Special Events

Special Events / 2017

20th Annual Back to the Beach Night
Tuesday, June 20th  6:00 p.m. to  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!
Sponsor: Associates in Orthodontics, Dr.s Librizzi, Blasius, & Librizzi

22nd 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. The gate opens at 5:30 p.m.; concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. (Except last concert, which starts at 7:00 p.m.). 
Donations are welcome at the gate.
July 12: Rick and the All-Star Ramblers
Enjoy this favorite local western swing band!
July 19: Dave Keller 
A solo performance from an award winning blues and soul artist.
July 26: Phil Abair Band
A collection of favorite tunes you’ll be singing along to! August 2: The Rhythm Rockets & Fireworks display!! (Rain date: Thursday, August 3 )
Concert Sponsor: Al Martin Volvo Fireworks Sponsors: Archie’s Grill, Automaster, Associates in Orthodontics, (Drs. Librizzi, Blasius & Librizzi), Precourt Investment Co., Rice Lumber, Shelburne Market.
Rain Site Info: Except for the August 2nd concert, in case of inclement weather, we may have to move the concert from Shelburne Farms indoors to the Shelburne Town Gym. Don’t let the rain spoil your fun! Bring your chairs and picnic and join us anyway for a great concert! Call the Recreation Department at 802-985-9551 for last minute updates.

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