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34th Annual Burke Fall Festival
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Time: 10:00 am
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:
10 a.m. - Parade starts
11 a.m. - Interactive show from Reptiles on the Move at the Gazebo
Noon - 2:30 p.m. - Music from Whiskers of Odd at the Gazebo
1 p.m - Rubber Ducky Races at the Dishmill Brook - cash prizes! (proceeds benefit Lyndon Rescue)
9 a.m -1 p.m. - East Burke Congregational Church (538 Route 114) - Sale by Donation:
Older folding wooden chairs, cane seat chairs, children's puppet theater, handmade puppets and various household items.
11 a.m - 3 p.m. - East Burke School (611 Route 114) - 20th Anniversary Celebration and Open House.
Lunch options, hot mulled cider*, lawn games, craft demonstrations, school tours
*Free mulled cider for all first responders, road crews, law enforcement and anyone else assisting with flood recovery efforts.
11 a.m- 2 p.m. - Thaddeus Stevens School (638 Route 114) - Chemistry Activity: What's in Your Water? Paint Your Face o Nature.
Other info: BBQ with burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, sausages and more!
Kids Area with games and face painting (proceeds benefit Burke Town School)
FREE ice cream for kids (1pm) donated by Clementine's Creamery, Pony Rides, horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Farm Animal Petting Zoo, Cow Plop Bingo (cash prizes) - Purchase squares prior to 9/30 at East Burke Market or Mike's Gas in West Burke. Purchase squares on festival day at the Burke Chamber/Festival Info Booth. $5 per square. Winner gets half the pot!
Book Sale inside the East Burke Community Library (proceeds benefit library/Burke Mtn Club), White Schoolhouse Tours, Craft Fair featuring 70+ vendors!
Raffle of Crafts from festival vendors - at the Burke Chamber/Festival Info Booth.
If would like to be in the parade, contact Diane French at 802-626-3548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For sponsorship information or to volunteer, email email@example.com.
Location: East Burke Village on the green at the Burke Mountain Clubhouse/East Burke Library, East Burke, VT
Contact: Burke Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (802) 626-4124