Parks & Recreation Events 

The North Fayette Township Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to present a variety of family-friendly community events throughout the year.  

Food & Brew Fest

The Food & Brew Fest will be featuring several area food trucks and breweries. Musical entertainment starts at 12:00 pm. Come out and enjoy great food, cold suds, and hot music!

  • Date: Saturday, October 13
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park

Food & Brew Fest (PDF)

Food & Brew Fest FAQs (PDF)

Harvest of Holiday Savings Vendor Show

Stop by to shop with a variety of vendors at the Fall Vendor Show.  Current vendors include Pampered Chef, Mary Kay Cosmetics, LuLaRoe, Floral wreaths/trees, Damsel in Defense, Family Chiropractic Center, Melaleuca, Decorative wine bottles, Diaper cakes, Collectibles, Chrochet items, purses, tote bags, home decor, Hand-knitted items, Jordan Essentials, Paparazzi Jewelry, Glass Blocks, Witch hats, Santa hats, scarecrow wreaths, and L&B Creations.  More to come!

  • Date: Friday, October 19, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Saturday, October 20, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center, 2nd floor

Harvest of Holiday Savings Vendor Show (PDF)

Harvest of Holiday Savings Vendor Registration Form (PDF)

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival features a costume contest for different age groups and categories. Area businesses and organizations distribute treats along with a Trunk or Treat parade. Crafts and refreshments provided inside the Community Center. Email Darlene Hildebrand to participate in the Trunk or Treat parade.

  • Date: Saturday, October 20
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center

Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat Registration (PDF)

Fall Festival Flyer (PDF)

North Fayette Tree Lighting

Celebrate the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting ceremony. This free event features the tree lighting, caroling with the West Allegheny High School and Middle School Show Choirs, train rides in the gym, holiday crafts, pictures with Santa, and refreshments.  

  • Date: Friday, December 7
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center

Community Movie Night

Join us for a family night out, starting with an hour of open gym time, followed by a viewing of the movie in the Banquet Room. Concessions will be available. Pizza and water combo $1.00 Hope to see you!

  • Date: To be announced
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Open Gym, Movie starts at 7:00 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center

Easter Egg Hunt

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is held at Donaldson Park. Pictures may be taken with the Easter Bunny while enjoying other fun activities as well. Sections are divided by ages 0 to 4, 5 to 12, and a section for PALS participants.

  • Date: To be announced
  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Location: Donaldson Park

Community Cleanup

North Fayette and Findlay Township residents work together to clean up our community. Volunteers meet at the Findlay Township Activity Center and are dispatched to various locations for cleanup.

  • Date: To be announced
  • Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Concert Series

Sponsored by North Fayette Township and Integrity Financial Advisors. Enjoy this family-friendly event with food truck vendors and awesome music! Free Admission!

  • Date:  To be announced
  • Concert times: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Amphitheater at Donaldson Community Park

North Fayette Community Days

Kickoff Parade

Community Days kicks off on with a parade along Steubenville Pike from Walden Woods to the former Hankey Farms Pool parking lot. Community organizations, sports teams, businesses, and local dignitaries are all welcome to participate.

  • Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Location: Gladiators parking lot on Steubenville Pike at Logan Road. Details will be provided regarding the shuttle transportation to the parade starting location.
  • Parade application will be posted at a later date.

Community Days

The North Fayette Township Community Days takes full advantage of everything that Donaldson Park has to offer, including its ample space for the wide range of food vendors, businesses and organizations that show up each year to make the fair possible. Kids enjoy activities such as inflatables, pony rides, a petting zoo, and games. Community Days events start at 2:00 pm with a full entertainment schedule. The night closes out with a fireworks display.

  • Date: Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park
  • Vendor application and schedule details will be posted at a later date.

Organizations and Vendors interested in participating should contact the North Fayette Parks & Recreation Department at 724-307-3725.

Community Days 5K, 1-mile Kids Run & Family Fun Walk

Now in its 23rd year, the race begins and ends at the North Fayette Community Center and follows Donaldson Road. Pace yourself for the monster hill up to Donaldson Park, where you will run a lap around the walking trail. Prizes are awarded to the top male and female finishers, as well as to top age group finishers. All participants receive a t-shirt.  

  • Date: Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Entry fee: $10 for the 5K run, $5 for Kids Run or Family Fun Walk
  • Race options: 5K, 1-mile Kids Run (Ages 10 & Under), Family Fun Walk
  • Time: 9:00 am  
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center parking lot
  • Registration information will be posted at a later date

Car Cruise

The North Fayette Car Cruise benefits the Providing Assistance, Love, and Support (PALS) organization. PALS is a community based, volunteer organization dedicated to developing and facilitating structured opportunities for children and youth with special needs in our community. Dash Plaques given to the first 100 cars registered. Entertainment, 50/50, and refreshments for purchase available. People’s Choice Award presented to top three vehicles voted by participants.  

  • Date: Sunday, August 4, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park
  • Cost: Free
  • Additional details will be posted at a later date


Movie in the Park

Sponsored by the Parks & Rec Department. Concessions available for purchase. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be held in the Community Center.  

  • Date:  TBA
  • Time: 8:00 pm/8:30 pm start time (dusk)
  • Location: Donaldson Park Amphitheater

PALS Golf Outing

The Eighth Annual PALS Charity Golf Outing benefits PALS. PALS is a community based, volunteer organization dedicated to developing and facilitating structured opportunities for children and youth with special needs in our community. Included with the golf outing registration fee is lunch, award ceremony, Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin, Skins, Raffles, Prizes, and a Gift Auction.

  • Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 am Registration, 8:00 am Shotgun Start
  • Location: Quicksilver Golf Club
  • Cost: $125 per golfer

PALS Golf Outing Registration Form (PDF)