“Building Resilience” keynote address was given by Chris Martenson, author of The Crash Course and co-founder of Peak Prosperity
“Among the handful of observers making sense of the economic scene.”
—James Howard Kunstler
Filmmaker and activist Josh Fox performed “The Truth Has Changed” tracing the arc of American propaganda and misinformation.
“Entertaining, fun, insightful and important.”
– Tim Robbins


Stratton Mountain Music

Exploring and enjoying new and different music and art has been at the core of SolarFest for over two decades.

2018 featured the high-energy music of the The Balkun Brothers opening for Burlington’s own Gang of Thieves.

SolarFest Saturday 8.18 Workshops

SolarFest Sunday 8.19 Workshops

Sample presentations:

Peter O’Connor – 2018 EV Policy

Fun Activities — So Much To Do

SolarFest includes something for everyone to enjoy: superb family entertainment and activities, a great mix of vendors, dozens of how-to and hands-on workshops, movies, children’s activities in the Kids Corner, plus: plenty of space throughout the weekend for serendipitous encounters, hiking, and an overall celebration of our planet’s beauty and bounty.