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Located just 20 minutes north of Pittsburgh, Butler County is delightfully diverse and boasts rolling hills, breathtaking views, tasty trails, and quirky attractions. Several attributes make the area special like its beautiful parks, charming towns, locally-owned businesses, rich automotive history, award-winning restaurants, one-of-a-kind attractions, and a variety of accommodations and multifunctional venues.

Learn more about the area and local events by checking out our latest press releases and monthly newsletters.


Butler Bikes & BBQ Returns to Butler County this Summer

April 20, 2022

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau will be hosting the second annual Butler Bikes & BBQ event held at the Butler Farm Show Grounds on Route 68 in Butler, July 22-24. This family-friendly event will feature a variety of motorcycles, food and merchandise vendors, a bike show and... more

Can-Am Police-Fire Games - SRU

March 1, 2022

Slippery Rock University (SRU) will be the hub for the 2024 Butler County Can-Am Police-Fire Games presented by Heroes First Home Loans. The Can-Am Police-Fire Games, taking place July 15-21 in 2024, is a multi-sport, Olympic-style event featuring traditional sports and competitions that include... more

2024 Can-Am Police-Fire Games Title Sponsor

January 18, 2022

Heroes First Home Loans will be the title sponsor for the Can-Am Police-Fire Games, which will take place in Butler County, July 15-21 in 2024 at a variety of venues throughout the area. Can-Am Police-Fire Games is a multi-sport, Olympic... more

Eva Bryn Shoetique - Nominations for Essential Workers

January 6, 2022

Eva Bryn Shoetique is starting the new year off on the right foot by giving away three pairs of stylish shoes (up to $150 value each) to front line workers that are still showing up to serve the community despite ever changing, and challenging industries. One pair of shoes will go to an educator... more

30 Days of Giveaways - 2021

November 22, 2021

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau is kicking off the holiday season with record-breaking donations for its award-winning holiday promotional campaign, “Butler County Tourism’s 30 Days of Giveaways”. Over $6,000 worth of prizes have been donated by local tourism partners, which will... more

Butler County Coffee Connection

September 29, 2021

It’s National Coffee Day and Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau has launched a new trail, the Butler County Coffee Connection, a self-guided tour of local coffee shops. Savor the flavors of your favorite latte, frappé, or chai tea along this aromatic adventure, which features 11 stops... more

Restaurant Week

August 18, 2021

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau is hosting its first Restaurant Week, September 13-19, 2021. Nearly 30 different restaurants in Butler County are participating and will be featuring some of their delicious signature dishes throughout the week.

Butler Bikes & BBQ 2021

July 6, 2021

Butler County will be home to the first of its kind, Butler Bikes & BBQ held at the Butler Farm Show Grounds on Route 68 in Butler, July 22-25. The four days will be filled with a variety of motorcycles, food and merchandise vendors, bike games, a bike show, motorcycle accessories, live... more