2023 Great Day on the GAP!

Cedar Creek Park 453 Evergreen Drive, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, United States

Bike or hike your way to Cedar Creek Park for the 2023 Great Day on the GAP, where you’ll make merry celebrating the Great Allegheny Passage, rain or shine! On Saturday, June 10 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, enjoy tasty food served up by Earth, Wheel, and Fire and Revival Chili, plus sip the very best beers from Bloom Brew and Trailhead Brewing Company. Live music, […]

$20 – $150

Ohiopyle Beer & Gear Festival

Ohiopyle 15 Sherman Street, Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, United States

Enjoy a great summer day with friends on the Great Allegheny Passage, see the latest new outdoor gear from your favorite vendors, and sample the best brews in Southwestern Pennsylvania. What could be better? Oh yeah – add awesome live music and kick up your feet dancing on Garrett Street right in the middle of […]


Reenactment of Braddock’s Crossing

Yough River Park 259 Sixth Avenue, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States

Visit Connellsville for a series of reenactments commemorating General Edward Braddock's famous crossing of the Youghiogheny River en route to Fort Pitt in 1755. The event will begin at 11:00 am with an opening ceremony. This is an annual public event great for gaining a knowledge of life in the region when it was the […]

60 Miles for Veterans Bike Ride

Yough River Park 259 Sixth Avenue, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States

Saddle up and ride 60 miles with the Veterans Leadership Program between Connellsville and Downtown Pittsburgh this July 1! Volunteers will staff five refueling stops along this section of the Great Allegheny Passage, and your participation will fund efforts to end homelessness among veterans.  You'll also be supporting the Great Allegheny Passage Conservancy.  Put some […]

Frostburg Elks Annual Derby Day

Frostburg Frostburg, Maryland, United States

Ride out to Frostburg to watch crews and drivers race soapbox-style cars down a section of the National Road in Frostburg's historic business district. This annual event gains great interest from local residents, and the clatter of these iconic racers is legendary to behold. Pick your favorite car by paint color or driver, and come […]


Pro Bike & Run 2400 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Join Haiti H2O for one of several fully-supported rides on the Great Allegheny Passage over Labor Day Weekend!  From a family-friendly 12-mile loop or a one-day ride from Downtown Pittsburgh to Connellsville, or an all-weekend 150-mile trek, you'll have fun! And the money you raise will invest in Haitian-led initiatives in remote villages, like building […]

$20 – $80

Labor Day Poker Run

West Newton 111 Collinsburg Road, West Newton, Pennsylvania, United States

Walk or ride the Great Allegheny Passage to checkpoints near West Newton to pick up playing cards in a competitive, fun morning outdoors. At the end of the event, each poker hand is tallied and the person with the best hand in each category receives a prize. Raffle prizes will be available after 10:00 am, […]


Farmers and Threshermans Jubilee

New Centerville 3054 Kingwood Road, Rockwood, Pennsylvania, United States

This fall festival celebrates vintage farm equipment, from antique tractors to steam-powered threshers and straw-balers to corn shellers, all on display in their mechanical glory. Noisy demonstrations abound!


Confluence 600 Logan Place, Confluence, Pennsylvania, United States

Plan an overnight in beautiful Confluence for Pumpkinfest, a famous fall tradition centered in its lovely town square. Featuring arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, the Pumpkinfest Queen Pageant, a 5K run/walk, an antique and classic auto show, a parade and a largest pumpkin contest, this quintessential autumn celebration is the most beloved along the […]

Festival of Combustion

Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark 801 Carrie Furnace Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Celebrate the industrial arts and American crafts at the Carrie Blast Furnaces across from the Great Allegheny Passage in Braddock, Pennsylania. The Festival of Combustion, a signature event of Rivers of Steel, features live music throughout the day and evening from local and regional artists along with tethered hot air balloon rides with views over the beautiful […]