The Lake Champlain Maritime FestivalPresented by Citizens Bank,
will be held at Burlington’s Waterfront Park July 26-29, 2018.

IMGP9716 The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival proudly celebrates over a decade of tradition with exciting events! New this year we are pleased to announce that Citizens Bank has signed on as the Festival’s presenting sponsor.

The 12th Annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival, Presented by Citizens Bank
Now heading towards its twelfth year, the Festival is a four-day celebration of Lake Champlain showcasing exhibits throughout sites on the Burlington Waterfront (Burlington Boathouse, Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, Burlington’s Waterfront Park and more).
Festival activities have included: Free Concerts Series;evening ticketed concerts, presented by Higher Ground; international food court and craft vendors; beer tent; maritime exhibits and more? The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival has been named a Top 100 North American Event by American Bus Association and Top Ten Vermont Summer Event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and is well-supported by both the state and regional events requiring admission.

“Citizens Bank is proud to join the tradition of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival as the Presenting Sponsor for the first time this year,” said Joe Carelli, President, Citizens Bank, New Hampshire and Vermont. “Citizens Bank colleagues, customers, and neighbors are among some of the Maritime Festival’s biggest fans, making this partnership a natural fit. The Maritime Festival has become one of the region’s most exciting summer events for people of all ages and backgrounds. We look forward to engaging with the community during this year’s lineup of events.”


The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival’s mission is to celebrate the past, present and future of Lake Champlain and the Burlington Waterfront. The Festival is committed to enhancing the visibility and outreach of various non-profit organizations within our community. Please contact the LCMF office at (802) 482-3313 or visit LCMF online:

Watch our featured Festival video, please visit:

“On behalf of the City of Burlington, I’m pleased to congratulate the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival for celebrating its (tenth) year on the Burlington waterfront. I commend the festival for bringing people of all generations down to our remarkable waterfront to experience a great variety of crafts, activities, music and of course, boats. We look forward to the future and all that the wonderful Lake Champlain Maritime Festival has to offer,” says Mayor Miro Weinberger.

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