Seasonal Happenings

Seasonal Fun

Here, you'll find information about activities and programs that only take place during a specific season, like Canoes + Cocktails during the summer, Halloween events in the fall and holiday fun in the winter!

All proceeds from these happenings benefit Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.


Experience an unrivaled sunset with a guided evening paddle on Hyde Lake followed by social distanced cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, yard games, and music at Hyde Lake Pavilion*! Rent a canoe or kayak or BYO Boat. Canoes + Cocktails is a 21+ event and is a fundraiser for the daily operations of Shelby Farms Park + Shelby Farms Greenline. 

October 9: Purchase tickets
October 22: Purchase tickets
October 23: Purchase tickets

*Socially distant seating will be available, but guests are welcome and encouraged to bring their own picnic blanket or chairs.

Please bring a mask or face covering to wear during the event. Masks may be removed once boats are launched and while eating and drinking, but must be worn all other times. 

Note: No refunds will be given. In case of inclement weather, cocktails and snacks will be served at the Hyde Lake Pavilion and guests will receive a voucher for future boat rental. 

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