Pittsburgh Summer Festivals

Summertime in Pittsburgh means festivals every month bursting with music, food and fun for the whole family!

In Pittsburgh, there is no shortage of fun activities to keep you busy in the warm months. This summer is jam-packed with music, food, and celebrations around every corner. Here are the summer festivals you can look forward to in the Steel City.

Three Rivers Arts Festival

June 7-16, 2019

This ten-day event transforms Point State Park and Gateway Center into a musical, artistic, and delicious way to spend your week and a half. Stop by during your lunch hour, or head down on the weekend to see vendors from all over. Each day has something different to experience so soak in as much as you can in these ten days of arts-fest fun.

Pittsburgh Pride

June 7-9, 2019

Pittsburgh will celebrate Pride on the Andy Warhol Bridge with concerts, parades, and food vendors. Headlining this year is Toni Braxton who is performing on June 8th to kick off Pride Rocks along with other performing artists. Festivities will take place all around town so be sure to check out the schedule of events. Don't miss Pride Fest on June 8 and the Equality March June 9.

Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival

June 20-23, 2019

The Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival is presented by Citizens Bank and hosted by the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. Musicians and jazz lovers from around the world, speaking different languages, sharing a common bond come to spend the third weekend of June in Pittsburgh. This festival can’t be missed. Enjoy jam sessions, beer gardens, and free concerts in the streets.


July 26-28, 2019

Probably one of Pittsburgh's most dill-licious event comes to town at the end of July. Head on over to the Roberto Clemente bridge and come hungry because this festival is packed full with flavor. You won't miss the festivities if you're in downtown. Just look up and spot the giant Heinz pickle!

Three Rivers Regatta

August 2-4, 2019

In August, Pittsburgh summer fun is far from over. You can find the rivers packed full with boats of all sizes during the Three Rivers Regatta. During this festival, you can expect almost everything including music, food, family and pet fun, marketplace exploring, and water adventures. Check out the packed schedule here.