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Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival - King Henry, by royal decree, has ordered that there be a NEW Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. The location will remain at Morelandshire, but his Majesty has ordered that many changes be made. You’ll enter the kingdom through a new castle front gate. The realm shall be filled with more music, new entertainment and a variety of lively street characters.

Festa di San Rocco Italian Festival - This three day celebration is dedicated to our ancestors who brought with them a deep sense of pride for their Italian culture. The festival brings back the pleasant memories of traditions shared. It has been the dream of the community to have an Italian festival that celebrates and blends the Italian and American customs and traditions.

Kid-A-Palooza - Kidapalooza offers many fun kid activities and photo meet & greets with popular characters. Kids will have a great time at this family event held at Pittsburgh's David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Children of all ages can meet favorite cartoon characters, test their athletic skills at the Sports Zone, enjoy the Princess Pavilion, meet Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, create a unique CD, play games, and win prizes.

Pedal Pittsburgh - A ride as unique as the city, Pedal Pittsburgh annually attracts more than 2,000 participants ranging from families with children and recreational riders to fitness enthusiasts. Participants can choose from six courses ranging from 6- to 60-miles, this year starting and finishing at SouthSide Works.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival - The Pittsburgh Blues Festival is Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s largest annual event, raising more than $1 million to fight hunger over its fifteen years. You can meander among the food and merchandise vendors, hang out in your camp chair, and even bring the dog.

Pittsburgh Folk Festival - The Pittsburgh Folk Festival Inc., is an organization that began in 1956 with seventeen nationalities whose purpose was to promote "Unity in Diversity" by presenting an annual festival of cultures. The festival now highlights the cultural diversity of more than 25 nationalities in the Pittsburgh area.

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta - The tri-state comes alive in one fast, fun-filled and free festival of spectacular air, land and water entertainment. Featuring the skydiving, B.A.S.E. jumping and paragliding thrills of the extreme Redbull Airforce Team. And, the menacing “Rockets on the River” thrills of tunnel boat racing, as Regatta hosts the Powerboat Superleague North American Championships! July 4, see the “Flashes of Freedom” Fireworks Fantasia, plus music for every age and appetite. This is the summer’s largest and free family extravaganza!

Pittsburgh Remodeling Expo - Presented at the conveniently located David Lawrence Convention Center. This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and many of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts. Every aspect of the home can be explored, from the smallest design detail to the largest house addition.

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix - The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, is quite a unique vintage racing event. It is not only America’s largest vintage race, but the only one run on city streets. We are proud to host one of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s premiere events, while simultaneously using this venue to benefit charity.

St. Patrick's Day Parade - Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania claim a strong Irish heritage, dating back to the 18th century, so Pittsburgh residents take St. Patrick's Day seriously! Get into the green with these St. Patrick's day events and festivities in Pittsburgh.

Steel City Con - Pennsylvania’s Largest Toy and Pop Culture Convention Celebrates 20 years at the new Monroeville Convention Center. The Steel City Con has over 450 dealer tables of new and vintage Toys, Comic Books, Action Figures, Model Kits, and other collectibles.

Three Rivers Arts Festival - Through the continued use of Gateway Center and the addition of the gallery-and-theater network found in the Cultural District, thousands discover exhibition spaces, restaurants, theaters, live stages and gathering places. This is why Pittsburgh is credited as one of the strongest cultural destinations in the country.

World of Wheels Custom Car Show - Featuring a wide variety of custom cars, custom trucks and custom motorcycles as well as restored and antique vehicles, our exhibitors, our vendors and tens of thousands of spectators make these annual shows informative, exciting, and fun!