Events

There's Always Something Fun Happening at Idlewild

Events at Idlewild & SoakZone

Idlewild & SoakZone hosts plenty of events near Pittsburgh, PA all summer long, with unlimited fun for kids and families!

Access all the events, along with fun attractions, tasty food, all summer long!
Idlewild & SoakZone Season Passes can be purchased online. Buy early - more events mean more value!

Boy on Dad's shoulders watching Daniel Tiger

Season Passholder
Appreciation Weekend

Dates: May 21 - 22


Silver, Gold, Platinum Season Passholders can enjoy exclusive early access to SoakZone at 11:00 AM
Silver Passholders may bring (1) friend at the discounted rate of $29.99
Gold & Platinum Passholders may bring up to (2) friends at the discounted rate of $29.99 each
Special in-park offers for passholders: Birthday Cake or Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake for only $9.99
Hot Dog & Chip Combo for only $4.99 at Hillside Grille or BBQ Pit
Special Activities including Balloon Artists, Caricature Artist, Stilt Walkers, and Face Painters! Passholder Exclusive events are for Silver, Gold and Platinum levels.

Idlewild Kid Fest

Kid Fest

Date: June 1 - 26


Join us in June for our first annual Kid Fest. Featuring daily activities, character meets, and special entertainment for kids and kids at heart! More details coming soon!

Ricky Raccoon in his Americana Costume

Celebrate
AMERICA!

Dates: July 1 - 4


Spend the holiday week with family and friends and enjoy great family-friendly rides, entertainment and activities with a Fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 (weather permitting).

Family in front of Daniel Tiger Show

Neighbor Days

Dates: July 5 - 30


Stay tuned for more exciting updates on this celebration of our Neighborhood. Featuring local entertainment, food options, and everyone's favorite neighbors from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. We'll be announcing more details soon.

Italian Flag with Italian Day Festa Script

Westmoreland Columbus 500
Italian Day Festa

Date: To Be Announced

Everyone is welcome to enjoy this celebration of Italian heritage presented by the Westmoreland Columbus 500. Enjoy delicious Italian food, great entertainment and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. More details to come!

Princess Lily hugging a little girl guest

Season Passholder
Appreciation Weekend

Date: Saturday & Sunday
September 10-11


Join us for a weekend of fun and extra special perks as we say "thank you" to our 2022 Season Passholders. Passholders will receive discounted food, games and retail items, plus can participate in passholder exclusive activities. More details will follow in Spring 2022.

Bagpipers on the Highland Games Field

63rd Annual Ligonier
Highland Games

Date: To Be Announced


Tentative. This Event is Not Yet Confirmed. The ultimate Scottish Festival takes place at Idlewild in the fall. Join us for heavy athletic competitions, vendor fair, Scottish dancing, pipers, fiddlers, harpists, Living History, and more! This event is presented by the Ligonier Highland Games and not the park, therefore regular Idlewild tickets and passes are not valid. MORE INFO

HALLOWBOO logo on a dark purple sky

HALLOWBOO!
Weekends

Date: Saturdays & Sundays
September 24 - October 30


It's the Idlewild you know and love with a fun, family-oriented, happy Halloween twist! Stay tuned for announcements of event dates and activities.