Halloween in the Berkshires

Pumpkin Patches

yellow lab puppy Titan dressed up as scarecrow for Halloween


Bartlett’s Orchard, 575 Swamp Road, Richmond: Pumpkins, gourds and squash for sale. 413-698-2559, bartlettsorchard.com.

Howden Farm, 303 Rannapo Road, Sheffield: U-pick Pumpkins, hayrides and hay maze for children, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 413-229-8481 or howdenfarm.com.

Ioka Valley Farm, 3475 Route 43, Hancock: Pick Your Own Pumpkins and Uncle Don’s Barnyard Fun, featuring free hayrides on the “Giant Pumpkin” wagon, or in the “Haunted House” to the Pumpkin Patch, pumpkin slingshots, playground, paint-your-own pumpkin racers and more, 10am – 5:30 p.m. (weekends only). Pumpkin prices vary;fees for some activities. 413-738-5915 or iokavalleyfarm.com.

Riiska Brook Orchard, 101 New Hartford Road, Sandisfield: Pumpkins for Sale,   413-258-4761.

Taft Farms, 119 Park St. North, Great Barrington: Pumpkin, gourds and squash for sale, 413-528-1515  or taftfarms.com.

Mountain View Farm, Old Cheshire Road, Lanesborough: Pick Your Own Pumpkins, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). 413-445-7642 or mountainviewfarm.org.

Whitney’s Farm Market & Country Gardens, 1775 South State Road, Cheshire: Pumpkin Fest (weekends only), featuring free hayrides, giant slide, face-painting, pony rides, the Jumpin’ Pumpkin, scavenger hunt, games and prizes, music and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and 9-a.m.-7 p.m. (Monday-Friday, store and pumpkin patch only). Pumpkin prices vary; fees for some activities. 413-442-4749 or whitneysfarm.com.

Windy Hill Farm, 686 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington: Pumpkins for Sale. 413-298-3217 or windyhillfarminc.com.

Trick-or-Treat Times

Oct. 31, unless otherwise noted

(* times have not been confirmed)

 Adams: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

*Becket: 5 to 7 p.m.

Cheshire: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

Dalton: 5 :30 to 7 p.m.

Egremont: 6 to 8 p.m. (same each year)

Florida: 6 to 8 p.m. (same each year)

Great Barrington: 5:30 to 8 p.m.

*Hancock: 5 to 7 p.m.

Hinsdale: 5:30 to 7 p.m.; costume parade a 5 p.m.

Lanesborough: 5 to 7 p.m.

Lee: 5 to 7 p.m.

Lenox: 5:30 to 7 p.m., starting with a parade from St. Ann’s Church to the Lenox Community Center (5-5:30 p.m.)

*Monterey: 6 p.m.

*Mount Washington: No designated times p.m.

*New Ashford: 5:30-7 p.m.

New Marlborough: 5 to 7 p.m.  

North Adams: 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Boo Bash Oct. 28 at MCLA featuring party and trick or treating

Peru: No trick or treat

Otis: Friday, Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m. (trick-or-treat); 7 to 8:30 p.m.  (Kops n Kids Halloween celebration with costume parade starting at Police Garage and then onto Town Hall for dance, music, food and more)

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

Richmond: 5 to 7 p.m.

*Savoy: 5 to 8 p.m.

Sheffield: 5:to 7 p.m.; stop by the Historical Society during trick-or-treat and go door to door at the historic buildings for treats.

Stockbridge: 5 to 7 p.m.; Town Halloween Parade & Party, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. (meet at corner of Main and Pine streets)

Tyringham: Saturday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. at town park (Hayride and Halloween Festivities at Town Hall)

Washington:  Friday, Oct. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the John FX Keator Memorial Pumpkin Walk (6:30-10 p.m.),Washington Town Park (Rte 8)

*West Stockbridge: 4 to 6:30 p.m.; followed by costume parade and party at the town hall 6-8 p.m. (5-6 p.m. at the West Stockbridge Library)

Williamstown: 6 to 7:30 p.m. (same each year)

*Windsor: 5 to 7 p.m.

Halloween Events Calendar 2015

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For events in Western Mass east of Berkshire County check this Ultimate List courtesy of A Cookie Before Dinner.