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Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Pittsburgh, PA

2024 is here, which means it's time to embark on some new adventures! Jellystone Park™ Kozy Rest is located just 1 hour away from Pittsburgh and all the events this city has to offer! While there are plenty of things to do around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania year round, we found a few of the top events in the area so you can start planning out your entire trip ahead of time! Keep reading for a list of exciting events in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 


Enjoy pizza making!

Pizza Making Class for Kids: April 20, 2024

This April, allow your kids to experience this fun-filled cooking adventure! Pizza chefs from Italian Village Pizza Fox Chapel will teach a 90 minute class on how to make the most delicious pizza! You should even expect a visit from IVP mascot, Tony Anchovy! If you're looking for things to do in Pittsburgh with kids, this hands-on experience will be one for the books!

 Check out a Pittsburgh Riverhounds game!

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Games: April 27 - Oct 26, 2024

Bring the whole family to enjoy another Pittsburgh event this year: a Pittsburgh Riverhounds match! With several home games from April 27 until October 26, you’ll have ample opportunity to enjoy a riveting soccer game this season. With 56% games won in 2023, these games will be sure to keep you on your toes!


EQT Children’s Theater Festival: May 17-19, 2024

Enjoy a weekend full of unique shows at the EQT Children’s Theater Festival! With a range of events fit for children ages as young as 18 months to 7+, this event in Pittsburgh is sure to win the whole family over. Plus, 3 out of the 6 events include sensory-friendly performances, making this an approachable experience for all children.

Mommy and Me dance party!

Mommy and Me Dance Party: May 11, 2024

Grab your dance shoes and join a group of all ages at the Trust Arts Education Center for a Mommy and Me Dance Party from 10am - 12pm! Enjoy this exciting Pittsburgh event where you can spend quality time with your family and learn new dance moves with a teaching artist.

 Enjoy a scenic hike in Pittsburgh, PA!

Park Ranger Guided Hike Series, Olympia Park: June 15, 2024

Still looking for things to do near Pittsburgh? Explore the great outdoors with this Park Ranger Guided Hike at Olympia Park on June 15! This hike is fit for hikers of all skill levels and will include teaching opportunities from park rangers providing knowledge about local flora, fauna, hidden historical gems, and more! Be sure to wear some comfortable shoes for this adventure!

 Calling all pickle lovers!

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Picklesburgh: July 19-21, 2024

Are you or is someone else in your family a pickle enthusiast? Make the hour drive to this Pittsburgh event on the weekend of July 19-21 to enjoy Picklesburgh! This two-day festival includes tasty pickle treats, local music, pickle juice drinking contest, Li’l Gherkins Kids activity area, and more! Bring your appetite and pickle enthusiasm for this unique festival!

Check out the Vintage Grand Prix!

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix: July 26 - August 4, 2024

Calling all car lovers! Check out the nation’s largest vintage street race and the largest vintage race event at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. This 10 day show has been running since 1983 and will provide car enthusiasts the opportunity to learn more about these unique vintage cars.

 Step back in time to the renaissance!

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival: Aug 24 - Sept 29, 2024

Step back in time at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival! Enjoy themed weekends, activities for kids, delicious food and drinks, live entertainment, and more! Deck yourself out in all your best renaissance garb and join in on the festivities at this event in Pittsburgh!

 Pittsburgh Irish Festival

Pittsburgh Irish Festival: Sept 6-8, 2024

The 33rd annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival is kicking off this September! This cultural experience will give attendees the chance to enjoy live entertainment, Gaelic sports programs, Celtic Axe Throwing, delicious food, and more!

 Enjoy some smooth tunes!

Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival: Sept 19-22, 2024

Music lovers will enjoy this 4 day Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival full of the best jazz music around! With plenty of opportunities to enjoy live music, this festival will be great for the whole family.


Whether you plan your trip to Jellystone Park™ Kozy Rest in the spring, summer, or fall, there's always many things to do in Pittsburgh, PA! In addition to these local events, we also have exciting themes and events happening at our Pennsylvania campground for even more fun! If you're ready to book your camping getaway, you can browse dates and availability here. When you're ready to book your stay, make sure you check out these Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania events so you can plan around these fun happenings!