Located in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley and surrounded by rolling hills and green mountains, Downtown Brattleboro has it all.

Incredible dining, shopping, and entertainment options. A thriving artists and makers community, and outdoor wonderland – everyone is bound to find something that thrills them downtown!

The Downtown Brattleboro Alliance invites you to experience the delightfully charming and boldly independent place we call home.

A pub crawl with a unique shopping twist- Valentine’s Day shopping with TASTES galore!

Downtown Brattleboro’s 6th Annual Luv Crawl

Feb 9th, 6-8pm

It’s a Pop-Up Pub Crawl! Gin, Whiskey, Gelato… oh my!

A week ahead of Valentine’s Day we are bringing it, in downtown Brattleboro. Get yourself in the spirit and check out our downtown shops for the special idea, gift or experience for the sweet ones in your life. Sip on spirits, beer, cider, wine and snacks while you gain inspiration.

Advance Tickets $10 available *online* NOW THROUGH 2/5.

Advance Tickets $10 available @ Brattleboro Food Co-op and Beadniks available 12/23 THROUGH 2/5.

At the door 2/9 $15 @: The Stone Church (check in point)

SOMETHING NEW: This year, every stop will have a non-alcoholic option for those who prefer.

Each year we offer a commemorative tasting shot glass for purchase which you can use on your stroll- this year Fire Arts Studio & ZPOTS will provide the beautiful blown glass or clay shot glasses of your dreams. They’ll be available to purchase on the night of the event. They go quickly, so don’t be late!

What is this again?

A good old fashioned pub crawl but we are crawling in stores and restaurants around town…. Gin, Whiskey, Wine, Mocktails, Beer, Gelato and more.

14 Shops + 14 Tastemakers = Cupid has been busy!

  • Taylor for Flowers – Vermont Distillers
  • Altiplano – Barr Hill
  • Beadniks – Zero Gravity Brewing
  • Vermont Artisan Designs – St. Johnsbury Distillers
  • Cara Wolff Jewelry – Silo Distillery
  • Boomerang – A Vermont Table
  • Saxton’s River Distillery – The Good Spot
  • The Lounge – Superfresh!
  • The Collective – Bratt Food Coop
  • ZPOTZ – Mad River Distillery
  • First Proof Press – Stonecutter Spirits
  • River Garden Marketplace – Frisky Cow Gelato
  • A Vermont Table – Grafton Cheese
  • Tierra Botanics – Heart Grown Wild

Check in at The Stone Church and then choose your own adventure! Each stop you get a stamp, each stamp gets you closer to a prize. Everyone who obtains 14 stamps will be entered in a drawing to win a $100 gift card to any of our participating shops.


Check out some of the projects the Downtown Brattleboro Alliance is making a reality!
You can learn more about our range of community projects on the Projects Page.


EVERYONE EATS was extended through March 31, 2023. We will be distributing 2,100+ meals each week through September with the help of our community organizations in Brattleboro, Newfane, Guilford, Townsend Putney, Marlboro, and Dummerston.

Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays after 5:00 at the Retreat Farm Farmstand: FREE.
Tuesday & Wednesday at Winston Prouty after 3:00: FREE.

With more than 200 volunteers, over 300,000 meals and many many pounds of Vermont produce and products the Everyone Eats continues to serve!

Statewide the many partnerships have generated over $22 million in revenue for Vermont restaurants who in turn have made prepared close to 3 million nourishing meals highlighting ingredients from VT farmers and food producers for neighbors experiencing food insecurity. This program is only possible because of the countless individuals who have stepped forward to help one another in times of need.

Thank you to the volunteers who support us!  Thank you to the 21 community organizations who distribute these meals. Thank you to the restaurants for your delicious meals!


We invite media writers and social media influencers to our community! We are specifically focusing on writers from the BIPOC community. Our goal is to provide a welcoming invitation to spend time in our community.

We have great news on a recent success: ZPOTS, our newest gallery on Main St. is included on HerMoney in a feature titled “Mother’s Day Gifts under $100“.

Check out more about this project and more that the Downtown Brattleboro Alliance is making a reality! You can learn more about our range of community projects on the Projects Page.


The Downtown Brattleboro Alliance is a 5013c not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to nurture and support the vitality and sustainability of downtown through art, commerce, outdoor recreation and education.
The DBA builds relationships between local businesses, provides guidance, and collaborations. We partner with organizations and community members on projects that benefit the community and promote innovation and growth. We shine a light on all great things that are happening in our community!


With COVID-19 still affecting our daily lives, we ask you to please continue following all guidelines for social distancing, mask wearing, and travel. Please click the button below to read about Vermont’s current Travel Policies and Business Closures/Restrictions.


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