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.
Bring the kids out for FREE Halloween Festivities throughout Burke including:
5-6:30pm - Haunted trails at East Burke School (Route 114 behind Cafe Lotti) - One trail for little kids, another scarier trail for older kids
5-6:30pm - Trick or Treating in East Burke Village at:
(For safety’s sake- Have flash lights and dress in bright colors)
East Burke Market
East Burke Sports (open until 6pm)
Foggy Goggle Osteria
Burke Publick House
NEK Country Store
The Village Inn/Willy's Restaurant
5-6:30pm - Mask Making and face painting at the East Burke Community Library/ Burke Mountain Club
5-6:30pm - Cookie Decorating at East Burke Congregational Church
5-6:30pm - Mini Pumpkin Shotput Toss at Cafe Lotti
6:30pm - Coloring Contest at Cafe Lotti
Judging at 6:45pm: Costume Contest at the Gazebo on the green at the East Burke Library. Categories: 6 & under, 6-12 & 12 & up - total of 12 prizes.
Prizes for: Scariest, Sweetest. Most Gruesome, Most Creative costumes.
Judging at 6:45pm - Jack-O-Lantern Contest - Bring your carved and lit pumpkin to the Gazebo where winners will be announced and awarded prizes donated by local businesses.
7-7:30pm - Spinning tales from the Burke Crypts at the gazebo on the grounds of the Burke Mountain Club. Also a performance from the St J Players!