Saturday, April 29
10:00 am to 3:00 pm


Celebrate the arrival of spring with our farmers, educators and the animals that thrive on the fresh spring grass.

Tickets for this year's Sheep Shearing Fest are 
SOLD OUT!


You can still join us on Saturdays and Sundays all season long for hands-on, seasonal activities on the farm. Click here to learn more about visiting Stone Barns Center and to purchase weekend admission tickets. 



At Sheep Shearing Fest, enjoy activities, crafts, live music, and seasonal fare from local vendors* for the whole family. Here are just some of the highlights:

  • Observe and talk with our farmers as they shear our flock of sheep
  • Learn about pasture-raised sheep and other animals

  • Try your hand at fiber arts activities like carding, combing, spinning and felting wool
  • Join our farmers and educators for farm demonstrations and tours
  • Celebrate spring with a dance around the Maypole
  • When the shearing is done, help us herd our sheep out to pasture for the season


Click here
 to see photos from last year’s Sheep Shearing Fest.

Sheep Shearing Fest will be held rain or shine.
Stone Barns Center has a strict no dogs policy at Sheep Shearing Fest.
Proceeds from this event support Stone Barns Center. No refunds are available once tickets have been purchased.

*Items from vendors are available for cash purchase.



EXCLUSIVE TICKET PACKAGES

Sheep Shearing Fest 2017 Supporter Packages

Proceeds from Sheep Shearing Fest support Stone Barns Center’s mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all. As we work to change the way America eats and farms, Stone Barns trains farmers, educates food citizens, develops agroecological farming practices, and convenes change makers.

In addition to individual tickets, we offer exclusive ticket packages with benefits like preferred parking, access to our Garden Lounge with complimentary snacks and beverages, and the opportunity to participate in special activities.

 Your purchase of a Supporter ticket package will help Stone Barns Center continue to grow good food and ideas to change the way America eats and farms.

$150 Celebration Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $112)

  • 1 Sheep Shearing ticket
  • 1 access pass for the Garden Lounge
  • Thank you listing in the event brochure 

$700 Heritage Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $547)

  • 4 Sheep Shearing Fest tickets
  • 4 access passes for the Garden Lounge
  • 1 preferred parking pass
  • Thank you listing in the event brochure
  • Stone Barns Center e-membership for all attendees

$1,500 Heirloom Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $1195)

  • 8 Sheep Shearing Fest tickets
  • 8 access passes for the Garden Lounge
  • 2 preferred parking passes
  • Thank you listing in the event brochure
  • Stone Barns Center e-membership for all attendees

$2,500 Harvest Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $2,118)

  • 10 Sheep Shearing Fest tickets
  • 10 access passes for the Garden Lounge
  • 3 preferred parking passes
  • Logo/name listing on Stone Barns Center website and Sheep Shearing Fest materials
  • Stone Barns Center e-membership for all attendees

$5,000 Farm Steward Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $4,272)

  • 12 Sheep Shearing Fest tickets
  • 12 access passes for the Garden Lounge
  • 4 preferred parking passes
  • Signed copy of Stone Barns Center’s first book, Letters to a Young Farmer (release date March 7, 2017)
  • Private farm tour at Stone Barns Center and a vegetable taste test in the field (for up to 12 people, to be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date)
  • Logo/name listing on Stone Barns Center website and Sheep Shearing Fest materials
  • Stone Barns Center e-membership for all attendees 

$25,000 Farm Shepherd Supporter (tax-deductible amount: $23,946)
A special opportunity for a group of colleagues, friends or family to enjoy a customized experience at Sheep Shearing Fest while supporting Stone Barns Center’s mission.

  • 25 Sheep Shearing Fest tickets
  • 25 access passes for the Garden Lounge
  • Reserved seating within the Garden Lounge
  • Private hayride and hands-on farm activity during Sheep Shearing Fest
  • 10 preferred parking passes
  • Five signed copies of Stone Barns Center’ first book, Letters to a Young Farmer (release date March 7, 2017)
  • Logo/name on Stone Barns Center website and all Sheep Shearing Fest materials
  • Stone Barns Center e-membership for all attendees

$30 Youth Garden Lounge Pass
If you would like to purchase an additional youth pass for the Garden Lounge, please call 914 366 6200 x140. Youth passes can only be purchased with a Celebration Ticket or ticket package.

  • 1 Sheep Shearing Fest ticket
  • 1 access pass for the Garden Lounge

 

About the Garden Lounge
The Garden Lounge is a reserved area at Sheep Shearing Fest for event supporters. While you take in all that Sheep Shearing has to offer, the Garden Lounge provides refreshment, relaxed seating and special farm and crafting activities. Take in the view of our vegetable field from the terrace and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast served from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Beverages will be served from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, with beer and wine service beginning at noon.