THE NINTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FOOLS: JULY 29-31, 2016
BUSKING, MUSIC, AND CONTINUOUS LAUGHS FOR ALL AGES!

Join presenting sponsor Merchants Bank and audiences of all ages for continuous laughs with world class street performers, comedians and musicians in the heart of downtown Burlington, Vermont. This year, the fun and laughs stretch through the Church Street Marketplace, City Hall Park, Vermont Comedy Club, The Flynn Center, Red Square, North End Studios, and beyond all weekend long!

The festival kicks off Friday evening with a parade down Church Street to City Hall. The ultimate party band Red Baraat will play us down the street and launch into their headlining free concert in City Hall Park. Eddie Izzard will be at the Flynn Theater on Friday and ’30 Rock’ alum Judah Friedlander is at the Vermont Comedy Club for shows on Friday and Saturday. Busking acts will envelop the Marketplace and City Hall Park from Friday night to Sunday evening, along with Vermont Vaudeville in Contois Auditorium, music and laughs at Red Square and North End Studios, and late night shows at Radio Bean. On Sunday, the Festival returns with Kids Rock The Park with music and activities for kids in City Hall Park. There’s something for everyone!

Festival information: 

802.865.7166
bca@burlingtoncityarts.org

FESTIVAL STAFF
Artistic Director: Woody Keppel
Managing Director: Zach Williamson
Operations Manager: Regina Riccitelli
Volunteer Coordinator: Linsey Foster-Mason
Company Manager: Tim Furst
Operations: Caitlin Kolson
Stage Technician: Leo Ashby
Movie Technician: Mark Kalbfleisch
Caterer: Nancy Winn
Security: Chocolate Thunder
Audio: Kevin Healey
Lighting: Patrick Orr

BCA STAFF
Doreen Kraft – Executive Director
Sara Katz – Assistant Director
Llu Mulvaney-Stanak – Communication Director
Lucia Campriello – Development Director