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NEK Activities

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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3rd Annual Shawn Dutile Ice Fishing Tourament
Date: Friday, February 23 - Sunday, February 25
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Legal fishing hours.  Lake Willoughby.
Headquarters, Willoughby Country Store, Westmore, VT
Quiet Snowlights
Date: Friday, February 23, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Quiet Snowlights offers a sensory sensitive experience of HCA’s popular winter festival. Please note this event features areas of bright lights in a winter environment. 

Bask in HCA’s illuminated landscape, awash in artful color. Revel in the whimsical light display and rejoice in winter’s magic at this unique event where deep winter and art collide for a breathtaking celebration of snow and light! Be sure to stop by the Kitchen at HCA for warm drinks.

 
Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St, Greensboro, VT

Hazen's Notch Snowmobile Club Radar Run
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024
Time: 10:00 am

$1,000 cash raffle.  Registration 10am ~ Radar Run @ noon.  Fees: $10 per run.
Lowell School, 2390 VT Rte 100 Lowell, VT
Landowners Appreciation BBQ/Vintage Ride In
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hamburgers, hot dogs, salad, crock pot items, sodas and water.  Landowners eat free, all others by donation. 
Waterford Ridge Runners, Duck Pond Rd., Lower Waterford, VT

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


Hardwick, VT

Northern Counties Dental 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!


East Burke, VT

LIVE, WORK, PLAY IN THE NEK! Our talented team of full service agents would be honored to assist you in your real estate endeavors! Our firm handles residential, commercial, land, farms, waterfront, rentals, and auctions.


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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