Find year-round events for fun, entertaining and engaging things to do in the greater Pittsburgh Area.
Having fun doesn’t have to empty your wallet! Many of Pittsburgh’s annual events are free, family friendly and deliver a unique experience. From the nation’s second-largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade to the only vintage sports car race on city streets, you’ll have a blast in Pittsburgh!
A sampling of ongoing and upcoming events and places to visit:
- Kelly Strayhorn Theater – Pgh East Side
- Gallery Crawls – Downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
- Yoga in the Square – Sundays from June 5-September 25
- Allegheny County Summer Concert Series – Various County Parks
- Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Sundays, June 19-August 14 2016, Mellon Park
- Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park – Watch cinema under the stars at seven Pittsburgh area parks 7 days a week June through August.
- The First Fridays at the Frick – Free admission, but $5 donation suggested.
- KidsPlay @ Market Square – Tuesdays 10-11am July through August
- Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden – largest biblical botanical garden in North America
- Three Rivers Storytelling Festival – August 5-7, Northland Public Library
- City of Pittsburgh Great Race – September 25
- Light Up Night® – November 2016
Monday February 1, 2016, applicants can apply for Low Income Public Housing on the ACHA website. The website address is webapp.achsng.com.
The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) in partnership with the Allegheny County Health Department and Colcom Foundation is providing opportunities for area residents to properly dispose of a wide variety of materials at “hard to recycle” collection events scheduled in 2013.
At the upcoming events, individuals can drop off televisions, e-waste (including computers, monitors, keyboards printers and more), cell phones, printer/toner cartridges, compact fluorescent bulbs, alkaline batteries, ink and toner cartridge, paper for shredding.
For more info contact Sarah Alessio Shea at firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Pittsburgh specific event:
Saturday 8/17 9AM-1PM at City of Pittsburgh Environmental Services, 3001 Railroad Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Effective Jan 1, 2013, the City will no longer collect televisions, computers and computer peripherals at the curb.
Check out the official notice
The United Way of Allegheny County and the Money In Your Pocket Coalition offer free tax preparation and financial education services to low-to-moderate income workers so that they can receive their full refund at tax time.
Certain eligibility requirements apply. Check the website for details.
Check the website for information on how to volunteer to help.