PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Festivals are a summertime tradition!

So, KDKA has compiled a list of some of the fairs, carnivals, festivals and celebrations that will be happening in and around the Pittsburgh area during the summer of 2012.

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Check out the list and then head out the door for rides, games, music, entertainment, animals, tasty foods and a fun day with family and friends!
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Bedford County Fair
Dates: July 22-28
Location: Bedford County Fairgrounds
Phone: 814-623-9011
Admission: Sunday, Tuesday-Saturday – $9.00, Monday, July 23: Family Day – $5, Tuesday, July 24: Sr. Citizens admitted FREE with Medicare card until 4:pm. After 4:00pm, admission is $9
Parking: $3.00
Website: http://www.bedford-fair.com/schedule.htm

Big Butler Fair
Dates: June 29 – July 7
Location: Butler Fairgrounds
Phone: 724-865-2400 (general inquiries)
Admission: General Admission – Before 4pm: $6, After 4pm: $8.00, Children under age of 2: FREE
Parking: Free
Website: http://www.bigbutlerfair.com/c

Fayette County Fair
Dates: July 25-August 4
Location: Fayette County Fairgrounds – 132 Peachin Road, Dunbar Pa.
Phone: 724-628-3360
Admission: Regular: $13 after 4pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday (includes rides, outdoor arena and indoor arena entertainment). Click here for more admission information.
Website: http://www.fayettefair.com/index.html

Indiana County Fair
Dates: August 26-September 1
Location: Indiana County Fair Grounds – 803 Hospital Road Indiana, Pa. 15701
Phone: 724-465-6703 (Fairground), 724-463-8641 (Information Fair Week)
Admission: Monday-Saturday: $8.00, Sunday: FREE, Children under the age of 2: FREE
Parking: Free
Website: http://www.indianacountyfair.com/

Jefferson County Fair
Dates: July 15-21
Times: Gates open at 2pm Mon-Fri, 11am on Saturday
Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds – 1514 Route 28 N, Brookeville, Pa. 15825
Admission: $8.00 (includes parking, carnival and admission to all fair activities)
Website: http://www.jeffcofair.com/JeffCoFair2012.pdf (PDF)

Lawrence County Fair
Dates: August 13-18
Location: Lawrence County Fairgrounds – 464 Midway Road, New Castle, Pa. 16101
Phone: 724-654-7745 (General Info)
Website: http://www.lawrencecountyfair.com/index.htm

MoreFest St. Thomas More Family Festival
Date: June 20-23
Location: 126 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15241
Phone: 412-833-0031
Website: http://www.stmpgh.org/MoreFest/MoreFest.html

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Pittsburgh Blues Festival
Dates: July 20-22
Location: Hartwood Arces
Phone: 412-450-BLUE
Tickets: Click here for more information
Website: http://www.pghblues.com/index.html

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival
Dates: June 1-3
Location: Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
Schedule: June 1 | June 2 | June 3
Parking: Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership’s Parking Info
Website: http://pittsburghjazzlive.com/

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta
Dates: June 30-July 4
Location: Point State Park, North Shore
Website: http://www.threeriversregatta.net/#

Seven Springs’ Irish Festival
Date: July 6-8
Location: Seven Springs Resort
Phone: 800-452-2223
Hours: July 6: 4pm-9pm, July 7: 11am-9pm, July 8: 11am-4pm
Admission: $7, Children ages 12 and under: FREE
Website: http://www.7springs.com

Shadyside Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival
Date: June 8
Times: 5:30pm—8:30pm
Location: 5121 Westminster Place, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15232
Phone: 412-682-4300
Website: http://www.shadysidepres.org/

Three Rivers Arts Festival
Dates: June 1-10
Location: Point State Park, Gateway Center, Cultural District
Admission: Free
More: Visitor’s Info | Festival Map (PDF)
Parking: Three Rivers Arts Festival Parking Info
Website: http://www.3riversartsfest.org/

Trax Farms Strawberry Festival
Dates: June 8-10
Time: 10 am-5 pm
Location: 528 Trax Road, Finleyville, Pa. 15332
Phone: 412-835-3246
Parking: Free
Website: http://www.traxfarms.com/

Washington County Agricultural & Expo Center
Dates: August 10–18
Location: Washington County Fairgrounds – 2151 North Main Street, Washington, Pa. 15301
Phone: 724-225-7718
Admission: Prices vary
Parking: Free
More: Schedule
Website: http://www.washingtonfair.org/index.html

Westmoreland Fair
Dates: August 17-25
Location: Westmoreland County Fairgrounds – 123 Blue Ribbon Lane, Pleasant Unity, Pa. 15676
Admission: $7.00 (includes parking, amusement rides, admission to all commercial and agricultural exhibits, and judging exhibitions)
Website: http://www.westmorelandfair.com/home/

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