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Welcome to ShelburneFalls.com!

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).


Bridge of Flowers Road Race

The Bridge of Flowers Classic is a 10k Road Race and a 3k Walk & Run to benefit local charities. Save the date: Saturday, August 13, 2016!
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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.

Downey on Set walking off the Iron Bridge1Hollywood came back to Shelburne Falls for the second time in two years, in June of 2013. This time Warner Brothers Pictures transformed the village into Carlinville, Indiana, to film The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall, Vincent D’Onofrio, Billy Bob Thornton and Vera Farmiga.

The movie tells the story of a successful lawyer who returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.

Duvall and DOnofrio sitting in Front of Memorial Hall1The Judge was released in October, 2014. 

The Judge 2014 film poster

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This section of the website was made possible by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism and the Massachusetts Film Office.
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