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Fairs, Festivals and Special Events


Through November

Citiparks farmers' markets. Conveniently located in East Liberty, South Side, Bloomfield, Carrick, City-County Building and North Side. 412-422-6523 or Eat well; eat local.


May 24

Animal Friends Mutt Strut. Riverfront Park, North Side. Games, activities and pooches. 412-847-7000 or


May 25

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


May 30

Uptown on the Move. 1800 Fifth Ave. 412-422-6426 or


June 5-14

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown. 412-471-6070 or Art exhibitions, public art installations, music and dance performances, and arts and crafts market.


June 7

Park Place Picnic. Abbott Street. 412-422-6426 or


June 7

Highland Park, Bryant Street Festival. 412-422-6426 or


June 13

Harmony Herb and Garden Fair. Harmony Museum, Harmony.


June 14

Pride Awareness March and PrideFest. Downtown.


June 20-21

Dragon Renaissance Festival. Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Highland Park. 412-365-2532 or


June 26

Arlington Heights Community Day. Cordell Place Parking Lot. 412-422-6426 or


June 27

Walnut Street Jam. Shadyside. Live bands perform. 412-682-1298 or


June 28

Anything on Wheels. Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. 1-877-728-7655 or


July 2-5

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


July 3

Lawrenceville Independence Day Celebration. Arsenal Park. 412-422-6426 or


July 3-5

Three Rivers Regatta. North Side and Point State Park. Boat races, fireworks, food, fishing.


July 3-11

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


July 8-11

Bloomfield Community Festival. Immaculate Conception Parking Lot. 412-422-6426 or


July 10

Glen Hazel Community Festival. Glen Hazel Park. 412-422-6426 or


July 10-12

SouthSideWorks Exposed. South Side. Entertainment, kids' activities.


July 11

Fairywood Community Festival. Fairywood Playground. 412-422-6426 or


July 11-12

Beltzhoover Community Days. Upper McKinley Park. 412-422-6426 or


Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix - July 11 - 19
  • Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix - July 11 - 19

July 11-19

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. various locations. Vintage-car races and shows.


July 12-18

Derry Township Agricultural Fair. New Derry, Westmoreland County. 724-459-7018 or


July 13

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


July 19

Central North Side Summer Street Festival. Arch Street. 412-422-6426 or


July 23

Garfield Heights Community Day. 808 N. Atlantic Ave. 412-422-6426 or


July 25

Esplen Community Health Fair. 200 Tabor St. 412-422-6426 or


July 25

Walnut Street Jam, Shadyside. Live bands perform. 412-682-1298 or


July 26

Stanton Heights Community Day. Sunnyside School. 412-422-6426 or


July 26-Aug. 1

Bedford County Fair. Bedford County Fairgrounds. 814-623-9011 or


July 28

Polish Hill Community Day. Brereton Street. 412-422-6426 or


July 29

135th Annual Rain Day. Waynesburg. 724-627-8111 or


July 30-Aug. 2

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


July 30-Aug. 8

Fayette County Fair. Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar. 724-438-0502 or


Aug. 1

Fineview Community Day. Fineview Playground. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 1-2

Black Family Reunion. Point Breeze, Mellon Park. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 4

Spring Hill Festival. Rockledge Street. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 4

Hill District National Night Out. 400 Dinwiddie St. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 4

California-Kirkbride National Night Out. 1700 Brighton Place. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 4

Lincoln Place National Night Out. 5800 Buttermilk Hollow Road. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 6

Allegheny Dwellings Community Day. 1710 Belleau St. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 6-8

Mount Nebo Grange Fair. Mount Nebo. 412-741-5407


Aug. 8

Brookline Community Day. Brookline Memorial Park. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 8

South Oakland Community Day. Dan Marino Field. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 8

Annual Antique Gun Show. Harmony Museum, Harmony.


Aug. 9-15

Greene County Fair. Waynesburg. 724-627-4752 or


Aug. 10-15

Butler Farm Show. Butler.


Aug. 12

Banksville Family Fun Fest. Banksville Park. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 13-15

Findlay Township Fair. Clinton. 724-695-0500


Aug. 14

Bedford Dwellings Community Day. Somers Drive parking lot. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 15

Windgap/Chartiers Community Day. Chartiers Playground. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 15

East Carnegie Community Day. East Carnegie Parklet. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 15-22

Washington County Agricultural Fair. Washington. 724-225-7718 or


Aug. 17-22

Lawrence County Fair. Lawrence County Fairgrounds, New Castle. 724-654-7745 or


Aug. 18-22

50th Annual North Washington VFD Rodeo. Rodeo Fairgrounds, Rt. 38, North Washington. 724-287-6170 or


Aug. 21

Addison Terrace Fun Day. 2101 Elmore Square. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 21

Hazelwood Unity Day. Tecumsah Street. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 21-23

Festival of Water. Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Highland Park. 412-365-2532 or


Aug. 21-29

Westmoreland County Fair. Greensburg. 724-423-5005 or


Aug. 22

Walnut Street Jam. Shadyside. Live bands perform. 412-682-1298 or


Aug. 22

Morningside Community Day. Joe Natoli Field. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 22

Carrick Cornfest. Phillips Park. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 22-23

Northview Heights Community Days. Northview Heights Recreation Center. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 22-29

Somerset County Fair. Meyersdale. 814-634-5619 or


Aug. 23

Animal Friends' Bark in the Park: Viva Las Vegas. North Park. 412-847-7000 or Party for pets and their people.


Aug. 25-29

Hookstown Fair. Hookstown, Beaver County. 724-573-4512 or


Aug. 28

Homewood North Community Day. 1213 Mohler St. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 28-29

East Hills Community Day. East Hills Park. 412-422-6426 or


Aug. 29-30

Shadyside Arts Festival on Walnut and Ellsworth. Shadyside. 412-682-1298 or National, regional and local artists.


Aug. 29-Oct. 4

Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. West Newton. 724-872-1670 or Open Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day.

Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Indiana County Fair. Indiana.


Sept. 1-5

Big Knob Grange Fair. Rochester, Beaver County. 724-752-5973


Sept. 4-7

Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts Colonial Festival. Westmoreland County Fairgrounds. 724-863-4577 or


Sept. 6

Garfield Community Festival. St. Lawrence O'Toole gym. 412-422-6426 or


Sept. 11-13

Pittsburgh Irish Festival. Riverplex at Sandcastle, West Homestead.


Ligonier Highland Games - Sept. 12
  • Ligonier Highland Games - Sept. 12

Sept. 12

Ligonier Highland Games. Idlewild Park, Ligonier. 412-851-9900 or


Sept. 12-13

Antique Trucks and Trolleys. Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. 1-877-728-7655 or


Sept. 19-20 and 26-27

Penn's Colony Arts Festival, Saxonburg. A celebration of early American art, craft and entertainment in historic Saxonburg.

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