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DIRECTIONS:

Burlington’s Waterfront Park is located at
1 Lake Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401

SHOWTIME:

Doors : Saturday at 3 PM // Sunday at 2 PM. Box office will open at 11 AM each day. Festival is rain or shine.

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Please contact us at press@grandpointnorth.com if you would like to set up an interview or are inquiring about attending the festival as a member of the media.

GENERAL RULES:

Children 12 & under free. No glass, alcohol, outside food or beverage, coolers, blankets or pets. All times, dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice. Grand Point North has a no re-entry policy. Audience taping, or otherwise recording the artist performances, is not permitted at Grand Point North festival.

PHOTO POLICY:

No professional cameras or anything with a detachable lens will be allowed on the festival grounds. No professional video cameras are allowed.

FOOD & BEVERAGE:

Food and Beverages will be available for sale on the festival grounds. Beer & wine will be for sale; be sure to bring a valid ID. Outside food and beverage will not be allowed onto the festival grounds, except for factory-sealed bottles of water. Grand Point Local returns again providing a tasty assortment of local food options. There will be an ATM on site for your convenience.

GRAND POINT LOCAL:

For the sixth year in a row, Grand Point North is proud to offer Grand Point Local, a collection of local restaurants and local food products for sale. Grand Point Local was created to celebrate local food by highlighting some of Vermont’s best purveyors. This year’s participants include: A Maizing Kettle Corn, Bluebird BBQ, Caja Madera, Bobbers and Starbird Seafood, Farmers and Foragers, MISO Hungry, Open Hearth Pizza, Pingala, Duino Duende, Shaker Maple, and Skinny Pancake. In addition, SILO Distillery will be serving hand crafted cocktails.

GRAND POINT WEIRD:

Grand Point Weird, the art installation on the festival grounds founded by Grace’s sister Charlotte, will feature performances and pieces based on the theme of levitation and defying gravity, curated for the first time by Lee Anderson, owner of local Burlington music venue Radio Bean. The project will include contributions from students at the Vermont Governor’s Institute for the Arts.

GRAND POINT YOGA:

Free Yoga outside on the waterfront Saturday 9/16 and Sunday 9/17 from 11am-12pm with amazing live music and Sangha Studio teachers. You won’t want to miss the fun! Bring your own mat! 20 complimentary mats provided by lululemon athletica Burlington.

Saturday 9/16 11am-12pm
Class with Leah Gundrum and Sarah Diedrick Yoga! Sangha Studio assistants Mary StantonAshley Weltz, and Jessica Gutierrez! Live music TBD (it’ll be good, we promise).

Sunday 9/17 11am-12pm
Class with Be Fair! Sangha Studio assistants!! Live music with Hayley Jane!

Both days the first 50 folks get to sample Sap Maple Beverages & The Vermont Juice Company !

HOTELS:

Courtyard by Marriott On the waterfront across from the festival site. 802-864-4700.
*Official Hotel Partner of Grand Point North*

Hotel Vermont Short walk from the festival site. 855-650-0080.

Hilton Hotel On the Waterfront across from the festival site. 802-658-6500.

Hilton Garden Inn Walking distance to festival site. 802-951-0099.

Best Western Windjammer 802-863-1125. Williston Road.

Sheraton Burlington Hotel 802-865-6600. Williston Road.

Comfort Suites 802-860-1112. Shelburne Road.

Holiday Inn Express 802-860-6000. Shelburne Road.

DoubleTree by Hilton 802-658-0250. Williston Road.

CAMPGROUNDS:

While Grand Point North is not a camping festival, Burlington’s North Beach Campground is only 1.5 miles north of Waterfront Park and accessible via the Burlington Bike Path or by vehicle. The campground has restrooms, showers, 29 full hook-ups, 39 electric and water hook-ups, and 69 tent sites. Tent and RV sites are available May through mid-October. Please call (802) 862-0942 for details and reservations;

Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.

Vermont Camping Association

 

TRANSPORTATION AROUND TOWN:

Benways. 800-696-7433

Green Cab: 802-864-2424

Quik Cab: 802-658-2299

Public Transportation

RESTAURANTS:

The Church Street Marketplace is just a ten minute walk from the festival site. It is a National Register Historic District and has been named one of the Great Public Spaces in America for its historic buildings, thriving retail trade, carefully maintained streets and walkways, and strong community support. – See more at: http://www.churchstmarketplace.com.

Some great local spots include:

Skinny Pancake Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

American Flatbread Lunch & Dinner

Duino Duende Lunch & Dinner

Farmhouse Tap & Grill Lunch & Dinner

Hen of the Wood Dinner

Henry’s Diner Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Leunings Bistro Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Penny Cluse Cafe Breakfast & Brunch

Other great spots nearby:

Boves Italian

Windjammer Steakhouse

Asiana House

OTHER THINGS TO DO!

Ben & Jerry’s Tour

Cabot Creamery

Lake Champlain Chocolates

Magic Hat Brewery & Artifactory

Switchback Brewing Company

Fiddlehead Brewery

Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Museum

Don’t forget to pick up
Seven Days while visiting our area for a full list of cultural happenings!

411 ON VERMONT

 

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