Discover Delightful, Diverse Saxonburg

The town of Saxonburg is slightly off the beaten path, making it a true hidden treasure.  Whether you’re navigating Route 228, winding down Dinnerbell Road or cruising along Route 356, definitely follow the signs for Saxonburg!  This small historical town has a surprising amount of adventures to offer, and a unique German-esque charm.  

Fascinating.  (Attractions)

  • Art Spirit Fine Art Studio & Gallery - Offers art classes for all ages and skill levels along with a gallery of original art. Live event painting for weddings and special events!
  • Butler-Freeport Community Trail - Awesome trail for hiking, biking and more.  Used to be a railroad!
  •  *Fun Fact* Dating back to 1837, Saxonburg Memorial Presbyterian Church was erected on the highest spot in town and still stands as the highest point today.
  • Lernerville Speedway - The region's premiere dirt racetrack!
  • Red Door Antiques - Collection of antiques and collectibles including furniture, vintage to farmhouse, glassware, home goods, jewelry, gifts and more.
  • Saxonburg Museum/Roebling Park - Saxonburg Museum includes a shocking array of exhibits, from antiques to KDKA Radio and history specific to the town.  Saxonburg was founded by F. Carl Roebling and brother, John, in 1832.  John Roebling later designed the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and invented the wire rope used to build it.  A sizeable replica of the bridge stands in the park.  Don’t forget your camera!
  • Saxonburg Borough Muhlhausen Sister City Society - John Roebling emigrated to America from Muhlhausen, Germany, and founded Saxonburg Borough in 1832. Saxonburg has been a Sister City with Muhlhausen, Germany, since 2008.
  • South Butler Community Library - Borrow (or buy!) a book, enjoy free Wi-Fi, or print creations on their 3D printer!
  • ​​​​​​Spring Valley Park - Picnicking, playground and hiking.
  • Three Rivers Art Glass - A home studio of local glass artists. They design and create original pieces using stained glass, fused glass and flameworked glass techniques. 


Festive.  (Events)


Delicious.  (Eateries & Food Shops)

  • Batch -  Gourmet, locally-sourced, fresh jarred food, along with breads, butters and more!
  • Conny Creek Brewing Co. - The “Brew Cafe” location offers food, 8 beers on draft, beer and food to go, and local wine and cider options.
  • Heritage Wine Cellars - Sample 50 different varieties of wines from dry to sweet, fruit wines, port wines, sparkling wines, mulled wines, and chocolate wines.
  • Hotel Saxonburg - Fine dining and an award-winning chef.
  • Mainstreet Bake Shop - Specialty cakes and baked goods.
  • Saxonburg Coffee & Tea - Quality coffee, espresso beverages, loose leaf tea, smoothies and baked goods.
  • Serendipi-Tea - An enchanted & elegant tearoom where you can enjoy delightful tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts, with a pot of delicious tea.
  • ​​​​​​Speckled Hen Chocolate Company - Chocolate-covered bacon...  raspberry towers...  You won’t be disappointed.
  • Thoma Meat Market - Fresh and local since 1945.
  • Winfield Winery - Relax on the patio and enjoy award-winning wines.


Dreamy.  (B&Bs)

  • Armstrong Farms - This bed & breakfast is comprised of several diverse houses and cottages on an 1816 farm, including a cabin “off the grid.”
  • Hotel Saxonburg - Hotel rooms refurbished to the late 1800s atop a popular restaurant.  President Woodrow Wilson is listed in the hotel guest registry from 1914-1917!