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Washington County Agricultural Fair

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Washington County Agricultural Fair

ONGOING

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

MAY 15-19

Pittsburgh International Children's Festival. Schenley Plaza, Oakland. www.pghkids.org

MAY 17-19

Ambridge Nationality Days. Ambridge. www.ambridgechamberofcommerce.com

MAY 17-19

40th Annual National Road Festival. Various spots along Route 40. 724-437-9877 or www.nationalroadpa.org

MAY 18

Venture Outdoors Festival. Point State Park, Downtown. www.ventureoutdoors.org

MAY 18-19

Sheep and Fiber Festival. Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg. 724-627-8119 or www.sheepandfiber.com

MAY 25

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

MAY 27

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

JUNE 2

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

JUNE 7

Point State Park Fountain Reopening. Downtown. www.heinzhistorycenter.org

JUNE 7-16

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 8

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

JUNE 15

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

JUNE 16

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

JUNE 23

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

JUNE 28-JULY 6

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

JUNE 29

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

JULY 2-4

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

JULY 4

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

JULY 4-7

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

JULY 12-21

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

JULY 13

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

JULY 15

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

JULY 21-27

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

JULY 25-AUG. 3

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

JULY 27

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

JULY 29

139th Annual Rain Day. Waynesburg, Greene County. 724-627-8111 or www.raindayfestival.com

AUG. 1-4

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

AUG. 2-4

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

AUG. 2-4

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

AUG. 3-4

Regatta at Lake Arthur. South Shore, Moraine State Park. www.lakearthurregatta.org

AUG. 4-10

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

AUG. 5-10

Butler Farm Show. Butler. www.butlerfarmshow.com

AUG. 10

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

AUG. 10-17

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

AUG. 17

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

AUG. 12-17

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

AUG. 16-24

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

AUG. 17-24

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

AUG. 20-24

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

AUG. 24-25

African Arts in the Park. Point State Park, Downtown. Music, art, dance. www.umojacompany.org

AUG. 24-25

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

AUG. 24-SEPT. 29

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

click to enlarge Screaming Orphans at Pittsburgh Irish Festival
  • Screaming Orphans at Pittsburgh Irish Festival

AUG. 25

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

AUG. 25-31

Indiana County Fair. Indiana. www.indianacountyfair.com

AUG. 27-31

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

AUG. 30-SEPT. 2

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

SEPT. 6-8

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

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