Pittsburgh Area Summer Festivals

June 3-12
Three Rivers Arts Festival
Downtown Pittsburgh
This 10-day annual free festival combines visual arts exhibitions, public installations, musical and dance performances, a fine arts and crafts market and lots of family fun. Headliners this year include the Blind Boys of Alabama, Tom Tom Club and Buckwheat Zydeco.

June 11-12
The Jimmy Stewart Airport/Museum Festival
Indiana, Pa.
Held in Jimmy Stewart’s hometown, there will be strolling magicians, music, vendors, an antique car show, plus a unique display of aircrafts at the Jimmy Stewart Airport.

June 12
Pittsburgh Pride Fest
Downtown Pittsburgh
The day-long Pride March and Festival brings people from around the region for food, music and entertainment, all in celebration of our diversity.

July 1-4
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta & Fourth of July Celebration
Downtown Pittsburgh
Family-oriented celebration features water fun and fireworks.

July 9
The Stephen Foster Music and River Heritage Festival
“Doo Dah Days”
Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh city neighborhood)
Celebrates the life and music of Pittsburgh native, Stephen Foster, one of the most influential songwriters in American history. Folk banks, educational tours of Allegheny Cemetery, costumed re-enactors, food and more.

July 29
Rain Day Festival
Waynesburg, Pa.
July 29th may be just another day to the rest of the world. But to residents of Waynesburg, Pa., it has a special significance in that it has had rainfall on this day 112 times of the past 136 years. The Rain Day Festival is a one-of-a-kind phenomenon where a rainout is welcomed!

August 12-14
Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival
Butler, Pa.
Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival celebrates Butler, Pa. as the birthplace of the Jeep. Event features Guinness Book longest Jeep parade and cruise; Jeep Playground with on-site, off-road trails and driving challenges; Jeep Show ‘n Shine; parts and accessories vendors; Bantam Jeep history exhibits and WWII encampments; entertainment and kids activities. August 12-14, 2011.