Moonlight Madness


photo by Richardson Photography

Montpelier comes alive by moonlight. Join us downtown on Friday, October 18, 5-9pm for street performances, extended shopping hours, restaurant specials and some of the best sales of the year. 


The Main Event @ City Hall Plaza

5pm: TBA

6-6:15pm: Austin Smith - juggling as an art form

7-7:30pm: Mike Wood - "When you put together his jovial sense of humor, a motorcycle helmet covered in spikes, and a head of cabbage, you've got yourself a show."

8-8:15pm: Austin Smith - juggling as an art form

Throughout Downtown

  • Naosha LeStat - poi spinning (5-9pm)

  • Albert Joy- traditional dance music on button accordions

  • Douglas Bishop- pan flute

  • Ariana Seymourian- living statue (5-9pm)

  • Darren Yong - close-up magic (6-9pm) 

  • Blue Fox - Blues musician (7-9pm)

  • Hunger Mountain Clay - singer/songwriter (5-7pm)  

  • Rebeccah Brinton - hoop dancing (6-8pm)

Shopping Sales and Specials

Montpelier Alive Members
Our members are civic minded and believe in supporting our local community. Montpelier Alive would not exist without the generous support of these members.  

  • Alpenglow Fitness: 10% off six-month memberships; free Alpenglow water bottle with purchase of a ten-class card

  • AroMed:  15% off store-wide

  • Artisan's Hand: 20% off store-wide

  • Capital Kitchen: 20% off store-wide 

  • Capitol Stationers: 20% off store-wide 

  • Drawing Board: 30% off all art supplies 

  • Global Gifts: 20% off store-wide 

  • Rebel Heart: 30% off store-wide from 5-9pm. 20% off the rest of the weekend. 1 year birthday party on Saturday with cake and gifts! 

  • Roam: 20% off store-wide 

  • Salaam: 20% off full price items. For every $50 you spend on clearance items, receive an additional $5 off. 

  • Splash: 20% off store-wide 

  • Woodbury Mountain Toys: 20% off store-wide. 

Additional Sales

  • Pinky's on State: 20% off gifts. Wine tasting in store. 

Dining Specials

  • $5 off a chocolate tasting flight at Rabble-Rouser Chocolate and Craft Co. when you show three receipts (any amount) from downtown retailers

  • Free small nachos at Julio's Cantina when you show $50 in receipts from downtown retailers

Other Events in Town

Lost Nation Theater's Pride and Prejudice
7:30pm | City Hall Arts Center | $10-$36

The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth’s intelligence and independence? Literature’s greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life, as it does in this effervescent adaptation. More info ->

The Addvark Live at Charlie O'S
9:30pm-12:30am | Charlie O'S World Famous | No Cover

Fronted by singer-songwriter Mitch Watson and explosive lead guitarist, Donovan Delabruere, with funk maestros Eric Hoh and Micah Carbonneau  at the helm laying down a grooving rhythm section, The Aardvark are an exciting combination of  psychedelic mountain funk meets jam-infused rock. The gang is back on the Vermont music scene and ready to entertain with a steady dose of contemporary hits, class rock tracks, and hook-filled originals.