Festival of Fools

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Country and Region United StatesVermont
Type of Festival Comedy
Location of Festival Burlington, Vermont, USA
Festival Contact Information

Lisa Giordano, Festival Director
Email: lgiordano@ci.burlington.vt.us
Eric Ford, Communication Director
Email: eford@ci.burlington.vt.us

Festival Description

The open air festival takes place in downtown Burlington’s Church Street Marketplace and the City Hall area. A range of street and performance artists from the US and international arena will be taking part. The family-friendly festival was establised in 2004 and in 2011 visual arts has been added to the programming. You will find clowns, jugglers, contortionists, comedy acts, and mischief-makers to name but a few of what you will find at the festival. The festival is free with contributions appreciated.

Festival Dates August 2 - 4, 2013
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  • Off-beat talents return to Burlington for Festival of Fools. by Susan Green (The Record, August 3, 2011)
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