Get Away to Vermont for Northern Decadence Sept. 9-10

Celebrating Vermont’s  Diversity & Culinary Tourism

Come out for the First Annual Northern Decadence Vermont! Maple syrup, gourmet ice cream, award-winning cheeses, microbrews, wines, sauces and other specialty foods. Beautiful natural scenery, world-class restaurants, family attractions, shopping, entertainment, arts and culture.


You’ll find it all in Vermont.
Celebrate Vermont’s diversity, tourism and culinary culture. Rock the boat on the Midnight Culinary Cruise on Lake Champlain. Sample and buy delicious creations at the Food Festival. Show your stuff at the Dance Party. It’s all decadent!

Produced by the Vermont Gay Tourism Association, Northern Decadence includes three exciting events, including a:
Culinary Cruise on Lake Champlain on the Spirit of Ethan Allen on September 9th, from 9:00 pm until 12:00 midnight.  Dancing, entertainment and delicious foods will be available.  The Vermont Gay Social Alternatives (
) is partnering with the VGTA to present the cruise. Tickets are $45.
Food Festival and Art Show at the Hilton Burlington on September 10th, 11:00 am until 5:00 pm.  The public will be able to sample some of the best specialty foods made in Vermont and New England, plus learn cooking techniques at presentations by noted chefs.  A silent auction with items and certificates from restaurants, resorts, inns and other businesses will be held during the day. Tickets are $10 and includes 10 sample tickets.  Children 12 and under are free.
Dance Party at the Higher Ground in South Burlington on September 10th, 9:00 pm until 2:00 am.  Dance the night away to the latest tracks by the hottest artists today, plus enjoy live entertainment, and an underwear fashion show courtesy of Macy’s.  Tickets are $20.

The Vermont Gay Tourism Association, with support from the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing, created Northern Decadence to promote Vermont’s tourism, weddings and culinary culture to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) travel market.

Northern Decadence.


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