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Summer Fairs and Fests

Alex McCann May 16, 2018 6:00 AM
CP photo by John Colombo
Pittsburgh PrideFest, June 9-10

ONGOING


Pittsburgh Neighborhood Festivals. citiparks.net 

MAY 27

Big Gay Picnic. Spend an afternoon outside and enjoy food, drinks, DJs and dancing. North Park Lodge, Allison Park. pittsburghpride.org

MAY 28

Memorial Day Celebration. Soldiers & Sailors Hall, Oakland. soldiersandsailorshall.org


JUNE 1-10

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown. 3riversartsfest.org

JUNE 1-2

Western Pennsylvania Trolley Meet. Model railroad and memorabilia vendors, presentations, and model train contest. Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. pa-trolley.org

JUNE 9-10

Pittsburgh PrideFest. Downtown. pittsburghpride.org

JUNE 9

Harmony Herb & Garden Show & Sale. Harmony Museum, Harmony. harmonymuseum.org

JUNE 10

EQT Equality March. Downtown. pittsburghpride.org

CP photo by Krista Johnson
Picklesburgh, July 20-22

JUNE 16

Atlatl Competition. Test your skill with a prehistoric hunting spear-thrower. Meadowcroft, Avella. heinzhistorycenter.org

Wine Time at the Colony. Wine tasting with music from Five Guys Named Moe (none of whom are really named Moe). Saxonburg. winetimeatthecolony.com

JUNE 23-24

Trolley Fair. Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington. pa-trolley.org

JUNE 23

Jam on Walnut. Live local and regional musicians. Shadyside. thinkshadyside.com

JUNE 29-JULY 7

Big Butler Fair. Butler County Fairgrounds. bigbutlerfair.com

JULY 1-15

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Vintage car races, parties and shows. Various locations. pvgp.org

JULY 4

Fourth of July at Fort Pitt. Re-enactments, 18th-century military music, scavenger hunt and crafts. Fort Pitt Museum, Downtown. heinzhistorycenter.org

Independence Day Celebration. 18th- and 19th-century historical games and demonstrations. Meadowcroft, Avella. heinzhistorycenter.org

JULY 5-8

Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival. Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg. artsandheritage.com

CP photo by Krista Johnson
EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Aug. 3-5

JULY 9

Vintage Grand Prix Car Show. More than 100 classic and exotic cars on display. Walnut Street, Shadyside. thinkshadyside.com

JULY 15

Polish Hill Arts Festival.inharmonyfestival.com Intersection of Brereton and Dobson streets, Polish Hill. phcapgh.org

JULY 20-21

In Harmony Heritage Music Festival. Harmony. inharmonyfestival.com

JULY 20-22

Picklesburgh. A bash recognizing pickles, canning and farm-to-table foods. Sixth Street Bridge, Downtown. picklesburgh.com

JULY 21

Jam on Walnut. Live local and regional musicians. Shadyside. thinkshadyside.com

JULY 22-28

Bedford County Fair. Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford. bedford-fair.com

JULY 26-AUG. 4

Fayette County Fair. Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar. fayettefair.com

JULY 29

145th Annual Rain Day. It always rains in Waynesburg on July 29 — or so the story goes. Celebrate “Rain Day” with entertainment, arts and crafts, and the Miss Rain Day pageant. Waynesburg. raindayfestival.com

AUG. 2-5

Fort Armstrong Folk Festival. Riverfront Park, Kittanning. armstrongfestival.com

AUG. 3-4

Flood City Music Festival. Peoples Natural Gas Park, Johnstown. floodcitymusic.com

AUG. 3-5

EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. Point State Park, Downtown. yougottaregatta.org

AUG. 4

Pittsburgh VegFest. Vegetarian food, live music and yoga demos, all in the name of animal advocacy. Allegheny Commons Park East, North Side. pittsburghvegfest.org

AUG. 4-5

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

AUG. 6-11

Butler Farm Show. Butler. butlerfarmshow.com

AUG. 11

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

AUG. 11-18

Washington County Agricultural Fair. Washington County Fairgrounds, Washington. washingtonfair.org

AUG. 13-18

Lawrence County Fair. Lawrence County Fairgrounds, New Castle. lawrencecountyfair.com

AUG. 16-19

Little Italy Days. Live Italian music, celebrity bocce tournament and tons of pasta. Liberty Avenue, Bloomfield. littleitalydays.com

AUG. 17-26

Westmoreland Fair. Westmoreland Fairgrounds, Greensburg. westmorelandfair.com

AUG. 18

Jam on Walnut. Live local and regional musicians. Shadyside. thinkshadyside.com

AUG. 18-SEPT. 24

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. West Newton. Open Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day. pittsburghrenfest.com

AUG. 21-25

Hookstown Fair. Hookstown. hookstownfair.com

AUG. 25-26

The Art Festival on Walnut. Fine arts displays from pottery and painting to jewelry and photography. Shadyside. thinkshadyside.com

AUG. 25-SEPT. 1

Indiana County Fair. Indiana. Indianacountyfair.com

AUG. 28-SEPT. 1

Big Knob Grange Fair. Rochester. bigknobgrangefair.org

AUG. 31-SEPT. 3

Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts Labor Day Festival. Vendors from 15 states, petting zoo and live music. Westmoreland County Fairgrounds, Greensburg. familyfestivals.com

SEPT. 7-9

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

SEPT. 8

Wine Time at the Colony. Wine tasting with music from Five Guys Named Moe (none of whom are really named Moe). Saxonburg. winetimeatthecolony.com