The Great American
Banana Split Celebration

It's the Sweetest Thing to Come from Latrobe!

August 24-25, 2024

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2024 Schedule of Activities

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The Great American Banana Split Celebration

Amazing fun for the whole family.

The Story of the All-American Dessert that Started in Latrobe‚Äč

It started in 1904 with an experiment by a local man, David Strickler. Today it is the official dessert of Pennsylvania and an iconic part of American culture. The Great American Banana Split Festival has been a staple in Latrobe since 2013 and, this year we celebrate its 10-year anniversary!

Know Where To Go

Don't miss a minute of the excitement with our helpful event map.

Our Neighborhood Works Together

Meet The Event Sponsors

It takes a village, or a neighborhood, to create the magic that happens during this fantastic week.

Mister Rogers Family Day Partners