Burlington’s Waterfront Park is located at
1 Lake Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401
Doors : Saturday at 3 PM // Sunday at 2 PM. Box office will open at noon both days. Festival is rain or shine.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to set up an interview or are inquiring about attending the festival as a member of the media.
Children 12 & under free. No glass, alcohol, outside food or beverage, coolers, blankets or pets. Folding chairs are permitted only in the area behind the sound board. All bags are subject to search. 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.
No professional cameras or anything with a detachable lens will be allowed on the festival grounds. No professional video cameras are allowed.
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 showcases some of Vermont’s best purveyors including Skinny Pancake, Open Hearth Pizza, Bluebird BBQ, Pingala Cafe, Shaker Maple Farm, Carte Blanche, Artsriot, A-Maize-ing Kettle Corn, Single Pebble, Healthy Kingdom Vending, Mac’s Sugar Shack.
This year, Grand Point Weird, the art installation on the festival grounds founded by Grace’s sister Charlotte, celebrates “Old Friends and New.” Works from one of Potter’s hometown institutions Yestermorrow Design/Build School, where Charlotte Potter is the new Executive Director, will be featured in and around the now infamous “Tent of Weird.” Structures, sculptures, models, furniture and artwork by Yestermorrow staff, interns, students and instructors will be on display. From a custom-built Tiny House on wheels, to a handmade boat, this cross section of work displays the full breadth of classes taught at Yestermorrow.
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.
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.
Green Cab: 802-864-2424
Quik Cab: 802-658-2299
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:
Don’t forget to pick up
Seven Days while visiting our area for a full list of cultural happenings!