The 11th Annual Fairy House Festival

September 28th and 29th


Where else do knotholes become front doors? Seashells transform into bathtubs? And twigs woven into ladders?

The Fairy House Festival on September 28th and 29th, 2019!

The Fairy House Festival is The Nature Museum's annual fundraiser and draws over 1200 visitors to Grafton each September. Volunteers create a fairyland of small structures built out of natural materials, opening a portal to the incredible world around us through deep observation of nature's gifts.

Guests of all ages walk the forested fairy house trail, make their own fairy houses, enjoy face painting, music, bubbles, crafts, and more: all in celebration of the incredible relationship between nature and creativity.

The funds raised at the Fairy House Festival go to support natural science programs in schools and libraries, wilderness days for tweens, wild foods workshops, summer camps for kids, mushroom talks, birding walks, and so much more . . . .  

Join us as we create a magical experience while fostering a deeper connection to community and nature. . . .

The Fairy House Festival is held from 10 - 4 on Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th, at The Nature Museum in in Grafton, Vermont. Tickets are available online or at the Fairy Gate. See you there with wings on!


Save time and money by purchasing tickets ahead of time online: Kids $4 advance & $5 at the gate; adults $10 advance & $12 at the gate; Seniors $8 advance & $10 at the gate.

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Help us host a regional treasure by volunteering at the Fairy House Festival. . . . you’ll get free entrance, a t-shirt, and a liberal sprinkling of fairy dust!

Fairy House Creations From Festivals Past . . . . .

In Gratitude

The Fairy House Festival Campaign

Thank you to all of the individuals and businesses who have generously supported our 10th Annual Fairy House Festival.

If You Build It...

We are grateful to the over fifty builders whose creations dotted the fairy trail last year. See whose creativity was on display!

We love our volunteers.

We couldn't pull off the festival without a cadre of amazing volunteers. These lovely folks lent us a hand in 2018.