Six New England Yoga Festivals Happening This Summer
Put away your flower crown and cut-off shorts. This summer, festival style is going to look a little different.
We found six New England yoga festivals—from Boston to rural Vermont—that celebrate yoga, of course, but also music, movement, wellness, and community. Whether you want to flow from dawn until dusk, try out a new style, or make a few yogi friends, trade Coachella for crow pose at these New England yoga festivals.
When: June 22-25
Where: Bondville, Vermont
What: Wanderlust is taking over Stratton Mountain for four days of outdoor wellness, music, sustainable food, and learning. The lineup includes yoga classes taught by master instructors of all styles, a wide range of musical performers, speakers, guided meditations, hikes and runs, outdoor adventures, and more.
Starting at $90. Stratton Mountain, 5 Village Lodge Road, Bondville, Vermont, wanderlust.com.
When: July 1
Where: South Berwick, Maine
What: This annual event combines yoga, music, and art for a day-long celebration of “mindful movement, holistic well-being, education and awareness, and sustainability and community contribution.” You can also expect belly dancers, SUP yoga, waterfront views, workshops, kids’ yoga, and more.
Starting at $54. Spring Hill, 117 Pond Road, South Berwick, Maine, wildvibes.org.
When: July 7-9
Where: Portland, Maine
What: Want to try SUP yoga, Thai yoga and massage, Spa yoga, vibrational yoga, barre yoga fusion, and more? They’re all at the Maine YogaFest. The weekend-long event also includes workshops on topics including self-love, mindfulness and sport, resilience, radical joy, and more.
Starting at $99. East End Community School/East End Beach, 195 North St., Portland, Maine, maineyogafest.com.
Nantucket Yoga Festival
When: July 7-9
What: This annual festival packs all the yoga you can handle into three days, with workshops on topics ranging from purifying your consciousness to overcoming imposter syndrome. Buy tickets for a single day, the opening ceremony, Saturday’s VIP event, or the entire weekend.
Starting at $175. The Westmoor Club, 10 Westmoor Lane, Nantucket, nantucketyogafestival.com.
Vermont Be True Yoga Festival
When: August 4-6
Where: Fairlee, Vermont
What: Get back to basics with this yoga festival preaching mindfulness, unity, wellness, and community. In addition to yoga, expect meditation, mindfulness hikes and walks, horseback riding, biking, paddleboarding, music, and wellness workshops. Camp out all weekend for the full festival experience.
Starting at $70. Milldale Farm Center for Wellness, 1478 Bloodbrook Road, Fairlee, Vermont, eventbrite.com.
When: August 12
What: In addition to its Stratton festival, Wanderlust’s “mindfulness triathlon” is traveling the globe this summer. The Boston event will include a 5K, 90 minutes of live DJ yoga, a 30-minute guided meditation, and bonus activities such as aerial yoga, AcroYoga, hula hooping, walking meditation, and more.
Starting at $45. DCR Hatch Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, wanderlust.com.