Get out and enjoy the gorgeous fall weekend ahead with any of these fun events. There’s always great things to do in Pittsburgh…. there’s a 5K in Shadyside, a Broadway play at the O’Reilly Theater and a free kids day at Schenley Plaza. Whatever you choose to do, we hope you make it a Pittsburgh Beautiful day!

Friday Oct. 6th

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things to do in Pittsburgh

Come out to see the country singer in concert at Stage AE. The show is general admission and all ages. Be advised it is an outdoor show so dress accordingly! 6 p.m., more information on the concert can be found HERE.

Women Rock Pittsburgh

things to do in PittsburghSponsored by PPG Industries, non-profit Dress for Success Pittsburgh holds its annual Pittsburgh-themed fundraiser. Enjoy such yinzer-related things like parking chairs, cookie tables and ‘burgh sports mascots. 6:30-9:30, Carnegie Science Center, for more information on the event click HERE.

Saturday Oct. 7th

Run Shadyside

things to do in Pittsburgh

This 5k and one-mile family fun walk lets you explore the streets of Shadyside, enjoy a pancake breakfast and support the Boys and Girls Club of Shadyside. The race starts at the intersection of Ivy and Walnut Streets. $5-$30, for more information on the race click HERE.

Doors Open Pittsburgh

things to do in Pittsburgh

It was such a success last year, the event is happening again! Doors are opened to some of Pittsburgh’s most majestic buildings that are in the Strip District, Downtown, or on the North Side. Decide what buildings you want to see—reservations aren’t required. Once inside you’ll get a guided or semi-guided tour or possibly be allowed to explore on your own. Get ready to see behind-the-scenes access! Under 18 and 65+ free but still require a ticket, for more information on the event click HERE.

Sunday Oct. 8th


things to do in Pittsburgh

The play that Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe starred in overseas comes to Pittsburgh. Dubbed “one of the most sensational plays in Broadway history,” Equus is now a modern classic. It tells the story of a teenage stable hand who commits a terrible crime. The show runs through Oct. 29th at the O’Reilly Theater. 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., $30-$65, for more information on the play click HERE.

Kids Day at Schenley Plaza

things to do in Pittsburgh

Take the whole family to enjoy face painting, a balloon artist, lawn games and free rides on the PNC Carousel. From 12-4 p.m., enjoy a fall festival with a costume contest, photos, arts and crafts and more. FREE, for more information on the afternoon click HERE.

For a list of lots of things to do in Pittsburgh, check out our Things To Do Blog Posts!

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