September 24-25, 2022

It's almost time for the City of Essex Junction's annual event, Junction Jam. This event, previously known as Out and About, encourages residents of Essex Junction to spend the weekend of September 24-25 shopping, dining and listening to live music.

Event Brochure

Essex Junction Residents

This year, the City will offer Essex Junction residents $15 vouchers per family to spend at participating businesses in Essex Junction on September 24-25. Participating businesses will have a Junction Jam badge and are encouraged to provide Junction Jam specials during the weekend. 

Vouchers will be available September 19-24 while supplies last and can be picked up with proof of residency at

  • Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) office at 75 Maple Street: September 19-23 from 8 am to 4 pm. 
  • Info Booth (tent) outside Firebird Cafe on Saturday, September 24 from 9 am to 1 pm.

Visit this page and the City's Facebook page for updates on participating businesses, specials, a schedule of events, and more. 

Participating Businesses

We are excited to have the following businesses participate in Junction Jam this year. 

  • Dunkin' Pearl Street
  • El Gato Cantina Essex Junction
  • Firebird Cafe
  • Fleet Feet
  • Heather’s Sweet Treats
  • Karen’s Kloset
  • McGillicuddy’s Five Corners
  • Nest Coffee & Bakery
  • Nomad Coffee
  • On Tap Bar & Grill
  • Rocky’s NY Pizza
  • Shannon’s Fine Jewelry
  • Studio Fisk Aveda
  • Sweet Wheels Donuts
  • The Bagel Place
  • Vespa’s Pizza, Pasta, & Deli

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 24

9 AM

  • Art Lab at Brownell Library (All Day)


  • Lowell Thompson at Nomad Coffee


  • Essex Art League Outside Brownell Library & Firebird Cafe

10:30 AM  
  • Saturday Stories (Age 3-7) at Brownell Library
11 AM
  • Milton Busker at Rocky’s NY Pizza
1 PM
  • The Brevity Thing at Nest Coffee & Bakery
  • Fiber Art Circle at Brownell Library
3 PM
  • The Smokey Newfield Project at Firebird Cafe
5 PM
  • Rough Suspects at On Tap Bar & Grill
7 PM
  • Ukelele Clare at McGuillicuddy’s Five Corners
  • Outdoor Movie: Encanto behind City Offices at 2 Lincoln St.
9 PM
  • Before This Time at On Tap Bar & Grill

Sunday, September 25

9 AM
  • Paddy Reagan at Firebird Cafe
11 AM
  • Milton Busker & The Grim Work at Firebird Cafe
1 PM
  • Ukelele Clare at Firebird Cafe
3 PM
  • Dave Ball & Jom Hammack at Firebird Cafe
5 PM
  • Unruly Allies at Firebird Cafe