Get your fire on: Pyrotopia Festival returns to Munhall
After taking a year off, the Pyrotopia Festival of Fire Arts is back this weekend in Munhall.
The festival, which debuted in 2012, spotlights acrobatic fire performances, fire games, and light and electric art. The main event is from 8 p.m. to midnight May 10 at Munhall Recreation Park, 1900 West St., with fireworks by VFI Fireworks starting at 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, $10 in advance.
Shuttles will run from a free parking area at Steel Valley High School, 3113 Main St., Munhall, for the evening show. A free Volcano Village with activities for kids and families will take place at the festival site from noon to 4 p.m. Participating groups include Carnegie Science Center, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Glass Center and Carnegie Library of Homestead.
A variety of food trucks will be set up throughout the day. If there is heavy rain or high winds, the event will be postponed until May 11.
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