Fairs & Festivals

Family and Kid Friendly Fairs and Festival and Things to Do in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts

Ventfort Hall steps back in time for annual Medieval Faire [Giveaway]

Note: This post was originally posted in 2012 about Ventfort Hall’s Medieval Faire. This year’s Medieval Faire is set for this Sunday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 4 to 17 and free for children 3 and younger. Check out the Giveaway at the end of(…)

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Annual Berkshire Botanical Harvest Festival set for Oct. 11 and 12

STOCKBRIDGE — For 80 years, locals and tourists alike have come to play at the Harvest Festival, a Berkshires tradition that has long focused on good, old-fashioned, family fun. Set on the stunning grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Harvest Festival hosts continuous music, art and craft vendors, countless kid’s activities and so much(…)

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Win free admission and $50 worth of kid’s rides to the Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival [GIVEAWAY]

STOCKBRIDGE — This year’s annual Harvest Festival at the Botanical Garden in Stockbridge is set Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12 and music, art and craft vendors, countless kid’s activities and  more are scheduled for the two-day festivities (read more about the festival here) and guess what? We’ve got two free adult tickets (kids under 12(…)

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The Cummington Fair is set for Aug. 21-24 and we’ve got four tickets to give away

The Cummington Fair is set for Aug. 21-24 and we’ve got four tickets to give away

CUMMINGTON — The 146h Annual Cummington Fair is set to begin Thursday, Aug. 21, and run through Sunday, Aug. 24, at the fairgrounds located at 97 Fairgrounds Road in Cummington. Families will be treated to livestock demonstrations, truck pulls, tractor parades, crafts, carnival rides, music, food and more over the four day affair, and guess(…)

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Healing Winds brings 9th annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Powwow to Adams

ADAMS —  It’s Pow wow time again! After nine years of celebratory dance, song, and drumming, this year’s ninth Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow wow will explode in another weekend of American Indian music, dance, education, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, and cultural festivities in Adams, Aug. 9 and 10. It will be fun for(…)

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Fourth of July Events, Activities and Fun in the Berkshires

Friday, July 4 Central Berkshire County 10 a.m.: Pittsfield Parade The annual parade themed “Made in America,” featuring Grand Marshall Mario DeMartino, will kick begin at the intersection of South and West Housatonic St. and travel along North Street ending at Wahconah Park on Wahconah St. For more information go online to pittsfieldparade.com. 7 p.m.: Pittsfield(…)

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Pittsfield’s 3rd Thursdays returns for the season May 15

PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield’s 3rd Thursdays 2014 season kicks off its eighth season tomorrow, Thursday, May 15. Once again the streets and sidewalks of downtown Pittsfield will fill with live music, street performers, great shopping, outdoor dining, new art, and thousands of people. The award-winning free monthly downtown after-hours event attracts as many as 15,000 people(…)

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Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

WILLIAMSTOWN — Once again the Williamstown Youth Center will host its annual SnowFest Fundraiser and this year it is set for this Sunday, Feb. 2. The event will take place at Williams College’s Towne Field House and Lansing Chapman Rink, from noon-4 p.m. This community “fun-day” will feature games, activities and, for the first-time, Olympic-themed(…)

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Child Care of the Berkshires to hold ‘Our Big World’ Cultural Festival

NORTH ADAMS — Child Care of the Berkshires will host its annual “Our Big World” Culture Festival this Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Haskins Center Gym in North Adams. The festival will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and will feature children’s games, activities, music and food from cultures around the world. The festival is free, but registration(…)

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North Adams’ Downstreet Art 2013 monthly series is family friendly and full of art, music and more

NORTH ADAMS — DownStreet Art, a series of downtown celebrations for the arts festival’’s summer season running monthly through October, is gearing up for July’s family-friendly Thursday evening event set for July 25, with highlights such as the giant rhinoceros mural created by 16 teen girls during the Clark Art Institute’s Teen Mural Workshop and Bang(…)

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