Fairs, Festivals+Special Events 

2012 Summer Guide

click to enlarge Atlatl competition at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, June 16-17
  • Atlatl competition at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, June 16-17

May 28

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

June 1-10

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown. Visual art exhibitions, public art installations, music and dance performances, and arts and crafts market. 412-471-3191 or www.3riversartsfest.org

June 3

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

June 9

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

June 10

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

June 16-17

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

June 16-17

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

June 24

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

June 29-July 7

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

June 30

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

June 30-July 4

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



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