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Welcome to Shelburne Falls!

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Shelburne Falls is the heart of ten small towns in the Deerfield River Valley of Massachusetts. Located on the scenic and historic Mohawk Trail in the Berkshire foothills, Shelburne Falls and the surrounding area is rich with natural beauty, talented artisans, four season recreation and an atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.

A popular film location, Shelburne Falls has been the set for two major motion pictures: Labor Day and The Judge. As you explore the Village, look for our stars that designate film locations.


Annual Auction

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.

Next Event: 19th Annual Auction


Upcoming Events

Sat, Mar 28th, 2015

Our Mission : To conduct a professionally organized, volunteer based, multi-element, people-powered race which reveals challenges and scenic beauty of Massachusetts’s western Franklin County as the outdoor adventure capital of New England. The event has five elements; a 4.5 mile trail run, a 20 mile road bike ride, 5 miles of kayaking, an obstacle Run, and a Summit Hike with downhill ski/board.

Athletes can participate as individuals or as a team. Great spectating from the Rt 8A Long Bridge where MTRHS athletes & parents will have a concession all day. Information and registration

Sat, Mar 28th, 2015

 Shake off the Winter Doldrums with a Party!

Artist Donations 2015

Celebrate Spring with all your friends and neighbors by attending the 19th Annual Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association Spring Auction! Come enjoy the live auction, silent auctiondelectable foods, fine wines, and local beer while supporting programs and initiatives that benefit our hilltowns. This gala event is the perfect opportunity to show continued support for your local communities!

Visit the Auction page.

Sat, Jun 6th, 2015

RiverFest is an annual celebration of the Deerfield River that flows through the Village of Shelburne Falls and is one of the Top 20 Massachusetts Events according RiverFest event paradeto Yankee Magazine. It’s an entertaining, educational day-long festival in a beautiful setting, enhanced by views of Salmon Falls the extraordinary multi-hued glacial potholes and the famous Bridge of Flowers.


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