Church Street Marketplace – Burlington, VT

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by Erin Weir No Comments


A great place to spend some time while you’re in Burlington is the Church Street Marketplace.   This great open air mall is the center of activity in Burlington.  You’ll find gorgeous historical architecture, street entertainers, amazing festivals, music, and hundreds of shops and restaurants to enjoy.

Whether you love shopping, love great food, or just love people watching, you’ll love the atmosphere at Church Street.  There are plenty of street musicians playing top notch covers of your favorite songs, and plenty of other street entertainers too.

The fantastic variety of shops ranges from huge national chains to adorable boutiques you won’t find anywhere else.  Whether you’re just window shopping or your on a mission to find something specific, Church Street’s wide range of shops will probably have what you need! Explore fun shops like Burlington Records which buys and sells vintage LPs, 45s, musical instruments, and memorabilia.  Check out some of the cart vendors like the Syrup Souvenir Shop where you can get a fun souvenir to commemorate your trip to maple syrup country made by a local artist.   Or explore the art galleries and cool clothing boutiques.

While you’re shopping, there are plenty of places to grab a snack, or sit down to a meal.  Church Street is full of restaurants, many of which include outdoor seating, so you can get a good view of street performers, or just do some people watching.   There’s plenty of variety too! Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’re likely to find.  Asian, American, pub grub, French, the list goes on! And don’t forget the great places to stop and do some wine tasting!  Don’t forget to stop by Lake Champlain Chocolate Shop for some hot chocolate, or some tasty dessert!  Hong’s Chinese Dumpling Cart is a great place to stop if you’re in the mood for some quick Chinese food that is absolutely delicious.

Whatever it is you’re interested in, Church Street Market is well worth a visit! Whether you go to shop, dine, or just people watch and enjoy the street entertainers, you will have a great time!


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