Tropical Weekend

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Chase away the winter blues with a fun-filled Tropical Weekend in Downtown Montpelier. You will enjoy a variety of tropical themed events, menu items and merchandise. Participating businesses will compete to win the Golden Flamingo Award. Vote on which business you think did the best job of bringing the tropical feel to Montpelier and be enter to win a $100 gift certificate to the Montpelier Alive member business of your  choice. Look for the pink flamingos and tiki torches to find participating businesses. Voting will be available in all participating businesses.

Sales, Events and Specials

Bailey Road
Woo Hoo! Bring on the sunshine with our tropical window display, fun music and mocktails at Bailey Road.

Barr Hill
Celebrate Tropical Weekend with a Tropical Party on Saturday, February 8! Enjoy tiki drinks, a pig roast (free food starting at 4!), music by Soulstice from 6-9pm, tropical decor, and lots of fun! You can also learn more about Montpelier Alive, the beneficiary of our community donation program for the month of February.

Bear Pond Books
Come to the bookstore for a little beach reading! Get out of the cold to lounge in our beach chairs, soak up some "sun" and enjoy a fun beach read! Tropical refreshments included.

Birchgrove Baking
Tropical pastries, tropical music, and a bit of over the top tropical flair.  It’s almost like we’ve done it before!

Capital Stationers
Enjoy an Island themed chocolate sampling (Coconut cream, Banana caramel) while you shop our 20% off all clothing sale (Comfy Vermont hoodies, Yak wool scarves, colorful Soulmate socks, locally Vermont made SKIDA hats and all of our T-shirts too!)

Capital Kitchen
Tropical attire, tropical decor and a free Made in VT flamingo or palm tree cookie cutter with every purchase.

Deer Prudence Boutique
Selling $2 hand-made Hawaiian scrunchies.
Enter a free drawing to win a DIY ukulele kit. Drawing will take place Sunday, February 9th at 5:00 pm. You don’t have to be present to win.


  • Friday, Feb 7th from 5:30-8:00
  • Saturday, Feb 8th from 10:00-7:00
  • Sunday, Feb 9th from 11:00-5:00

Hunger Mountain Co-op
Tropical Weekend Sales happening 2/7-2/9

  • Vita Coco Sparkling Coconut Water (12 fl oz) 5 for $5
  • Vita Coco Coconut Water (16.9 fl oz) 3 for $5
  • Badger Sunscreen clear unscented SPF30 & SPF35 (2.9 fl oz) $11.99

Julio’s Cantina
Enjoy Mai Tai, Pina Colada and Coconut Margarita Specials all weekend, and on Saturday, February 7 from 5 to 8 PM, enjoy live music with Island Time Steel Drums. Music cancelled due to band illness.

We are hosting a Dominican Pop-Up menu at our side kitchen, KIZY on Barre Street on Saturday, February 7, with 7:15pm and 8:30pm seatings still available. 7:00pm take-out also available. 

Kismet will feature fresh pressed tropical juices featuring organic fair-trade tropical fruits available at brunch all weekend!

Lotus Day Spa
Lotus Day Spa has a variety of Spa packages that include manicures and pedicures as well as relaxing massages. Infuse your massage oil with a tropical scent and indulge with our complementary tropical flavored teas. Attend this luxurious getaway weekend at Lotus Day Spa and get entered to win a door prize.

North Branch Nature Center
Event cancelled due to "Tropical Weather"

Notion Fabric & Craft
Enjoy our tropical window display! 

Salaam Boutique
Take an additional 20% off all Summer Sale items! 

Splash Naturals
20% off Storewide!

The Skinny Pancake
Tropical attire, tropical decorations and food and drink specials.

Zutano Outlet Store
A special rack of summer sale items. Open Sunday too!