Travel Tips

We’re located just minutes north of Pittsburgh in Saxonburg, PA.

Penn’s Colony Festival – 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA 16056

From I-79 (north or south)

Take Exit 78. Take Rte 228 East (toward Mars) to Rte 8.  Take left onto Rte 8 North.  At 2nd traffic light, take right and stay on Rte 228 East. Stay straight through next traffic light for 1 mile, left at “Y”. Festival is on right.

From Route 8

Located just 15 minutes north of PA Turnpike at Route 8 in Allison Park.  Take Rte 8 North to the traffic light at the intersection of Rte 228 East (toward Saxonburg). take right and stay on Rte 228 East. Stay straight through next traffic light for 1 mile, left at “Y”. Festival is on right.

From downtown Pittsburgh and Route 28

Take Route 28 North to Exit 16 (Millerstown).  At exit ramp, make left to 4-way flashing stop. Make right to next 4-way stop. Go straight to next stop sign (at a “T”).  Turn right onto Saxonburg Blvd. and festival is 1 mile on right.

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Where to stay

There are over 50 overnight accommodations within 25 minutes of Penn’s Colony.  Here are a few.

* There are 2 B&B’s in Saxonburg: The Main Stay and the Hotel Saxonburg.
* There are special Penn’s Colony rates at the Days Inn Butler and the Comfort Inn is close by.  The Conley Motel and Golf Course is on Route 8.
* Head west on Route 228 to Cranberry and you’ll find a range of hotels from the Hilton Garden Inn in Adams, Marriott in Cranberry Woods and Fairfield, Hampton, Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Red Roof, Motel 6 and many more in Cranberry.
* Head south east and there is a Marriot Residence at Pittsburgh Mills, Holiday Inn and more.

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