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.
The Lyndon/Burke Snowflake Festival is held annually in February. This event has been chosen in the past as a Top 10 Winter Event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. It starts on the 15th with a pancake breakfast and later in the day, the Burke Wine & Art Snowcase. The Festival features 2 full weeks of fun for kids and adults including ski races, torchlight parade, spaghetti suppers, skating, winter biking, quilt show, snow sculpture contest and more! Don’t miss the Chowderfest and Silent Auction on Saturday February 22nd at the Lyndon Outing Club. Lots of great items will be up for bid including lift tickets for Jay Peak and Burke Mountain, a Kingdom Trails One Year Family Membership, passes to the Pump House Indoor Water Park, gift certificates for local lodging including the Rabbit Hill Inn and the Inn at Mountain View Farm, Greens Fees for the St. Johnsbury Country Club, a night light from High Beams Lighting, gift certificates to local restaurants and shops and lots more! Visit the website for complete details and locations.
Come join the fun. Sponsored by the Lyndon Area Chamber of Commerce and the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce.