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Throughout the county in 2023 and beyond, our communities are embracing the experiences and opportunities that make Armstrong County a cultural destination for visitors — its lifestyle, its heritage, its arts, and its people. Our county continues to find ways to celebrate art, whether through a pop-up gallery, live music performance, theater production, dance recital, heritage festival, or other cultural events, and invites you to enjoy it all.

Cultural Festivals

Fort Armstrong Folk Festival

Kittanning Riverfront Park, Kittanning | 724-543-6363 | armstrongfestival.com

This annual event pays tribute to Armstrong County’s heritage along the banks of the Allegheny River in Kittanning. Each August, the four-day festival features a handcrafted artist market, live music, historical entertainment and demonstrations, delicious festival food, and more.

Great American Ethnic Fest & Parade

Ford City Memorial Park, Ford City

The Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership hosts the annual Great American Ethnic Fest and Parade each September as a way to celebrate cultural diversity in the community and share traditions with locals and visitors.


Armstrong Community Theater

214 E Main St, Worthington | 724-297-3228 | armstrongcommunitytheater.org

Founded in 2002, the Armstrong Community Theater is a community theater organization dedicated to providing a positive outlet for cultural and artistic expression to all of those who wish to entertain.

Freeport Theatre Festival

2498 White Cloud Rd, Leechburg | 724-295-1934 | freeporttheatrefestival.org

Founded in 1989 and located on the Steele Farmstead, Freeport Theatre Festival is a summer community theatre offering the cherished classics as well as original historical dramas written by playwright Rennick Steele.


Arts on the Allegheny

P.O. Box 1015, Kittanning | artsontheallegheny.org

Arts on the Allegheny aims to enrich the cultural life of Western Pennsylvania by presenting free, high-quality entertainment at the John P. Murtha Amphitheatre in Kittanning and other venues throughout the county.

Stay up-to-date on concerts, festivals, and performances at armstrongcounty.com.