4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

South & North Streets
10 AM Rain or Shine

Celebrate Independence Day at this historic parade.  Approximately 100,000 people line the route beginning at East/West Housatonic Streets and continuing on North Street ending at Wahconah Park.

farmers market

Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market

1st Street Parking Lot (across from The Common)

Come get fresh with us every Saturday-rain or shine!  More than 25 farmers and artisans selling fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, meats, baked goods, flowers, crafts, and more.  Live music, workshops and family friendly activities.  A producer-only market.  SNAP accepted.

WordXWord Festival

North Street
The 5th annual festival presents an array of poetry,
spoken word, storytelling, workshops and word-related activities
including the finale of the WordXWord Story Slam in downtown’s
Upstreet Cultural District. Venues range from store fronts to stages, studios to street corners, and rooftops to restaurants.


First Fridays Artswalk

5-8 pm 413-443-6501 First Fridays Artswalk is the largest year-round monthly visual arts event in the Berkshires.  Every first Friday of each month downtown retailers, restaurants and businesses along North and South Streets, transform into art galleries.  Stop into over 20 locations to explore artwork and meet the artists during their opening receptions.  Free…



10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival

February 12-22, 2015

A 10-day winter arts festival in downtown featuring new theatre, art shows, live music, comedy, dance and more with programming for the whole family.  Some events are ticketed but many are free to the public.

2013 Downtown Corporate Clean-Up Awards

Annual Downtown Spring Clean Up

May 15, 2015 Rain Date: May 22413-443-6501 The Annual Downtown Spring Clean Up event promotes prosperity and community by encouraging local business employees to volunteer a few hours cleaning up the streets.  Last year, there were nearly 150 participants from more than a dozen businesses.  Keeping downtown clean, safe and friendly is a vital part…


3rd thursdays

3rd Thursdays Street Festival

5-8pm North St.

This award-winning, free, family-friendly cultural street festival is held every Thursday from May-Oct.  Live music and performances on multiple stages, local food and craft vendors, street performers, and plenty of surprises!  Downtown businesses are open late for shopping, dining, music, and theatre.

wahconah park

Wahconah Park/Pittsfield Suns

105 Wahconah St. 413-236-2961 Wahconah Park, one of the last remaining ballparks in the United States with a wooden grandstand is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The city-owned park is currently home to the Pittsfield Suns of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. 2014 will mark the Suns third season at the park,…


Ethnic Fair

Pittsfield Ethnic Fair & Classic Car Show

July 27 11am-5pm North St. 413-443-6501 Two celebrated Pittsfield events come together for double the entertainment and fun.  The annual Ethnic Fair celebrates the largest international experience in the Berkshires!  Music and dancing fill the streets, cuisine from around the globe is served to thousands, while an eclectric array of artisans and craft vendors…



24th Annual Wing Fling

Date TBD Location TBD 413-443-6501 Join us for the Berkshires ‘hottest’ summer celebration.  Dozens of area restaurants compete for the best wings and ribs at this 21+ only event.  More than 1,000 people attended last year.  Take  a shot at the Wing Fling Fling to win hundreds of dollars in prizes, a Wagon of…