Special Events

Special Events / 2017-2018
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! Several Food trucks will be on site for snacks or dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. or bring your own picnic and lawn chair! The Rhythm Rockets Band will rock the place starting at 6:30 p.m. 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).
Shelburne Firefighters Association Annual Pancake Fundraiser Breakfast
Date: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $8.00 /adults, $4.00 /children 12 and under.
​ Join the Shelburne Firefighters at the Shelburne Fire Station for a delicious morning breakfast of mouth watering pancakes and support a great cause! We hope to see you there!
Annual Shelburne Halloween Parade & Activities Date: Sunday, October 28th
Shelburne Halloween Parade 
Presented by: Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary
Time: 12:45 p.m. Floats line up at Shopping Park
​2:00 p.m. Parade Begins on Falls Road
Activities after Parade:
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
​. Trick or Treating carnival games and Costume Contest at Town Gym (Bring a canned good donation for the Food Shelf and get a special Halloween prize!) · Music and Free Food at Fire Station
​ · Fun craft activity at Pierson Library
​For questions about the parade or to register a float in the parade,
Please contact: Richard J. Fox, Esq. 802-448-0118 
Shelburne's Annual Tree Lighting & Carol Singing
Date: Friday, November 30th
Time: 5:45 p.m. Caroling 6:00 p.m.
Location:  Shelburne Village Green
​Tree Lighting followed by Santa’s arrival. After the tree lighting, kids can visit with Santa and enjoy hot beverages and refreshments in the Shelburne Town Gym (new location this year due to construction). A craft for kids will be offered by the Pierson Library Staff. Watch for the SD Ireland Truck of Lights and special sales and events at local businesses. More event details will be available in November.
Winterfest at Shelburne Farms
Date: Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
​Come enjoy indoor and outdoor winter activities such as sledding, sleigh rides, crafts, music and delicious food during this annual FREE, family-fun event!
​Call for more information! Activites are weather dependent and may vary if conditions are not favorable.
Sponsored by: Associates in Orthodontics, Dr. Librizzi, Dr. Blasius, Dr. Librizzi
Me & My Guy Valentine Dance
Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For: Girls in K - 5th grades and their special adult guy (dad, uncle, grandfather, etc.)
Fee: $20 per couple, $5 per additional person
Location: Shelburne Town Gym
​· Tickets will go on sale January 7, 2019.
​· Photo booth, disco lights and great music by Top Hat entertainment!
​· Treats, snacks and drinks served Don’t miss out on the fun and memories!!

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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