Special Events

Special Events / 2017-2018
21st Annual Back to the Beach Night
Date: Tuesday, June 19 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
​Join us at Shelburne Beach for a fun picnic to kick off the start of beach season! A Bounce house will provide entertainment for the kids, and be sure to bring your swimsuit! Please bring a dish to share for the picnic. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks will be provided. In order to cut down on waste, we encourage you to bring your own plates and silverware. This event is free and open to all Shelburne Residents. There will be no charge to enter the beach for this special event!
Sponsors: Associates in Orthodontics, Drs. Librizzi, Blasius, & Librizzi
23rd Annual Summer Concert Series hosted by Shelburne Farms
​We have planned another great line up of artists for you to enjoy this summer at the Farm Barn. Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner or enjoy food from Shelburne Farms’ concession stand. This event is certain to be a pleasure for the whole family! Kids will love visiting with the animals or dancing on the lawn, and everyone enjoys the great music.
​Gate opens at 5:30 p.m.; concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
​Donations are welcome at the gate to support Recreation Committee Special Events.
​Sponsored by:
Al Martin Volvo
July 11: In the Pocket: 6 piece jazz band playing classics from the swing and be-bop era.
July 18: The Welterweights featuring Lowell Thompson and Kelly Ravin: Rock-n-roll!
July 25: Phil Abair Band : A collection of favorite tunes you’ll be singing along to!
Aug. 1: Buckshot: A local four piece band featuring rock, blues and country vibes.
Shelburne Day Concert and Fireworks event hosted by Vermont Teddy Bear!
​ Join us the evening of Saturday, August 18th at Vermont Teddy Bear for a fun filled evening for the whole family! The Rhythm Rockets Band will rock the place starting at 7:00 p.m.  Several Food trucks will be on site for snacks or dinner if you don’t want to pack a picnic. A bounce house will entertain the kids as well. The evening will cap off with a beautiful display of Fireworks that you won’t want to miss!
The Great Escape Discounted Ticket Program Discounted tickets are available for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Office during normal office hours and are good for any date during the 2018 season. Cash or checks only please! The GREAT ESCAPE Amusement Park in Lake George, New York is fun for the whole family! For more information about the Great Escape, visit www.sixflags.com/greatescape
VRPA PRICE: $40.00 (Gate price at the park: $61.99 for 48”and taller, $46.99 for under 48”) Guests 2 and under are free.
Daily Parking Passes: $18.00 ($20 at the park).

Concerts at Shelburne Farms

Concert at Shelburne Farms

Parks & Recreation Donations for Concerts and Special Events.


100% of all donations go to support our series of special events for the current fiscal year. Some of these events include the Summer Concert Series, Winterfest, Safe Halloween and many more. If you have attended these events, you know how vital they are to a successful community, but we do need your help!

Donors of $100 or more will be listed at all special events as well as publicized in our program brochures. Options include a major sponsorship of or a general contribution toward a concert or event.  Any donation amount is appreciated. If interested in donating please contact:

Shelburne Parks and Recreation
PO Box 88
Shelburne, VT 05482
Or Email