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Memorial Day Parade

On Memorial Day, the parade starts at 9:30 a.m. along Butler Street from Maplewood to Freeport, down Freeport and into Sharpsburg.

8:30 - Services at the cemetery at the top of High Street.

11:30 - (Approximate Time) Services at the War Memorial on Crescent Avenue.

Etna Carnival

The Etna Economic Development Corporation is thrilled that its first year sponsoring the Etna Carnival--a long-lived annual community tradition--was an outstanding success! Held each year during the second week of June at Dougherty Veteran's Memorial Ball Field on Crescent Avenue. Featuring rides, games, bingo, food, and a week of fun for all ages.

Etna’s Annual Community Day Celebration

This annual event, sponsored by the Etna Neighborhood Association, takes place each year on the first or second Saturday of August at the Etna Playground.  It is an opportunity for neighbors to enjoy fun activities, free swimming, games, and entertainment for all ages!

All Saints Summer Festival

Wednesday through Saturday,
Third week in July, features a parade on opening day, ethnic foods, games for children, bingo, home made crafts, bake sale, raffles, and more all week long. All Saints Church grounds.

Light The Night Celebration

The day (Friday) after Thanksgiving,
sponsored by the Etna Light-Up Night Committee, and the Borough of Etna. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with a hometown parade escorting Santa to his headquarters on Walnut Street where he greets children with a special treat. There’s family entertainment, a live Christmas music program, and fun-filled activities headed up by the scouts, the local sports teams, and other organizations in town. The stores stay open offering special treats and special sales and the Christmas lights are turned on transforming downtown Etna into holiday wonderland.

Teen Day & Cops vs. Kids Basketball Game

This exciting annual competition takes place on the 4th Saturday of August each year at the playground basketball courts. In 2017, the kids won with a score of 72 to 20! Thanks to all the Etna kids and police officers from Indiana, Reserve and Shaler Townships, Aspinwall, Millvale and Sharpsburg Boroughs, Allegheny County and of course our great Etna officers who participated that day! Thanks also goes out to the volunteers of the Pride of Etna Committee and businesses and churches who donate prizes to make this event happen!

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