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Pittsburgh Summer Festivals and Fairs 2014

August Festivals and Fairs in Pittsburgh and Western PA


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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.

Fort Armstrong Folk Festival
August 1–4, 2013

Riverfront Park, Kittanning, PA
Celebrate the traditional customs, craft and art forms of Armstrong County's heritage during 4 days each August at the 42nd annual Fort Armstrong Folk Festival.

Rusyn Food Festival
August 1–3, 2013
St John Orthodox Parish Center, Ambridge, PA
Partake in popular Rusyn foods, plus enjoy ethnic dances, craft demonstrations, arts and music in this annual celebration of the Carpatho-Rusyn culture of Eastern Europe.

Flood City Music Festival
August 2–4, 2013
Johnstown, PA
Produced by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival (previously known as the Johnstown Folk Fest) is a three-day celebration of American roots music attracting thousands of enthusiastic music fans to Johnstown, Pennsylvania every summer.

Greene County Fair
August 4–10, 2013
Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg, PA
Enjoy a real old-time county fair, with seven days of non-stop rides, exhibits and entertainment.

San Rocco Italian Festival
August 2-4, 2013
Main Street, Aliquippa, PA
Exerience a summer carnival of fireworks, good food, happy music and parades at this 88th annual, family-oriented Italian festival.

African Arts in the Park
August 24–25, 2013
Point State Park, Downtown Pittsburgh
Enjoy live musical performances, browse a vendor marketplace, check out various demonstrations, take part in poetry workshops, and much more throughout a summer weekend at the African Arts in the Park Festival.

Millvale Brew Fest
August 10, 2013
Millvale Riverfront Park, Millvale, PA
Two sessions offer tastings of over 175 of craft, nano and specialty beers from around the country, along with food, music and fun in a beautiful riverfront setting at the 7th annual Millvale Brew Fest.

Washington County Fair
August 10–17, 2013
Washington County Fairgrounds, Washington, PA
From tractor pulls and stock cars to craft displays and midway rides, the annual Washington County Agricultural Fair and Expo offers eight days of nonstop entertainment and fun.

Lawrence County Fair
August 12–17, 2013
New Castle, PA
Since 1953, The Lawrence County Fair has presented six exciting days of family fun, and entertainment. In addition, the Fair has earned a national reputation for presenting one of the finest livestock shows in the Midwest.

McKeesport International Village Festival
August 13–15, 2013
Renzie Park, McKeesport, PA
Get ready for plenty of great food, crafts, and performances from around the world at this annual festival that's been going on for almost 5 decades. An annual fundraiser for many area churches and nonprofit organizations.

Ypapanti Greek Food Festival
August 22–25, 2013
Olympia Hall, East Pittsburgh
Sponsored by the Presentation of Christ Greek Orthodox Church in East Pittsburgh, the Ypapanti Greek Food Festival offers entertainment for the entire family including Greek dancing and plenty of Greek foods and pastries.

Westmoreland County Fair
August 16–24, 2013
Westmoreland Fairgrounds, Greensburg, PA
This annual county fair sizzles with craft and food exhibits, 4-H events, concerts, agricultural exhibits, concessions and amusement rides.

Jam on Walnut
August 16, 2014
Walnut Street, Shadyside
One Saturday each summer month in June, July and August finds Walnut Street turned into a block party, with great food, drinks and music to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Somerset County Fair
August 17–24, 2013
Meyersdale Fairgrounds, Meyersdale, PA
Held in Somerset for more than 100 years, this annual county fair features champion livestock, produce, and displays, plus grandstand entertainment and amusements.

Hookstown Fair
August 20–24, 2013
Hookstown Fairgrounds, Hookstown PA
Kids entertainment, carnival rides, music, dancing, live entertainment, demolition derby, tractor pulls, arts and crafts exhibits, and much more await you at the annual Hookstown Fair.

Little Italy Days
August 22–25, 2013
Bloomfield, Allegheny County
Celebrate the rich glass heritage of Western Pennsylvania at this 27th annual festival. Over 100 booths, exhibits, and attractions feature a variety of ethnic food, arts and crafts, glass blowing demonstrations and craft demonstrations, plus regional and national entertainment, a parade and fireworks.

Shadyside: The Arts Festival on Walnut Street
September 24–25, 2013
Walnut Street, Shadyside, PA
Walnut Street in Shadyside transforms into a living, breathing art gallery with 150+ exhibitors from around the nation.

Indiana County Fair
August 25–31, 2013
Indiana County Fairgrounds, Indiana, PA
This is a traditional county fair with all your favorites, including concerts, exhibits, rides, competitions, and fun!

Big Knob Grange Fair
August 27–31, 2013
Big Knob Road, east of Rochester
This annual fair in Beaver County has agricultural, craft and food exhibits, plus motorsports and free entertainment.

Allegheny County Hometown Music Fest
August 30, 2013
South Park
The Allegheny County Summer Concert Series brings Pittsburgh a free afternoon of music at the Allegheny County Hometown Music Fest at South Park featuring three different bands.

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
August 24–25 and 30–31; September 1, 7–8, 14–15, 21–22 and 28–29, 2013
Westmoreland County
This annual medieval festival features affordable family fun. Combat jousting, stages of continuous entertainment. Over 80 master artisans featuring juried fine arts and crafts. Free children’s realm, plus games, rides and more.

The Great Stoneboro Fair
August 28 - September 2, 2013
Mercer County
Country stars, gospel music, truck and tractor pulls, livestock and agricultural displays, harness racing and midway rides promise a weekend packed with entertainment at the annual Great Stoneboro Fair in Mercer County.

Coors Light Kickoff and Rib Festival
August 29 - September 2, 2013
Pittsburgh North Shore
Kick off the football season at this annual Labor Day Weekend festival at Heinz Field. Nationally known rib vendors, free concerts, Steelers Experience, a 5K Race and Walk, and plenty of festival activities all weekend long.

Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Colonial Festival
August 30 - September 2, 2013
Greensburg, PA
Voted the 19th best craft show in America, the annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Colonial Festival is a Labor Day weekend tradition at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds.

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