Happy Memorial Day Weekend yinz guys! We hope you kick off summer in style with wherever you choose to spend it. We’ve got some great ideas for you on tap this week (with a bonus day for Memorial Day), so we hope you enjoy! Here’s our weekly list of things to do in Pittsburgh.
Friday May 26th
The stage adaptation of the hit movie is coming to Heinz Hall. Kick off the summer and “Have the Time of Your Life” with the quintessential summer musical Dirty Dancing! $31-$77, For more information on the show click HERE.
18th Annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo
The Monroeville Convention Center will be chock full of a weekend of fitness and bodybuilding competitions, new moves and items from local fitness and nutrition companies and martial arts performances. Also, be prepared to come home with a ton of free swag. 4-10 p.m., $10, for more information on the expo click HERE.
Saturday May 27th
Kayak and Coffee Morning Paddle
Beginning at 8:30 a.m., participants can take a moderately paced paddle ride on a local body of water. There are only five spots left. Afterwards, coffee and light refreshments with Venture Outdoors will be provided. $27, for more information on the event click HERE.
Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage
Paige Davis of TLC’s Trading Spaces fame stars as Miss Abigail, the “sough after relationship expert to the stars!” Enjoy this funny take on dating, relationships and marriages playing through August 13th. $49-$59, for more information on the show click HERE.
Sunday May 28th
Yoga in the Square
It’s back! The popular summertime yoga class starts at 10 a.m. in Market Square. The first instructor coming up is Mitch Riehle of Salt Power Yoga. FREE, for more information on the yoga class click HERE.
Open Streets PGH
Roads are closed to traffic so Pittsburghers can revel in the streets with biking, yoga, running and dancing. The route for the closures includes Market Square to Uptown, then over the Birmingham Bridge to the South Side and then back through the Armstrong Tunnel. Get out and get moving this summer! When looking for things to do in Pittsburgh, this is one of the best events… and not just because Pittsburgh Beautiful will be there! Free, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., for more information on the event click HERE.
Monday May 29th
Mattress Firm Foster Kids Clothing Drive
Looking to do some late spring cleaning? All of the Mattress Firm stores in Pittsburgh are holding a clothing drive to benefit local foster youth and families. Through Sunday June 18, Mattress Firm stores will be accepting new articles of clothing and/or monetary donations. Infant to adult sizes are needed. Free, for more information on the drive click HERE.
Kennywood’s open on Memorial Day! Kick off the summer like you did when you were a kid and head to the historic amusement park. The Whip, Pirate Ship, Thunderbolt and more are waiting for yinz to get back and take a ride! Prices vary, for more information on the amusement park click HERE.
Be sure to check back each week for things to do in Pittsburgh!