North Hero is a village on Grand Isle in Lake Champlain. It is the seat of Grand Isle County and lies along Highway 2 near Knight Point State Park.
The 2000 U.S. Census lists North Hero's population at 810.
Originally, North Hero, and the villages of South Hero and Grand Isle were granted to Ethan Allen, Samuel Herrick and 363 other Revolutionary War veterans as a single town known as Two Heroes. In 1798, Two Heroes was divided into North Hero (chartered on October 27, 1779), Middle Hero and South Hero.
A local attraction is the Annual Antique Show & Sale, dating to 1962, always on the third Friday and Saturday in July.
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Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Hebron Fair Hebron NH July27 Over 100 craftsmen, pony rides, children's games, rummage, lunch with homemade baked bread, silent auction, on the picturesque Hebron Common.
Franklin County Fair Malone NY August3-11 This annual county fair, taking place in late summer, schedules events such as: Rooster Crowing Contest, Truck & Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Clothing Revue Grandstand, 4-H Goat Showmanship/4-H Goat Costume Driving Class.
Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows Waitsfield VT July2-August11 Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows are a chance for equestrians to spend July and August where the summer is its most beautiful of Vermont's Green Mountains.