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Local Experiences: Add Williamstown to Your 2024 Bucket List!

Get ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure in Williamstown and its neighboring locales throughout the year 2024! From captivating museums and stellar shows to thrilling outdoor escapades and indulgent local brews, the variety of experiences ensures there’s something to cater to every taste. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a theater buff, an outdoor adventurer, or someone seeking a relaxed getaway, Williamstown has curated a diverse tapestry of delights.  Check out our top five reasons why you should visit!

World-Renowned Museums:

Located just over the border in North Adams, Mass MoCA is celebrating 25 years, and they have a weekend filled with events for Memorial Day weekend. Join them as they open new exhibits, showcase how far they have come, and more! This will be an event you don’t want to miss! And don’t forget The Clark with their partnership with Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass this summer. See the beauty of the glass dance through the pavilion with limited showing this summer and early fall.

Williamstown Theater Festival:

For seventy years, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, acknowledged by the prestigious Tony Awards, has united emerging and seasoned theater talents amid the picturesque Berkshires. This annual celebration unfolds as an exhilarating summer showcase featuring an eclectic mix of world premiere plays and musicals, daring revivals, and a vibrant array of complementary cultural happenings.  This year’s lineup will be announced after their February 2024 gala.

Solid Sound Festival

Returning at the end of June 2024 with an exciting new line up and hosted at Mass MoCA, this multi-day event is great for guests of all ages. Make it a family affair and enjoy all the activities they have to offer. 

Hiking, Biking and More:

Drive up to the observatory at Mt. Greylock, bike around town with our complimentary bikes, or book a hike with Berkshire Camino for a tour of the local trails and experience the beauty of everything the Berkshires have to offer. Looking for something more adventurous? Check out Ramblewild ropes course to test your skills and balance or send the kids to Jiminy for a summer day on the mountain. No matter what your style of outdoor adventure is, you can find it here!

Craft Brews:

If you just want to relax and take in the scenery, visit some of our local craft brews throughout the Berkshires and into southern Vermont. Hot Plate in Pittsfield or Berkshire Brewing Company can showcase the unique flavors and tastings that the area has to offer.

As 2024 unfolds, Williamstown continues to shine with vibrant celebrations, captivating shows, enjoyable outdoor activities, and flavorful local brews. Whether you’re drawn to art, live performances, outdoor thrills, or just a laid-back drink, this year offers a tapestry of memorable experiences. If you haven’t visited yet, seize the opportunity to explore the charm and excitement that Williamstown has to offer!

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