Parks And Recreation News Updates

Participants sought for 73rd Annual Halloween Parade

 The Pittsfield Department of Community Development Recreation Program has announced that the 73rd annual Pittsfield Halloween Parade will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 on Tyler Street. Zombies, ghouls, goblins, superheroes, floats, marchers and more are wanted as planning for the Pittsfield Halloween Parade gets underway for this popular Pittsfield tradition. 

School, community, and civic groups are welcome to participate in this popular event.  Every unit will need to complete a General Entry Form, and those entering a float must also complete the Float Entry Form; all float entries must have a Halloween-related theme. The entry form and additional parade information is available through a link on the home page of the city’s website,
The deadline for completed forms is Friday, Oct. 13.

There will be a float building seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 in Room 203 at City Hall for those who are interested in or planning to have a float.  If your group would like to have a float in the parade, a representative must attend the meeting.

 For more information, please call Becky Manship, Recreation Activities Coordinator at 499-9370 or email