The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces the Best of Vermont Summer Festival Music Lineup

The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces the Best of Vermont Summer Festival Music Lineup

posted Friday, August 13, 2021

The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the music lineup for upcoming Best of Vermont Summer Festival, on Saturday, August 28 & Sunday, August 29, 2021 (rain or shine), at the Okemo Field on Route 103 in Ludlow, Vermont. This festival will be a great late-summer gathering for locals, new residents, second homeowners, and visitors to experience the very best of Vermont: beer, wine, spirits, specialty foods, artisan products, children's activities and more - including hot air balloons!

Each day will feature live music including our HEADLINERS:

Saturday 8/28 from 12-7 pm:

  • 12-2 pm Eric King Band
  • 2-4 pm Jeb Porter & Friends
  • 4-7 pm - Christine Malcolm & the SUGARLEAF BAND

Sunday 8/29 from 10am - 4 pm:

  • 10 am -12:30 pm Ida Mae & the Terrible Mountain String Band (Barn Dance!)
  • 1-4 pm Jenni Johnson & the JAZZ JUNKETEERS

The event is being held on Okemo Field, a highly visible location on Route 103 at Bixby Road in Ludlow. (Directions at Festival hours are 12 - 7 pm on Saturday and 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday. Admission will be by a suggested $2 donation (benefitting ag, farm & Taste of Okemo Valley programming) and a crowd of several thousand is anticipated. Planning for this event started in 2019 but was derailed by the pandemic, but the cancellation of other regional festivals in south central Vermont this summer left a void that Okemo Valley is thrilled to step up and fill.

Some vendor spots may still available. Vendor site location within the festival is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees depend on booth size, location, needs, and Chamber membership. To learn more and secure a spot at the festival, visit or contact Okemo Valley Chamber Executive Director Carol Lighthall at [email protected] or 802-228-5830. Thank you to all our vendors who have already signed up so far including event co-chairs Scott Duffy of Rockledge Farm Woodworks and Alyssa Stewart of Stewart Maple & Marketplace.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor William Raveis Vermont Properties and all our generous sponsors include lead music sponsor Engel & Volkers. For a full list of sponsors & event partners, go to:

The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-driven association and the voice of 300+ businesses and the communities of 12 towns & villages in South Central Vermont along the Scenic Route 100 Byway, surrounded by Okemo, Ascutney & Magic mountains. OVRCC provides advocacy, support, and unified regional marketing to promote and enhance businesses in the region, as well as the four-season economy. The festival website is For more info contact us at 802-228-5830.

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