- Last Updated on Friday, 12 August 2022 00:27
The 2022 August ‘Fun Fest’ will take place at Cedar Creek Park in Belle Vernon on Sunday, August 7, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. There’s something for the whole family with great food, fun entertainment, and lots of children’s inflatables and amusements. This event is free to the public and offers free parking.
Headlining this year’s August Fun Fest are Chuck Blasko and The Vogues, performing at the amphitheater at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and listen to The Vogues perform your favorite oldies hits like “Turn Around Look At Me” and “Five O’Clock World.”
The Road Kings Car Club will once again host the giant August Fun Fest Show Car Cruise, with over 300 antiques, hot rods, modifieds, stock cars, and commercials! No motorcycles are permitted. The show features all types of cars up to 2022 models and has been highlighted in Hot Rod News magazine. Show cars may enter beginning at 9:00 AM.
New to August Fun Fest is the Exotic Edventures show, educating and entertaining visitors with educational animal presentations about rescued exotic animals. Their shows offer a fun, interactive way to inspire conservation and a love of nature in all ages! Show times are 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM.
The Mid-Mon Valley Model Railroad Club will be displaying their modular train layout at Pavilion 16. This display will depict the Mid-Mon Valley area and some of the important industries throughout history.
Five local musical groups will be featured in a cavalcade of bands at Pavilion #1. Genres include big band, jazz, patriotic, and variety. Bands perform every hour at 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM.
Visitors can purchase an “All Day Activity Pass” for only four dollars per person. This pass includes unlimited access to amusements throughout the day, such as inflatables, bounce houses, obstacle courses, a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, kiddie train rides, NERF battlefield course, and more. Other attractions include an arts and crafts marketplace with over 40 vendors and craftsmen, a flea market, bingo, and various group demonstrations.
August Fun Fest is a Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation special event, and is sponsored in-part by the Road Kings Car Club.
Cedar Creek Park is located in Rostraver Township off Route 51, one-quarter mile north of I-70. For more information, please call Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950 or visit www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks.