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EXPERIENCE ATTRACTIONS & ENTERTAINMENT
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 Amphitheater along the Allegheny River.
415 Butler Rd, Kittanning | 724-548-1067 | belmontcomplex.net
For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has provided entertainment for visitors and locals through public skating and its outdoor pool.
Blanket Hill Speedway
12566 Route 422, Kittanning | blankethillspeedway.com
Blanket Hill Speedway is a family-owned and operated oval dirt track striving to bring attendees a great night of racing from May through October.
The Bubbly Bar
506 High St, Freeport | 724-882-4836 | bubblybartending.com
Bubbly Bartending hosts a variety of pop-up workshops, events, and immersive experiences throughout the year at its new brick and mortar location in Freeport.
Check's Radio Museum
1114 Seybertown Rd, Karns City | 724-526-5202
Opened in 1999, Check’s Radio Museum is home to roughly 1,500 radios collected by Mel Check. Admission to view the private collection is free and by appointment only.
Cherokee Helicopter Service
2228 Garretts Run Rd, Ford City | 412-897-1495 | cherokeehelicopter.com
Cherokee Helicopter Service provides unique VIP tour options and charter trips throughout the Greater Pittsburgh region.
CU Bowling Lanes
910 6th Ave, Ford City | 724-763-1661
The Slovak CU Club is a local social club featuring an old-school bowling alley and a banquet hall available for birthday parties, receptions, dinners, and more.
104 Fairground Rd, Dayton | 814-257-8332 | daytonfair.org
There’s something for everyone in your family at the annual Great Dayton Fair, including live music, harness racing, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby, and amusement rides.
Ding-A-Ling Sports Club
Rural Valley | 724-783-7130
This local non-profit organization supports athletics in the community with fundraising tournaments for studentathlete scholarships and youth athletic programs.
East Coast Battle Axes
628 Neale Ave, Ford Cliff | 724-902-7084
East Coast Battle Axes is a new state-of-the-art indoor axe-throwing facility located next to East Coast Glocks. The facility is a member of the International Axe Throwing Federation.
Empty Nest Art Studio
111 Brown Ln, Shelocta | 724-422-5270 | emptynestartstudio.com
Empty Nest strives to foster imagination and creativity in by helping everyone create beautiful art while having a great time doing it.
437 5th Ave, Ford City | 724-763-1561
Bring the family to Falcon Lanes for an evening full of fun, competitive bowling, and great food. The bowling alley hosts open bowling, glow bowling, and birthday parties.
Ford City School's Out Family FunFest
Third St, Ford City | 724-763-3974
Organized by the Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership, this five-day Family FunFest is a great way to kick off summer vacation.
Fort Armstrong Championship Rodeo
467 Crooked Creek Dam Rd, Ford City | 724-859-5572 | fortarmstrongrodeo.com
The Fort Armstrong Championship Rodeo, held annually in July, provides excitement for the whole family. Enjoy all of rodeo’s greatest events, like barrel racing, calf roping, bull riding, and more.
Fort Armstrong Folk Festival
Kittanning Riverfront Park, Kittanning | 724-543-6363 | armstrongfestival.com
The Fort Armstrong Folk Festival is an annual festival held along the banks of the beautiful Allegheny River in Kittanning. This festival honors and celebrates our rich history and heritage in Armstrong County
Freeport Event Center
325 4th St, Freeport | 724-540-5424 | freeporteventcenter.com
The Freeport Event Center is a locally-owned community space that hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from concerts and dance recitals to conferences and expos.
Freeport International Baseball Invitational
324 Second St, Freeport | freeportinternationals.com
This annual week-long baseball tournament takes place at James E. Swartz Memorial Field in Freeport and other fields in the region. The event ends with an all-star game and fireworks.
590 S Water St, Kittanning | 724-543-2715
King Lanes is available for open bowl, bowling leagues and tournaments, birthday parties, glow bowling, and other special events.
Kittanning Boat Races: Riverbration
S Water St, Kittanning | 724-224-3400
Presented by the Alle Kiski Strong Chamber, Riverbration is an annual weekend-long APBA powerboat racing event full of fun, excitement, and thrills for the whole family.
Leechburg Area Pool
167 Park Rd, Leechburg | 724-845-8171 | leechburgpool.com
Tucked away in a quiet wooded area of GilpinLeechburg Park, the public pool features a high dive, slide, sand volleyball court, giant checkerboard, Gaga ball pit, baby pool, and an ADA lift.
Market Street Art
118 Market St, Leechburg | 412-780-5923
Market Street Art hosts paint classes on-site and at various locations by appointment only. The shop also carries art supplies and handmade items for sale.
Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek
142 Kerr Rd, Ford City | 724-763-6316 | armstrongcenter.org/odc
This multi-use facility hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including educational talks, book clubs, youth camps, hikes, outdoor recreation sessions, movie nights, and more.
1581 State Rte 268, Cowansville | 724-545-1540 | paradiseparkpa.com
Entertainment comes alive at Paradise Park with the largest covered outdoor pavilion in the area, accommodating up to 2,500 people.
Prospect Pro Wrestling (2PW)
214 E. Main St, Worthington | prospectprowrestling.com
2PW is a professional wrestling promotion that provides affordable entertainment to Armstrong County. Shows are held at the Worthington Civic Center on a monthly basis.
Purple Pinkie Pottery
101 Dudas Ln, Kittanning | 724-664-3551 | purplepinkiepottery.com
Purple Pinkie Pottery is a paint your own pottery studio that holds painting classes, self-paint hours, and monthly happy hours.
Radioactive Events Center
227 Market St, Kittanning | 724-209-7033 | radioactiveeventscenter.com
Radioactive Events Center is a family-owned and operated venue and nonprofit organization providing a professional platform for artists to learn, grow, and showcase their talent.
314 Ford City Rd, Freeport | 724-294-0061 | renshawfarms.com
Renshaw Farms brings people together each summer and fall for its Sunflower Days and Pumpkin Fest events.
Riverside Drive In Theatre
1114 Lees Lake Ln, Vandergrift | 724-568-1250 | riversidedrivein.com
Riverside Drive In Theatre is the only operating drive-in movie theater in the area. Opening for the season in April, Riverside shows movies weekly and hosts themed movie nights.
VALarena SK8 Land
320 18th St, North Apollo | 724-478-3065
A family-friendly fixture in the Apollo community since 1949, VALarena SK8 Land hosts various open skate nights, private parties, and other seasonal skating and nonskating events.