We’re well into fall and of course now that it’s October there are so many haunted and Halloween themed events around town! We hope you enjoy the weekend no matter how you choose to spend it. Here’s our weekly list of things to do in Pittsburgh.

Friday Oct. 13th

Terror Trolley Tours

Things to do in Pittsburgh

What better way to spend Friday the 13th at Pittsburgh’s Terror Trolley? Hop aboard and enjoy tales of Pittsburgh’s deepest, darkest secrets. You’ll find out the legends of those that still haunt Pittsburgh’s streets. Tours depart from Station Square and are at 7 and 9 p.m. Reservations are recommended. More info on the tours can be found HERE.


Things to do in Pittsburgh

Puccini’s Tosca is set in Rome, taking place over the course of one day in June in the year 1800. The ultimate in melodrama, you’ll see love, loyalty, political intrigue, betrayal and murder. 7:30 p.m., $12.75-$159.75, More info on the opera can be found HERE.

Saturday Oct. 14th

West Penn Trail Triathlon

Things to do in Pittsburgh

This seven-mile paddle, 14-mile bike ride and 5K run is held in Saltsburg. The race is allowed to be completed solo or in a team of up to three people. Registration begins promptly at 9 a.m. $60-$120, For more info on the triathlon click HERE.

The Chocolate Bar

Things to do in Pittsburgh

From 8 p.m. to midnight, indulge in the darker side of chocolate at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s third annual chocolate bar. The event will be carnival-themed with lots of chocolate-infused creations from Pittsburgh’s finest restaurants and chocolatiers. For more info on the event click HERE.

Sunday Oct. 15th

The Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run & Family Walk

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Celebrate back-to-back Stanley Cup wins with the fifth annual Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk. The event is sponsored by Highmark and the 6.6K distance (which averages out to 4.1 miles) pays tribute to Pens great and current co-owner of the Pens Mario Lemieux. Proceeds benefit the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. For more info on the walk click HERE.

Robot Petting Zoo Makeathon

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The Robot Petting Zoo and Makeathon allows students and teachers to make, code and design robots with a creative twist on a traditional hackathon. They can make robot animals and put them on display for a robot petting zoo. For more info on the event click HERE.

As always, check back with us every Wednesday for our updated weekend list of things to do in Pittsburgh.  If you’re looking for more, you can find all of our blog posts on great things happening in Pittsburgh here!

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