Winooski Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Winooski; our list of the best things to see, including Sunset Drive-In Theater, Lake Champlain Chocolates - Factory and Church Street Marketplace.
  • The best place in Winooski: Sunset Drive-In Theater

    Sunset Drive-In Theater

    in the neighboring town of Colchester
    Open seasonally from late April to early September. Cost: $8.50 for adults, children under 12 get in free.
    food nearby
  • Lake Champlain Chocolates - Factory

    Lake Champlain Chocolates - Factory

    750 Pine St
    They have a company store and a viewing area to see the chocolate being made. They also have a small coffee bar where they serve espresso drinks and their own ice cream.
  • Church Street Marketplace

    Church Street Marketplace

    Four blocks of Church Street are closed to all motor traffic and creates an open air mall in the heart of the city. A variety of eateries, shops, and stores provide a diverse place to find unique gifts.
  • The North Face Store @ KL Sport

    The North Face Store @ KL Sport

    210 College Street
    This store provides the gear and information necessary for enjoying the natural splendor of Vermont.
  • Sneaker's Bistro

    Sneaker's Bistro

    28 Main St.
    Enjoy brunch or lunch in downtown Winooski, VT for the healthy, beautiful food since 1980. 5 mins from Burlington, VT center. Jukeboxes in booths!
  • LeZot Cameras

    LeZot Cameras

    34 Church St
    This non-chain, locally owned and operated camera shop has an amazing collection of lenses, manual cameras, and accessories; even their camera bags collection is large and versatile. Their repair shop is great, and the employees actually know cameras, love cameras, and you can see it. For the service, it is reasonably priced.
  • Dragon Boat Festival

    Dragon Boat Festival

    early August
    The Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival is hosted by Dragonheart Vermont, a breast cancer survivor and supporter dragon boat team. Local companies man 10 person dragon boats in head to head races on Lake Champlain.
    food nearby
  • Vermont Air Show

    late August
    Watch an air demonstration of older and newer airplanes. Sometimes held at Hanscom Field and sometimes held over the downtown area.
    eat nearby
  • Festival of Fools

    early August
    A curated festival of street performers. [23].
    restaurants nearby
  • The Bern Gallery

    135 Main St
    This is a "Must See" local grass roots art gallery with LIVE GLASSBLOWING DAILY. The Bern Gallery smoke shop makes custom glass, has Burlingtons ONLY Hookah Bar, features all types of local artwork and jewlery, as well as being a Vermont accredited glass blowing school. The Bern Gallery is also home to The Pipe Classic, the glass industries original premiere pipe-making competition! Held every September, The Pipe Classic features the talents of 12 glass artist chosen from across the nation to come compete head-to-head in this true celebration of pipe-making.
    food nearby
  • ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

    1 College St
    Daily 9AM-5PM in summer. Lake aquarium and science center. $9/$7.
    eat nearby
  • Queen City Ghostwalk

    Downtown Burlington
  • Mardi Gras Parade

    weekend before Ash Wednesday
    Burlington hosts its own Fat Tuesday parade which is usually scheduled for the Saturday before Ash Wednesday. A large parade goes up Church Street, bands play in the clubs and streets, and special events hosted by Magic Hat Brewery.
    food nearby
  • Shelburne Museum

    Route 7
  • Independence Day Fireworks

    evening of July 3
    The City of Burlington holds its' fireworks the evening of the 3rd, so as to allow people to attend both it and the smaller towns' festivities on the 4th. If you go to the latter, prepare to leave early as many roads are closed for parades and it's not always possible to reach towns without Interstate exits between mid-morning and late afternoon of the 4th.
    restaurants nearby
  • Winter Carnival

    Feburary time frame
    Celebrate the winter with Ice Scptures, parades, and sleigh rides.
    food nearby
  • First Night

    December 31st
    Parades, performers, and fireworks help to mark the coming of the new year. Burlington continues the First Night tradition with plays, performers, and a grand welcoming of things to come.
    eat nearby
  • Vermont Brewers Festival

    mid-July
    Taste microbrews from Vermont and throughout New England during this annual summer gathering on Burlington's waterfront. General admission is $25/session which includes 10 tasting tickets and a complimentary tasting glass. Discounts are available for admission tickets purchased before July 1st.
    restaurants nearby
  • The marketplace maintains its own directory: [29]. Church Street also hosts a variety of street performers.
  • Chef's Corner Cafe and Bakery

    Chef's Corner Cafe and Bakery

    2121 Essex Road
    | Classic European cuisine
  • Starbucks

    49 Church St
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Amir's Kebab Cart

    Church Street Marketplace
  • Three Tomatoes Trattoria

    83 Church St
    , +1 802 660-9533.
  • Hong Kong Kitchen

    1900 Williston Road
  • Rusty Scuffer

    148 Church St
    , +1 802 864-9451.
  • August First Bakery & Cafe

    August First Bakery & Cafe

    149 S Champlain St
    Champlain St (At the corner of Main St.), ☎ 802-540-0060. M-F 7:30-5, Sat. 8-3, Friday nights 6-9 for Flatbread Pizza. under $10. A local favorite! Casual bakery cafe in downtown Burlington, baking artisan bread and serving delicious breakfast and lunch. Look for classics like BLT made with Vermont bacon on homemade baguette, and amazing pastries like their signature Hungarian Sweet Roll.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Winooski uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.