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Strolling of the Heifers

When: Fri., June 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sat., June 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., June 8, 9 a.m. 2014

Spain has the running of the bulls; Vermont has the Strolling of the Heifers. The annual event anchors a weekend of festivities that draws revelers from around the state. Founded in 2001, this world-famous parade is far more than a procession of more than 100 cows bedecked in flowers and led by future farmers. These bovine beauties serve as a celebration of Vermont’s thriving locavore culture and its strong connection to the farming community. Bookending this centerpiece, all-ages agricultural activities include the Slow Living Summit and the Tour de Heifer. Live entertainment, local eats and educational exhibits round out the fun.

Price: Prices vary.

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