NEK Moms Weekend Scoop: July 1-4
Summer is here! Happy 4th of July Weekend, NEK Moms and Dads. Here’s a look at what’s hot for family fun in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom this holiday weekend.
Friday, July 1st:
- Lyndon Farmer’s Market (Lyndonville). 3-7pm, Bandstand Park.
- Burke Strawberry Festival (East Burke). 5-7pm. East Burke Club House Lawn.
- Friday Night’s Live (Island Pond). 6-10pm. “Class Rewind.”
- Music, Wicked Smart Horn Band (Burke). Burke Mt. Resort. Doors open at 8:30pm. $15/pp
Saturday, July 2nd:
- Blessing of the Bikes. (Lyndonville). Chapel, Darling Hill Road. 11am-12noon
- Newport Farmer’s Market (Newport). Gardner Memorial Park. 10am-4pm.
- Burklyn Arts Summer Craft Fair, Bandstand Park., Lyndonville. 10am-4pm.
- Vermont State Fiddle Championship, Bandstand Park, Lyndonville.
- St. Johnsbury Farmer’s Market, Downtown, behind Anthony’s Diner, Municipal Parking Lot. 9am-1pm.
- Island Pond 4th Celebration. (Island Pond). Parade at 11am. Canoe race at 1:30pm. Live Music & Open Air Markets all day. 6-10pm. “Tommy & The Tricksters” (Classic Rock), food, entertainment.
- Vermont 4th BBQ and Fireworks (Burke). Burke Mt. Resort. Fireworks around 9pm. Bring lawnchairs, lawn blankets. $10 carload for parking. Food, music & entertainment.
- Chicken BBQ (Greensboro). At Greensboro United Church of Christ. Following Parade.
- Caledonia County Fair Extravaganza. Full day of family fun! Mountain View Park, Lyndonville. 6:30am gates open.
Sunday, July 3rd:
- Kingdom Aquafest. Info here.
- Circus Smirkus. (Greensboro) 1pm & 6pm shows.
- Island Pond Holiday Weekend Celebration Continued. Duck Race at 1pm.
Monday, July 4th:
- Independence Celebration Music Festival (Newport). 4pm-12am. Gardner Memorial Park. Fireworks at 9:45, music all day and night.
- Peacham 4th of July Celebration. 11:30am parade from Elementary School. Kids’ events & BBQ throughout the day.
- Montgomery 4th of July Celebration. Parade & BBQ (Main Street). 12pm and throughout the day.
- Cabot 4th of July Celebration. Parade at 11am. Events throughout the day.
- 4th of July Celebration (Barton). Orleans County Fairgrounds, 9am on. Family fun, BBQ. Fireworks.
- Danville 4th of July Celebration. All day. Parade (1oam), food, Bingo, fun run (noon), bike race.
- Island Pond 4th of July Celebration Continued.