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Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2017
10:45AM / Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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'Malloween' at the Berkshire Mall in 2014

Trick-or-treaters around Berkshire County and beyond will be donning costumes and ringing doorbells in anticipation of treats on Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Remember to dress appropriately, carry a flashlight and only visit homes with lights on in your neighborhood.

Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours on Halloween, unless otherwise noted. Those towns that are crossed out have not been confirmed so check back. If you don't see your town listed and you know the hours, let us know at info@iberkshires.com.

There are also plenty of other fun holiday-related events happening in the Berkshires, too! If your organization is holding something Halloween related, let us know at info@iberkshires.com.

 

Special Events

Friday, Oct. 27

HALLOWEEN PARADE, Pittsfield, 7 p.m.: The annual Pittsfield Halloween Parade begins on Tyler Street at the corner of Tyler and Smith Streets and ends at Woodlawn Avenue and features marchers and floats.

NAUMKEAG HAUNTED HOUSE, Stockbridge, 6:30-9 p.m.: The Naumkeag Haunted House returns after a successful first year. Ideal for adults and older kids (recommended ages 12 and up), the Haunted House starts in the garden, offering a new, frightening path, and then -- for the first time -- welcomes visitors into the architectural masterpiece that is the historic mansion, where brave guests will be treated to three floors of new frights and scares. The evening begins and ends with a cash bar and refreshments. Tickets are $25; purchase tickets online in advance.

HALLOWEEN WALK-ABOUT, Stockbridge, 6 p.m.: The annual Stockbridge Halloween Parade & Pumpking Walk-About starts at the corner of Main & Pine streets and ends on the front lawn of the town offices for cider and donuts. Rain cancels.

HAUNTED HARVEST FESTIVAL, North Adams, 6-9 p.m.: In celebration of its one-year anniversary, ROOTS Teen Center announces its first annual youth lead fundraiser, the “Haunted Harvest Festival,” taking place throughout businesses on Eagle Street and Main Street. Event participants are encouraged to first stop down at the drop-in center at 43 Eagle St. where tickets for activities, raffles, and contests will be sold. Tickets cost $1 each and activities require anywhere from 1 ticket to 10 tickets. Participants will receive a list of the activities exact prices and location of the activities at the time of ticket purchase. Activities will be located in different storefronts throughout Eagle street and the general downtown area. In addition to all the fun activities there will be a costume contest for all ages with a cash prize. For more information, see Facebook.

GHOST TOUR, Lenox, 5:45 and 7 p.m.: Syfy’s Ghost Hunters found The Mount to be full of eerie experiences. What will you discover on your tour of the most haunted parts of the estate' Not recommended for children under 12. For more information or to purchase tickets, go online. Tickets are $24, $20 for teens.

HARVEST FEST, North Adams, 6-7:30 p.m.: The Brayton PTA, The Family Place and the YMCA have partnered and are planning Harvest Fest at Brayton Elementary School. There will be trick-or-treating from 6 to 6:30 p.m. as well as a DJ in the cafeteria and fun activities in the gymnasium.  All students are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION, Lee, 5:30-7:30 p.m.: A Halloween celebration will be held in the town, starting with a parade and hayride at 5:30 p.m. in the Park followed by refreshments and a costume contest at the First Congregational Church and a "trunk or treat" event sponsored by the LES PTO in the church parking lot from 6 to 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, Oct. 28

‘HALLOWEEN AT THE LIBRARY,' Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: The Berkshire Athenaeum will host “Halloween at the Library,” a day of spooky-themed events for all ages. Costumes are encouraged and refreshments will be served. The day kicks off with a pumpkin-carving party in the auditorium at 11 a.m. Library staff will distribute prizes for the most creative pumpkin designs. Pumpkins will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

NAUMKEAG HAUNTED HOUSE, Stockbridge, 6:30-9 p.m.: The Naumkeag Haunted House returns after a successful first year. Ideal for adults and older kids (recommended ages 12 and up), the Haunted House starts in the garden, offering a new, frightening path, and then -- for the first time -- welcomes visitors into the architectural masterpiece that is the historic mansion, where brave guests will be treated to three floors of new frights and scares. The evening begins and ends with a cash bar and refreshments. Tickets are $25; purchase tickets online in advance.

HALLOWEEN HARVEST STORYTELLER, Richmond, 11 a.m.: The Richmond Free Public Library will celebrate Halloween with storyteller Davis Bates. Titled “Halloween Harvest,” the program will include traditional folk songs and stories from New England. Hear about spirits, shape shifters, true-life ghost stories and more.

HARVEST FIESTA, Williamstown, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Williamstown Community Preschool is hosting its third annual Harvest Fiesta fundraiser at the preschool at 777 Main St.  This event is open to all; admission is $5/person or $20/family.  Williams College Students from the Ritmo Latino Organization will be leading two Latin Dance lessons at noon and 1 p.m. In addition to music and dancing there will be authentic food, a spooky bake sale, hay discovery center, obstacle courses in our gym, a pumpkin ring toss, face painting, cookie decorating, crafts and more. Costumes welcome.

'THE YEAR OF THE HAUNTED HOUSE,' Great Barrington, 3 p.m.: Greene Films presents "The Year of the Haunted House" at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. "The Year of the Haunted House" is a truly Great Barrington-inspired film. Based on an actual haunted house created 20 years ago by a group of neighborhood kids and an engineer dad, this film shows what happens when youthful imagination combines with the power of community. The short film will be presented with an introduction by the filmmaker, Matt Greene-DeLanghe (one of the former neighborhood kids) and followed by a Q&A with the director, actors, and a few crew members, some of whom were involved in the original haunted house. The event is free, but the filmmakers will accept donations in the lobby to help defray the costs of this project.

GHOST TOUR, Lenox, 5:45 and 7 p.m.: Syfy’s Ghost Hunters found The Mount to be full of eerie experiences. What will you discover on your tour of the most haunted parts of the estate' Not recommended for children under 12. For more information or to purchase tickets, go online. Tickets are $24, $20 for teens.

HALLOWEEN EVENT, North Adams, 3-5 p.m.: The North Adams Big Y will host a Halloween event for kids to come in costume, decorate a trick-or-treat bag and trick-or-treat around the store. Bowey the Clown will make balloon animals for the kids from 4 to 5 p.m. The event is free and for kids 12 and under; all children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Sunday, Oct. 29

MALL-O-WEEN, Lanesborough, Noon-4 p.m.: The Berkshire Mall will host Mall-O-Ween throughout the mall, featuring trick-or-treating at select stores, special entertainments, a magician and more.

ADAMS LIONS CLUB HALLOWEEN PARADE, Adams, 4 p.m.: The Adams Lions Club’s annual Halloween Parade for children will step off from the Adams Community Bank at Center and Myrtle  streets and end in the Depot Street/Adams Visitors Center parking  lot with treats and prizes. Children, in costume, are asked to gather at 3:30 pm at  the Adams Community Bank Center Street parking lot (across from Big Y).

PUMPKIN BUCKET PAINT & SIP FOR MASONIC TEMPLE, Pittsfield, 5 p.m.: This Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit Moments House in Pittsfield teaches participants to paint this seasonal image of "Pumpkin Bucket" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Masonic Temple New Moon Lodge, 116 South St. All painting materials and donation included for $35. Bring a beverage of choice if you desire, light snacks provided. Reserve seats online or call 413-205-8346.

LITTLE GOBLIN FUN HOUSE, Dalton, 3-5 p.m.: The Dalton CRA on Main Street will hold a Little Goblin Fun House. Kids can come dressed in costumes for candy and snacks donated by the Dalton Benefit Association.

HALLOWEEN SEANCE, Lenox, 6:30-8:30 p.m.: A Halloween outing, for adults only, will take place at the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum building known as Lenox Station. The station is on the National Register of Historic Landmarks and represents a by-gone era. Medium Julie MacDonald will host a Halloween Seance and Message Circle at the station located at 10 Willow Creek Rd. east of downtown Lenox. This event does not include a train ride but tickets are still required. Attendance is limited to 28 people. Tickets are available online. Walk-up availability not guaranteed.

HALLOWEEN DOUBLE FEATURE, Great Barrington, 4 p.m.: The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center presents "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956) followed by "Vertigo" at 7 p.m. This screening is part of a double feature in partnership with the Great Barrington Historical Society and its Growing Up in the ‘50s exhibit. Tickets are $7 per film or $10 for the double feature.

MOUNT STORYTELLING, Lenox, 5 p.m.: In the Mood for Ghosts: Storytelling with Tom Lee will be held at The Mount. As darkness begins to encroach in late October, join professional storyteller Tom Lee for an afternoon of ghost stories. Tickets are $10.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 31

LCC ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE, Lenox, 5 p.m.: The Lenox Community Center's annual Halloween parade begins at St. Ann's at 5 p.m.; arrive a few minutes early to line up. The parade goes through town and ends up at LCC, where goodies will be passed out.

HALLOWEEN GHOST TOUR, Lenox, 8 and 10 p.m.: The Mount presents a special tour on the spookiest night of the year! Syfy’s Ghost Hunters found The Mount to be full of eerie experiences. What will you discover on your tour of the most haunted parts of the estate' Not recommended for children under 12. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the website. Tickets are $28 for adults and $22 for teens.

OUTLET TRICK-OR-TREATING, Lee, 5-7 p.m.: Lee Premium Outlets invites all area families to come dressed in their Halloween best for a festive (and free) evening of trick-or-treating at the center. Visit participating retailers for a treat bag and let the candy collecting fun begin.

 

 

Trick-or-Treat Hours

Adams: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Becket: 5 to 7 p.m.

Cheshire: 5 to 7 p.m.

Clarksburg: 5:30 to 7

*Dalton: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Egremont: 6 to 8

*Florida: 6 to 8 p.m.

Great Barrington: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Hancock: The Hancock Organization of Parents and Educators (HOPE) will hold a "Trunk or Treat" event from 5 to 7 on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the school's athletic field. The community is welcome.

Hinsdale: 5:30 to 7; costume parade begins at 5.

Lanesborough: 5 to 7 p.m.

Lee: 5 to 7 p.m.

Lenox: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Lenox Dale: 5:30-7;

Monterey: 5:30 to 7:30

*Mount Washington: No designated times

New Ashford: 5 to 7

New Marlborough: 5 to 7:30

North Adams: 5:30 to 7

Otis: 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27

*Peru: No posted hours

*Pownal, Vt.: No posted hours

Pittsfield: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Readsboro, Vt.: 6 to 8 p.m.

Richmond: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

*Sandisfield: No posted hours

Savoy: Little Drummers at Emma L. Miller Memorial Elementary School in Savoy will be collecting change or small bills instead of candy during trick-or-treating; "Trunk-or-Treat" will be held at at the Firehouse from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29

Sheffield: The Undermountain Elementary PTO will host this truck or treat event in the center of Sheffield on Friday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Stamford, Vt.: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Stockbridge: 5 to 7 p.m.

Washington: The annual Pumpkin Walk is Friday evening, Oct. 27, from 6:30-10 p.m. at Washington Town Park (Route 8), with hayrides and bonfire, and trick-or-treating from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

West Stockbridge: 4 to 6:30

*Williamstown: 6 to 7:30.

Windsor: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

*Same time, day every year

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