FESTIVAL INFORMATION

JENNY BROOK EXPERIENCE

Whether you are a first time Jenny Brooker or you’ve been a part of the family for years, you’ll find information here that will be useful.  Jenny Brook is an extended musical family reunion that you won’t want to miss. Experience 6 days surrounded by friends that feel like family.

JENNY BROOK FESTIVAL ETIQUETTE

If you’ve never been to Jenny Brook before, here are some of the rules of etiquette that should be followed so that everyone can have the best time possible.

Wristbands Required

Wristbands will be put on by the gate attendant.  They must be kept visible at all times.  This includes dogs too!  We don’t want them to be left out.  Do not remove or stretch.

Stay Hydrated and Protected

Take precautions for sunburn and dehydration.  It also pays to be prepared for any kind of weather that might come your way.

Be Helpful

Sometimes people need help.  Jenny Brook has the best fans around and really appreciate it when others lend a helping hand. If you help others, most likely, the favor will be returned with pleasure.

Smoking

Smoking is prohibited in all concert and vendor areas.

Harassment-Free

Help us to provide a harassment-free experience for everyone. We do NOT tolerate harassment of participants in any form.

Children

All children are to be under adult supervision.

Substance Abuse

This is a Family Oriented Event, no display of alcohol or disorderly behavior will be allowed in the stage area. Irresponsible or unsafe use of alcohol on the grounds or possession/use/sale of illegal drugs will not be tolerated.

Photography

Visitors agree to be photographed, or filmed as part of the audience.  All video, photo, and audio materials acquired on the festival site are subject to be used in promotional materials.

Waste

Jenny Brook asks guests to voluntarily reduce what you bring, use, and leave at the festival.  Also, leave your campsite and area around your chair in the concert area the way you found it.

  • No Glass Containers
  • No Smoking in any Concert or Vendor Areas
  • No Fires
  • No Bicycles, Skateboards, Roller Blades or Skates
  • No Personal Golf Cars
  • No selling of any products without a vendor contract.

Remember, if you have a problem with anything, flag down any staff member.

 

Right To Refuse Entrance

Jenny Brook reserves the right to remove or forbid entrance to the Festival site to any person behaving in a manner or carrying items that may in any way endanger the safety of our visitors or violate any of our rules.

If You Need Anything

Call 802-518-2126
Anytime day or night.

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY BLUEGRASS, GREEN MOUNTAIN STYLE!!!

FIND YOUR WAY
TO JENNY BROOK

From the West: Go east on US Rt. 4 through Rutland, go about 10 miles, then take a left on VT. Rt. 100 north. Go another 10 miles to a fork in the road, keep to the right. This will be VT. Rt. 107. Go about 13 miles, to the junction. of Interstate 89. Take 89 south one exit * (Sharon, Vt.) Go right at end of ramp, then take a right on VT. Rt. 14 north (this portion of Rt. 14 does not have the low underpass). Go about 5 miles, then take a right on VT. Rt. 110. Go 5 miles, the festival is on the left.

From the East: (Concord area) Take Interstate 89 north to VT. Exit 2 (Sharon, Vt.) Go left at end of ramp. Go .2 of a mile then go right on VT. Rt. 14 north. Go 5 miles, take right on VT. Rt. 110. Go 5 miles on Rt. 110. Festival is on your left.

From the North or South: Take Interstate 91 to White River Junction, then go north on Interstate 89 to exit 2. Go left at end of ramp for .2 of a mile. Go right on VT. Rt. 14 north for 5 miles. Go right on VT. Rt. 110. Festival is 5 miles on your left.

LOW UNDERPASS WARNING

ON ROUTE 14 – ONLY 12 FEET!

If you are coming by car, or have a low profile camper such as a popup, you can take the shorter route of Vermont Route 14 south to Route 110 north instead of I-89.   Otherwise, take a different route because THERE IS A LOW UNDERPASS OF ONLY 12 FEET ON ROUTE 14!

CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!

   OUR ADDRESS:
   Tunbridge World’s Fairground
   1 Fairground Road
   Tunbridge, VT  05077

 

   GPS ADDRESS:

1 Fairground Road, VT 05077

 

   GPS COORDINATES:

43.8888663, 72.4948036

Driving distance to Jenny Brook from. . . . .

BURLINGTON, VT
1 H 16 MIN (65.5 MI)
CONCORD, NH
1 H 29 MIN (89.9 MI)
BENNINGTON, VT
1 H 54 MIN (89.7 MI)
PORTSMOUTH, NH
2 H 16 MIN (142.4 MI)
BOSTON, MA
2 h 23 min (151.5 mi)
HARTFORD, CT
2 H 40 MIN (171.0 MI)
ALBANY, NY
2 h 53 min (137.5 mi)
PORTLAND, ME
2 h 59 min (192.8 mi)

AIR TRAVEL INFORMATION

BOSTON LOGAN INT'L.|BOS
1 h 54 min (89.7 mi)
BURLINGTON INT'L.|BTV
2 h 23 min (151.5 mi)
BRADLEY INT'L | BDL
2 h 33 min (162 mi)

ARRIVAL INFORMATION

GATE SCHEDULE

  • Tuesday:  10 am – 9:00 am
  • Wednesday:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Thursday:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday:  8:00 am – 11:00 am
NOTE:  If you need to arrive after 9:00 pm, call 802-518-2126 to make arrangements.

As soon as you arrive at the gates you are officially part of the Jenny Brook Family.  It takes everyone to make Jenny Brook what it is, one of the best festivals in the northeast!  We need the volunteers, entertainers, vendors, and most importantly the fans like YOU to make Jenny Brook a weekend to remember.

TUESDAY ENTRY

  • When you drive off the Main Road a Jenny Brook Volunteer will greet you.
  • The volunteer will put one of our famous Jenny Brook Windshield Stickers on your vehicle.
  • The stickers will be numbered and that is the order you will enter the festival gates.
  • Rows will be marked out and you will be guided behind the person who arrived before you.
  • If you’d like to enter in with someone else you need to arrive at the same time.
  • With this procedure, cutting in line will NOT be possible.
NOTE:  If you’ll need a dump pass for Sunday you’ll need to purchase it at the gate.  They will not be sold at the Dump Station.

WEDNESDAY thru SUNDAY ENTRY

As soon as you drive off the Main Road a Jenny Brook Volunteer will greet you and then direct you to the Day or Weekend Gate.

DAY CUSTOMERS

  • You’ll either turn in your prepaid pass or your payment and then will receive wristbands and your program.
  • The gate attendant will direct you to the day parking lot.

MULTI-DAY CUSTOMERS

  • You’ll either turn in your prepaid pass or your payment and then will receive wristbands and your program.
  • Utility Sites will be available at the gate on a first-come, first-serve basis.

CAMPING PRIOR TO JENNY BROOK

QUECHEE PINE VALLEY KOA

3700 WOODSTOCK RD, WHITE RVR JCT, VT 05001
802-296-6711    quechee@koa.com
https://koa.com/campgrounds/quechee/
pine-valley-koa

VENUE MAP

CAMPING AT JENNY BROOK

CAMPING INFORMATION

Some fans have called Jenny Brook the postcard festival.  We hope you’ll find time to sit back at your campsite to relax and enjoy the beautiful Vermont scenery.  Your multi-day pass includes camping with no hookups and access to all stages.  The grounds are very flat, perfect for camping!  We offer both flush and portable toilets.  Showers are free and located up top near the fair office.  See the map in your program to find locations.  Unfortunately, we can not allow fires.  There are antique buildings scattered throughout the grounds so it isn’t safe.  Please respect the no fire policy.

We sell both prepaid utility sites and sites at the gate.  There are limited numbers sold.

PREPAID UTILITY SITES

Prepaid sites are reserved sites.  Customers from the previous year will be offered the first option and if they decide to not purchase it then it will be available to others.  The prepaid sites are bundled with a 6 Day Pass.

UTILITY SITES AT GATE

Utility sites sold are available for sale at the gate while they last. The earlier in the week you arrive the better chance you will have of getting one.

RV DUMPING

The dump station can be seen on the map in your program book on Sunday.  You can pay the advanced rate of $15 before June 1st or you can get one at the gate when you arrive for $25.  If you didn’t get it at the gate when you arrive,  you can purchase one from the Jenny Brook Gift Shop.  Money is not accepted at the Dump Station so be sure to get one before going there.

Each vehicle must always display a valid registration sticker in the window.  

The gate attendant will put wristbands on all entrants.  They must be worn at all times, if you are found without one you will be asked to purchase one or leave the grounds.

Pets are welcome as long as they have proper immunization records and are wearing their wristband on their collar.  They must be kept on leashes (six-foot maximum length) or inside and must not be left unattended.  No excessive barking allowed.  Pets must be walked by a responsible person to pick up after them immediately.
Pets are not allowed in any of the concert or vendor areas.  They are prohibited due to health codes.

Generators must be turned off from 10 pm - 7 am, they are for intermittent use.  Please be courteous to others when using it during the day.

The fairgrounds have permanent restrooms and showers and we supplement the facilities with portable toilets.  Please inform a staff member should they need cleaning or supplies.  Locations can be seen on the map included in your program.

The Medical Station is located behind the Jenny Brook Gift Shop and is equipped to handle minor injuries during Main Stage hours.  For everything else 911 will be called.  Over the counter medicines will not be provided.

No battery-operated vehicles or motor-driven cycles, bikes, or golf carts are to be driven in the festival grounds except staff golf carts.

Fires are not permitted due to the antique buildings throughout the festival grounds.  You can use camp stoves or hibachi-style grills for cooking.

Will be available for purchase at the Sugar House.

RV “Pump Outs” are available from our portable toilet company for a fee.   Check the program book for his scheduled days so you can flag down the driver as he makes his rounds.  In emergencies, you can call him and for an extra fee, he will come to the festival for you.

Please dispose of your trash in the appropriate cans around the grounds.  You may place cans in our RECYCLING bins located in the vendor area.

Gray water and other direct discharges on the ground from camping vehicles and trailers are
not permitted. Holding tanks or other appropriate containers must be emptied at the dump station or other suitable facility.

The dump station can be seen on the map in your program book on Sunday.  You are required to pre-pay for your dump pass ($15).  If you didn’t get it at the gate when you arrived you can purchase one from the Jenny Brook Gift Shop.

JENNY BROOK OFFICIAL HOTELS

Jenny Brook Hotel Rate Pricing Information

COMFORT INN: 802-295-3051 | SUPER 8: 802-295-7577

In order to take advantage of the JENNY BROOK HOTEL RATES, you must:

  • Use the numbers listed above for the hotel you wish to stay at.
  • The Jenny Brook Rate will not work if you book with a 3rd Party Site (Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com, Booking.com etc.
  • Be sure to ask for the Jenny Brook Special Room Rates.

Must reserve before 6/16/20.

Comfort Inn

White River Jct., VT (802) 295-3051

This hotel is ideally located at the interchange of Interstate 89 and Interstate 91 ~ 56 Ralph Lehman Dr., White River Junction, VT, US, 05001

Click for Directions to Hotel

AMENTITIES

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • TV
  • Guest Laundry
  • Indoor Pool
  • Free Hi-Speed Internet
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • In-Room Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator in All Rooms
  • Microwaves In All Rooms
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Exercise Room

Super 8

White River Jct., VT (802) 295-7577

Jenny Brook Rate: $82 + tax.

The Super 8 White River Junction hotel is a comfortable stop in scenic Vermont.       It’s conveniently located off Interstates 89 and 91 ~ 442 N. Hartland Rd., White River Junction, VT, US, 05001

Click for Directions to Hotel

AMENTITIES

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • TV
  • Guest Laundry
  • Indoor Pool
  • Free Hi-Speed Internet
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • In-Room Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator in All Rooms
  • Microwaves In All Rooms
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Exercise Room

RV RENTALS

Have an RV waiting for you all set up when you arrive at the Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival!

Call Olivia Mekkelsen and be sure to ask for the Jenny Brook Rate.

802-223-3684

800-300-3684

Call Mathew at Jenny Brook to purchase your bundled Utility Site and Admission Pass.

AREA ATTRACTIONS

We hope you arrive early and can enjoy some of the great things the area has to offer.

Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial is a granite obelisk on a hill in the White River Valley near Sharon and South Royalton, Vermont, that marks the spot where Joseph Smith was born on December 23, 1805.

Website:  https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/

Our museum houses an exquisite collection of music boxes, including several from the collections of Louis Hoone and Ruth Bornand. Your tour guide will take you back in time to the era of the music box.

WEBSITE:  https://www.portermusicbox.com/

Quechee Gorge Village was established in 1985 originally as a Woodsman Musuem, Country store and Antique Mall. It has evolved into one of the premier shopping attractions in the state of Vermont Located in the heart of the Quechee Gorge, Quechee Gorge Village has something for everyone.

WEBSITE:  https://www.quecheegorge.com/

VINS’ programs and services engage and instill in people of all backgrounds a desire to care for the wildlife and diverse natural habitats they encounter in their daily lives.  New England’s premier avian wildlife rehabilitation clinic at the VINS Nature Center.

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WEBSITE:  https://vinsweb.org/

1971 – Simon Pearce opens his first glassblowing workshop in Kilkenny, Ireland.  From inception, Simon’s vision has been to create products that are beautifully designed, produced, and premium quality materials. 1981 – Simon moves his operation to Quechee, VT.  Today visitors to The Mill can view the hydroelectric turbine, interact with the teams of glassblowers, watch potters at work, shop the retail store, and enjoy a meal in the restaurant.   Quechee – Glassblowing; Windsor – Glassblowing & Pottery.

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Website:  https://www.simonpearce.com/ 

The Montshire Museum of Science is a hands-on museum located in Norwich, Vermont, offering dozens of exciting exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology.  Play with water in the concrete stream.

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WEBSITE:  https://www.montshire.org/

We invite you and your family to experience Rock of Ages. Our narrated shuttle tours take you to the world’s largest deep-hole, dimension granite quarry, a quarry nearly 600 feet deep!

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WEBSITE:  https://rockofages.com/

The 360 degree panorama from the firetower atop Gile Mountain is one of the area’s most extensive views, and most accessible. On a clear day, a half-hour walk reveals views of the White Mountains and much of the Connecticut River valley in between. Gile Mountain, with its proximity to Hanover, is worth climbing in all seasons .

Our Brew Master, Jeremy Hebert is proud to welcome you to the Brewery at the Norwich Inn, home of Jasper Murdock Ales. Our Ales have won 4 silver and a gold medal in recent years at the Great International Beer Competition.

WEBSITE:  https://www.norwichinn.com/

You are invited to visit our 4 season farm attraction located in Central Vermont. You can learn about maple syrup making with our sugar house tour, walk our nature trail to see the sugar maple trees, make friends with our farm animals, and enjoy our lovely views.

 

WEBSITE:  https://sugarbushfarm.com/

The Billings Farm & Museum is keeping alive the spirit and values of Vermont’s rural past. The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter, Frederick Billings, set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship.

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WEBSITE:  https://billingsfarm.org

Nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, New Hampshire, the Enfield Shaker site has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid 19th century, the community was home to three Families of Shakers. They practiced equality of the sexes and races, celibacy, pacifism and communal ownership of property.

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WEBSITE:  https://shakermuseum.org

We hope that you will come and visit us at our Brewery in Windsor for a Tasting or Tour, lunch in our Beer Garden, a Brewery Festival, or to shop in our Brewery Store.

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WEBSITE:  https://www.harpoonbrewery.com/windsor-brewery

Called the Birthplace of Vermont, the restored Old Constitution House looks as it did more than 200 years ago. An exhibit recounts the writing of the most progressive constitution of its time and examines its effect on the politics of the young nation.

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WEBSITE:  https://historicsites.vermont.gov/constitution-house

This was a two-part hike first climbing to the summit of Wright’s Mountain which affords views of the Waits River Valley and surrounding mountains to the west; and then exploring Devil’s Den – an area of shallow caves – on the lower flanks of Wright’s Mountain.

The purpose of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College is to inspire, educate, and collaborate with our academic and broader communities about creativity and imagination through direct engagement with works of art of historic and cultural significance by making effective use of our collections and staff.

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WEBSITE:  https://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/

Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains our ice cream factory sits on a rolling pasture overlooking the Worcester Range, just north of the small town of Waterbury.

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WEBSITE:  https://www.benjerry.com/

The highlight of a visit to Cabot is our guided tour. View our award-winning cheese as it’s being made. You’ll learn a ton about cheesemaking, and Cabot’s history – not to mention a bit about Vermont agriculture.

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WEBSITE:  https://www.cabotcheese.coop/

F.A.Q.

We’ve got answers to your frequently asked questions!

Yes, we do.  It is located in the Jenny Brook Gift Shop.

Of course you can–we encourage 24 hour field picking.  We have a jam that takes place after the Main Stage show ends at the Sugar House Stage.   There is also a “Pickin’ Place” you can read more about it in the Program Book when you arrive at the festival.  You should lock up your instrument when not using it.  We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

There is a fee to bring your dog. Price depends on when you purchase the ticket.  Dogs are not allowed for day attendees.

  • They are NOT allowed in concert or concession areas.
  • You need to keep them on a leash and pick up after them.
  • Day Attendees ARE NOT permitted to bring dogs and leave them in vehicles unattended.
  • Do not leave them unattended at the campsite if they bark.
  • Aggressive dogs ARE NOT allowed at the festival.  An aggressive dog is defined as any dog that is a threat to other dogs or people by virtue of a single incident or history of unprovoked acts of aggression against people or animals.

 These are strict rules that have to be followed or you will be asked to leave.

We are located on the 1st Branch of the White River and many fans like to go swimming while attending the festival.  Swim at your own risk, no lifeguard on duty.

TICKETS

Yes!  All tickets are available for purchase at the gate.  NOTE:  We do not accept credit cards at the gate.

Tickets are non-refundable, but you can sell or give your pass to another person.

If you place an online order you will print out your tickets after your order is completed.  If you place your order in the mail and provide our email address you will receive an email from Vendini where you can print your tickets.  If you do not have an email, we will mail your tickets.

If you don’t have access to a printer let us know and we’ll be glad to print them for you.

A utility site includes water, electric and a dump station pass. No air conditioners or electric heaters allowed.

Your paid weekend admission to the festival includes free parking, free rough camping, free showers and access to all stages.

For your children, we offer free kids crafts & activities, free movie night and free Kids Academy.

Day passes include all the stages but you’ll be required to leave the grounds by 8 am the next day.

Of course, you can!  We take pride in having fans age range from infants to over 100 years old. There’s something for everyone at Jenny Brook!

Of course! Children 17 and under are Free as long as they are accompanied by a paying parent or grandparent, (NOT AN OLDER FRIEND).

Participation in the Kids Academy does NOT give family members free admission to the festival.

Yes, it’s free and there is plenty of it.  There will be a sign for Day Parking.  After you park you can then walk to the gate.  If you have difficulty walking you can notify the parking attendant and they will arrange for you to have a ride in on a golf cart.

Day attendees that plan to spend the night are required to the premises by 8 am the next day.  You’ll be required to park in the day parking area.

Of course, as long as you are still wearing your wristband.

Your pass includes overnight camping but you’ll need to leave the grounds by noon on Monday.  If you have a day pass, that is valid from 8 am the day you purchase it to 8 am the next day.

There is a fee to bring your dog. Price depends on when you purchase the ticket.

Dogs are NOT allowed for day attendees.  They are also NOT allowed to be kept at your vehicle while you are enjoying the festival.  You will be asked to leave with no refund if a dog is found at your car.

  • They are NOT allowed in concert or concession areas.
  • You need to keep them on a leash and pick up after them.
  • Do not leave them unattended at the campsite if they bark.
  • Aggressive dogs ARE NOT allowed at the festival.  An aggressive dog is defined as any dog that is a threat to other dogs or people by virtue of a single incident or history of unprovoked acts of aggression against people or animals.

 These are strict rules that have to be followed or you will be asked to leave.

GATE SCHEDULE:

Tuesday:   10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Wednesday -Saturday:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm

CAMPING

Here is a direct link to the festival location where you can enter your address and get detailed travel directions.  The address is 1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge, Vermont.

In the past 17 years, we have experienced all types of weather at Jenny Brook.   We recommend layers of clothing.  It may rain so don’t forget your poncho.  We don’t want you to get sunburned either, so please bring your sunscreen!  Don’t forget your lawn chair.

 

The official start of the festival is actually on Thursday.  Early Birds are welcome but there are additional fees.  Tuesday is $10.  Wednesday is $15.00 and this includes the Classic  Country Barn Dance/Pot Luck.  Prices are per person.  

Jenny Brook will take place rain or shine.  The only delay is for lightning or severe weather, however, the festival will resume when it is deemed safe to do so.  There are large spectator tents available for rain or shine!  We do have inside facilities available for longer durations of bad weather.

Quiet parking available in the designated area.  Be sure to ask the gate attendant when you arrive and they’ll be sure you are shown the correct area.  It can also be seen on the map!

Yes.  You can bring your cooler onto festival grounds.  But remember … no public display of alcoholic beverages in the concert area.  No glass bottles or containers. We do have plenty of food vendors available and encourage you to enjoy what they have to offer!

RV generators must not be used between 10 PM – 7 AM. Please be courteous to others when using it during the day.

Yes, and they’re FREE!  Look at the map in your program book and it will show you where they are located.

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Yes, we have permanent restrooms and showers, and we supplement the facilities with ample portable toilets.

 

 

 

The fairgrounds have permanent restrooms and showers, and we supplement the facilities with ample portable toilets

Yes, there is!  Ask at the gate when you arrive and they will show you where it is.

Yes, look for the Upper Valley Portables schedule in the Program Book showing when they are available for pumping.  There will be a fee for this service.

 

You can also take advantage of the Dump Station located at the festival.  The advance fee before 6/1/21 is $15 and the gate fee is $25.  Dump Passes are also available at the Jenny Brook Gift Shop.  You must purchase before going to the Dump Station on Sunday.

ICE is available at the Sugar House which is located beside the Main Stage area.

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NO.  Because of the numerous antique buildings on the fairgrounds, camp fires are  NOT allowed.

Your pass includes overnight camping but you’ll need to leave the grounds by noon on Monday.  If you have a day pass, that is valid from 8 am the day you purchase it to 8 am the next day.