Our biggest festival of the year is our annual Fall Foliage Festival located in East Burke Village on the green at the Burke Mountain Clubhouse/East Burke Library. The Burke Fall Festival is organized and hosted by the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce with assistance from many volunteers, local businesses and other organizations. The event is a fundraiser for the Chamber with proceeds used to help us promote the Burke Area, provide services to our members and support economic growth in our community.
The days' events include:
Parade starts at 10:00
BBQ with burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, sausages and more!
Kids Area with Bounce Houses, face painting and more
Arts & Crafts with NEKCA!
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Farm Animal Petting Zoo
Cow Flop Bingo
Rubber Ducky Races at the Dishmill Brook at 1pm
Craft Show opens at 9 am - 3 pm - featuring 80 vendors!
NEW - Raffle of Crafts from festival vendors - at the Burke Chamber Info Booth from 9-3pm
Fall Fest posters, beer mugs, shirts, sweatshirts and more for sale at the Burke Chamber Info Booth
Silent Auction inside the library featuring work from local artists & crafters, unique historical items and antiques
Burke Citizen of the Year announced after the parade (10:30am or so) at the Gazebo
Live Raptor Show from VINS at 11am at the Gazebo
Music from Chickweed from noon - 2:30pm at the Gazebo
Mike's Tiki Bar Open at noon
Live Music at Mike's Tiki Bar
Hollyberry's B&B (located next to East Burke Market on the other side of the bridge) will have a shoebox raffle with proceeds to benefit the East Burke Congregational Church.
The East Burke School will have a farmstand with vegetables, cider, and other VT products for sale outside of Cafe Lotti on Route 114 (next to the East Burke Congregational Church).