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'Malloween' at the Berkshire Mall in 2014

Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2017

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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. 20

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.

PURGATORY ROAD HOLIDAZE, Dalton, 7-10 p.m.: The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention will be the beneficiary of "Purgatory Road Holidaze," a 2-acre haunted corn maze organized by Betsy Nichols and Joann Farrell in the fields at the Nichols family farm, 190 Cleveland Road. Tickets are $10 at the door. The event is NOT recommended for children under age 12.

 

Saturday, Oct. 21

HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY, Lenox, 1-4 p.m.: The Lenox Community Center will host a Halloween costume party in the balltoom at 65 Walker St. There will music, games and refreshments. Admission is free.

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.

PURGATORY ROAD HOLIDAZE, Dalton, 7-10 p.m.: The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention will be the beneficiary of "Purgatory Road Holidaze," a 2-acre haunted corn maze organized by Betsy Nichols and Joann Farrell in the fields at the Nichols family farm, 190 Cleveland Road. Tickets are $10 at the door. The event is NOT recommended for children under age 12.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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;

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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