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Things to do in Pittsfield, MA

While here in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, you’re in the center of The Berkshires. And right outside our front door you’ll find a neighborhood sprinkled with restaurants, culture, shopping, and history.

Ask our Guest Service Team for some suggestions. They’re all experts in the area and can help you discover both our neighborhood and the region.

Some exploration starters…

Culture

Barrington Stage Company

A professional, award-winning Equity regional theatre that was founded in 1995, the BSC has a three-fold mission: present topnotch compelling work, develop new plays and musicals, and find fresh, bold ways to bring new audiences into the theatre – especially young people. Visit their website to learn more about this season’s calendar: www.barringtonstageco.org

Beacon Cinema

Just down the street from Hotel on North, this independent movie theater provides stadium seating, screens first-run films and offers beer & wine. For more information and show times, visit http://www.thebeaconcinema.com

Berkshire Museum

A Smithsonian affiliate, The Berkshire Museum is open from 10am – 5pm Monday through Saturday and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. The museum integrates art, history, and natural science in a wide range of programs and exhibitions that inspire educational connections…and are fun for all ages. Little Cinema is open year-round… Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation, Worlds in Miniature, Aquarium, and other exhibits are ongoing. Visit www.berkshiremuseum.org for more details.

The Colonial Theatre (Berkshire Theatre Group)

A 780-seat theater built in 1903 and reopened in 2006 following a $21 million restoration. It’s a year-round home for entertainment, comedy, live music and more. Inside the lobby, you’ll find The Garage, a dedicated space for local and regional music performers. Check out what’s on the schedule at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org.

Hotel on North guests can save 20% on Berkshire Theatre Group Tickets!

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts is a community arts center housed in a historic building in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District.  Inside, there’s an exhibiting art gallery and performance area, workshops, working artist studios, a ceramic studio and a darkroom. Located at 28 Renne Avenue off of Fenn Street, the gallery hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11am to 4pm. Vist http://www.cityofpittsfield.org/city_hall/arts_and_culture/lichtenstein_center.php for more information.

Retail

Dory & Ginger

299 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.553.4200

“We have treasures for your home and lifestyle, along with the perfect gift for that special someone or that occasion that begs for something unique. So, come in and share a laugh, enjoy the atmosphere, soak in the aesthetic of the most fabulous store ever!”
http://www.doryandginger.com/

Balderdash Cellars

“Boutique downtown winery offering Saturday tastings with live music at various venues around town.”

413.464.4629
https://balderdashcellars.com/

Circa

436 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.445.7200

“An eclectic mix of items… with the largest selection of Mid-Century/Danish Modern furnishings in the area”
www.circaberkshires.com

Kissy’s

50 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.464.0440

“Multiple brands ranging from Free People to Band of Gypsies. Women’s clothing is our specialty!”
https://www.facebook.com/kissysfineapparel/

Museum Facsimiles Outlet Store

31 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.499.1818

“A gem of a shop…highlights include baby gifts, small leather goods, and wall décor.”
www.museumfacsimiles.com

Paul Rich and Sons

242 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.443.6467

“Distinctive home furnishings and design that celebrates everyday life!”
http://www.paulrich.com/

Sparrow Singing, a Vintage Shop

361 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.281.9414

Vintage clothing & accessories, including hats, jewelry, textiles, linens & lace.”
https://www.facebook.com/pg/VintageSparrowSinging/

Steven Valenti Clothing

157 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.443.2569

“Offering hand-picked menswear and one-on-one customer service for over 27 years.”
http://www.stevenvalenticlothing.com/

Township Four

419 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.347.3244

“Floristry and home in The Berkshires.”
http://www.townshipfour.com/

Dining

Dottie’s Coffee Lounge

444 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.443.1792

“A coffee shop that loves people and coffee… made with the finest beans by highly trained coffee professionals who love their job as a Barista.”
www.dottiescoffeelounge.com

Flavours of Malaysia

75 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.443.3188

“Freshly prepared Chinese, Indian & Thai dishes are in the mix at this casual Asian spot.”
http://www.berkshiremenus.com/Flavours

Panchos Mexican Restaurant

154 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.499.2266

“Enchiladas, burritos, margaritas & other traditional fare offered in a laid-back cantina”
http://www.panchospittsfield.com/

Methuselah Bar and Lounge

391 North Street
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
413.344.4991

“A casual, rustic chic parallel universe where all the world’s problems are solved thru belly laughs, Walt Whitman, and love.”
www.methuselahbarandlounge.com

Mission Bar + Tapas

438 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(we’d give you the number, but they have no phone…we swear)

“Food + Drink + Music”
www.missionbarandtapas.com

Sen Sushi

48 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.236.8111

“Sushi chefs prepare classic rolls…Energetic hibachi chefs grill classic dinners.”
http://www.berkshiremenus.com/SenSushi

District Kitchen & Bar

40 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.442.0303

“Contemporary American cuisine with gastropub influences.”
www.district.kitchen

Elizabeth’s

1264 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.448.8244

“Longtime low-key Italian restaurant serving pasta, salads and such for sharing.”
http://www.berkshiremenus.com/Elizabeths

La Fogata

770 Tyler Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.443.6969

“Informal eatery offering traditional Colombian & Latin American platters & a global beer list.”
http://www.berkshiremenus.com/LaFogata

Tito’s Mexican Grill

34 Depot Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.464.9468

“Offering a lunch and dinner menu that’s fit for any occasion with indulgent desserts and fruity margaritas.”
http://titosmexicangrillpittsfield.com/

Trattoria Rustica

27 McKay Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413.499.1192

“Authentic ‘Cucina Napoletana’ in the heart of downtown Pittsfield.”
www.trattoria-rustica.com

Also check out…

This local calendar of events and happenings is kept scrupulously up-to-date by our friends at Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. From the local Farmer’s Market, to Artswalk’s year-round First Fridays visual arts event, the seasonal Third Thursday’s Street Festival, and more…you will never run out of cool things to do in the neighborhood.