Fort Pitt Museum

Flag Raising Ceremony


Start the day outside of the Museum at the Block House, helping staff and volunteers raise the flag and sing the national anthem.

Miscellaneous Demonstrations

Noon - 5:00 pm

All activities take place outside of the Fort Pitt Museum

  • 18th Century Reenactors
  • Rifle and Musket Demos
  • Fife and Drum Performances

Note: Fort Pitt Museum is open 10:00 am – 6:00 pm with children’s activities inside.
Regular admission fees apply.

Main Stage

The Delaneys

Time TBD

Celebrating their 20th year in existence, the Delaneys (Pittsburgh, PA), are currently promoting their 4th studio album, Bullfighter, produced by Grammy award winners Rick Witkowski (B.E. Taylor, Crack the Sky) and Joe West (Jodi + Rory, Jimmy Wayne, Toby Keith).  They are currently at work on their 5th album (TBA) due later this year.  The Delaneys have been privileged to be the supporting act for a few of their favorite groups, such as, Fuel, Candlebox, and Bret Michaels while continuing to tour regionally in 2017 and beyond.

Special Reading of the Declaration of Independence with the Fort Pitt Museum

5:30 - 6:00 pm

Historical re-enactors and special guest, David Johnson of WPXI, will take the main stage for a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Jimbo and the Soupbones

Jimbo & the Soupbones

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Jimbo & the Soupbones cross musical genres without apology, resulting in a fresh, yet familiar blend of funk, soul, rock and blues that excludes no listener.

Air National Guard Band of the Northeast

8:00 - 9:30 pm

A traditional Air National Guard squadron, the band consists of forty personnel, all National Guard members and with civilian careers, who meet one weekend a month to rehearse and perform. Its ranks are filled with professional musicians, educators, students, administrators, salesmen, builders and other professionals. The band has received many awards, including the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and Pennsylvania Governor’s Unit Citation. The band’s annual concert tours have taken it overseas to Germany, Holland, France, the Azores, Antigua-West Indies, Norway, England and Denmark.  The band continues to travel nationally and perform a vital public affairs mission for the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard, and members of the band have been seen on National TV performing at events such as the Pocono 500 NASCAR race and the MLB World Series, among others.

Throughout Point State Park

Kids Zone Activities

Noon - 9:00 pm

  • Add a personal touch to the Celebrate America Mural
  • Face Painting and airbrush tattoos with Face Paint Pittsburgh
  • Patriotic make and take activities activities: liberty hats, red, white, and blue streamer wands, and patriotic bead bracelets.
  • Interactive games
bike valet

Food, Expos & Amenities

Noon - 10:00 pm

  • Food Vendors
  • Military Appreciation Expo
  • Sponsor Exhibit Row
  • Park your bike at the Bike Valet sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Amber's Amazing Animal Balloons

Amber’s Amazing Animal Balloons

4:00 - 8:00 pm

Amber’s Amazing Animal Balloons makes red, white & blue balloon creations.

Juggling Uncle Sam

4:30 - 7:30 pm

Don’t miss an appearance by Uncle Sam, as he juggles and walks on stilts!

CEEMI & Fine Art Miracles

5:00 - 8:00 pm

CEEMI and FAM teamed up to offer a fun, engaging and innovative collective music making experience for passers-by. CEEMI turns any laptop, smartphone or tablet into a collaborative electronic musical instrument on the fly. www.playceemi.com

Fine Art Miracles, Inc. (FAM) provides the cognitive, social and emotional benefits of fine art lessons, art and music therapy and social robot enhanced learning to under-served children and adults.

This project is part of the BetaBurgh program, an initiative of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. www.betaburgh.com

United States Air Force Flyover

Flyover by the United States Air Force

6:00 pm