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Fairs and Festivals in Pittsburgh | August 2022

  • August 1, 2022
  • | 11:00 AM

August may mean back to school for the kiddos, but there are still plenty of fairs and festivals left to attend! We are all jazzed up about Barrel and Flow Fest, VegFest, and so many more happening this month. Grab all of your friends and go ahead and grab tickets. We want to see all of your snaps while festin’ it up so make sure to tag us or add #stufftodoinpittsburgh to your posts!

August Fairs and Festivals in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Asian Lantern Festival

This amazing festival has so many amazing light display sculptures placed through the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. It’s absolutely fantastic and 1000% a can’t-miss event.

Event Details
🗓 August 12- October 30 | 6:30pm–10:30pm
📍Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
🎟 Adult $22.95 | Child $19.95

Fairs and Festivals
📸 Barrel and Flow Fest Pittsburgh

Barrel and Flow Fest

Barrel and Flow Fest is here again! There are going to be a ton of tasty brews, great music, arts & crafts vendors, and food vendors. Get tickets for you and your friends today!

Event Details
🗓 August 13 | 5:00pm—9:00pm
📍The Stacks at 3 Crossing
🎟 $55.00+ | 21+

Fairs and Festivals
📸 Little Italy Days

Little Italy Days

Food, food, and more food! The much anticipated Little Italy Days is back, and there is plenty of time to pull out your eatin’ pants out of storage. Looking for more than just the MOST delicious food? Then come for the Bocce tournament, music, or the procession up Liberty Ave!

Event Details
🗓 August 18th | 6:00pm—9:00pm
August 19th | 12:00pm—9:00pm
August 20th | 12:00pm—9:00pm
August 21th | 12:00pm—6:00pm
📍Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield, From Ella St. to Gross St.

Great American Banana Split Celebration

Did yinz know that the infamous banana split was invented 115 years ago in Latrobe, PA?! Join one of the merriest celebrations while eating the yummiest sundaes! We may be biased but the banana splits are our faves.

Event Details
🗓  August 19—21 | 10:00am
📍 Downtown Latrobe, PA
🎟  Free Admission


Amazing food, music, shopping, yoga demos, and moreeee, all combined in this one perfect festival! Friendly for the whole fam and all about celebrating and supporting animal advocacy in the Burgh. Enjoy all of the best veg lovin’ food vendors that will be all throughout the park with your fam and friends!

Event Details
🗓 August 27 | 11:00am—5:00pm
📍Allegheny Commons Park, Northside

Shadyside Arts Festival
📸 Shadyside Arts Festival

The Art Festival on Walnut

This classic art fest is all about supporting local artists! There will be all kinds of art to peruse, like paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, and more. This is a def can’t miss so make sure to mark this one down in your calendar ASAP!

Event Details
🗓 August 27–28 | 10:00am–5:00pm
📍Walnut Street
🎟 Free

This Summer isn’t over yet and there are still SO MANY fairs and festivals left to attend! Maybe you have some fairs/festivals that you want to tell us about? Reach out to us via DM on TiktokInstagram, or Facebook! We love to hear from yinz!
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Curated by

Michelle Springett

Michelle Springett