In addition to Burger Fest in downtown Seymour and the Hot Air Balloons at Rock Ledge Park, don't miss the rest of the fun available to you and your family! The Car Show takes place adjacent to the festival grounds on Depot Street. The Seymour Community Museum featuring hamburger memorabilia is open from Noon to 5:00 PM on Saturday. The Railroad Depot is open from noon to 5:00 PM on Saturday. Burger Fest entrance fee includes access on Saturday to the museum, railroad depot and the car show.
Motorcycle Charity Ride!
Home of the Hamburger Motorcycle Charity Ride leads out the World's Largest Hamburger Parade. Enjoy a relaxing ride and help support the Breath of Life Foundation. Breath of Life Foundation is committed to promoting a higher quality of life for those who are battling every day with Cystic Fibrosis. Pledge Sheets can be found here
THE CAR SHOW!
Burger Fest Car Show is located on Depot Street. It's sponsored by Auto Plaza of Seymour. Go to the Forms page to get the registration form. Registration from 8-10:30 AM on Saturday. Awards at 3:00. Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places. Dash Plaques to the first 25 entries.
The Seymour Community Museum on Depot Street was established as a bicentennial project, opening in 1976. It presents a history of the settlement of the area and the transition from a lumbering to an agricultural economy. See the general store, an old time funeral parlor, doctor’s office, beauty shop, granny home, and much more. Considerable space is devoted to “Hamburger Charlie” and the origin of the burger in Seymour. The museum features the world's largest collection of hamburger-related items. Click on Memorabilia for more information.
SOUVENIRS AVAILABLE IN THE MUSEUM
Burger Fest Caps
Burger Fest Blankets
Charlie Bobble Head
25 Year Button Placemat
Burger Fest Postcard Sm
Burger Fest Postcard Lg
Burger Fest Magnet Sm 2x3
Burger Fest Magnet Lg 4x6
Red Sports bottle
Metal Sports tumbler
Visit the Museum Gift Shop for the full selection of items.
MODEL RAILROAD EXHIBIT AT THE RAILROAD DEPOT
Your Burger Fest button also provides you with free admission to the model railroad layout in the railroad depot. The trains serpentine through tunnels and across bridges controlled by a Radio Digital System. Relive the days of old and see one of the largest permanent layouts in the state. View the miniature fire scene, working crossing signals, and numerous electronic signs that illuminate the scenery. This is a great attraction for kids of all ages.