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Pittsburgh Summer Festivals and Fairs 2014

July Festivals and Fairs in Pittsburgh and Western PA


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Big Butler Fair
June 27 - July 5, 2014

Route 422, Prospect, PA
Billed as the largest fair in Western Pennsylvania, the Big Butler Fair has been operating for 158 years! Enjoy nine big days of food, animals, concerts and fun.

Celebrate America Festival
June 30 – July 5, 2013

Kennywood Amusement Park, West Mifflin, PA
Enjoy a weeklong salute to our great country and its people with special featured entertainment, stunt shows, strolling performers, face painting, fireworks and evening fireworks at Kennywood. $10 off admission coupons available for Celebrate America week from Giant Eagle locations.

Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival
June 30 - July 6, 2013

Punxsutawney, PA
For over 45 years the small town of Punxsutawney in Western Pennsylvania has been offering a fun, family oriented summer celebration of their community and most famous resident - Punxsutawney Phil.

Pittsburgh Regatta & 4th of July Fireworks
July 2–4, 2013

North Shore Riverfront Park, Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta once again fills Point State Park and the North Shore, bringing with it the return of the North American Superleague Powerboat Championships. A plethora of water and land activities are packed into three days, along with the famous Fourth of July Pyrotechnico fireworks celebration, plus a second fireworks event (new for 2013!) on July 3rd.

Battle of Fort Necessity Commemoration
July 3, 2013

Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Uniontown, PA
Join the National Park Service in commemorating the 259th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Necessity with a free concert by North Union VFW Post 8543 Band on the battlefield.

Ellwood City Arts, Crafts & Food Festival
July 4–6, 2014

Ewing Park, Ellwood City, PA
This annual Lawrence county festival features more than 200 art and craft booths, plenty of live entertainment and, of course, food! Plus, a fabulous Zambelli fireworks finale. It falls on the July 4th holiday weekend for 2014!

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival
July 4–7, 2013

Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg, PA
The acclaimed Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival offers something for everyone's tastes, from visual and live performing arts to exciting ethnic foods. This annual free summer celebration marks its 39th year in 2013.

Y-108 Freedom Fest
July 5, 2014

Route 422, Prospect, PA
Held on the last night of the Big Butler Fair, the Y-108 Freedom Fest is free with paid fair admission. Features Joe Diffie with special guest Charee White for 2014.

New Castle Fireworks Festival & Arts on the Riverwalk
July 11–12, 2014
New Castle Art Fest
This fast-growing festival has joined forces with the famous New Castle Fireworks Festival for 2014, fast becoming a weekend destination in New Castle's Cascade Park. Celebrate art, with artist and food vendors, plus all-day live entertainment.

SouthSide Works Exposed
July 12–14, 2013
South Side
Art and music fill the SouthSide Works at the 9th annual weekend celebration, including an Artists Market, sidewalk sale, live music, a Kid's Korner, food, dancing, drinks and more.

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
July 12–21, 2013

Schenley Park, Pittsburgh
It's one of only two vintage racing events in the country that is raced entirely on city streets, and packs in a full schedule of vintage car races and shows, a car cruise, concerts and charity events over 10 fun-filled days in July. Schenley Park race weekend is July 20–21, 2013. p>Steven Foster Music & Heritage Festival (Doo Dah Days)
July 13, 2013

Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville, PA
Enjoy great bands playing folk (era) music, costumed reenactors, outdoor activities, and trolley tours of Allegheny Cemetery as the Lawrenceville Historical Society and Allegheny Cemetery Historical Association celebrate the annual "Doo Dah Days" Stephen Foster Music and Heritage Festival.

Jacktown Fair
July 16–20, 2013

Wind Ridge, Greene County
The 148th annual Jacktown Fair, the oldest continuing fair in the nation, offers traditional county fair entertainment, including demolition derbies, stunt shos, produce and livestock, contests, entertainment, food, and fun for the children.

Jamboree in the Hills
July 18–21, 2013

Morristown, OH
This outdoor festival is truly the Superbowl of country music festivals, with four days of music from top country stars such as Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Dwight Yoakam, Neal McCoy, The Oak Ridge Boys, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, and more. A large camping area is available, so plan on staying the weekend!

Pittsburgh Blues Festival
July 19–21, 2013

Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh, PA
The 19th annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival brings some of the top blues artists in the world to Pittsburgh, while raising money for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. This is a real family-friendly event at one of Pittsburgh's best parks - Hartwood Acres.

Pontiac's Rebellion 150th Anniversary Encampment
July 20–21, 2013

Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Uniontown, PA
American Indian and British re-enactors will encamp in the Great Meadows at Fort Necessity National Battlefield in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Pontiac's Rebellion, including special programs and historic weapons demonstrations.

Bedford County Fair
July 21–27, 2013

Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford County, PA
Enjoy exhibitions of animals, demonstrations of skill, displays of artwork and plants, and, how could we forget, the rides. This annual Bedford County event allows families and friends to gather together and thoroughly enjoy themselves.

Monroeville Jazz Festival
July 24, 2013
Boyce Park Wave Pool, Monroeville, PA
Enjoy a free evening of jazz while helping to raise money for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Central Blood Bank.

Fayette County Fair
July 25 - August 3, 2013

Fayette County Fairgrounds, Fayette County, PA
The Fayette County Fairgrounds play host to a carnival, midway rides, indoor and outdoor arena entertainment, food, games, contests and more.

Oakmont Yacht Club Regatta
July 27, 2013
Washington Avenue, Oakmont, PA
Held every year since 1903, the annual Oakmont regatta features sports competitions, a rubber ducky rack, kayak races, dinner, music, dancing, and a lighted boat parade.

Jam on Walnut
July 26, 3014
Walnut Street, Shadyside
The fourth Saturday of the month in June, July and third Saturday in August finds Walnut Street turned into a block party, with great food, drinks and music to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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