FamilyFunPittsburgh Best of August 2018

by Janet Jonus

Summer is almost over but there is still plenty of time to have some FamilyFun!

It’s Fair Time! August brings us County Fairs with rides, food, animals, tractor pulls and mud, music, stunt shows, and more! First up is the Fayette County Fair which runs through August 4th. The Greene County Fair starts on August 6th and ends on August 11th. The Washington County Fair runs from August 11th – 18th. The Lawrence County Fair goes from August 13th – 22nd. Fair season wraps up with the Westmoreland County Fair from August 17th- 25th. For more Fair Fun read our article here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/its-time-for-the-fair/

The EQT Three Rivers Regatta roars into Downtown August 3rd through August 5th. With fun on the land, in the water, and in the skies over Pittsburgh, the Regatta has FamilyFun for everyone! Read about it here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/the-eqt-three-rivers-regatta-is-here/

The Summer Concert Series in the Parks continues through the end of the month. Concerts are on Fridays at South Park and Sundays at Hartwood Acres. Check out our calendar here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/events/ for more information.

It’s Fall Fantasy time at Kennywood Park! Come out to Kennywood and support your local schools in the nightly Parade … and as a bonus explore the new Thomas Town, now open at Kennywood! Fall Fantasy runs from August 4th through August 21st. For more information on Thomas check here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/thomas-town-is-open-at-kennywood-a-know-before-you-go-guide/

Get yourself to a local farm for fresh harvests all month long. If you can’t make it a farm, check out local farmers markets and farm stands. Soergel Orchards has their Summer Harvest Festival August 4th and 5th.

Enter an exotic world of adventure and romance with Aladdin at the Benedum. The musical runs August 22nd through September 9th.

Have you gone for a swim yet? Most Pools are open through Labor Day Weekend. Check out our FamilyFunPittsburgh guides. Look under “Parks and Pools” on our menu.

Still looking for Fun Things to Do with Your Kids this Summer? Find ideas here: https://familyfunpittsburgh.com/45-fun-things-to-do-this-summer/

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