Vermont Days 2014
Free Fishing June 14Free Fishing June 14 Free Day-Use at State ParksFree Day-Use at State Parks Free Entry to State Historic SitesFree Entry to State Historic Sites Free Entry to Vermont History MuseumFree Entry to Vermont History Museum

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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