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Parking Info

Downtown Barre has ample free parking. There are a few parking changes during the festival, as well as additional parking areas to accomodate festival attendees.

Wednesday July 27 - through Friday July 29:

Parking as usual. Traffic will be altered around City Hall Park on Friday July 29, including closure of Church Street and the portion of Washington Street in front of the Auldrich Library up to Park Street. 

Saturday July 30: 

Please consult our festival map to see road closures for Saturday July 30th. All public parking areas in Merchants Row is available for parking throughout the day. Enterprise Alley (behind Aubuchon's) is closed due to construction. 

Vendors & Performers should load and unload in designated areas only, and then move their vehicles from these zones promptly to appropriate parking areas. 

Barre Auditorium and Civic Center parking is reserved for parade float decorating and parade lineup until 2pm.

Sunday July 31:

Parking is as usual.

Important Info

Check Out These Other Events

Friday July 28 10:30AM - 02:50PM
Rock of Ages Guided Quarry Tours Rock Of Ages Visitors Center 40-minute guided tours of active granite quarry, operating Monday-Saturday, 10:30-2:50. History Check It Out
Saturday July 29 05:00PM - 08:30PM
Church of the Good Shepard Corn Roast Church of the Good Shepard A Summer Tradition! Roast corn on the cob and plenty of butter! $2.00 an ear. Proceeds to help our Community Breakfast program. History Check It Out

Strength Through Heritage

Barre is the fourth largest city in Vermont. While the community first developed around the milling available along the adjacent Winooski River, granite soon emerged as the key industry of Barre. In fact, granite from Barre, Vermont was used in some of the nation (and world’s) finest buildings, monuments, and memorials. Consequently, granite carvers from across the world settled in Barre making the city a rich mixture of cultures from all over the world.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HERITAGE