Greenfield Bee Fest 2021
Downtown Greenfield, Massachusetts
This year, Greenfield Bee Fest activities are smaller by design and/or are offered virtually in accordance with current Covid-related safety protocols. Stay safe, and enjoy!
Bee Movie - Saturday, May 22nd at 9:00am; doors open at 8:30am
First come, first served for this FREE screening of Dreamworks Animations' Bee Movie, starring Jerry Seinfeld at the Garden Theater on Main Street. No reservations or tickets; limit of 107 based on 50% capacity. Concessions will be open. CinemaSafe protocols followed for mask wearing and social distancing.
Exploded View: Hope is the Honey - May 22, 2021, 9am-2pm
A guided installation at The Pushkin Gallery, May 22, 2021, 10am-3pm, during Greenfield’s Bee Festival.
Masks required. Docents will guide individuals and pods of five or fewer through the installation. Sponsored by Hawks & Reed.
Then take a royal photo op.
A contemplative experience where participants may name their hope-as-honey, and deposit what they need to leave behind from the pandemic into the memorial vault.
Greenfield Bee Fest Promenade - Saturday, May 22 - 12:00pm
Download the FREE Eggtooth Productions app on your Apple or Android and call up this GPS-guided audio promenade that will take you to multiple bee-related sights and historical markers around Greenfield. The link will go live at 12noon, and will remain available for you to revisit anytime! To access the walk bring a pair of headphones for the best experience.
To Bee or Not to Bee! Saturday, May 22nd @ 4 pm
Get the whole family inspired to help pollinators! Join Piti Theatre for the first public showing of the virtual version of their award-winning musical To Bee or Not to Bee!
Followed by a live Zoom talk-back with the creators/performers (and beekeepers!) at 5 pm. After registering, you will receive a link to watch the performance.
Additional events will be posted soon!
Also Happening Around Town
Stone Soup Café, located at the corner of Hope and Main, will be offering a delicious lunch on Saturday, May 22nd, topped off by Honey Cake to celebrate Greenfield Bee fest. Find them on Facebook and RSVP for an unforgettable meal at your favorite pay-what-you-can café.
Main Street Bar & Grille at 94 Main Street is offering a Bees Knees beverage and Honey BBQ Chicken, using local honey.
It’s Bee Week at Innovintage Place! On Saturday we will have crafters and also Honey Bees on the porch. Open Thursday to Sunday from 10-4 at 76 Hope St Greenfield MA. See Facebook post:
Also check out the beautiful flowers and great collection of bee-themed items at Floral Affairs, 324 Deerfield Street.
And what a great story in the Greenfield Recorder on May 20th!