Fairs & Festivals

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

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Williamstown Summer Sundays at 6 return this weekend to the Berkshires

Williamstown Summer Sundays at 6 return this weekend to the Berkshires

  WILLIAMSTOWN —  The Berkshires are never lacking for fun-filled outdoor activities during any season, but the summer brings amazing street festivals to the region that just can’t be beat. On July 7 the return of the ever-popular street festival, Summer Sundays, will be back at home on Spring Street in Williamstown, with plenty of(…)

Discover Tyler Street is looking for vendors for its annual community fair celebration

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire County festivals provide an ample amount of things to do with kids during the summer months, and as the fourth annual Discover Tyler Street street fair starts to come together for its July 27 event — vendors is what it needs. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July(…)

Berkshire International Film Festival brings family films into the mix this weekend

Berkshire International Film Festival brings family films into the mix this weekend

THE BERKSHIRES — The Berkshire International Film Festival screenings may have begun yesterday, but according to BIFF Director Kelley Vickery and Executive Assistant Lauren Ferin, they’ve saved the family-friendly film screenings for this weekend. “I’m a mother of three children so for me its just an obvious thing (to include family-friendly films),” said Vickery. ” I(…)

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day June 8 at ‘Get Outdoors at Springside Park’ in Pittsfield

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day June 8 at ‘Get Outdoors at Springside Park’ in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — It’s National Get Outdoors Day on Saturday, June 8, and Berkshire Family Focus is celebrating by taking part in the festivities at Springside Park’s “Get Outdoors with Springside Park” festival in Pittsfield. The all day festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and includes a wide array of family-friendly activities geared(…)

3rd Thursdays return to Pittsfield for another season of family and community fun

3rd Thursdays return to Pittsfield for another season of family and community fun

PITTSFIELD — One of  the region’s largest ongoing,  family-friendly, free event series returns to the Berkshires for another season next Thursday, May 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. Yup, Pittsfield’s 3rd Thursdays festivities are back and better than ever. Beginning the month of May and running through October, Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District will come alive(…)

‘Seeds, Shovels, Buckets and Boots’ farm and food festival in Manchester, Vt., scheduled for May 17 and 18

MANCHESTER, Vt. — Gardening is a great activity to do with your children, and this year let your garden shine with some master tips gained at the upcoming Seeds, Shovels, Buckets and Boots — a field, farm and food festival — in Manchester and the Mountains, Vt., on May 17 and 18. The weekend event(…)

GUEST POST: ‘Day Into Night’ festival set for May 5 at MCLA is full of family fun

GUEST POST: ‘Day Into Night’ festival set for May 5 at MCLA is full of family fun

By TAMMI LEE OAK NORTH ADAMS — On Sunday May 5, MCLA Presents!, a performance series of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will host the fourth annual PAM show titled “Day into Night.” This festival will take place starting in the MCLA Quad from 3 to 10 p.m., ending in the Venable Gym. “Day Into(…)

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