Fall Happenings Around the ‘Burgh


The first day of Fall is right around the corner, and Pittsburgh is known for having some of the best Fall festivities around. Check out this list of happenings around the ‘Burgh.

Event: 2015 Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival
Date: September 19, 2015
Location: Stage AE

Pittsburgh is known as the #CityofDumplings. So what better way to celebrate with the returning Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival! This years festival is bigger and better than ever! With more vendors, more music, more fun, and of course, more pierogies! Enjoy live music, paint your own pierogi, and indulge in pierogi from over 30 different vendors! Tickers are only $12.50 and kids 12 and under are free!

Event: Come Out and Play Pittsburgh
Date: September 18 – 19, 2015
Location: Schenley Plaza

Come Out & Play Pittsburgh is a two-day, donation-based festival of games that turns the city into a playground for grown-ups. The festival will feature brand-new sports, street games, and social games on Friday September 18th and Saturday September 19th in Schenley Plaza and surrounding areas of Oakland. This year’s featured games include: -Circle Rules Football, an incredible new sport with a circular field and a yoga ball; -Scattershot, a video game hundreds of people can play at once; -Nashville, a real-world wild-west dueling game played with a deck of cards, -Counter Squirt, a late-night live-action squirt gun battle throughout the streets of Oakland, -Territory Oakland, a massive urban capture-the-flag style game, and many, many more. CO&P Pittsburgh is produced locally by City of Play, a Pittsburgh-based organization that enhances interactions between people, places, and ideas through play, to support healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives.

Event: Fall Fest
Date: September 26, 20015
Location: The Waterfront

The Famous Fall Fest takes place on September 26th from 1pm-5pm featuring the 6th Annual Running of the Wieners puppy fun run! A special kid-friendly performance from Pittsburgh’s own Josh +Gab Free Live music from House of Soul Cheer on over 75 pups in the 6th Annual Running of the Wieners Painting activity with Paint Monkey Free pumpkin painting for kids Arts, crafts, giveaways and more!

Event: Hickory Apple Festival
Date: October 3 -4, 2015
Location: 106 Main Street (Route 50), Hickory, PA 15340

32nd annual event sponsored by the Mt. Pleasant Township VFC. Enjoy homecooked foods, apple products of all kinds, craft demonstrations & sales, children’s activities, & live entertainment. Free admission, parking & shuttle service from extended lots. 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Event: 2nd Annual Autum Splendor Tour
Date: October 16 – 18, 2015
Location: 507 Seventh Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA

Multiple Art & Specialty Shops in Beaver, Butler & Lawrence Counties. Engage the local art scene through Gallery Exhibits, Unique Shops, Performances, Make-Your-Own-Craft events & classes, Restaurants & Scenic Drives.

Event: Brews & Brats Festival
Date: October 10, 2015
Location: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Craft brews, German food and FUN for the whole family at the 1st Annual Brews & Brats Festival at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Bring the kids for a good time with fun activities for all! Stein and barrel races, adventure activities, live music and a kids’ corner are just some of the fun going on. You won’t want to miss our traditional festival favorite as the craft brewers are back to compete for the People’s Choice Best Brew Contest!

Event: Haunted Trail
Date: October 24, 2015
Location: Camp Guyasuta

Haunted Trail at Camp Guyasuta Activities include Haunted Trail, Hayride, Climbing Wall, Zip Line Rides, Pumkin Patch, Games, food for sale and more! From 3pm-6pm it will be “No Scare” but from 6pm – 9pm it will be “Scare”