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Hay Rides, Live Music, and Haunts at Pittsburgh’s Upcoming Events

orange pumpkins in a pileOctober has arrived! The air is getting cooler, the trees are changing colors, and the fall festivals are here. What are your plans for the season?

Upcoming Events in Pittsburgh, October 2015

Want to shop for fresh produce or listen to tales of Pittsburgh haunts? Eager to join in all of the fall fun in Pittsburgh with your friends and family? Pittsburgh offers all kinds of fun for residents and visitors, from pet expos and community festivals to spooky fun like haunted trolley tours and the Pittsburgh Zombie Fest.

Discover these featured upcoming events during the month of October.

East Allegheny Pumpkinfest

Saturday, October 10th | 1 PM – 5 PM

Allegheny Commons Park

Have fun with the kids at the 2015 East Allegheny Pumpkinfest! Every year, friends and neighbors join each other in celebrating their community and the fall season by putting on an afternoon festival, featuring hay rides, games, pumpkin decorating, and more. And what fall festival isn’t complete without candy?

Pittsburgh Farmers’ Markets

Weekly through November

Where’s one of the best places to shop for fresh produce in Pittsburgh? At the city’s best farmers’ markets! Sundays through Fridays, mornings through afternoons, find the farmers’ market at Squirrel Hill, East Liberty, South Side, and Downtown Pittsburgh, and support local farmers and artisans. Visit the Pittsburgh farmers’ market webpage to find out when and where a farmers’ market near you is taking place.

Terror Trolley Tours

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout October | 7 PM & 9 PM

Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA

Looking for a haunted tour through Pittsburgh? Discover the city’s secrets as you ride through the city streets at night, and climb aboard the Terror Trolley throughout October to enjoy the spooky season! Tickets are $25 per person, and the haunted tours depart from Station Square.

Pittsburgh Zombie Fest

Saturday, October 17th | 12 PM – 8 PM

Riverfront Park in Millvale, PA

Kick off Halloween two weekends early and celebrate World Zombie Day at the Pittsburgh Zombie Fest! This year, the festival will be held at Riverfront Park, featuring thousands of “living dead,” with spectacular food, live entertainment, and more! Admission is $10 per person, and children 12 and under get in for free.

Pittsburgh Pet Expo

Friday, October 23rd – Sunday, October 25th

David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

Pet lovers of all ages, come out to the 2015 Pittsburgh Pet Expo to see furry friends dressed in cute costumes, watch grooming and jumping competitions, and so much more. With entertainment, pet experts, and over 200 vendors, the pet expo is going to be a hit. Learn more about the event’s pet policy and weekend schedule by visiting the Pittsburgh Pet Expo website.

Night of the Living Dead Film Screening

Saturday, October 31st | 2:30 PM

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Did you know that Night of the Living Dead was filmed in Evans City Cemetery, just 30 miles from Downtown Pittsburg? Watch the film that started it all — Night of the Living Dead introduces the modern world to what we know today as zombies, the “living dead” that terrorized a group of survivors in this 1960s film. The free Night of the Living Dead film screening event will take place on Halloween afternoon at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Don’t Miss Any of the Action in Pittsburgh!

As such a vibrant city, Pittsburgh is a hub of excitement and entertainment throughout the year. Don’t miss any of these exciting events in October.

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