National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Bethel, VT
Sep 21, 2019

Day: Saturday, September 21, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Main St. Parking Lot
318 N. Main St.
Bethel, VT 05032
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2019.

Event Report

On Saturday morning a dozen Electric Vehicles rolled into the Main St. Parking Lot in Bethel, VT. Enthusiastic owners shared real life stories, challenges, and information regarding their cars with . Highlights of the day include:

The custom painted Pink Tesla - a crowd favorite

The Raffle - 3 happy young winners!

The 2018 Tesla Model X - which can play Christmas music, lights up, and dances 

and of course......all of our four-legged friends who joined the crowd!

Many thanks to all the participants who spent the day in downtown Bethel on Saturday!

photo by: Bethel Energy Committee
Future drivers get familiar with a Tesla

Event Description



We are pleased to announce you may never have to pay for gas again.


Are you curious about Electric Vehicles? Do you have one you would like to share? This event is for you! Join your friends and neighbors for a day of Electric Vehicle conversation, demonstration, and fun! Sponsored by the Bethel Forward Festival and hosted by the Bethel Energy Committee.


Learn about Electric Vehicles

Share your experience

Enjoy a day in scenic Bethel, VT

This is our day to celebrate EV ownership in America. To celebrate the bold new technology that is rising up as a solution to climate change. Join us as we share experiences, resources, and collective wisdom. See an up-close model of a Level II home charger and talk with a professional, courtesy of Green Mountain Power.  

This event is fun for the whole family - Free balloons & cupcakes, you could win a jar of candy and or other prizes!


Event Schedule

9:30am     Arrive and set-up

10:00am    EV Car Show 

                     Level II Home Charger model display

12:00pm   Balloon giveaway!

2:00pm    Door prizes announced 

4:00pm     EV Car Show ends

Register for EV Car Show

We are seeking EV owners to show their cars and talk about the ups and downs of driving an electric vehicle! Use the Participate button at the top of this page to register.


From I-89 Exit 3: Coming off highway, turn right onto VT RT 107. Drive apx. 3 miles.

At the 3-way intersection continue driving straight onto VT RT 12 (follow the big fish!).

Drive .5 miles, Main St. Parking lot is on the right between Mascoma Bank and Town Hall.


The parking lot does not have a power supply (yet!). There is Level II charging available at the Vermont Law School (7 miles). 

Check in

Car show participants please check in at the Bethel Energy Committee table when you arrive. 


Use the Contact button at the top of this page.


Registered Attendees

There are currently 32 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 5
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Kia Niro Electric 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Tesla Model S 1
Tesla Model X 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
8 Models 13

Registered attendees report 247,997 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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Green Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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