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!

Balloon Race Ride

Opening Weekend
145th Season!

Date: May 21-22*

Idlewild and SoakZone kicks off its 145th Season in May! More details will be announced soon. *Dates subject to change.

Family in front of Daniel Tiger Show

Season Of Events

Dates: To Be Announced

We are busy planning a full summer of exciting events that will span late Spring, Summer and Fall!. This promises to be one of the biggest and best summer of events ever with fun for kids of all ages! Stay tuned for more exciting updates on character meets, special performances, activities and more coming your way in 2022!

Boy on Dad's shoulders watching Daniel Tiger

Season Passholder Appreciation Days

Dates: Monthly Dates To Be Announced

We'll be announcing monthly Season Passholder Exclusive events where passholders may bring discounted friends, enjoy early entry and special activities. Stay tuned for more details on these extra-special, select days throughout the summer.

Ricky Raccoon in his Americana Costume


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 July 4 (weather permitting).

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: Saturday, September 17

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


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.