Summertime concerts in the park, NEMBAFest Mountain Bike Festival, The Annual Burke Fall Festival, WinterBike.... events of all sorts happen in and around Burke. Moonlit snowshoe treks, live music performances, seasonal parades, craft fairs, Open Studios weekend, snowmobile drag races...it's all here! To keep up to date on local happenings and special deals, sign up for the monthly Burke enewsletter.
From October - March, enjoy ice skating at Chester Arena - check their website for Public Skate times and other events.
The Catamount Arts Center in St. Johnsbury also features a range of events every week including independent film showings, classic films, theater, opera performances, live music as well as classes and workshops for all ages. Check out their Events Calendar to see what's going on.
For events in neighboring towns of Lyndonville and St. Johnsbury, please visit www.lyndonvermont.com and www.discoverstjvt.com. For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit www.nekchamber.com.
Join us for the First Annual BurkeX Freeride Competition on Sunday, March 12 (weather permitting), sponsored by East Burke Sports and Village Sport Shop. Top prizes for multiple age groups and classes include Go-Pro's, skis, snowboards, goggles, gear and a chance for Burke bragging rights with your name etched on the Burke X trophy, to be kept in the Bear Den!
Competitor categories: Under 16 Ski, Under 16 Snowboard | 16-22 Ski, 16-22 Snowboard | 22+ Ski, 22+ Snowboard
Schedule: 8:30-9:30 - Registration - Mid-Burke Lodge
10am - Course Inspection - TBD (Rerun or Ledges)
10:45am - Competitor Meeting
11am - Competition Start
3pm - Awards Ceremony - Burke Hotel Day Lodge
Location: Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, VT