Fall Activities in Pittsburgh

When the leaves are changing and the days are cooler, Pittsburgh is in it's element.

Whether you're mourning the loss of summer or started drinking your pumpkin spice lattes on September 1, there's no denying that fall in Pittsburgh is one of the most beautiful seasons to experience.  From football to festivals and everything in between, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

For those who prefer the great outdoors and the scenery that comes with it, check out these upcoming fall-themed events in Pittsburgh this season!

Autumn Natural History Tour

Date: September 23
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 pm
Location: Allegheny County Parks – Nature Center
Description: Enjoy guided tours and interpretive hikes through some of Allegheny County's finest parks.

Fall Foliage Cruise

Date: October 6, 12, 13 and 19
Time: Various
Location: Station Square Dock
Description: Experience the beautiful foliage of Western Pennsylvania while cruising the rivers. Enjoy a great brunch and a narrated tour!

Phipps' Fall Flower Show

Date: October 13 – November 4
Time: Regular Hours
Location: Oakland
Description: Take in an exhibit that will take you on a spectacular journey to experience some of the most magical, whimsical and beloved moments from Phipps' history.

Trax Farms' 49th Annual Fall Festival

Date: Saturdays and Sundays, September 29 – October 28
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: South Hills, Pittsburgh
Description: From hayrides to pumpkin patches to corn mazes, Trax Farms has no shortage of family-fun activities through the end of October.

Seven Springs' Autumnfest

Date: September 28 – 30 and October 5 – 7, 12 – 14 and 19 – 21
Time:10am-6pm Saturdays and 10am-5pm on Sundays
Location: Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs Pa
Description: Spend a weekend in the mountains and enjoy the best of Pennsylvania's beautiful fall foliage! Hop on the chairlift for an aerial view of the fiery colors of autumn. Artisans and crafters from all over will display their homemade crafts and projects.

Fort Ligonier Days

Date: October 12 – 14
Time: 9:30am-5pm
Location: Fort Ligonier, Ligonier Pa
Description: Head out to Ligonier for a three-day festival that honors the Battle of Fort Ligonier, a key battle of the French & Indian War. The festival features living-history encampment, music, crafts, food, a Kids Korner and more.

Photo Courtesy of Fort Ligonier Facebook Page

OktoberQuest – Northside Bicycle/Brewery Tour

Date: September 29
Time: 1-5pm
Location: Various
Description: Experience the beauty of the Northside by bike and enjoy delicious samples from Allegheny City Brewing, Bier's Pub, Penn Brewery, Spring Hill Brewing and Threadbare Cider House

Nemacolin Woodlands' Brews and Brats Festival

Date:  October 27
Time: 12-5pm
Location: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Description: Celebrate the fall season with German-themed food and over 100 craft-beer tastings, along with adventure activities, live music and fun for the whole family!

As the first official date of fall approaches, bid farewell to those hot summer days, break out the pumpkins and enjoy the changes around you.