Vermont Days 2014
Free Fishing June 8 Free Day-Use at State Parks Free Entry to State Historic Sites

FREE Fishing on Saturday, June 14

  • No license required
  • Open to residents and nonresidents

June 14: Grand Isle Fishing Festival at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Designed for young anglers, this free event offers basic fishing instruction and the chance for kids to catch big trout in a pond next to the hatchery.

For family fishing hot spots, kids events, and more, visit:

FREE Day-use at Vermont State Parks
All Weekend

  • Over 50 State Parks to choose from to spend time outdoors with your friends and family
  • Hiking, biking, boating, fishing, picnicking – or just relaxing with a good book!

June 15: Green Mountain Brass Band at Waterbury Center State Park, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy traditional and contemporary music, classics, show tunes, pop, jazz, rock and, of course, marches. Come join the fun!

To find a State Park near you, or for tips and ideas on how to enjoy Vermont’s State Parks, visit:

FREE Entry at State Historic Sites

Highlights include:

June 14: Flag Day at Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Commemoratation of the 200th anniversary of the “star-spangled banner,” followed by children’s activities.

June 14: Mount Independence History Program, 2:00 p.m. Lecture on the court martial of Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair, last American commander of Mount Independence.

June 15: Justin Smith Morrill Homestead Open House, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come tour the house, stroll the trails and visit the gardens in bloom. Free refreshments and a musical performance at 3:00 p.m.

See history where it happened. To begin your experience visit:

FREE Admission to Vermont History Museum, Montpelier

  • Saturday, June 14,
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 15,
    12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Walk through time and experience a full-sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station with a working telegraph and a WWII living room where you can listen to radio broadcasts of old and make your own history today. Bring the whole family!

Summer Exhibit: One-Room Schools photo-documentary by Diana Mara Henry

To learn more about the state’s rich heritage, visit:

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