Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, MA, celebrates the brilliance of autumn in New England at its Harvest Festival, re-created this year with lots of space in the outdoors and activities that children will love.
This being fall in New England, the Garden is dressed in dazzling reds and golds, welcoming visitors to stroll around the 24 acres of bed and views. Garden beds are home to thousands of varieties of herbaceous and woody plants suited to the Berkshires.
On weekends, kids can enjoy an activity table from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free with admission.
Social distancing and mask requirements will be in place for the safety of all visitors, along with timed ticketing to keep congestion low.
Harvest Festival happens every Saturday through October 31. Parking is free, and activities are included with admission of $7.50 for everyone over age 12. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Map.
October 31: A BOOtanical Halloween! Admission is free on this day of for pumpkin painting and other surprises. Come in costume!
Remember that the gardens are open year-round, so plan to come back for the crisp, quiet beauty of winter and the re-flowering of spring.
Prepaid, timed admission tickets are required for all visitors.