Saturday and Sunday, October 12-13

Fort Ligonier Days

A living history experience reenacting the Battle of Fort Ligonier.  Additionally, there is music, a parade, fireworks, food, and crafters!

Times: Saturday 9am-11:30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

Cost: Adult $10, Children >6 yo $6

Location: 200 S Market St, Ligonier PA 15658

The Rubber Duck Project

View the Giant Rubber Duck moored at Point State Park!

Cost: Free

Location: Point State Park, 101 Commonwealth Place


Hallowboo at Idlewild Park

Enjoy Halloween and Fall-themed fun at Idlewild Amusement Park.  There’s trick-or-treating, a hay maze, Halloween entertainment PLUS a lot of the regular season rides are open too!

Times: Noon-6pm

Cost: $29.99/person with discount coupons available at Giant Eagle.  Also you can buy online to save!

Location:  Idlewild Amusement Park, Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658


Soergel Orchards Fall Festival 

Celebrate Fall with TONS of children’s activities including pumpkin picking, hayrides, pony rides, corn maze, and LOTS MORE!

Times: 11am-5pm

Cost: Free, but food and selected activities cost money

Location: 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, PA 15090


Triple B Farms Family Pumpkin and Apple Festival 

Enjoy Fall-themed activities including hay rides, pumpkin and apple picking, face painting, pony rides, etc.

Cost: Play-all-Day Wristband $11/child and $8/adult, pony rides and face painting ($4)

Location: 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela PA 15063


Simmons Farm Fall Activities

Enjoy Fall-related activities including a corn maze, hayride, pumpkin picking, and Pick-Your-Own Apples

Times: 9am-5:45pm

Cost: Various prices depending on which activities you want to do.  $13 for ALL fall activities, hayride, and any size pumpkin

Location: 170 Simmons Road, McMurray Pa 15317


Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm Harvest Festival

Enjoy Fall-related activities!

Times: 10-5pm

Cost: $7/person

Location: 1120 Roosevelt Road Pittsburgh, PA 15237


Saturday, October 12


A popular kid’s Fall Festival in historic Deutschtown.  Puppet shows, pony rides, petting zoo, apple bobbing, food, music, and lots more!  Plus, DJ Kelly Mom of Kid City Dance Party will be Djing from 1-5pm

Times: 1-5pm

Cost: Free

Location: Deutschtown, Pittsburgh


Bloomfield’s Columbus Day Parade

A large annual, family-friendly event in the Bloomfield section of town.

Times: 11am-1pm

Cost: FREE!

Location: Liberty Avenue from Baum Blvd to the Bloomfield Bridge


Dormont’s 7th Annual Street Fair and Music Festival

A large family-friendly event showcasing the variety of businesses in the Dormont business district.  Food, music, and a dedicated kid area with Zoomobile, the Carnegie Science Center, magicians, and Munchkin Pumpkin Crafts!

Times: 3-11pm (kids area from 3-7pm)

Cost: Free!

Location: Potomac Avenue, Dormont


Aspinwall “Fall in the Wall” Street Festival

A large family-friendly street festival with food, music, craft tables, and kid activities including FREE face painting by Shane Morris from Howard Hanna!

Times: 11-4pm

Cost: FREE!

Location: Brilliant Avenue, Aspinwall


Sunday, October 13

International Family Day at the Carnegie Library of Oakland

Enjoy stories from around the world, participate in global craft activities, and try some international snacks!

Times: 2-4pm

Cost: FREE, but register in advance

Location: Carnegie Library of Oakland, Children’s Department, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Nadine Champsi

Nadine Champsi

I am a doctor turned write-at-home-mom who runs the Pittsburgh Mommy Blog and is editor of Kidsburgh. I have two wonderful young children and am happily married. My interests include cooking, green-living, gardening, being in the outdoors, listening to great music, checking out the city's cool art, coming up with creative things to do with my kids, and having as many adventures as I can!
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