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.


  • 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. SLEIGH RIDES ARE CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME TEMPERATURES AND...

  • Feb

    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!

  • May

    Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Come on down to the dairy and meet our spring calves and their amazing moms in our Brown Swiss herd!! Take a wagon ride to see the pastures and watch the calves get their afternoon milk.  This...