July Events You Won’t Want to Miss

July 8-10 Rebel like it’s 1794! Come to downtown Washington, PA to celebrate our role in the Whiskey Rebellion with music, a parade, re-enactments, children’s activities, food, and of course, whiskey! The three-day festival kicks off Friday night with the sweet sounds of the Washington Symphony…

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Best Places to Make a Splash in Washington County

It’s that time of year again-- The trees are blooming, birds are chirping, temperatures are rising and summer is here! With warmer weather finally making its way into Washington County, many people have already begun writing their summer bucket lists. One of the top “to-do’s” on everyone’s summer…

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Get Your Tail on the Trail

As our Southwestern Pennsylvania weather starts heating up, we can look forward to getting back to the great outdoors! Regardless of if you’re always in nature or if you’re looking for a break from the city of Pittsburgh, you’ll find you’re always welcome at one of Washington County’s great outdoor…

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Spring into Family-Friendly Events in May

Hit the road for fun events happening in May! Ramble down Route 40 for unique finds. Churn up some fun at the SpringHouse. Chow down at the region’s best food trucks. Here is your invitation to unwind and make some memories. National Road Festival (Pike Days) May 20-22, 2022 Various Stops Along…

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Get Ready for Opening Day of Baseball

As baseball fans in Washington County, we have a lot to be excited about looking forward, and a lot to be thankful for looking back. After all, baseball is in our DNA and this season is shaping up to be one for the ages. PONY Baseball and Softball™ was founded here in 1951 as a transition…

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Bunny Spotting - Where to Find the Easter Bunny

One of the most sought after activities to do during the Easter season is getting to see and take photos with the one and only, Easter Bunny! Luckily, in Washington County, there are many locations that you can visit to do just that. Take time to check out just some of these great locations below…

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Museum & Historical Site Openings

With spring comes flowers and warmer weather. It also thaws out our local museums and historical sites from a deep winter’s sleep. Grab your spring jacket and take a step back into history with Washington County’s unique past! Take the whole family to experience a bygone era of streetcars on the…

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Get Ready for Easter: Chocolate Shops

As the Easter holiday approaches a few things come to most of our minds, one of many being...chocolate! No matter if we are filling a basket, sending a gift for the holiday or just want a delicious Easter treat, knowing a few great locations where you can purchase your Easter chocolate is always…

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Guide to: Hidden Gems in Washington County

The Mingo Creek Park Observatory is owned and operated by the AAAP. The Observatory was built in the spring/summer of 2004, and officially dedicated in August of 2005. It has become the largest amateur astronomical observatory in Southwestern Pennsylvania dedicated to public education and enjoyment…

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