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10 Fall Fests in Pittsburgh that You Must Check Out

10 Fall Fests in Pittsburgh that You Must Check Out

Fall is a great time to squeeze in some family fun! Fortunately, there are lots of local places that feature pumpkin picking, hay rides, fresh apple cider and everything else that makes fall so fabulous. Here are a few of our favorites:


1) Fall Festivals at Soergel Orchards

Perfect for children of all ages! The Fall Festivals at Soergel Orchards in Wexford PA feature activities and games, hayrides, tasty food and more! Plus, you and your family can pick your very own pumpkins!

When: Every weekend until October 25, 2015 from 11:00 am to 5:00pm

Where: Soergel Orchards – 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford PA 15090



2) Pumpkin Festival at Cheeseman Farm

Enjoy a cool fall day with the family at the Pumpkin Festival at Cheeseman Farm. This annual event features hay rides, a petting zoo, a hay jump, and many more activities! Plus, you can pick up some of your fall favorites, including local honey, pumpkins and homemade apple butter.

When: Every weekend in October from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Cheeseman Farms – Kennedy Road, Portersville PA 16051



3) Harvest Festival of Fun at Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm & Garden Center

Pony rides, go carts, corn mazes and cow milking… sign me up! The Harvest Festival of Fun has everything you could possibly imagine. Take a hayride through the pumpkin patch, get your face painted, make a scarecrow and enjoy a Carmel Apple. You won’t be disappointed!

When: Every weekend in October from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where: Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm & Garden Center – 1120 Roosevelt Road, Pittsburgh PA 15237



4) Fall Festival at Triple B Farms

Nothing says autumn like apples and pumpkins! At Triple B Farms in Monongahela PA, you can pick your own. The family fun doesn’t end there. The farm also has a Storybook Pumpkinland, Big Blue Boo Barn, Corn Maze, Farm Flinger, Pony Rides and more. In addition, each weekend features a unique activity, including “Make Your Own Scarecrow,” “Spookley Scavenger Hunt,” and “Mad Science.”

When: Weekends until October 31, 2015 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Where: Triple B Farms – 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela PA 15063



5) Autumnfest at Seven Springs

Enjoy Pennsylvania’s beautiful fall foliage in the mountains! Autumnfest at Seven Springs Mountain Resort offers live entertainment, chairlift rides, art and craft displays, and more. Plus, each weekend has a theme! These themes include “Oktoberfest,” “Pumpkin,” “Chocolate and Chili,” and “Kids’ Halloween.” Make it a weekend getaway with Seven Springs’ Autumnfest weekend stay packages.

Where: Seven Springs Mountain Resort – 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs PA 15622

When: Saturday, September 3, 2015 through October 3, 2015



6) Schramm Farms

Not only does this place have all the must-haves… pumpkin patches, hayrides, pony rides, a petting zoo, corn mazes… it also has a corn box! It’s just like a sand box, but instead of sand it is filled with corn kernels! Plus, Schramm Farms in Jeannette PA has some really tasty, homemade apple cider slushies. YUM!

Where: 1002 Blank Road, Jeannette PA

When: Every weekend in September and October



7) Simmons Farm

Tis the season! Nothing says fall like hay mazes, pumpkin carving, and apple picking! Come join all the fun at Simmons Farm in McMurray PA where you and your family can celebrate Fall in all the right ways. You and your family and participate in an array of exciting activities like an apple rock labyrinth, petting zoo, 100 foot slide, five acres of pumpkin picking, four acres of corn maze fun, hay rides and much more!

Where: 170 Simmons Rd McMurray PA 15317

When: Monday through Thursday 9am-6:45pm and Friday-Sunday 9am-5:45pm



8) IdleWild

Idlewild in Ligonier PA isn’t only enjoyable in the summer time! During select dates, Idlewild’s Hallowboo Festival is full of fun activities, live entertainment and themed rides! You and your family can go trick-or-treating through the Story Book Forest, take your picture with costumed characters and find your way through a hay bale maze! Watch your kids perform at the Hallowboo Scary-O-Key and dance at the Jack-O-Lantern Jive. From the hay maze to the haunted train ride, your family is guaranteed to enjoy the spooky family fun.

Where: Idlewild & SoakZone 2574 U.S. 30 Ligonier, PA 15658

When: October 17, 18, 24 and 25 (Tickets available on their site)



9) GearHard Farms

Gearhard Farms in Murrysville PA presents their 16th Annual Corn Maze! This exciting maze is challenging and fun for family and friends of all ages. Hope you like solving mysteries because this maze includes a mystery aerial message which is only revealed once the maze is completed! Not only is there a spectacular corn maze, but this festival also includes hayrides, campfires and horse cart rides that can be scheduled for you and your group.

Where: 286 Saltsburg Rd, Murrysville, PA 15668

When: Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 12-10pm, and Sunday 12-8pm



10) Trax Farms

Trax Farm’s 46th Annual Fall Festival isn’t lying when they say they have fun for everyone! From grandparents to grandkids, everybody will find something they truly enjoy. There are live concerts, delicious food, a petting zoo, pony rides, a  4-acre Corn Maze, hay rides, a rock wall, a fun house and much, much more. Celebrate this beautiful time of year right with your friends and family!

Where: 528 Trax Road, Finleyville, PA 15332

When: Saturday and Sunday September 19th-October 25th 10am to 5pm