Montpelier Business Association

​The Montpelier Business Association (MBA) meets the first Wednesday of each month at 8:30 am in the Memorial Room of City Hall. The MBA meetings are open and everyone is welcome. The group discusses upcoming events and topics that affect local businesses, and speakers visit from local non-profits and organizations to discuss partnerships. Join us!

Executive Committee:
President, Andrew Brewer, Onion River Sports, Onion River Kids, Shoe Horn, ORS Direct
Vice President, Liz Walsh, Drawing Board 
Secretary, Sarah DeFelice, Bailey Road
Past Presidents, Eric Bigglestone, Capitol Stationers & Claire Benedict, Bear Pond Books
Executive Director, Ashley Witzenberger, 
Montpelier Alive

Annual MBA Events:
Montpelier Mayfest
First weekend in May; there are many events that Montpelier Alive promotes as a fun-filled weekend. 

Sidewalk Sales
In August, downtown stores host end-of-summer and back-to-school sales inside their stores and on the sidewalk. 

Moonlight Madness
Usually the third Thursday in October, stores stay open late and host sales 6-9 pm. 

Flannel Friday
Montpelier's cozy version of Black Friday. Shoppers wearing flannel (or who mention the promotion) get fantastic deals at local stores. 

Small Business Saturday
This happens the day after Flannel Friday. Montpelier Alive promotes shopping local over the holidays. 

Cider Monday
Montpelier's yummy version of Cyber Monday. Instead of shopping online, shoppers are encouraged to shop local and enjoy apple cider, cider donuts, candy and other cider goodies in downtown stores. 

*Click here to link to a dropbox folder with Montpelier downtown and event branding for your use.

**There are many other events and festivals that take place in Montpelier. Please visit the Events and Festivals page and events calendar for more information.