Summer Fairs, Festivals, and Community Days in the South Hills

21+ Pittsburgh Summer Fair's, Festivals and Community Days for 2023

By Emily Papa, Macaroni KID South Hills of Pittsburgh Publisher June 16, 2023

We've been on the lookout for Pittsburgh's Summer Fairs, Festivals and Community Days in and around Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Bridgeville, Castle Shannon, Dormont, Jefferson Hills, Mt. Lebanon, Mt. Oliver, Mt. Washington, Pleasant Hills, South Park, South Side, Upper St. Clair, West Mifflin, Whitehall and the cities in between. While you can find the most up-to-date information listed on our event calendar, we made this handy-dandy graphic for you to print out on your fridge or save in your phone for now and have a running list in chronological order below. Right-click the image to save to your desktop and click on the links below for more details.

Castle Shannon Community Day

Hamilton Park

Dates: no info for 2023

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Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival

Downtown Pittsburgh

Dates: June 2-11, 2023

More information: 10 Days of free art and music. 

  • Artist Market | 12-8pm daily
  • Giant Eagle Creativity Zone | 12-6pm daily
  • Info Hub | 12-8pm daily
  • Anthropology of Motherhood | 12-8pm daily

Pittsburgh Pride Revolution

Downtown, Northside, Bloomfield

Dates: June 2 - 4, 2023

More information: Pittsburgh Pride Revolution is a three-day LGBTQIA+ community event across Pittsburgh Downtown, Northside, and Bloomfield. Focused on inclusion and diversity, it’s packed full of wonderful community events and performances offering something for everyone.

Baldwin Borough Community Day

3344 Churchview Avenue | Baldwin, 15227

Dates: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 12:00pm

More information: The Baldwin mile will start things off at noon, petting zoo, craft show, top 3 talent show contestants, face painting, games, great food, adult beverages, dunk tank and so much more. Artistree will be our feature artist and fireworks will end the night!!

Washington County Rib & Music Festival

Washington County Fairgrounds

Dates: June 10-12, 2023

More information: Enjoy award-winning BBQ, top-notch bands & Kid's Zone all weekend, rain or shine! There is a covered pavilion if you need some shade. Beverages are available for purchase; no outside food, beverage or coolers. Admission is $5.00/person - Parking $5.00.

Strawberry Festival

Soergel Orchards, Wexford

Dates: June 11th, 2023 from 9am - 4pm

More information: Pick-your-own fields will open at 9 am and activities begin at 10. The festival will end at 4:00.  There will be strawberry picking ($5 pint, $8 quart), strawberry desserts, tractor rides, and more!

St. Paul of the Cross Parish Fair

4040 Willow Ave | Castle Shannon

Dates: June 12th-17th 2023 from 6pm - 10pm

More information: Located on the former St. Annes School grounds, find food, rides, games, and a flea market at this family favorite fair.

Bridgeville Day on the Avenue

Washington Ave | Bridgeville

Dates: June 17th from 11am - 6pm

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Peters Township Community Day

700 Meredith Drive | Peters Township

Dates: June 24th

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The Big Butler Fair

1127 New Castle Road | Prospect, PA 16052

Dates: June 30th - July 8th 2023

More Info: General admission is $8, kids 6 and under are FREE. All day ride band is $30 (including children 6 and under) or you can purchase ride tickets.

Ellwood City Festival 

Ewing Park, Ellwood City, PA

Dates: June 30th, July 1-2, 2023

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Dormont Day

1801 Dormont Avenue | Dormont

Dates: July 4th

More Info: Free event, food available for purchase on site. 

Saint Raphael Parish Festival

1607 Greentree Road in Scott Township

Dates: July 13-15, 2023

More Info: Located on the parish grounds at Ss. Simon and Jude Church.

Finleyville Carnival

Route 88 | Finleyville

Dates: July 17th - 22nd

More information: Wednesday, July 19th will be the parade and Friday, July 21st will be Fireworks  Live bands Tuesday - Friday. More information coming soon.


Dates: July 21st - 23rd

More Info: This year’s festival, taking place from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23, 2023, will be relocated from the Allegheny Riverfront to the Boulevard of the Allies, with the signature Heinz pickle balloon flying high above PPG Plaza.

Schwirian Farm Sunflower Festival

392 William Penn Road | Monongahela, PA 15063

Dates: July 22nd - 30th, 2023 with Dog Days on July 30th. 

More Info: Free admission, $2 parking. PYO Sunflowers at $1/stem.

Castle Shannon VFD Carnival and Car Raffle

Castle Shannon Fire Department | Route 88 and Grove Road

Dates: July 26-29th 6pm to dark (7/29 4pm to dark)

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Summer Fade Away Festival

Southpointe Town Center  | 1900 Main Street | Canonsburg PA 15317

Dates: August 3rd, 2023

More Info: Summer Fade Away Festival is a way to celebrate summer, while raising awareness and funds to support services for children and families with autism and special needs. Live music, vendors, kids activities, food trucks, and raffles!

North Strabane Community Day

North Strabane Park

Dates: August 5th, 2023 4-9pm

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Pleasant Hills Community Day

Mowry Park | Pleasant Hills Borough

Dates: August 12th, 2023 at noon - 9:45

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Brookline Breezefest

Brookline Blvd

Dates: August 12th, 2023 at 10am

More Info: Everyone loves the Brookline Breezefest! Get ready for live music, craft vendors, kids' activities, and more!

Grove City Sunflower Festival

206 Lee Road | Grove City, PA 16127

Dates: August 26th & 27th 2023 from 11am-5pm

More Info: Wander through a field of sunflowers and enjoy the farm for $10/person. Kids under 2 are free. Well-behaved dogs are also welcomed. PYO Sunflowers for $2/stem.

The Original Pittsburgh Taco Festival

Dates: August 26th, 2023 11:30am - 7pm

More Info: This event celebrates community and is produced with the support of the Latin American Cultural Union and the Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation, and a portion of proceeds directly benefit these organizations. Enjoy delicious food from food trucks, restaurants, and vendors from around the city. $13 and up.

Meadowcroft Covered Bridge Festival

401 Meadowcroft Road | Avella, PA 15312

Dates: no info for 2023 yet

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If you head to any of these fun fairs this summer, we'd love for you to tag us in your photos using #pghmackid! Make sure you subscribe to our FREE weekly newsletter, so you will be the first to know when additional Fairs and Festivals are added!

Do you know of any Summer Fairs, Festivals and Community Days in Pittsburgh in the Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Bridgeville, Castle Shannon, Dormont, Jefferson Hills, Mt. Lebanon, Mt. Oliver, Mt. Washington, Pleasant Hills, South Park, South Side, Upper St. Clair, West Mifflin, or Whitehall communities that we missed? Submit the info here, and we'll get it added to the list!