St. Johnsbury welcomed twelve new brick & mortar businesses to the downtown in 2021, by far the highest number in the last eight years. Despite the pandemic, people are investing in their dreams and choosing St. J as the home for their business.
In the early weeks of 2022, business growth is already looking bright. We're partnering to support Do North Coworking's KickstartNEK, a free 10-week program to help fledgling entrepreneurs pursue their passion and create a successful business. Read on to learn about the businesses we welcomed in 2021, and find out about resources to help you join the St. J business community.
Skip the hassle of shipping and delivery delays and find everything you need right here in St. Johnsbury. Our businesses are stocked up and ready to go, and--starting on Small Business Saturday, November 27--you'll be rewarded as you shop and dine!
Plus, don't miss the return of our beloved model train display at the Welcome Center this season.
The colors are changing, and St. Johnsbury is a fantastic destination for foliage viewing in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. You'll be spoiled for choice of seasonal activities to make the most of your time in St. J, whether you're staying right in town, or lodging & dining here as you chase peak foliage through the surrounding hills. Vermont's Fall Foliage Report, updated weekly, will help you time your visit with precision.
We are thrilled to see live music performances taking place again in St. Johnsbury. If you’re catching a show of exceptional ALL LOCAL talent at Catamount Arts‘ new ArtPort venue at the Green Mountain Mall in May, we thought we’d highlight some spots downtown to make the most of your time in St. J.
Check out these mini itineraries with suggestions for lunch, fun, and dinner downtown for each performance date this month.
St. Johnsbury has you covered for all of the gifts, dining, and fun you need to celebrate that special mom, or mother figure, in your life on Mother’s Day ~ Sunday, May 9th.
Browse below for shopping & dining ideas, and follow us on Facebook & Instagram (@discover_st.johnsbury), where we’ll be posting more to our stories all week!
Spring is here in St. Johnsbury, and as mud season recedes and crocuses appear, we welcome you to #getdowntown with street-side dining, art exhibitions, poetry, and more.
Our friends at Catamount Arts have been particularly busy. Here’s just a sampling of what they’ve been doing to fill our town with art this spring:
> St. J Art on the Street “Evoking Spring” exhibition is now on display in storefronts along Railroad Street and Eastern Avenue and fills downtown with joy and color. Exhibiting artists include Bob Manning, Curran Broderick, Frederick & Frances Alger, Arista Alanis, Nanine Beard, Keith & Florence Chamberlin, Craig Harrison, Crystal Matthew, Carolyn Hawkes, Naomi Bossom, Cynthia Steil, and Carol Lebarron. Information about the artists and their work, including purchase details, is available via easily accessed QR codes in the window displays.