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!

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Abbamania

Date: Saturday, August 6


Mamma Mia - it's the ultimate tribute to Sweden's most famous band during the launch of our August Concert Series. Join us for a FREE concert (with paid park admission for same date) at the the Hillside Theater. Concert is 7:30 - 9:00 pm.

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Westmoreland Columbus 500
Italian Day Festa

Date: Friday, August 12

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. !

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The Andy Davis Band

Date: Saturday, August 13


Andy Davis is a Singer/Songwriter hailing from Mt. Pleasant, PA. Davis' style of songwriting, coupled with each instrumentalists' style has led to a unique sound and hard driving performance. Deep blue collar roots combined with his band's audacious and in-your-face sound has created a sound and show you want don’t want to miss! Join us for a FREE concert (with paid park admission for same date) at the the Hillside Theater. Concert is 7:30 - 9:00 pm.

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Jessie's Girl

Date: Saturday, August 20

Back to The Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl is the World’s Greatest Tribute to the music of the 80s! JESSIE’S GIRL’s primary line-up includes a team of NYC's top rock and pop vocalists: Jenna O’Gara, Chris Hall, Mark Rinzel. They are backed by one of the tightest bands in the city comprised of 20+ year veterans of the NYC music scene: Eric Presti on guitar, Drew Mortali on bass, and Michael Maenza on drums, each with dozens of credits performing with authentic 80’s icons who made the music famous to begin with! Join us for a FREE concert (with paid park admission for same date) at the the Hillside Theater. Concert is 7:30 - 9:00 pm.

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Bon Journey

Date: Saturday, August 27

With over 400 shows played in 15 states since 2006, it’s America’s favorite original tribute to the iconic music of Bon Jovi and Journey. Bon Journey brings the hits of your favorite super groups to life in a way only they can. Covering the hits of two of the most popular American rock bands in history, the band quickly established itself as one of the premier party bands in the city and found success on the national level touring a variety of east coast cities and venues. Join us for a FREE concert (with paid park admission for same date) at the the Hillside Theater. Concert is 7:30 - 9:00 pm.

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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.

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63rd Annual Ligonier
Highland Games

Date: 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

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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.