Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6

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


Gemini Children’s Theater:  Little Mermaid (last weekend)

An original, interactive, musical adventure under the sea!

Times: 1pm and 3:30pm

Cost: $12 for adults and children, tickets can be purchased online or at the door

Location: 7501 Penn Avenue, Point Breeze, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Saturday, October 5

The Hydref-A Fall Festival and Market Fair

Enjoy Hydref (Welsh-autumn) Fall Festival at Depreciation Lands Museum, a living history village.

Time:  10am-4pm

Cost: $5 per adult, $3 per child, DLM members are free

Location: Depreciation Lands Museum, 4743 S. Pioneer Road, Allison Park, PA


Home Depot Free Kids Workshop

This month Home Depot is celebrating Fire Safety Month by helping kids build a Fire Rescue plane in their monthly hands-on workshop

Time: 9am-12pm

Cost: Free

Location: Home Depot stores


RADical Days: Fort Pitt Museum

Enjoy free admission to the Fort Pitt Museum at Point State Park.  Learn more about the historic role of our region during the French & Indian War and the American Revolution.

Times: 10-5pm

Cost: Free

Location: Point State Park, 101 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)


RADical Days: The Outdoor Classroom at Boyce-Mayview Park

Take part in a guided nature hike, geocaching, crafts, and even campfire treats (campfire 5-8pm)

Times: 2-8pm

Cost: Free

Location: 1531 Mayview Road (Upper St. Clair)


RADical Days: Allegheny Land Trust at Wingfield Pines Conservation Area

Take part in guided nature walks about bats and water, crafts, etc.

Times: 2-8pm

Cost: Free

Location: 1550 Mayview Road (Upper St. Clair)


Sunday, October 6

RADical Days: Senator John Heinz History Center

Explore Pennsylvania’s largest history museum and several music performances

Times: 10-5pm

Cost: Free

Location: 1212 Smallman Street, Strip District


RADical Days: National Aviary

Explore America’s only indoor bird zoo!

Times: 10-5pm

Cost: Free

Location: 700 Arch St.

RADical Days: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Free art activities for kids in the studios and galleries

Times: 1-4pm

Cost: Free

Location: PCA School, 1047 Shady Avenue

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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