Fourth of July in Vermont is really a fun time for the whole family. There is an outdoor concert at Ascutney Mountain in Brownsville followed by fireworks to music, there are ox pulls in Reading, there are numerous parades with marching bands and local horses decorated in red, white and blue of course and of course, there are crafts and food. Each village has its celebration on different days so you can enjoy fireworks the entire weekend.
This year Brownsville has fireworks on July 3rd and its parade on July 4th starting around noon while Hartland has its parade in the morning and offers homemade ice cream. Woodstock has brown bag lunch on the Green on July 3rd with Quintet Tabor. They have their celebration on the 4th from 6-10pm at the Woodstock Union HS with fireworks, food, games and live entertainment with steel drum “big band” The Panhandlers. Reading holds it’s annual Old Home Day Country Fair with Ducky Derby Race, Children’s Fun Run, crafts, chicken barbeque and Ox pull from 10-4pm on Sunday July 6th.