Down in Front!

Classic vintage cars parked on the side of the road with their hoods up and people walking around looking at them. A young boy is looking inside a black vintage car.Editors’ pick: Classic Car Show

Sunday, July 7

Stroll by old-school muscle cars, flivvers and dream machines, as autos from decades past line the Washington Road business district for the show, sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Police Association. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds benefit police youth programs.

The Polkamaniacs playing at clearview commons and people in the foreground watching.

First Fridays

Friday, July 5 and Friday, August 2 
Lebo’s popular street party is in full swing! Enjoy music from Penna Players on July 5 and Fungus on August 2 in Clearview Common. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Washington Road.

House Party

Saturday, July 13

Let loose at Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s annual House Party, an ever-changing bash that brings an immersive cabaret theme to the theater’s space at 5941 Penn Avenue. Tickets from $50 to $250.


Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21

Time to get pickled! Picklesburgh returns to the Boulevard of the Allies downtown with the addition of a bonus fourth day. Named one of the 10 best specialty food festivals in America.

an illustration of a tropical bird with a long beak perched on a branch.Night in the Tropics: Island Oasis

Friday, July 26

The ultimate summer shindig! Live music, tropical drinks and great food from more than a dozen local restaurants and after-hours access to the National Aviary on Pittsburgh’s North Side. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. VIP admission at 5 p.m.

suburban neighborhood, a road and well kept yard with houses and big trees.

Virginia Manor Tour

Saturday, August 10

Explore the history and architecture of one of Mt. Lebanon’s grandest neighborhoods. Make sure you wear your walking shoes! The tour covers about a mile and a half. 10 a.m. Tickets required. Purchase online.

Phipps conservatory walkway with plants everywhere, and sculptures of giant fish in the air.

Under the Sea Family Fun Night

Friday, August 2
Meet a mermaid, then dive into the magical underworld of Under the Sea with a night full of family-friendly activities at Phipps Conservatory. Free with regular Conservatory admission. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Thursday, July 4
Mt. Lebanon celebrates Community Day on July 4 at Mt. Lebanon Park. Games, food, activities for kids, including a petting zoo, and more are scheduled from noon to 5 p.m., followed by a concert by the Delaneys at 7:30 and a fireworks display at 9:30. Rain date for concert and fireworks only is July 5.

Save the Dates

Community Fest: The Archives

Sunday, July 28

Mattress Factory’s free community festival celebrates the talent of regional artists, musicians, filmmakers and vendors.
1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Michaelmas Food Festival

Thursday, August 8 through Saturday, August 10

Enjoy ethnic food and desserts, bingo, raffles, games, live music and more! St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Our Lady of Grace Campus, 310 Kane Boulevard,
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Knit & Crochet

August 23 through August 25

Feeling crafty? Join local and regional vendors or check out more than 70 classes in knitting, crochet, weaving and many other creative arts at a festival that’s been around for almost two decades. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, DoubleTree Hotel, Green Tree.