Saturday, September 27, 2014
11 am – 4 pm
Hartwood Acres Park

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival is a sustainable living festival held in late September. In 2013, the festival featured over 80 exhibitors from local nonprofits and green businesses, as well as events including an African drumming circle and a recycled costume parade!

Come to Hartwood Acres Park for the 5th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival in 2014. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community. Enjoy delicious local food, interactive demonstrations, and activities. Plus, the festival is held jointly with Hay Days, a fun family event with a petting zoo, tractor rides, and other activities for kids!


Local green organizations offer educational and interactive exhibits throughout the park. Visitors can enjoy everything from bike-powered squirt guns to environmental trivia, herb tastings, and how to raise chickens in your backyard! Register now by filling out the form below!

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Our registered vendors for 2014 so far include:

3 Rivers Wet Weather 


Allegheny Cleanways 

Allegheny County 

Allegheny County Economic Development  

Allegheny County Green Champions  

Allegheny County Library Association 

Allegheny County Treasurer 

Allegheny Land Trust  Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone  ARL Wildlife Rehab League    Audubon Society of Western PA 

Chatham University Falk School of Sustainability 

The Church Institute 

Climate-Urban Systems Partnership with Carnegie Museum of Natural History 

Conservation Consultants, Inc. 

Construction Junction 

Department of Environmental Protection 

Energy Independent Solutions 

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals 

Friends of the Riverfront 

Girl Scouts of Western PA 

Global Links 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank 

Group Against Smog and Pollution 

Gutter Helmet Systems 

Healthy Skin For A Happy Life 

Hello Bully 

North Area Environmental Council 

Penn Forest National Burial Park 

Penn State Center Outreach 

Penn State Extension 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 

Robert Morris University 

Sierra Club of Allegheny County 

Student Conservation Association 

Tree Pittsburgh  Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh CommuteInfo-Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission Leaf Filter
ShelterBox USA      

For Kids

The Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival features lots of great content and activities for kids.

Carnegie Science Center   Biodegradable Sculpture Building  
Reuse-A-Palooza    A hands-on, open-ended, creative activity for kids and adults, using reclaimed materials  
Parade of All Beings Event   Parade through Hartwood wearing hand-made, recycled materials creature costumes  
L.L. Bean  

Famil History Hikes-Meet at L.L. Bean booth 




Kids and adults can volunteer at the festival, helping set up tables, direct parking, providing information to festival-goers, and keeping the park clean.

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I Made It! Market

Artists from I Made It! Market have a tent at the festival, where they sell handmade crafts.

Local Food Vendors

Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival features sustainable food from your favorite local restaurants and food trucks! This year's food vendors include Rondta's Food Truck, The Pop Stop, BRGR, Franktuary, Healcrest Urban Farm, Colteryahn Dairy, and more!


The 4th annual Allegheny Green + Innovation Festival was made possible through the generous support of the following event sponsors: 

Michael's Arts & Crafts

Pittsburgh City Paper

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Allegheny Regional Asset District