Trick-or-treaters around Berkshire County and beyond will be donning costumes and ringing doorbells in anticipation of treats on Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. 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 in orange 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. 26, at 4:30, beginning from Adams Community Bank and marching to the gazebo for judging and awards. Hot dogs and beverages will again be available. Participants are asked to arrive at 4 p.m. to line up.
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. 18, from 6:30 to 10 at Clarksburg State Park.
Dalton: 5:30 to 7; Little Goblin Fun House at Dalton Youth Center is Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. for children up to age 6. Friendly superheroes and cartoon characters; CRA costume parade is Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. and starts at Senior Center on Field Street and marches the to CRA with Candy for all.
Egremont: 6 to 8
*Florida: 6 to 8
Great Barrington: 5:30 to 7:30; Fair Ground hosts pumpkin carving and contest, outdoor screening of "A Nightmare Before Christmas" on Saturday, Oct. 25, beginning at 4. Bring pumpkin, costume and a blanket. Free admission; donations accepted.
Hancock: 5 to 7
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. 26, from noon to 2 for children up to age 12.
Lee: 5 to 7; Look for stores with Halloween signs in the windows at Prime 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 5 p.m. from St. Anne's; Lenox Dale: 5:30 to 6:30, parade is Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. beginning from St. Vincent DePaul Church and ending at the Elm Street fire station for prizes and a party. Look for orange and black balloons outside storefronts for treats inside.
Monterey: 5:30 to 7:30
*Mount Washington: No designated times
New Ashford: 5:30 to 7
New Marlborough: 5 to 7:30
North Adams: 5:30 to 7; annual "Boo Bash" at MCLA is Monday, Oct. 27, 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
Pittsfield: 5:30 to 7:30; parade is Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 on Tyler Street.
Readsboro, Vt.: 6 to 8
Richmond: 5 to 7; stop by the library on Thursday, Oct. 30, in costume to get your picture taken and a treat.
*Sandisfield: No posted hours
Savoy: 5 to 8
Sheffield: 5:30 to 7:30
Stamford, Vt.: 6 to 7:30
Stockbridge: Halloween Parade begins at 6 p.m. at the corner of Main and Pine streets and marches to the Town Offices for cider and doughnuts.
Washington: annual Pumpkin Walk is Friday evening, Oct. 24, 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
Windsor: 5 to 7
*Same time, day every year