Greater Shelburne Falls Area



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Welcome to!

the judge still 3The place to find information about the hilltowns of West Franklin County, including the iconic village of Shelburne Falls!

In addition to the Village of Shelburne Falls, you'll find information on this site about all our towns including Ashfield, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Hawley, Heath, Plainfield, Rowe, and Shelburne, all lining the Mohawk Trail (Route 2) along the Deerfield River in Western Massachusetts.

The region boasts gorgeous scenery in every season; world-class recreational pursuits; and a bounty of farms offering fresh fruits and vegetables, maple syrup, and the best cider in the country.  

You’ll also find artist-run galleries, bookstores, music, and theater alongside excellent restaurants, unique shops, and comfortable lodging.

The Village of Shelburne Falls features the world famous Bridge of Flowers, the ancient Glacial Potholes, and "movie stars" identifying the film locations for Labor Day and The Judge (pictured above).

Cultural District Events

The Village of Shelburne Falls, designated as a Massachusetts Cultural District, hosts a variety of exciting events throughout the year for residents and visitors.

Visit our Cultural District Events page.

Bridge of Flowers Road Race

The Bridge of Flowers Classic is a 10k Road Race and a 3k Walk & Run to benefit local charities.


Upcoming Events

Fri, Feb 19th, 2016

February 19 & 20 – 7:30pm
thrilling exploration of reality

The Matrix

A visually kinetic cyber-adventure, a complex study of fantasy vs. reality, & an archetypal “hero’s journey” tale. A computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) discovers his world is an illusion maintained by computers that have taken over the world & he is chosen as “the one” to save humanity. Stunning, intriguing, unforgettable, and – yes – FUN! Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving. Dir. The Wachowski Bros. 1999. Color. R. 136 min.

Come early at 7pm for Lysha Smith’s electronic music & projected visuals – an original piece created especially for this film


© 2016
All photos not credited are courtesy of the Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association.