Sandcastle is open Monday, May 29 from 11 am - 5 pm.

Sandcastle is closed Tuesday, May 30- Friday, June 2. We open again on Saturday, June 3- Sunday, June 4.


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Sandcastle is home to some of the most exciting kids events in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Enjoy a day of attractions, slides, family fun, and memorable events with us.

Plan ahead and buy your Sandcastle tickets or season pass here!
June 12 - 13
Out of School/ Into the Pool

Date: June 12- 13

School is OUT and the Sandcastle is OPEN! Join KISS FM, Pittsburgh’s CW, WORD FM, WPXI in partnership with Education Partnership to celebrate summer is here and school is out.

  • Monday, June 12- TBD

  • Tuesday, June 13- Scottro from KISS FM will be at Sandcastle for a live appearance from 1- 3!

  • Wednesday, June 14- WPXI will be onsite with chances to meet and greet morning anchor Kathy Amenta, a live DJ, a balloon artist and more!

  • Thursday, June 15- Pittsburgh’s CW will be onsite with their GREEN TEAM and prize wheel.

  • Friday, June 16- We kick off Family Fun Fridays with games and prizes for all ages starting at noon!

Several ways to SAVE!
1) Bring in unused school supplies for the Education Partnership and receive $10 off admission. Benefits the Education Partnership who helps students and teachers with basic school supplies each school year.
2) Show your report card, teacher, or student ID and receive $10 off admission.

Sandcastle 5 k and Fun Run

Date: Saturday, June 24

Hosted by the Steel City Road Runners, this run is fun for all ages!
Whether you are just starting out or an avid runner, this run will not disappoint. Runners can enjoy a 5 k run through scenic Sandcastle and Riverplex park before opening and even stay to cool off afterwards. Kids can also enjoy their own special FUN RUN down the boardwalk and back..

Check back for more details and how to register.


June 22
World’s Largest Swim Lesson

Date: Thursday, June 22

Sandcastle in partnership with Goldfish Swim School will once again take part in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson! This is a fun event that helps bring awareness to the importance of water safety. Bring the kids to be a part of setting a World Record taking place in over 600 locations in 24 countries and 45 states!

Check back for more info on how to participate. Space is limited


July 10 - 14
Salute to Local Heroes

Date: July 10 – 14

For the third year, Sandcastle is hosting Salute to Local Heroes Week July 10-14. So plan your visit now, and enjoy more memories this summer.

• Sandcastle offers FREE admission to all first responders (EMS, Firefighters, public safety) and Military with proper ID.
• All guest can purchase an admission ticket for as low as $19.99 online
• Enjoy the various activities and special guests including favorite costume characters.
• Sandcastle hosts Hero games on Wednesday, July 12. So plan your visit now, and enjoy more memories this summer.

June 16 - August 18.

Date: –Every Friday from June 16 through August 18

Hosted by WORD FM each Friday, enjoy fun for the whole family with games, activities, prizes and more from 1-3 at our special events tent!

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