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Learn from the experts: Chefs share their secrets!

Sep 08 2022

The Taste of Montpelier Food Festival is unlike any food festival you've been to before. Forget about those stuffy events with $100 tickets off in the middle of a hot field. Join us in the heart of Montpelier's downtown to get a true taste of what we're all about. Fun, approachable, delicious.

Quench Your Thirst in Central Vermont

Jul 28 2022

Vermont's craft beverage makers have become a major driver of visitors to the state and Central Vermont has been a hotbed of this trend. But it’s not just our world-famous beers that will quench your thirst. 

A Place to Stay

Mar 03 2022

Montpelier, nestled into the heart of Vermont amidst the Green Mountains and at the convergence of three rivers including the notable Winooski, is a quaint gem of a town.  Montpelier is the smallest Capital in the Nation, with the vibrancy of a bustling city.  Known for its abundance of restaurants and cafes, and weekend family-friendly community events, Montpelier radiates activity.  

Downtown Spotlight: Hugo's Bar and Grill

Mar 03 2022

We are excited to welcome Hugo’s Bar and Grill to our Capital City!  The new restaurant plans on opening on February 12, and we wish them a successful start.

Downtown Spotlight: The Social

Mar 03 2022

Montpelier Alive had the chance to connect with Michael Drake, owner of the new restaurant  The Social, now open at The Inn at Montpelier, 147 Main Street. We can't wait to check it out! 

Downtown Spotlight: Oakes & Evelyn

Mar 03 2022

Montpelier continues to draw exciting new businesses, in spite of the pandemic. Montpelier Alive had the chance to connect with Justin Dain, Chef and Owner at Oakes & Evelyn, which recently opened at 52 State Street in the former Kismet location in downtown Montpelier.