The Pittsfield-Pillow Express

The dance center of the nation is just a bus ride away!

Jacob’s Pillow is in Becket, MA (20 miles from Pittsfield) and home to America’s longest-running international dance festival, a treasured 220-acre National Historic Landmark, and recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts.

Family-friendly activities for all ages includes experiencing more the 200 free events including performances, tours, and talks on our beautiful public grounds. Great for the family!

Enjoy a matinee performance with discounted tickets available to Pittsfield residents riding the bus or join us at Inside/Out, our FREE outdoor dance performance series, no ticket required. Outside food and beverages are welcome and picnicking is encouraged.

FREE round-trip bus transportation from three Pittsfield neighborhoods, including:

  • Morningside Community School
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires
  • Conte Community School

How to reserve your seat:

  • Call 413.207.4082
  • Leave your name, number of people in your party, Pittsfield pick-up location, and phone number.
  • You will receive a phone confirmation from Pillow staff.
  • Walk-ups are welcome, but seats and matinee tickets cannot be guaranteed.

What to bring:

  • Be prepared for rain and sun. Umbrellas, hats, and don’t forget bug spray!
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • The Pillow is not responsible for any items lost or stolen on the bus.

Food at the Pillow:

  • All Day | Picnic on the grounds; bring your own food and drinks
  • noon-11pm | No. Six Depot Café
  • noon-9:30pm | No. Six Depot Snack & Coffee Bar

View each Saturday schedule of the Festival below: