Parks & Recreation Events 

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

North Fayette Community Days

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.

Please note that a Kickoff Parade will not be held.  

  • Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
  • Time: 2pm-10pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park

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

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

Now in its 25th 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 7, 2021
  • Entry fee: $15 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 after details are finalized

2021 North Fayette 5k Registration Form

Car Cruise

The North Fayette Car Cruise benefits the North Fayette Police Department youth programs.  Dash Plaques are given to the first 100 cars registered. Entertainment, 50/50, and refreshments for purchase available. People’s Choice Award presented to the top three vehicles voted by participants.  

  • Date: Sunday, August 8, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park
  • Cost: Free

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!

  • Dates:  Cancelled for 2021
  • Concert times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Amphitheater at Donaldson Community Park

PALS Golf Outing

The 10th 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. The golf outing registration fee includes light breakfast, lunch, award ceremony, Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin, Raffles, Prizes, and Gift Auction.

  • Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
  • Time: 7:00 am Registration, 8:00 am Shotgun Start
  • Location: Quicksilver Golf Club
  • Cost: $125 per golfer

Golf Outing Registration Brochure

Various sponsorship levels are available.  Email Darlene Hildebrand for details.  

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: Cancelled for 2021 
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Donaldson Park

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 event.

  • Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center Parking Lot (All events will be held outside.)

Fall Festival 2021 Flyer

Trunk or Treat Registration 2021

North Fayette Tree Lighting

Celebrate the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting ceremony. This free event features the lighting of the tree, holiday music, light refreshments, and a chance to see Santa cruising through Donaldson Park on a fire truck!

Due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by Allegheny County, this is an outdoor-only event with limited attendance available. Masking and social distancing will be required and there will be no admittance to the Community Center facility. Please dress accordingly!

  • Date: Friday, December 3, 2021
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center (outdoors)
    580 Donaldson Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071

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. Sections are divided by ages 0 to 4, 5 to 12, and a section for PALS participants.

  • Date: To be announced
  • Time: 
  • 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
  • Location:  Meet at the Findlay Township Activity Center, 310 Main St., Imperial

Community Movie Night

Join us for a family night out with a movie in the Banquet Room. Concessions will be available. Pizza and water combo $1.00 Hope to see you!

  • Date: Cancelled for 2021
  • Time: Movie starts at 7:00 pm
  • Location: North Fayette Community Center Banquet Room
  • Movie:  TBD

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:  Cancelled for 2021
  • Time: 8:00 pm/8:30 pm start time (dusk)
  • Location: Donaldson Park Amphitheater