11:00am "Garlic Growing 101" Gra den Talun Farm Eagle Bridge, NY (Daren Carroll)
12 Noon "Garlic Natural Products" Laurie’s All Natural Products- Colchester, VT (Laurie Pearsons)
1:00pm "How to Grow Wine Cap Mushrooms in the Garden or Garlic Bed" Fungi Ally – Hadley, MA (Willie Crosby)
2:00pm "How to Make Homemade Garlic Powder" Lindon Garlic Farm, LLC – Gilmanton, NH (The Garlic Guy)
3:00pm "Quince – What is it and what is its' History" Vermont Quince – Newfane, VT (Nan Stefanik)


LIVE Music Schedule 2016
Saturday SEPTEMBER 3
10:00 am - 11:30 am AVIVA  
11:30 am - 1:00 pm   HILL HOLLOW (Bluegrass/Folk)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm JULIE SHEA BAND (Rock, Blues & Classics)  
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   THE LEGATO BLUES BAND (Blues)
10:00 am - 11:30 am RAY GIFFORD (Indie, Americana, Pop, Blues, Folk, Country-old/new)  
11:30 am - 1:00 pm   CARMA (Rock)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ROADHOUSE (Rhythm and Blues)  
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   FUNKintheTRUNK (Motown/Funk/Rhythm&Blues/Soul)