Celebrate This Memorial Day Weekend Near Barre, VT!

May 23rd, 2016 by

Memorial Day Weekend 2016 Events Near Barre, VT

Memorial Day is just a week away and we couldn’t be more excited! Not only does the weekend give us a chance to remember our brave heroes, but also the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful weather with many events close to home. Here are a few of our favorite Memorial Day Weekend 2016 events near Barre, Vermont!

Chowderpalooza & Spring Art on Park

Where: 10 Park Street, Stowe
When: 11:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday, May 28
Chowder is a quintessential part of New England cuisine, and here is your opportunity to sample the best offerings from local restaurants! Tasting wristbands are $5 each. You will also be able to vote for your favorite chowder! Additionally, many Vermont artisans will have their products for sale, with jewelry, crafts, and beloved Vermont foods available!

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Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic

Where: Thunder Road International Speedbowl, 80 Fisher Road, Barre
When: 1:00pm on Sunday, May 29
If you like the sound of thundering engines and blindingly fast cars, you are going to love this 150-lap car race! The Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic features contestants from all over the region, including several local drivers! Admission is $25 per person, kids 12 and under are free. Gates open at 10:00am and post time is 1:00pm. Hope to see you there!

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Barre Memorial Celebration

Where: Barre
When: 10:30am on Monday, May 30
One of the best ways to observe Memorial Day is by attending a local parade, and there is one right here in Barre! The parade welcomes any veteran to participate (if transportation is necessary, please come to the Barre Aud) and will end with a ceremony at the Barre City Park, where military songs will be played by local school bands. Afterwards, there will be a luncheon on Elm Street, which is hosted by the Barre Elks Lodge.

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Happy Memorial Day!

From all of us here at Walker Volkswagen, we wish you a safe and fun Memorial Day Weekend! If you need a new Volkswagen vehicle to help get you to any of these events, feel free to stop by our dealership and test drive some of our models!

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