Fairs & Festivals

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

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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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(…)

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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(…)

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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(…)

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