Have an Unforgettable Summer

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!

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Fun Family Fridays

Dates: Every Friday from June 15- August 17

Every Friday, WORD FM is at the special events tent with family fun games, activities and prizes.

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Out of School/ Into the Pool

Dates: June 12-15

School is done. Time for summer fun…
with these events!
Tuesday, June 12 - Scottro from KISS FM will be onsite at the special events tent! Stop by to say hi from 12-2.
Wednesday, June 13- WPXI Day - Visit the special events tent for giveaways!
Friday, June 15 - first Fun Family Friday from 1-3 hosted by WORD FM.

Teachers, students, school administration and staff, save $10 with your school ID online or at the gate (June 11-15).
Don’t have a student ID? Don’t worry! Bring a unused donation of school supplies for the education Partnership and save $10 on regular admission!

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World's Largest Swim Lesson

Date: Thursday, June 21

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!

Register Here

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Sandcastle 5 k and Fun Run

Date: Saturday, June 30

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.

Various Service Personnel

Salute To Local Heroes

Date: July 9-13

Sandcastle teams up with FROGGY to show our appreciation to all first responders and military! All military, local police, firefighters, and EMTs will receive FREE admission (with proper ID) and $19.99 tickets for family members. Throughout the week, we will have activities and meet and greets that include Froggy radio personalities, games, k-9 demonstration and Pup Patrol characters!

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Shark Week

Date: July 22- 28

Dunuh. Dunuh. Dunuh. Shark Week at Sandcastle is a fun filled week that features Al-Mazing the magician, Mike the Balloon Guy, and a variety of on-site local radio stations with games and give-a-ways. Don’t miss the most fun week of the summer!

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