All Weekend: September 21-22
Soergel Orchards Fall Festival Kickoff
Celebrate Fall with TONS of children’s activities including pumpkin picking, hayrides, pony rides, corn maze, and LOTS MORE!
Cost: Free, but food and selected activities cost money
Location: 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, PA 15090
Triple B Farms Pick-Your-Own-Apples
Cost: Free to participate, but must purchase apples
Location: 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela PA 15063
Penn’s Colony Festival
Learn more about the French and Indian War era while exploring a colonial fair filled with craftsman, entertainment, food, and activities for adults and children!
Time: Saturday 10-6pm, Sunday 10-5pm
Cost: Adults: $7, Seniors $6, Children 8-15 yo $5, Children < 7 Free
Location: 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA 16056
Gemini Children’s Theater: Little Mermaid
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
The Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
Cost: $14.95/adult and $7/child (online)
Location: 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089
“The Lion King” at the Benedum
Please click on the link above for information on available showtimes and ticket prices
Location: The Benedum Theater, 7th Street between Liberty and Penn Ave.
Saturday, September 21
Dollar Bank’s Junior Great Race
Children 12 years and under can take part in their own Great Race. Separate events for older children, toddlers and preschoolers, and even crawling and toddling babies!
Location: Point State Park
RADical Day at the Frick Art & Historical Center
Explore Clayton, the restored Frick mansion, discover amazing vehicles at the Car and Carriage Museum and experience fine art at The Frick Art Museum. Scavenger hunts, games, art activities.
Location: 7227 Reynolds Street (Point Breeze)
The Award-Winning Alcosan Annual Open House
Learn about protecting our environment with your children at Alcosan’s Open House with activities, exhibits, food, and games!
Location: 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh PA
Worldwide Day of Play at the Children’s Museum
Celebrate being physically fit with your kids at the Children’s Museum at a family dance party, in the new Ball exhibit, and get a new pedometer!
Location: 10 Children’s Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Cost: Admission fees apply
Sunday, September 22
The JCC’s Wild Rumpus Race
Participate in a family-friendly obstacle course race at the JCC’s Family Park. Inspired by “Where the Wild Things Are.”
Location: Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park, 259 Rosecrest Dr. Monroeville PA
- 8:30-9 am: Registration
- 9 am: Free Kids Play Area opens
- 9:15 am: First Heat—every 15 minutes from there
- 11 am: Kids Race (8 and under)
- 11:30 am: Youths ages 9-11 Added Challenges
- $40 member / $60 community (adult 13+)
- $15 member / $20 community (child, 5-12)
- $45 member / $65 community (adult 13+)
- $18 member / $25 community (child, 5-12)
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