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Downtown Burlington Vermont's award-winning open air mall is a hub of activity where you'll find historical architecture, year-round festivals, street entertainers, music, over 100 places to shop and dine, and even quiet places to ponder. We invite you find out about exclusive shopping, dining and events in downtown Burlington as well as to explore the area!
Learn about life in the 1780s and the interesting career of famous statesman Ethan Allen on a guided tour of his homestead at this historic site that overlooks the Winooski River and offers stunning views and walking trails.
At the centrally located Burlington Community Boathouse Marina, transient boaters will find dockage, services and a fantastic dockside restaurant, Splash. Whether you’re looking for hourly dockage, moorings or overnight dockage, the Boathouse Marina offers the greatest amount of dockage while not compromising on location! Boaters will find easy and close access to shopping, grocery stores, hardware stores and fantastic restaurants all within close walking distance. Located at our docks are the sailing charter companies Whistling Man Schooner and Let’s Go Sailing. The Spirit of Ethan Allen cruise boat also calls the Boathouse Marina home. Come pull up a seat in one of our Adirondack chairs located on our fully public dock and enjoy the best view in town! Free Wi-Fi is made available by Burlington Telecom
“The most eclectic and, arguably, important arts institution in the state. Burlington’s artistic epicenter. ” -Seven Days Newspaper Radio Bean opened in 2000 and quickly became a community hub and local music hot-spot. 'The Bean' features live entertainment seven days a week spanning every genre imaginable. It plays an irreplaceable role in the local music scene by providing a stage and a nurturing environment for emerging artists, while serving as a point of entry for regional and national touring acts visiting VT. Radio Bean has been a significant venue for the success of nationally acclaimed artists such as Grace Potter, Anais Mitchell, Rubblebucket, The Low Anthem, Corey Harris, Swale, And The Kids, Birdie Busch, and venue co-owner, Kat Wright. Radio Bean welcomes innumerable music lovers and literally thousands of musicians each year to what has become the common living room for many of Burlington’s most inspired musicians, creatives, and artists.