Special Events

Special events occur throughout the year, and are usually celebrations for all ages. Many of them are offered jointly with some of our many partner organizations. Hope you can join us!

Some special events require pre-registration. Please check event details.


 

  • Aug to Sep
    13 to 24

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug
    20

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug to Oct
    20 to 1

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    23

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    23

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Aug
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    27

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 9 - Aug 27. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The CFY will be...

  • Aug to Oct
    27 to 8

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Aug
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Aug
    30

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Aug
    30

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Oct
    3 to 15

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    6

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    6

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Oct
    10 to 22

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    13

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    13

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Oct
    17 to 29

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    20

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    20

    Shelburne Farms 36th Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFamily Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    Come celebrate Vermont farm and forestry traditions through connections with food, agriculture, and community! This day-long festival features music, storytelling, hands-on activities for children...

  • Sep
    23

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep to Nov
    24 to 5

    Slow Food Farmer's Market

    Wednesday, 3:00pm - 6:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Slow Food Farmer's Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. We'll be there every week until...

  • Sep
    25

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    25 to 27

    The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium

    Thursday to Saturday, Thurs: 6:30-9pm; Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and explore how embracing this lifestyle can contribute to one’s health,...

  • Sep
    27

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Sep
    27

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Sep
    28

    Annual Choral Celebration of the Earth: World Peace & Healing

    Sunday, 4:00PMSpecial Event

    Gather in the magnificent catedral-like Breeding Barn to hear uplifting music and a blend of choral voices from All Souls Interfaith Choir, In Accord and more. Remarks will offer a message of peace...

  • Sep
    30

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    2

    Share the Harvest

    Thursday, 7:30-11:30 AMSpecial Event

    The Inn at Shelburne Farms will be participating in the annual Share the Harvest fundraiser that benefits NOFA-Vermont's Farm Share Program where limited-income Vermonters are given the ability...

  • Oct
    4

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    4

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    4 to 5

    Champlain Mini Maker Faire

    Saturday to Sunday, Sat. 10 am - 5 pm; Sun. 11 am - 4 pmSpecial Event

    Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of families and individuals celebrating the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It showcases...

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9 to 26

    "Of Land and Local" Art Exhibition

    Thursday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm dailySpecial Event

    Now in its second year, Of Land & Local is a multidisciplinary, state-wide exhibition designed to initiate a dialogue about issues surrounding the Vermont landscape.  Our shared history in...

  • Oct
    11

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    11

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of many local farmers and artisans.

  • Oct
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tea Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    18

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Oct
    25

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers. New this year: we'll be there every week!

  • Nov
    28 to 30

    Thanksgiving Weekend at the Welcome Center

    Friday to Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmSpecial Event

    Shop and ship early and save 10% on all catalog mail orders! Our staff will advise and take your orders for holiday Farm gifts for local or far-away friends and family. Cheese tastings, hot cider,...