Trick-or-Treat, Events for Halloween 2016
Trick-or-treaters around Berkshire County and beyond will be donning costumes and ringing doorbells in anticipation of treats on Halloween on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. Remember to dress appropriately, carry a flashlight and only visit homes with lights on in your neighborhood.
There are also plenty of other fun holiday-related events happening in the Berkshires, too.
Below is a list of towns holding trick-or-treat hours on Halloween, unless otherwise noted. Those towns in 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 email@example.com or 413-663-3384, Ext. 29, or if your organization is holding something Halloween related.
Adams: 5:30 to 7; Adams Lions Club holds its annual Halloween Parade on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 4, beginning from Adams Community Bank on Center Street and marching the Visitors Center.
Becket: 5 to 7
Cheshire: 5:30 to 7
Clarksburg: 5:30 to 7; annual Haunted Hayride sponsored by the Clarksburg School 8th Grade is Saturday, Oct. 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 at Clarksburg State Park.
*Dalton: 5:30 to 7; Dalton CRA Halloween Parade and Costume Contest begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Senior Center parking lot and proceeds down Glennon Avenue, onto Main Street and to the CRA.
Egremont: 6 to 8
*Florida: 6 to 8
Great Barrington: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Hancock: 5 to 7; the Hancock Organization of Parents and Educators (HOPE) will hold a "Trunk or Treat" event from 5 to 7 on Friday, Oct. 30, at the school's athletic field. The community is welcome.
Hinsdale: 5:30 to 7; costume parade begins at 5 and a haunted house behind the fire station at 8.
Lanesborough: 5 to 7; In addition, Berkshire Mall will host "Mall-O-Ween," on Sunday, Oct. 30, from noon to 2 for children up to age 12 and entertainment until 4.
Lee: 5 to 7; Look for stores with Halloween signs in the windows at Premium Outlets' annual trick-or-treat event from 5 to 7, get a bag and treat at the information center.
Lenox: 5:30 to 7; parade begins at St. Ann’s at 5 p.m.; arrive a few minutes early to line up. Parade goes through town and ends up at the Lenox Community Center, where goodies will be passed out.
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; North Adams Police officers will be in the areas of Barbour Street, North Street and Kemp Avenue, as well as additional streets, dressed in florescent yellow handing out candy on Halloween night during the trick or treat hours; the annual "Boo Bash" at MCLA is Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Berkshire Towers for children ages 6 to 11, accompanied by an adult.
*Peru: No posted hours
*Pownal, Vt.: No posted hours
Otis: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30; Kops N Kids in Costume party from 7-8:30 p.m. at Town Police Garage, followed by dance at Town Hall.
Pittsfield: 5:30 to 7:30; parade is Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. on Tyler Street. Before the parade, United Cerebral Palsy will host a Halloween party for families at 208 West St. starting at 5 p.m. and ending just in time for the Pittsfield Halloween Parade.
Readsboro, Vt.: 6 to 8
Richmond: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
*Sandisfield: No posted hours
Savoy: 5 to 8
Sheffield: Sheffield Historical Society presents Spirit Fest from 5 to 7 p.m., where children can come trick-or-treat at six doors on one spot on the society grounds at 161 Main St.
Stamford, Vt.: 6 to 7:30; the annual Fire Department Halloween parade begins at 5:45 p.m. at the fire house. Children and parents are invited to join and march to the school before trick-or-treating.
Stockbridge: 5 to 7 p.m.; Halloween Parade begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the corner of Main and Pine streets and marches to the Town Offices for cider and doughnuts. Spooky stories and lighted jack o' lanterns will follow at the library; children wishing to have their pumpkins displayed can drop them off between 5 and 6 p.m.
Washington: annual Pumpkin Walk is Friday evening, Oct. 28, from 6:30-10 p.m. at Washington Town Park (Route 8) with trick-or-treating from 6:30 to 7:30, hayrides and bonfire.
West Stockbridge: 4 to 6:30
*Williamstown: 6 to 7:30. Also, the residents of Sweetwood of Williamstown will host a Community Trick or Treat Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m.
Windsor: 5 to 7:30 p.m.
*Same time, day every year