SCHEDULE At-A-Glance

2017 Schedule of Events

Locations and times for each performance could change. Check out the Daily Schedule for up-to-date information.


Friday, August 4

8:30-3:30 p.m.
School of Foolery
Learn the art of foolery from highly skilled performers at the BCA Center. 
Free • Registration is encouraged. Ages 8-14, limited to 12. Click here. 

Noon-10 p.m.
Busking on Church Street
Join our street performers all along Church Street for a day of busking.
Free (tips are encouraged and appreciated) • Click here for the daily schedule.

3 p.m.
School of Foolery Performance
Participants from the School of Foolery perform at the Top Block. 
Free 

4 p.m.
Music Begins at Red Square/Hendrick’s Pitch
Join us for live music by Andriana Chobot Trio, Adwela And The Uprising, Dj Craig Mitchell, and Dj Kermitt.
Free

5:30 p.m.
Foolish Parade on Church Street
Starts at Church and Pearl and goes to Main Street. All are encouraged to join in.
Free • Click here to learn more.

5:45 p.m.
Mayoral Proclamation
Join Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger on the steps of City Hall.
Free

5:45 p.m.
Block of Fools Street Party on Main Street
The best party all summer will feature live music, street performances, food trucks and cash bars.  Join us as we shut down Main Street. Free fun for the whole family!
Free • Click here to learn more. • Music organized by Signal Kitchen.

7:30 p.m.
Brody Stevens at Vermont Comedy Club/Sam Adam’s Pitch
 Click here to learn more about Brody. • Purchase your tickets here.

9 p.m.
Late Night Foolery with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus at Club Metronome
Purchase your tickets here soon.

9:30 p.m.
Brody Stevens at Vermont Comedy Club/Sam Adam’s Pitch
 Click here to learn more about Brody. • Purchase your tickets here.

11 p.m.
Late Night Foolery with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus at Club Metronome
Purchase your tickets here.

11 p.m.
Fools After Party at Nectar’s: Funky Dawgz Brass Band
Purchase your tickets here.


Saturday, August 5

10 a.m.
Performances in City Hall Park
Enjoy live acts during the Farmers Market
Free

11-10 p.m.
Busking on Church Street
Join our street performers all along Church Street for a day of busking.
Free (tips are encouraged and appreciated • Click here for the daily schedule.

noon-2 p.m.
The Hokum Bros at Leunig’s
Join us for live music
Free

3 p.m.
Music Begins at Red Square/Hendrick’s Pitch
Join us for live music by Shrimptunes, Toast, Mashtodon, DJ Raul, and DJ Reign One.
Free

6-9 p.m.
Live Concert in City Hall Park
Join us for live music, food and cash bar
Free

8 p.m.
Ben & Jerry’s Outdoor Movie at Top Block on Church Street
Join us for Hairspray (1988, PG)
Free • Click here for more information.

7:30 p.m.
Brody Stevens at Vermont Comedy Club/Sam Adam’s Pitch
Purchase your tickets here.

9:30 p.m.
Brody Stevens at Vermont Comedy Club/Sam Adam’s Pitch
Purchase your tickets here.

11 p.m.
Fools After Party at Nectar’s: Barika
Purchase your tickets here.


Sunday, August 6

noon-2 p.m.
Mr. Woodhead’s School of Foolery
Learn the art of circusry from highly skilled performers in City Hall Park
Free • Learn More

11-6 p.m.
Busking on Church Street
Join our street performers all along Church Street for a day of busking.
Free (tips are encouraged and appreciated) • Click here for the daily schedule.

2-5 p.m.
Kids Rock the Park in City Hall Park
Live music and activities.
Free

3 p.m.
Music Begins at Red Square/Hendrick’s Pitch
Join us for live music by John Lackard Blues Band, The Benevolent Dictators, and Dj David Chief.
Free

6 p.m.
The Last Laugh Festival Variety Show
in City Hall Park
Free