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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Broomball Tournament

January 28th

09:00 am to 01:00 pmWaterbury Outdoor Ice Rink by Anderson Field

This premier Waterbury Winterfest event is back live and in person after a 2 year pandemic hiatus. Parent/Child Coed Family Broomball Tournament Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the Waterbury Outdoor Ice Rink by Anderson Field Similar to hockey but no skates needed! Players wear their own boots/shoes, helmets. We provide the equipment - sticks, balls and goals. Teams should be parent-child co-ed and up to 11 players per team with a 6 player mini ...

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Classic Puzzles and Board Games

January 28th

09:00 am to 01:00 pmWaterbury Public Library

Need a break from the cold and snow? Come into the Waterbury Public Library on Saturday, January 28th during our open hours from 9 AM to 1 PM. We're participating in Winterfest with classic puzzles and board games for both kids and adults. We will be serving up hot chocolate and coffee in the SAL Room.

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Musical Munchkins

January 28th

11:00 am to 12:00 amDave's Community Fitness

Join Miss Andrea of Musical Munchkins for a Winter Wonderland of musical activities -with interactive songs, song stories, instrumental play, dancing, props and puppets to enjoy with your special munchkins- Geared for all families with children up to 6 yrs of age. All older and younger siblings’ welcome.

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Pop Up Vaccine and Booster Clinic

January 28th

09:00 am to 01:00 pmAnderson Field & Rec Center, Waterbury VT

This is a friendly reminder to our neighbors that there will be a pop-up vaccine and booster clinic at the Winterfest Broomball event. The clinic is being operated by our own Waterbury Ambulance Service. No appointment is necessary, and vaccines and boosters are free.

So come on down, join the fun, cheer the broomball teams on and get vaccinated or boosted too!

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Cougar Mountain Sledding

January 28th

12:30 am to 03:00 pmCrosset Brook Middle School

Hello all! We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a sledding event at the Crossett Brook Middle School and will have acess to the huge hill out behind the school! Make sure to bring your trusty metal saucer and crisco spray ???? as we will not be providing sleds for the event! We will be meeting at the top of Crossett hill with sleds in hand at 1pm, and we will be wrapping up our fun at 3pm for the evening. The building will not ...

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Fun Run

January 29th

11:00 am to 01:00 pmBrookside Elementary School

Bring your kids, parents, friends, and/or favorite fur buddies to the FUN RUN of Waterbury Winterfest 2023!
All contestants are welcome to compete by running or walking a village loop and find their distances between 0.5 and 5k.
Prizes will be awarded. Registration begins at 11:00 am, suggested donation $5, and Races start at noon.

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