Have an Unforgettable Summer

Sandcastle hosts some exciting events each year!

Enjoy a day of thrilling fun and memorable events with us.

Plan ahead with Sandcastle tickets or season pass!

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Out of School/ Into the Pool

June 10-June 14

When school is done, plan a trip to Sandcastle with your friends for summer fun!

Dad doing a belly flop into a swimming pool

Father's Day Flop

June 16

Dads get in FREE

Attention Dads: Think you can make the biggest splash? Prove it at Sandcastle's annual Father's Day Flop competition! 3 judges will determine who's splash is most impressive. Prizes will be given away throughout the competition!

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Sandcastle 5k and Fun Run

June 29

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 5k run through scenic Sandcastle and Riverplex park before opening and even stay to cool off afterward. Kids can also enjoy their own special FUN RUN down the boardwalk and back.

Various Service Personnel

Hero Week

July 8-July 12

Sandcastle shows their appreciation for first responders and military with Hero Week! All military, local police, firefighters, EMTs, and medical professionals will receive FREE admission (with proper ID) and a discount ticket for family members on select days.

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Kidsfest 2019

July 13

Being a kid at Sandcastle has never been so awesome! Meet your favorite superheroes and characters, watch Mike the Balloon Guy twist an incredible balloon creation just for you, and then ride some slides!

2 Sharks in Shark Week graphic

Shark Week

July 28- August 3

duckies with MDA text in middle

Muscular Dystrophy Association Ducky Race

August 10

The MDA hosts their first ducky race here at Sandcastle! Watch your duck wind down the lazy river and cross the finish line! All money raised goes to the MDA and stays locally in Pittsburgh to fund research and families. Come out and Support this great cause!


Pricing, attraction availability and hours are subject to change without notice.