Brattleboro’s Letterpress Years: Opening Reception
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Buzz About Brattleboro…
Welcome to Brattleboro, Vermont
Downtown Brattleboro is the cultural & economic hub for Southern Vermont and the region. If you are looking for things to do in Brattleboro, we’ve got you covered!
Known for its fun, funky arts vibe, Downtown Brattleboro’s compact, walkable footprint houses an incredible variety of entertainment venues, diverse dining, unique boutiques, and local artisans, exuding an urban-esque feel, all set against the natural beauty and charm you'd expect to find in Vermont. Rivers and mountains add dramatic views and outdoor adventures.
Live performances and festivals are hosted in historic theatres, including the Latchis, with its elaborate art deco designs. There's also a youth theater, a reclaimed laundromat turned performance venue, a circus training center, and more. Street performances can be impromptu or well-planned, professional exhibitions. It's an eclectic mix that surprises and delights.
Looking to shop while you’re here? Among others, Downtown Brattleboro offers: 4 independent bookstores, 3 sporting goods shops, 2 record shops, 4 vintage boutiques, 3 jewelers, and an abundance of galleries, studios, and local crafts folks. All within an easy stroll.
If you like to eat & drink, you’ll find Downtown Brattleboro has become a true foodie destination. Specialties range from Thai to Farm Fresh, Vegan, Fine Dining, Italian, and more. A year-round Farmer’s Market, award-winning Co-op, pubs, distillers, artisanal food creators, and 4 local breweries round out the offerings. Nearly every restaurant and shop in Downtown Brattleboro hosts local artwork, highlighted during our monthly First Friday Gallery Walks.
Downtown Brattleboro’s unique “vibe” can be hard to explain, but is often talked about. Experience it for yourself and you’ll understand why people keep coming back.