French Heritage Day

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French Heritage Day

We love farmers, we love food, and we love fun. It’s a no brainer we’d add a little *spice* to our season with monthly special event days!

In June, join us for our annual day celebrating French heritage with music, education, children’s activities, and French cuisine!

French Heritage Day is June 30, 2024 at the Winooski Farmers Market (20 Winooski Falls Way) from 10am-2pm.

Tourtiere pie adorned with ribbon and wild onions.

What's in store

Performances

10:00-12:00 — The Champlain Shoregasm

12:00-2:00 — Déjà-Nous

Activities

11:30-12:30 — Tourtière and French Bread Contest

10:00-2:00 — Plein Air Painting

10:00-2:00 — Pétanque Playing

10:00-2:00 — Heritage Winooski Mill and Winooski Historical Society Museums Open

guest vendors

Paisley Scoops

Heart & Hearth Homestead

Amy’s French Macarons

Ann Whiting French Canadian Step Dancing/Cover Band

More TBA!

TOURTIÈRE CONTEST INFORMATION​

We are excited to hold our annual Tourtière baking contest! This year, we are adding a second category — French Bread! Please drop off your entry at the Judge’s tent between 11:30-11:55am on the day of the festival. Entries will not be accepted before 11:30am. Judging will begin at 12pm!

Judges: Chef Herve Mahe of Bistro de Margot, Representative from Alliances Françaises of the Lake Champlain Region, TBA

Rules

NO restrictions on ingredients or size.
NO cost to enter.
NO pre-registration.

YES cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category!
YES entries should be homemade and freshly baked!
YES bring your entry in a food-safe container!

Prizes

1st Tourtière: $100 + Commemorative Pie Server
2nd Tourtière: $75
3rd Tourtière: $50

1st French Bread: $75
2nd French Bread: $50
3rd French Bread: $25

Thank you to our sponsors

Presented by

SMALL BITES sponsor

family fun sponsor

MARKETPLACE sponsor

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