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.


 

  • 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,...

  • Dec to Jan
    20 to 1

    Sleigh Rides December 2014

    Saturday to Thursday, 11am – 2pm Every Half HourFamily Program, Special Event

    Enjoy a 20-minute horse drawn sleigh ride from the Welcome Center (weather permitting). Every day December 20th to January 1st except Christmas Day. We'll be offering wagon rides instead of sleigh...

  • Jan to Mar
    3 to 1

    Sleigh Rides Saturdays & Sundays 2015

    Saturday to Sunday, 11am – 2pm Every Half HourFamily Program, Special Event

    Enjoy a 20-minute horse drawn sleigh ride from the Welcome Center (weather permitting).Saturdays and Sundays January 3rd to March 1st. 

  • Jan
    5

    Full Moon Sleigh Rides January 5, 2015

    Monday, 5:30pm, 6:05pm & 6:40pm Weather permittingSpecial Event

    Join Pat Palmer of Thornapple Farm and his team of Percheron draft horses for a winter evening of star gazing. Put on your woolies and brave the winter for one of these half-hour rides, and don't...

  • Jan
    10

    Snowshoe Demos

    Saturday, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PMSpecial Event

    Come explore the trails at Shelburne Farms on snowshoes provided by Eastern Mountain Sports! EMS will offer FREE rentals at the Welcome Center!  

  • Jan
    22

    Animals of the North with Sue Morse

    Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30PMSpecial Event

    Join Sue Morse, nationally recognized wildlife tracker and photographer, for a presentation of "Animals of the North: What will Global Climate Change Mean for Them?" You'll learn about several...

  • Jan
    24

    Shelburne Winterfest 2015!

    Saturday, 12pm - 3pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy wintery activities, indoors and out! Sledding, sleigh rides, crafts, music, and delicious food at this annual, family-fun event!  Call Shelburne Parks and Recreation Department for more...

  • Feb
    4

    Full Moon Sleigh Rides February 4, 2015

    Wednesday, 5:30pm, 6:05pm & 6:40pm Weather permittingSpecial Event

    Join Pat Palmer of Thornapple Farm and his team of Percheron draft horses for a winter evening of star gazing. Put on your woolies and brave the winter for one of these half-hour rides, and don't...

  • Mar
    28 to 29

    Vermont Maple Open House Weekend 2015

    Saturday to Sunday, 9:00am - 2:00pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us to learn about the sugaring process and see where maple syrup comes from. We'll have events and activities both Saturday and Sunday. Information: vermontmaple.org More details coming soon!