Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Top Pittsburgh Events for August 2017

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Don't miss these top Pittsburgh events for the month of August 2017! Visit Pittsburgh.net for a full schedule of Pittsburgh events and happenings.

Steel City Con
August 11-13, 2017
The Steel City Con is the exclusive comic con of the Monroeville Convention Center.  It is one of the largest comic cons in the United States with over 100,000 square feet of convention space and filled with 750 vendor tables,  artist alley, and celebrity guests.  At the Steel City Con you can meet TV and film celebrities along with experience celebrity Q & A’s, panels, celebrity photo ops, and the Artist Charity Quick Sketch. You can also take part in the Steel City Con’s cosplay, trivia contest and costume contests!
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Dog Days of Summer
Free! Treat your four-legged friend to an evening of fun and games, including a puppy pool!
August 9, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
White Oak Park Off-Leash Area

August 16, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
South Park McCorkle Road Off-Leash Area

August 23, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
North Park Walter Road Off-Leash Area
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August 26, 2017
McKees Rocks music, food truck and arts festival featuring Colorado jam band Leftover Salmon and more.
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Harambee Black Arts Festival 50th Anniversary Celebration
August 4, 2017
Homewood-Brushton YMCA
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Harambee Black Arts Festival in Homewood all weekend in August!
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EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta
August 4-6, 2017
A weekend-long celebration of Pittsburgh's three rivers featuring headlining music acts, Formula One powerboat racing, the "Wheel of Lights" ferris wheel, fireworks and more.
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Lake Arthur Regatta
August 5-6, 2017
The Regatta at Lake Arthur is an annual 2-day regional event celebrated on Moraine State Park's South Shore the first weekend in August.  Sponsored by Light of Life Rescue Mission  and Uncle Charley's Sausage Company
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Yinzer 5K and Lil' Yinzer Fun Run
August 19, 2017
Yinz like to run, n’at? Grab yer Terrible Towels and dress in your finest Steel City attire that represents Pittsburgh to you!
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Ballet Under the Stars
August 20, 2017
Join Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for our free Ballet Under the Stars! Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with kids stations, a $25 Wine Tasting Tent (21+) and food trucks.
Hartwood Acres Middle Road Concert Area
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Pittsburgh VegFest
August 5, 2017
Allegheny Commons Park
Featuring amazing food, shopping, and wellness vendors, a full stage of music, FREE family activities, raffles and the most important animal welfare organizations in Pittsburgh!
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Pittsburgh Bikefest
August 10-27, 2017
BikeFest is the annual celebration of all-things-bicycling in Pittsburgh. Three weekend of Bicycle Themed Fun with bike-themed rides & events organized by local people like you.
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Wine, Spirits & FoodTruck Fest"alcular"
August 12, 2017
Stage AE
Opportunity to Sample and Purchase Fine PA Wines/Spirits.
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh's Kids Triathalon
August 5, 2017
North Park Pool
Ages 7-9, Swim 50 meters, Bike 1.5 mile & Run .5 mile; ages 10-12, Swim 100 meters, Bike 2.4 miles & Run 1 mile; ages 13-15, Swim 400 meters, Bike 7 miles & Run 2 miles, 7am
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Butler Farm Show
August 7-12, 2017
Butler Farm Show Grounds
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For more Pittsburgh events visit pittsburgh.net.