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.
This year, resolve to revolve… on a fatbike at Kingdom Trails with friends and bikes provided by East Burke Sports and Village Sport Shop Trailside If you’ve always wondered about those Fat Bikes, now’s your chance to try one out! Or maybe you’re in the market for a new one… kick the year off right!
Entry fee gives you demos for the day AND a raffle ticket and drink ticket to be redeemed at the Apres Fatbiking party in the Spoke-easy Lounge at Juniper's at the Wildflower Inn as well as your Kingdom Trails day pass if you are not a member and bottomless cup of hot chocolate and a warm fire to gather round.
Bikes are available for 45 minute rides.
$15 for a non-Kingdom Trails Member
$5 for a KTA Member
$10 for VMBA Members
Make sure to wear warm footwear and gloves. Face mask and hat or head band under your helmet is necessary in cold temps.
Bikes that will be available to demo will be announced soon.