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Posted on: July 16, 2018

[ARCHIVED] August Fun Fest at Cedar Creek Park - Sunday, August 12

August Fun Fest petting zoo

The annual August Fun Fest will take place at Cedar Creek Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There’s something for everyone with great food, fun entertainment, and lots of children’s rides 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 11:00am and 1:00pm.  Bring your chairs and listen to The Vogues perform their greatest hits such as “Five O’Clock World” and “Turn Around Look At Me.”

Also featured at August Fun Fest is Magician Steve Haberman. Steve will surprise audiences with a unique blend of sleight-of-hand, comedy, mindreading, and stunning larger than life illusions! Show times are 11:30am, 2:30pm, and 4:30pm.

That Guy With The Birds will be showing off his feathered friends at 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. With music, magic, and hands on interaction, get an up-close adventure with these intelligent creatures! Entertaining as well as educational, That Guy With The Birds is sure to delight crowds young and old.

The Road Kings Car Club will host the giant August Fun Fest Show Car Cruise, with over 500 antiques, hot rods, modifieds, stock cars, and commercials! No motorcycles are permitted. The show features all types of cars up to 2018 models and has been highlighted in Hot Rod News magazine. Show cars may enter beginning at 9:00am.

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 and some of the more important industries throughout history.

Five local musical groups will be featured in a cavalcade of bands at Pavilion #1. Bands perform every hour at 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, and 5:00pm.

Kids can have fun all day with an All Day Ride Pass for only four dollars! Children can purchase the Pass and get unlimited access to all carnival rides, horse drawn trolley rides, and a petting zoo.  Other attractions at the festival 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 by the West Penn Power, the Road Kings Car Club, and the Mon Valley Independent.

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

August Fun Fest event page
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