Quasquicentennial (125th) Celebration

This is an exciting time for the Swissvale CommuSwissvale Quasquicentennial Logonity! July 30, 2023 is the Quasquicentennial (125th Anniversary) of the Borough’s incorporation. In celebration, the Quasquicentennial Celebration Committee is hosting activities throughout the month of July. Saturday, July 29th will conclude festivities with the Swissvale Mile, a 125th Anniversary Parade and the Community Day Festival at Les Getz Memorial Park. 

You don't want to miss out!  There are many ways you can be involved: 

  • Volunteer! 
  • Attend any of our numerous events (various times and locations).
  • Walk, ride or perform in our Anniversary Parade.
  • Send congratulations by becoming a sponsor or advertising in the Quasquicentennial Yearbook.
  • Be a vendor at our Community Day Event.


We need your help! Please use this form to let us know how you can support the efforts of the Swissvale Quasquicentennial Celebration Committee! (Filling out this form does not commit you to volunteering.) Complete the Quasquicentennial Volunteer Form!


The Quasquicentennial Celebration Committee is busy planning activities such as a Bicycle Derby, 3V3 basketball tournament, historic homes neighborhood tours, scavenger hunts and more! Check out the Events Page for the ever evolving list of activities! 

Anniversary Parade

A 125th Anniversary Parade is being pparadelanned for Saturday, July 29th through the streets of Swissvale. We are seeking groups, businesses, bands and others to walk, ride, dance, perform or drive in the parade.

Who can participate? Fire and police departments, EMS Companies, local bands, dance troops, Scouts, businesses, classic cars, motorcycle groups, ANYONE! Children are invited to participate by decorating their bikes and riding along.  

To register your business or group for the parade, please complete the Parade Participant Form online or download and print a physical copy.


An event like this wouldn't be possible without YOUR support! We would love for you to be a part in this historic celebration. Quasquicentennial Sponsors receive advertising opportunities and other benefits at every level of sponsorship. Find out about all the sponsor benefits by downloading the Sponsor Form

 Additionally, buying an advertisement in our professionally printed Swissvale Quasquicentennial Yearbook will serve as a lasting testament to your business in the years to come. 

Be a Vendor

Swissvale is celebrating with a Community Day Festival on July 29, 2023 at Les Getz Memorial Park. Activities include live music, food, children’s activities and fireworks. Your business or organization has the opportunity to take part in this historic celebration! Information on becoming a vendor can be found here