Can you believe we’re almost to Labor Day? We hope you enjoy these last few weekends of summer, no matter how you choose to spend them! We’ve chosen plenty of outdoor fun in Pittsburgh this weekend, so get out there and enjoy. We hope you have a splendid Pittsburgh Beautiful weekend.
Friday August 18th
Northside Neighbor Days: Back to School
Show the kids back to school season doesn’t always have to be sad with this super fun family afternoon at the Children’s Museum. Laser cut your own pencils, design a book cover and more! Northsiders get 50% off each admission (up to 5 people). Must show ID with 15212, 15233 or 15214 zip codes. Activities come with admission price, for more info click HERE.
Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Head out for a Friday night on the town and celebrate the end of Pittsburgh’s restaurant week. The mission of the week is to highlight all of Pittsburgh’s many dining options with discount multi-course meals and $20.17 specials. Price depends on what you get, for more info click HERE.
Saturday August 19th
If you feel like your running routine needs a bit of extra fun lately, you’ll love this 5k. This course at Hartwood Acres includes foam bogs that are full of colored (completely safe) bubbles that cover you from head to toe. This one’s a great way to spend your morning. $20 before Aug. 16th, $50 after, for more information on the run click HERE.
Yinzer 5K & Lil’ Yinzer Fun Run
If you don’t want to go to the Bubble Run, this 5K could be right up your alley. The ultimate fit Pittsburghers dream, this one asks if you can grab your terrible towel, favorite sneakers and go for a run “dahn near Heinz Field.” Afterwards is a Pittsburgh foodies’ dream—think pierogies, Isaly’s ice cream, Eat N’ Park cookies, Turner’s iced tea, Uncle Charley’s sausage and more. Proceeds benefit the Light of Life Rescue mission. Don’t forget to bring the little guys for the kids’ fun run! $30 for adults, $15 for kids, for more information on the run click HERE.
Sunday August 20th
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Atlanta Falcons
Yinz guys, it’s pre-season! Enjoy checking out all our new guys on the team at this 4 p.m. game. Next up is the Colts on the 26th Price varies by seat, for more information on the game click HERE.
Bloomfield Little Italy Days
Head to the region’s largest Italian heritage festival held every year in late August. Enjoy bocce, performances by a Four Seasons tribute band and of course plenty of food! It’s the last day of the festival, so head over before it’s gone 12-6 p.m., for more information on the festival click HERE.
There’s always something to do in Pittsburgh… here’s a link to all of our posts on Things To Do In Pittsburgh.