There's Always Something Fun Happening at Idlewild

Events at Idlewild & SoakZone

Idlewild & SoakZone hosts plenty of events near Pittsburgh, PA all summer long! From Classroom Programs and Adventure Days, to the Showcase of Stars and Hallowboo, there is unlimited fun events for kids and families!

Enjoy a day of fun attractions, tasty food, and a memorable event! Idlewild & SoakZone tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

Many men in kilts

61st Annual Ligonier Highland Games

Date: Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15

The gathering of the clans of Scotland features Massed Pipe Bands, Highland Dancing, Piping, Drumming, Scottish dog exhibits, and Heavy Athletic Competitions. Shop for Celtic wares and feast on traditional Scottish food.

*ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! But please note that this is not an Idlewild park event and most Amusement rides and attractions do not open for Highland Games. The Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust oversees and makes possible the activities of the Ligonier Highland Games and reserves the park property. Idlewild tickets are not valid for entry to the Ligonier Highland Games, but Season Passholders may visit Saturday for discounted $10 admission and Sunday for just $5. New for 2019 (5) selected amusement rides will open. Ride All Day wristbands will be available for additional $5 fee at the Idlewild Emporium. MORE DETAILS
Idlewild's Oktoberfest logo on blue background

Idlewild's Oktoberfest

Dates: September 21 & 22

Oom-Pa-Pah - Oktoberfest is back, with participation by Teutonia Männerchor! Join us for a weekend of great Entertainment, Food, and fun!

Season Pass held in front of Ferris Wheel

Season Pass Bonus Weekend

Dates: September 28 & 29

ALL Passholders may enjoy a BONUS weekend of fun on September 28 & 29 by visiting the park with an unlimited number of buddies for just $10 each* plus tax. Also, Season Passholders may enjoy 20% off purchases at Sandwich Factory, Ice Cream and Retail when your Pass ID card is presented (some exclusions apply). (*A valid 2019 or 2020 Season Pass must be presented. Each "buddy" will pay $10 admission plus $1 amusement tax.)

Trick or Treaters

Idlewild's HALLOWBOO!

Dates: October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

It's the Idlewild you know and love...with a fun, family-oriented, happy Halloween twist! Featuring: The rides and attractions of Olde Idlewild, Jumpin' Jungle, Hootin' Holler, and Story Book Forest, Concessions - including many fall favorites, Trick or Treating through Story Book Forest, Halloween / Fall decorating throughout the park, Ricky Raccoon, Duke the Dragon and other costumed characters and specially themed Rides and Attractions.