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May 29

Animal Friends Mutt Strut, Hartwood Acres, Indiana Township. Games, activities and pooches. 412-847-7000 or www.thinkingoutsidethecage.org

 

May 30

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

 

June 3-12

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

 

June 11

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

 

June 12

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

 

June 25

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

 

June 26

Anything on Wheels, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. 1-877-728-7655 or www.pa-trolley.org

 

July 1-4

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

 

July 1-9

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

 

Three Rivers Regatta, July 2-4
  • Three Rivers Regatta, July 2-4

July 2-4

Three Rivers Regatta, North Side and Downtown. www.threeriversregatta.net. Boat races, fireworks, food, fishing.

 

July 9

Doo Dah Days: Stephen Foster Music and Heritage Festival. Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville. www.lhs15201.org

 

July 10-24

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, various locations. www.pittsburghvintagegrandprix.com. Vintage cars races and shows.

 

July 17

Polish Hill Arts Festival, Brereton and Dobson streets. 412-681-1950. Vendors, crafts, music, food.

 

July 18

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

 

July 22

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

 

July 22-24

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

 

July 24-30

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

 

July 28-Aug. 6

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

 

July 29

137th Annual Rain Day, Waynesburg, Greene County. 724-627-8111 or www.raindayfestival.com.

 

Aug. 4-7

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

 

Aug. 6-7

Black Family Reunion, Schenley Park. 412-422-6426

 

Aug. 7-13

Greene County Fair, Waynesburg. 724-627-4752 or www.greenecountyfair.org

 

Aug. 8-13

Butler Farm Show, Butler. Mooooo! www.butlerfarmshow.com

 

Aug. 13

Annual Antique Gun Show, Harmony Museum, Harmony. www.harmonymuseum.org

 

Aug. 13-20

Washington County Agricultural Fair, Washington. 724-225-7718 or www.washingtonfair.org

 

Aug. 15-20

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

 

Aug. 19-27

Westmoreland County Fair, Greensburg. 724-423-5005 or www.westmorelandfair.com

 

Aug. 20

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

 

Aug. 20-27

Somerset County Fair, Meyersdale. 814-634-5619 or www.somersetcountyfairpa.com

 

Aug. 20-Sept. 25

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

 

Aug. 23-27

Hookstown Fair, Hookstown, Beaver County. 724-573-4512 or www.hookstownfair.com

 

Aug. 27-28

The Arts Festival on Walnut, Shadyside. 412-682-1298 or www.thinkshadyside.com. National, regional and local artists.

 

Aug. 28

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

 

Aug. 28

Red, Ripe and Roasted: Tomato and Garlic Festival. Phipps Conservatory, Schenley Park, Oakland. 412-622-6914 or phipps.conservatory.org

 

Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Indiana County Fair, Indiana. www.indianacountyfair.com

 

Aug. 30-Sept. 3

Big Knob Grange Fair, Rochester, Beaver County. 724-752-5973 or www.bigknobgrangefair.org

 

Sept. 2-5

Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts Colonial Festival, Westmoreland County Fairgrounds. 724-863-4577 or www.familyfestivals.com

 

Sept. 9-11

Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Riverplex at Sandcastle, West Homestead. www.pghirishfest.org

 

Sept. 10

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

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