Pittsburgh Fall Festivals – Fall 2021 PA Events

Yinzer Taco and Margarita Fest - Washington, PA - Aug 21 to Aug 21, 2021
Held at Wild Things Baseball Park, come try taco vendors, bars and margarita stations, and local retail vendors! Food and drink are sold seperately from admission, although their VIP admission does come with some included plus a tshirt and VIP area.

Teutonia Mannerchor Oktoberfest - Pittsburgh, PA - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2021
Three chances to enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest, as well as Rocktoberfest (a casual and relaxed, more Americanized version).

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival - West Newton, PA - Sep 4 to Oct 10, 2021
Different themes each weekend as you go back in time.

West Alexander Fair - West Alexander, PA - Sep 6 to Sep 11, 2021
Country fair with agricultural and livestock exhibits, tractor and truck pulls, antique machinery, rodeo, chainsaw carving, demolition derby, live entertainment, food, live entertainment, rides and more! Since 1902.

A Fair in the Park - Pittsburgh, PA - Sep 10 to Sep 12, 2021
An annual contemporary art and craft festival in Mellon Park that has been running for nearly 50 years.

Northern Appalachian Folk Festival - Indiana, PA - Sep 10 to Sep 11, 2021
Dedicated to preserving the music, art and culture of the Northern Appalachian region. Kid’s Alley includes carnival games and other activities. Enjoy arts & crafts, square dancing and more.

Pittsburgh’s Bridge to Ireland - West Homestead, PA - Sep 10 to Sep 12, 2021
Celtic axe throwing, live music, Irish music, Aran knit display, hurling match and more. Since 1991.

Butler Fall Festival - Butler, PA - Sep 11 to Sep 18, 2021
For 2021, a little different – Community Days will be held on two Saturdays and feature tons of fun for everyone. 9/11 will be at Memorial Park and 9/18 will be at Father Marinoaro Park. Normally: Enjoy two stages of live entertainment, arts & craft vendors, food, kids zone with petting zoo, face painting and other fun, and more! Held at Pullman Park

New Bethlehem Peanut Butter Festival - New Bethlehem, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Located at Gumtown Park. Carnival, mountain bike race, 5K race, health walk, parade, classic car cruise, tractor show, motorcycle rally and stage entertainment. Free admission.

Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest - Canonsburg, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Annual event in Downtown Canonsburg with free admission. Tens of thousands attend every year. It will have German food, beer, live music, Name the Brew contest and Carnival with games and amusement rides. Ride All Day amusement passes are available. Vendors setup along Pike Street, plus two stages for music and dancing performances. It runs Friday from 4 PM to 11 PM, Saturday from 12 PM to 11 PM, and Sunday from noon to 5 PM. Pets are not permitted in the festival area. In the past, there has been free parking and a free shuttle service from the Pennsylvania Transformer Technologies lot at 30 Curry Avenue because there is no designated parking from the event within the downtown area.

Penn Brewery Oktoberfest - Pittsburgh, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 26, 2021
This Pittsburgh Oktoberfest will happen the last two weekends in September at the Penn Brewery. German food, alpine entertainment and seven Penn Brewery beers on tap.

Hancock County Old Time Fair - New Manchester, WV - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Come enjoy a small, oldtime fair. Meet with local vendors that provide homemade food and handmade products. View the exhibit tent filled with many projects from the local 4-H members and home grown produce, quilts and art work from area residents. The VA 27th Civil War Reenactment Group will be on location as well. Activities include a tractor parade, tractor games, live entertainment, a baked goods contest, barnyard olympics, and much more. Friday admission is a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.

Pittsburgh Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival - Pittsburgh, PA - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2021
21+ event featuring whiskey and other beverages for sampling and for purchase.

Renaissance Festival Pittsburgh – Oktoberfest Weekend - West Newton, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2021
Different themes each weekend at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, with Oktoberfest each year in late September. Join your Village Hosts King Henry and Queen Anne in an Oktoberfest celebration and a farewell to the festival season. Tantalize your taste buds with traditional German favorites incluing bratwurst and pretzels! Stein lugging contest, German music, dancing, lederhosen and tavern wenches will delight one and all with a fun-filled taste of Bavaria. We have found two sets of dates on their website for the 2021 season, so confirm with event organizers on their website before making plans to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun! The dates here were provided on the theme weekend page for the Oktoberfest weekend.

Delmont Apple ‘n Arts Festival - Delmont, PA - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
A festival for apple and craft enthusiasts at Shields Farm. Admission is free, parking and shuttle are available form Steel City Raceway, and parking proceeds go to local community organizations.

Fort Ligonier Days - Ligonier, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 10, 2021
A three day fall festival commemorating the Battle of Fort Ligonier fought on October 12th, 1758. Join in this fun filled family event around the Diamond and surrounding downtown areas with over 200 craft and food booths, a top ranked community parade, wine tasting, 5K race, sidewalk sales, and live entertainment!

Houston Pumpkin Festival - Houston, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 10, 2021
A community tradition since 1984 loated at the American Legion Post #902 Picnic Grounds.  Pumpkin related contests, food & craft vendors, children’s games, parade, music and entertainment.  Admission is free.

Beaver County Festival of Trees - Beaver Falls, PA. - Nov 8 to Nov 27, 2021
Virtual tree event for 2021. Normally: A winter wonderland of creatively designed Christmas Trees. See the North Pole, Santa Land, and Candy Lane gift shop.

Greater Pittsburgh Arts and Crafts Holiday Spectacular - Monroeville, PA - Nov 19 to Nov 21, 2021
This outstanding festival features over 290 indoor booths of arts & crafts in two huge exhibit halls! Whether you are looking for new decor items for the holidays or you are ready to start (or finish!) your Christmas shopping, you are sure to find something to suit your style and budget

Peoples Gas Holiday Market - Pittsburgh, PA - Nov 19 to Dec 23, 2021
The night before Light Up Night, enjoy a pop up beer and cocktail garden. Be the first to gasp in dill-ight at the sight of the preposterously oversized (and aptly named) World’s Largest Pickle Ornament as it makes its Pittsburgh debut. Get all the feels at The UPMC Ultimate Holiday Tree Experience as the fantabulous high-tech tree at PPG Place is lit for the first time while you break the ice with friends and family at the UPMC Rink at PPG Place. Merriment abounds with even more happenings, including a high-stakes karaoke contest, food, drinks, and more!

Light Up Night - Pittsburgh, PA - Nov 20 to Nov 20, 2021
Enjoy the 60th-anniversary celebration with tree lighting live entertainment, holiday shopping, family fun, and so much more! Get ready for more fireworks displays than ever, too. Events across the city

Thanksgiving Eve Party at Howl at the Moon - Pittsburgh, PA - Nov 24 to Nov 26, 2021
Enjoy both Thanksgiving Eve and Black Friday parties at the Pittsburgh Howl at the Moon. Turkey is good, but booze is better! Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks, with featured drinks, games, dancing and a great night out!

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot - Pittsburgh, PA - Nov 25 to Nov 25, 2021
Run 5 miles or the 5K (or both, if you’re participating in the Double Gobble)! There will also be a 1-mile Family Fun Run, perfect for runners of all ages The event benefits YMCA food pantry programs and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Since March 2020, the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh has distributed approximately 80 tons of food in local neighborhoods as part of its work with the food bank and other local partners to fight food insecurity in our region.

Santa Trolley - Washington, PA - Nov 26 to Dec 19, 2021
Held at Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, on select dates.

Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Classic - Castle Shannon, PA - Nov 26 to Nov 28, 2021
Hockey tounrament over Thanksgiving weekend