Parks Department

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Parks Department
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Beginning July 21, Allegheny County invites YOU to show us why you think Allegheny County Parks are awesome for a chance to be published on the Allegheny County website, and be eligible for various other prizes!

To Enter:

  1. Follow Allegheny County (@AlleghenyCounty) on Instagram 
  2. Tag the park in your photo (Must be an Allegheny County Park)
  3. Hashtag #AlleghenyIsAwesome 

One finalist will be selected at the end of each week. The contest will end August 17 at 10 p.m. Winning photos will be displayed at the Allegheny County Music Festival on August 31 at Hartwood Acres where they will be voted on to determine the winner of the contest.

For more information, visit the Instagram Contest page or visit Allegheny County on Facebook, @Allegheny_Co on Twitter, and @AlleghenyCounty on Instagram.

Summer Concerts & Events 

Upcoming Events...

Blue Arrow  August 9, September 13 
  The Market at Hartwood  
Blue Arrow  August 17 (deadline to submit photos)
  Instagram Contest  
Blue Arrow  September 27 @ Hartwood Acres      
  Allegheny Green & Innovation Festival and Hay Day 
Blue Arrow  October 18 @ South Park 
  Hay Day Fall Festival 

Services / Functions

The Office of Special Events serves as the focal point for County events and cultural programming, and it oversees regional events such as the Summer Concert Series. 

The office also prepares sponsorship packages to support ongoing programs.