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Summer Fairs, Festivals And Special Events

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Pittsburgh Neighborhood Festivals. Held throughout the city through fall. 412-422-6405 or www.citiparks.net for complete list

MAY 22-23

Pyrofest. Fireworks festival, Hartwood Acres. www.pyrofest.com

MAY 25

Memorial Day Celebration. Soldiers & Sailors Hall, Oakland. 412-621-4253

MAY 31

Open Streets. Recreate on more than 4 miles of closed city streets from Downtown to Lawrenceville. www.openstreetspgh.org

JUNE 5-14

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown. Visual-art exhibitions, public art installations, music and dance performances, and arts-and-crafts market. 412-456-6666 or www.3riversartsfest.org

JUNE 7

Animal Friends Mutt Strut. South Park. Games, activities and pooches. 412-847-7000 or www.thinkingoutsidethecage.org

Carrick Cornfest, Aug. 22 - PHOTO COURTESY OF CITIPARKS
  • Photo courtesy of Citiparks
  • Carrick Cornfest, Aug. 22

JUNE 13

Riverview Park Heritage Day. Free family fun includes games, crafts, refreshments and more. Riverview Park. 412-255-2493

JUNE 13

Harmony Herb and Garden Fair. Harmony Museum, Harmony. www.harmonymuseum.org

JUNE 14

Pride Awareness March and PrideFest. Downtown. www.pittsburghpride.org

JUNE 20

Atlatl Competition. Meadowcroft, Avella. Try your hand at the ancient spear-throwing implement. 724-587-3412 or www.heinzhistorycenter.org

JUNE 27

Jam on Walnut. Shadyside. Live bands perform. 412-682-1298 or www.thinkshadyside.com

JUNE 28

Classic Car Show. Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. 877-728-7655 or www.pa-trolley.org

JUNE 28

Open Streets. Recreate on more than 4 miles of closed city streets from Downtown to Lawrenceville. www.openstreetspgh.org

JULY 2-5

Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival. Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg. 724-834-7474 or www.artsandheritage.com

JULY 3-5

EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. Boat races, fireworks, food and much more highlight this event taking place at Point State Park and locations all along the three rivers. Downtown and North Side.www.threeriversregatta.net

JULY 3-4

Independence Day Celebration. Meadowcroft, Avella. Games, food and demonstrations of 19th-century rural celebrations. 724-587-3412 or www.heinzhistorycenter.org

JULY 3-11

Big Butler Fair. Butler County Fairgrounds. Head for the biggest fair 'round these parts. 724-865-2400 or www.bigbutlerfair.com

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival - PHOTO COURTESY OF PITTSBURGH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
  • Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
  • Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

JULY 10-19

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Various locations. Vintage car races and shows. www.pittsburghvintagegrandprix.com

JULY 11

Doo Dah Days: Stephen Foster Music and Heritage Festival. Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville. www.doodahdays.com

JULY 13

Vintage Grand Prix Car Show. Walnut Street, Shadyside. 412-682-1298 or www.thinkshadyside.com

JULY 17-18

Picklesburgh. Food, demos, live music. Rachel Carson Bridge, Downtown. www.picklesburgh.com.

JULY 18-19

Harambee Ujima Black Arts and Culture Festival. Kelly Street, Homewood. 412-255-8983 or www.citiparks.net

JULY 18-19

Polish Hill Civic Weekend. Brereton Street, Polish Hill. 412-255-8983 or www.citiparks.net

JULY 25

Jam on Walnut. Shadyside. Live bands perform. 412-682-1298 or www.thinkshadyside.com

JULY 26

Open Streets. Recreate on more than 4 miles of closed city streets from Downtown to Lawrenceville. www.openstreetspgh.org

JULY 26-AUG. 1

Bedford County Fair. Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford. 814-623-9011 or www.bedford-fair.com

JULY 29

141st Annual Rain Day. Waynesburg, Greene County. 724-627-8111 or www.raindayfestival.com

JULY 30-AUG. 2

Fort Armstrong Folk Festival. Riverfront Park, Kittanning. Arts and crafts, food, music and other entertainment. www.armstrongfestival.com

JULY 30-AUG. 8

Fayette County Fair. Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar. 724-628-3360 or www.fayettefair.com

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