Town of Shelburne is located west of Greenfield. Its countryside landscape is considered the most beautiful areas in Franklin County and admired by many who visit here.
Shelburne’s significant historic resources are its village and agricultural land use patterns. The villages of Shelburne Falls and Shelburne Center retain interesting buildings associated with the town’s residents and events. The living history of productive fields, pastures and old farmsteads also contributes to the town’s special character. The architecture in this working landscape represents what the rest of New England once looked like.
You will only find small locally-owned businesses, some of which have been in the family for generations. Many of these long-time family-owned businesses are agricultural: sugar bushes, pick-your-own orchards, and dairy farms.
The major through road is Route 2 (Mohawk Trail) and the Village of Shelburne Falls, a small business and residential area, and deemed a Cultural District, includes parts of the towns of Buckland and Shelburne.
Every year on the Second Saturday in August, the Bridge of Flowers Road Race takes place in the village of Shelburne Falls, with a large part of the course running through Buckland. Over 1,000 runners come out to compete in one of the toughest races in New England, mainly due to the long stretch up Crittenden Hill.
Another popular event is the Iron Bridge Dinner. A long table is set across the 1890 Iron Bridge and 400 people sit down together for dinner to celebrate the partnership between the Towns of Shelburne and Buckland. This event supports the Mohawk Athletic Association.
Shelburne Grange Fair happens on the fourth Saturday in August. This agricultural fair includes crafts, a flea market, entertainment, and a chicken barbecue.
Moonligiht Magic is a traditional event known across the region, which takes place annually in the quintessential village of Shelburne Falls. Every year on Black Friday, the town stays open later, vendors line the streets, and people come from near and far to welcome in the holiday season. There is live music, lots of special treats, sales, a parade, and more. is held the day after Thanksgiving and it is everyone's favorite event! The streets in the Village are lined with lumninarias,
So many other wonderful events happen throughout the year. Check out the website at shelburnefalls.com for details.
Download the map here and check out the walking and hiking trails located in Shelburne. The High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary in the in the Patten District of Shelburne offers a panoramic view of the Deerfield River Valley. Trails are open every day, dawn to dusk. The Mahican Mohawk Trail is part of a wooded foot path along the Deerfield River. It is a small part of an extensive Native American trail system dating back thousands of years that extended from the Atlantic to the Hudson River and beyond.
Shelburne Recreation Committee schedules recreational activities for all age groups and oversees the general use and maintenance of the Cowell Gym and tennis courts, Arms Academy Field, Little Mohawk Baseball field and the playing fields located on the north end of Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School. Check out the website for a list of ongoing acitvities.
Goodnow Chip and Putt - During the summer golf season this 9 hole golf course is open 7 days a week. Located right on the Mohawk Trail next to Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters.
Apex Orchards in Shelburne is a pick-your-own apple orchard and farmstore, offering a tri-state view of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont from its balcony.
Hager’s Farm Market, a small farm store with local products,
Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters is your go to place for fabulous coffee, homemade baked goods and yummy sandwiches.
The Duck Pond Antique Store with Garden Decor - Antique and garden store specializing in country, farmhouse & primitives.
Catamount Traders is a “group shop” for dealers of antiques, collectibles, books, ephemera, art, vintage, crafts, and local goods located on the Mohawk Trail in Shelburne. The stock is ever changing so you’ll always find something new!
In downtown Shelburne Falls, Keystone Market is a family-owned grocery and convenience store, selling local products and ready-made foods from their deli.
Baker Pharmacy is an old time pharmacy with a full soda fountain!
Mocha Maya's is a coffee shop by day, where locals come to work and read by day, and a music venue serving beer and wine by night.
Baked on Deerfield Ave, offers coffee, baked goods, breakfast, and lunch, in its cozy cafe by the Potholes.
Le Peacock is a hidden lounge with eclectic decor, good tunes, yummy food, craft cocktails, local beer, and wine.
Gypsy Apple Bistro is a french inspired cuisine and is the area's favorite. People travel from afar to experience the amazing food. Reservations are needed due to its popularity and limited seating.
Shelburne Falls Pub and Brew is located in the beautiful and Historic Sweetheart Building in Shelburne Falls. It has outside dining with gorgeous views of Shelburne Falls and Deerfield River. Great place to hang out with good friends.
Foxtown Diner has a family style menu and has been established for 70+ years, located minutes away from the breathtaking Glacial Potholes & the Bridge of Flowers.
The Shelburne Arts Cooperative is an artist-run store and gallery, with local and regional artists' works on display and a rotating exhibit.
Wandering Moon has handcrafted jewelry and fine crafts and been operating in the Village since 1994.
Trolley Stop Antiques & Collectibles located on Bridge Street located next to the Coldwell Banker office. Great collection of antiques and vintage items.
Bridge Street Bizarre offers vintage guitars, wool rugs and leather from Egypt, intricate carvings and fake gauge earrings from Bali, unique sterling silver & gemstone jewelry, clothing, locally raised succulents, and of course our one of a kind designs produced in shop!
Beth and Francis is a carefully curated line for home table, clothing, bags, with an emphasis on attainable pieces that highlight local makers and artisans from from near and far.
Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley is one of the oldest bowling alleys in the country! Come enjoy the fun and challenging sport of candlepin bowling. Candlepin bowling is fun for everyone! Beginners, seasoned players and those of us who have played on and off over many years can immediately enjoy the game. Challenge your friends and family — age does not matter in this sport! Continue the tradition of bowling on these lanes since 1906.
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