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 weather and trees are starting to shift, which means our favorite riding season is just about to start - fall! Join us on the 11th at Burke Mountain Resort for a fun-filled downhill resort day, lifts start spinning at 10am. There will be raffles for VMBA and Burke swag happening throughout the day. Our VMBA Ambassadors will be hosting group rides throughout the day (for all levels and abilities). The first one will be heading out at 10:30am. Check in at the VMBA table for the other ride times.
Make it a weekend and spend the night trailside - Burke has extended a lodging deal in the Burke Mountain Hotel. Bike-in/out to the Burke Bike Park and surrounding Kingdom Trails complete with complimentary indoor bike storage with every reservation. Two can stay from $99/night Friday 9/10 and/or Saturday, 9/11. You can go to their website for more details and booking.
If you have not used your FREE Burke DH ticket with your VMBA membership this is the time to do it! If you have not gotten your membership yet, we will be selling them on the spot with the DH coupon. There will also be a chance to get a raffle ticket for our Transition Sentinel!
So join us on Saturday, 9/11, from 10-5pm, for raffles, group rides, and a great day of downhill biking!
Location: Burke Bike Park, Sherburne Lodge Rd., East Burke