A retreat is an opportunity to enjoy simple and peaceful living, and to learn how to cultivate the energy of mindfulness.  Attending a retreat is a vital way to nourish our practice, deepen our awareness, and cultivate our compassion and kindness toward ourselves and others.

SnowFlower offers scholarships to assist SnowFlowers to go on retreat. Scholarships are available for all SnowFlower, regional retreats in the Plum Village Tradition, and visits/retreats to national Plum Village Monasteries. To request a scholarship, please fill out  the Request for Scholarship Assistance from SnowFlower to Attend a Retreat form and email it to

SnowFlower Retreats

SnowFlower Annual Spring Day of Mindfulness

Together as a Sangha, Embodied Practice

  • When: Saturday May 4th, 2024
  • Where: Holy Wisdom Monastery in Middleton, WI
  • Retreat Leaders: Amy Krohn and Rosebud Sparer
  • Flyer: 2024 Day of Mindfulness Flyer
  • Cost: Free. No fees will be charged for this day, although contributions will be requested to cover costs.

Register today, space is limited!

SnowFlower Annual Fall Retreat – 2024

  • When: October 25-27, 2024
  • Where: Bether Horizons in Dodgeville, WI
  • Retreat Teacher: Jack Lawlor

Regional Plum Village Retreats

Please visit the websites of other regional Plum Village Sanghas

Retreats at Plum Village Monasteries and Practice Centers

Please check the individual monasteries for their up-to-date retreat information. 

Plum Village (near Bordeaux, France)

Magnolia Grove Meditation Practice Center (Batesville, MS)

Blue Cliff Monastery (Pine Bush, NY)

Deer Park Monastery (Escondido, CA)