Annual Burger Month in Nelson BC

Annual Burger Month in Nelson BC

The annual burger event in Nelson BC runs all of November, bringing innovative new burgers to many of the restaurants and eateries.

2021 Burger Month Details

Vote For Your Favourite until November 30, 11:59pm!

  • ENTER for a chance to win a $600 grand prize ($25 Gift Certificate from each restaurant)
  • VOTE in 3 categories: Best Presentation - Best Tasting - Most Original
  • Winning restaurant in each category will receive $200 to the charity of their choice


Thank you to the Black Press and our local Nelson Star for organizing this popular contest, all the chefs and restaurants who invest time and energy to make amazing burgers, and to you, for going out and dining on amazing burgers. Note: images on this website, as mouthwatering as they are, may not be the actual burgers being offered this year.  

Trying to find a particular restaurant?

Check out our interactive map of Eat and Drink places in Nelson.

Behind The Scenes

How do restaurants come up with their unique burger? The time leading up to November involves a lot of arduous burger testing and sampling by each restaurant's chef and staff, until the perfect combination of patty, condiments and bun are created. The creations are solely within the control of each restaurant.

Given the popularity of the event, by the end of the month some restaurants may have served over 1000 of their speciality burgers.

Chefs tell us that both locals and visitors often arrive in groups, order one or two burgers, share them, and then head off to more restaurants to partake in this burger bliss.

No matter which way you slice it, you’ll have a delicious dining experience during Nelson Burger Month.

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