Events in Pittsburgh

The Most Memorable Events in the 'Burgh

From the popular Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival to Phantom Fall Fest and Holiday Lights, there’s a special event for every family member! 


Enjoy them all with a Season Pass!*



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    Bites and Pints Food & Drink Festival

    Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, May 24 - June 30, 2024

    Join us for chef-inspired tastings of international cuisine, specialty cocktails, craft beer, and wine. As you travel around the Lagoon, you’ll discover dozens of savory and sweet food and drink offerings to enjoy. Be bold, try something new, grab a Bite Card to mix & match samples and thrill your taste buds!

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    Celebrate America

    Thursday & Friday, July 4 & 5, 2024

    Kennywood’s Independence Day activities burst with fireworks, patriotic entertainment, and the always-popular Wiener 100 dachshund races.

    More information coming soon.

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    NEW! Celebrate Pittsburgh

    Saturdays & Sundays, July 6 - 28, 2024

    An all-new event to celebrate all things Pittsburgh!

    More information coming soon.

  • Fall Fantasy

    Fall Fantasy Parades

    Daily August 3 - 18, 2024

    Don’t miss one of our grandest traditions! The Fall Fantasy Parades boast more than 130 bands from local high schools and universities, along with beautifully decorated floats!

    More information coming soon.

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    Phantom Fall Fest

    Select Dates in September & October 2024

    Phantom Fall Fest lets you do Halloween your way! Come early for family-friendly fun, including rides, festive food, and a unique autumn atmosphere. Then, when the sun goes down, the Phantom takes screams to the extreme with haunted houses and scare zones.

    More information coming soon.

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    Holiday Lights

    Select Dates in November & December 2024

    Take a stroll among more than two million twinkling lights, marvel at the tallest Christmas tree in the state, and savor the flavors of festive foods and holiday drinks! Plus, there are rides for the kids and entertainment for all.

    More information coming soon.

Schedule subject to change. 

* With select Passes.