See & Do

From a village stroll to an all-out exhilarating hike, bike, paddle, or ski, Waterbury provides grounds for year-round activities and adventures.

Eat & Drink

Mix a strong beer culture with some farm-fresh food and you have the recipe for a memorable visit to Vermont's destination for food and beverage lovers.

Stay & Visit

Whether you are coming to the area for outdoor adventures, a romantic retreat, or business, you will find the perfect place to rest and relax after a full day of fun.



All roads lead to ADVENTURE

Discover Waterbury, a place for once-in-a-lifetime experiences! Whether you are visiting for an afternoon or a week, your perfect vacation starts here. Located along the eastern fold of the Green Mountains, the scenic Green Mountain Byway, Mad River Byway, and Interstate 89 converge in Waterbury, making it the ideal hub for exploration. Waterbury is a place of dynamic experiences, with easy access from Stowe, Montpelier, Burlington, and the Mad River Valley.

We may be small, but our attractions, accommodations, dining, and shopping are mighty. Our natural environment is an ever-changing backdrop for outdoor activities, including several state parks with outstanding opportunities for hiking and paddling. Waterbury is also one of the best bike towns in Vermont, with acclaimed trail networks and après activities.

Waterbury is home to Ben & Jerry's, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Prohibition Pig, and other favorites for locals and visitors alike. Both in the historic downtown and beyond, there are many other great independent shops, restaurants, and artist studios. With award-winning farm-to-table dining, local craft breweries, and eclectic stores, there is something in Waterbury for everyone to enjoy!

Upcoming Events

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Halloween Hoot concert for 2-6 year olds at Waterbury Public Library

October 23rd

10:30 am to 11:30 amWaterbury Public Library

HALLOWEEN IS BACK-. COME IN COSTUME to enjoy Halloween songs and stories GEARED FOR 2-6 YR OLDS and their families with, puppets, instruments, movement and dance, and so much Halloween fun with Miss Andrea of Musical Munchkins.
SATURDAY, OCT 23RD, 10:30-11:30 am at the Waterbury Public Library
28 North Main Street, Waterbury, VT
Poor weather- will be held INDOORS- at the Library in a large well-ventilated room (bring your ...

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Literary Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 26th

All DayBridgeside Books, 29 Stowe St

Carve a pumpkin with a book character or theme
Drop it off at the bookstore Oct 26-30 (please no earlier!)
Bridgeside staff will determine the winner on October 31
(Pumpkins will be composted)

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Halloween Party at the Ice Center

October 31st

03:30 pm to 06:30 pmThe Ice Center

The Ice Center will be hosting a FREE Halloween Party this year for the community! Sunday October 31st from 330p-630p

This is something that was done years ago and we want to bring it back! Entrance is free, 2 hours of public skating is free, and skate rentals are free! There will be door prizes you can win by raffle, games such as center ice shoot to score (winners get a free season pass to Mad River Glen), chuck-a-puck, and bes ...

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Free HALLOWEEN Board Game Event

October 31st

03:30 pm to 06:00 pmBridgeside Books, 29 Stowe St

Come learn some new games! Join us for some Halloween (or other)-themed fun before or in lieu of trick-or-treating. Gamemaster Chris will be on hand to help explain rules.
Come for all or part of the time.
Ages 8+, 5 tables of up to 4 players will be spaced around the bookstore.
Costumes encouraged ????
Masks & registration required.
RSVP: https://forms.gle/RsYvCyNxpopKmx1q9

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Trick or Treat Downtown

October 31st

05:00 pm to 07:00 pmRandall, Elm & Park Row, Downtown Waterbury

The residents of Randall, Elm and Park Row streets are gearing up for a great Halloween for your ghosts, zombies, pokemon and princesses!

The neighborhood streets will be closed to traffic starting around 5:00 on 10/31 to provide a safe spot for trick or treaters. Masks are encouraged for all attendees! Thanks!

Many houses in the neighborhood have counted 800+ trick or treaters over the past years!! Because of the nu ...

Author event: Rowan Jacobsen - Truffle Hound

November 2nd

05:30 pm to 06:30 pmBridgeside Books, 29 Stowe St

Rowan Jacobsen, Truffle Hound
Signing & talk on Nov 2
ORDER ONLINE - https://bridgesidebooks.com/item/BQ7V_Xv-HECDDu4F8NfjFA

As Rowan digs through the world of truffles, he stumbles upon an endless cast of unique characters in the world of food, travel, science, and nature. This journalistic exploration takes him around the world and his wit and charm keep us hooked in for the ride!
Truffle Hound is a blast to r ...

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