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Farmers' Markets, the Strawberry Festival, VT Children's Theater performances, 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'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 and   For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit




Willoughby Lake July 4th Boat Parade

July 4, 2024  |   3:00 PM

 On Thursday, July 4th at 3 PM the lake will come to life with the Annual Boat Parade. And thanks to the community for voting on our 2024 theme: Under the Sea. Anyone with a boat is welcome to participate in this family-friendly event. This is a great opportunity to show your creativity-- Prizes will be awarded!
No registration is required. The lineup begins at Crescent Beach, on the west side of the lake at 2:45 pm. Don’t have a boat? Cheer on your favorite entries from the shore – lots of noise and celebrations are encouraged.


Location: Willoughby Lake, Westmore, VT Map it


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