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The Northeast Kingdom offers many events and activities to experience and enjoy year-round. Check out the region’s most extensive visitor & business calendar of events

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Welcome to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom!

For those visiting the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the Northeast Kingdom Chamber web site is a great resource to find information on attractions, lodging, dining and the region. Recognized in international and national travel guides, the Northeast Kingdom is a wonderful place to visit year-round, whether you want to bike Kingdom Trails, ski Burke Mountain and Jay Peak, shop in our downtowns, swim in our pristine lakes or visit our many museums. We can help you plan a visit to the Northeast Kingdom! The Northeast Kingdom Chamber is your one-stop chamber for information on Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.  The nickname “Northeast Kingdom” was a term coined by beloved U.S. Senator & Governor George Aiken many years ago, in honor of the pastoral and natural beauty of the region.

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The Northeast Kingdom comprises the counties of Caledonia, Essex and Orleans in Vermont's northeast corner.

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The Northeast Kingdom Chamber is the tri-county's largest and only fully staffed chamber, handling travel promotion, community/economic development, legislative/governmental relations, business networking and promotion of regional projects.

The chamber, based out of St. Johnsbury with about 300 members, is conveniently located at the Green Mountain Mall, across from JCPenney.

We believe the best businesses in the Northeast Kingdom are Northeast Kingdom Chamber members.

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Northern Harmony Concert
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Northern Harmony, a collaboration of 10 brilliant singers, presenting harmony singing from across the world, presents an outdoor concert on the Highland Center for the Arts outdoor stage. Led by Larry Gordon, Northern Harmony is the highest level performing group under the umbrella of the world music organization Village Harmony, which sponsors singing camps and workshops in New England and many parts of the world. (see www.villageharmony.org ) Touring Europe regularly since 1995, the group has won wide acclaim for its unique repertoire and sure command of widely diverse traditional singing styles. The singers, all vaccinated, have been in residence for a week in Marshfield preparing this concert program.
Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro
Aoife O'Donovan with special guests Hawktail
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grammy award-winning songwriter and musician Aoife O'Donovan is one of the most sought-after singers and songwriters of her generation. She has released three critically-acclaimed solo albums, is co-founder of the bands I'm With Her and Crooked Still, is the featured vocalist on The Goat Rodeo Sessions with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile, and spent a decade contributing to the radio variety shows Live From Here and A Prairie Home Companion. Hawktail is a rising Americana "supergroup"ť and includes members of Crooked Still, Punch Brothers and the I'm with Her house band. She has a chill-inducing vocal that shines, haunting you with each word and phrase she spins within the loom of her storied songs. Evocative and siren-like, smoke-tinged but tender and inviting. O'Donovan has a range that is enviable to most, she elevates and opens it only at moments when it is most needed for full impact. Brian Carroll, Red Line Roots Please check our website for the COVID-19 policy for the KCP Presents Series.
Lyndon Institute Auditorium, Lyndon Center
Cabot Fall Foliage Pop-Up Art Sale
Date: Saturday, September 25 - Sunday, October 3
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art sale featuring local Cabot, Vermont artists. For two weeks only, 10 local artists will exhibit their work at the Cabot Art Barn in the historic Wiswell House.
3296 Main St., Cabot VT 05647
Newport's Chili Challenge Cookoff
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Being held in downtown Newport on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For those  interested in being a participant, registration forms can be found online at www.vtnorthcountry.org. Scroll down to EVENTS and click the tab. Forms can also be found there for the Scarecrow Contest and Car Show.
Downtown Newport

FUN THINGS TO DO IN THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM

Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is considered one of the most beautiful areas in the state, with much to do year round. Whether you ski, snowmobile, hike, bike, fish or just enjoy the outdoors, the Kingdom is considered one of Vermont’s premier recreational destinations.

Featured Businesses


Island Pond, VT

Over 1,500 feet of sandy beach and priceless lakeshore view provide an exceptional setting for 200 campsites. Playgrounds, fireplaces, picnic tables, game room, convenience store, etc. Select "Get Details" for more information.


Concord, VT

Concord Health Center, a division of Northern Counties Health Care, provides comprehensive health care services to our friends and neighbors in the Northeast Kingdom and we welcome the opportunity to be YOUR Medical Home!


Hardwick, VT

Olive Ylin, CMT and Robert-John Benoit, LMT (MA) have been providing massage therapy services to the Hardwick community and other towns and villages throughout the Northeast Kingdom for a long time.

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