September in Pittsburgh sends the Kidsburgh kids back to school, but that doesn't mean summer is over! Check out this highlight list of September events and squeeze a little more summer fun into 2015 before the days get short and chilly.

Starting with a very busy Labor Day weekend, September brings some great events back to the 'burgh from Family House Polo to Steeler football and not one but two music and technology festivals -- Thrival and VIA.

Here are a few September event highlights:

 Sept. 2-8 USS LST 325 WWII Navy Ship
 Sept. 3-19 "Saint Joan" by George Bernard Shaw
 Sept. 4 Party in the Tropics
 Sept. 5 Festival of Combustion
 Sept. 11 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh
 Sept. 11-13 Strip District World Festival
 Sept. 11-13 23rd Annual Meeting of the Marked - Tattoo, History & Arts Expo
 Sept. 12 32nd Annual Family House Polo Match
 Sept. 12 Great American Water Balloon Fight
 Sept. 13 Pittsburgh Pedal Crawl
 Sept. 18-27 Penn Brewery Oktoberfest
 Sept. 20 Soul Sessions Series at the August Wilson Center
 Ending Sept. 20 Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit
 Sept. 21-27 Thrival Innovation + Music Festival
 Sept. 24 - Oct. 3 VIA Music & New Media Festival
 Sept. 25 Art on Fire Celebration and Auction
 Sept. 26 Squirrel Hill Night Market

For a full listing of events check out VisitPITTSBURGH's Events page and don't forget to submit your event too -- it's FREE!