Trying to keep the kids busy with summer without breaking the bank? Play Pittsburgh’s “Weekly Guide to Coupons & Deals” will save your family money all season! Look for our new weekly guide with every Friday this summer to keep up to date on the top picks for FREE weekend fun, deals on family dining and discounts on family entertainment.
Top 5 Picks for FREE Weekend Fun
- Armstrong Folk Festival: Handcrafted artist market with exhibitors in period dress, musical entertainment on two stages, historical entertainment and demonstrations throughout, including heritage arts & crafts, vehicle displays, delicious festival food, and much more! (more info)
- 2014 Regatta at Lake Arthur: Live entertainment, water, air, and land events, craft and food vendors, children’s activities, Smokey Bear and sailboat races and more. There are even Saturday night fireworks over the lake! (more info)
- Family Fort Night! @ Mt. Lebanon Library: Bring a blanket, pillows, and flashlight and build a fort in the library after everyone else has gone home. Get comfortable inside and read some books together! Storytime and s’mores too! End the night with a game of Hide and Seek! (more info)
- Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series: Live music on the lawn at Mellon Park. Satisfy your appetite for classical music by treating yourself to a special Sunday morning composed of Bach, Beethoven and Brunch. Join us for this delightful buffet of classical melodies. (more info)
- Giant Pillow Fight in Schenley Park! + Frozen Movie!: Giant Pillow Fight at Schenley Park 8th Annual then Free Movie “Frozen.” At 8:20pm SHARP! (the movie starts close to 9pm at Dusk) there will be a mystery signal and a GIANT PILLOW FIGHT WILL BREAK OUT! Kid Friendly, Bring your own Pillow! (BYOP!) Only allowed to attack others that have pillows! Amazing Fun! (more info)
Discounts on Camps & Classes
Are the kids complaining about being bored? Pack a week full of fun towards the end of summer with a fun camp experience. There are some great classes and camps offering great deals right now!
- 50% off Lego “Star Wars” Camp @ Snapology: Kids 5–14 explore science, technology & mathematics by creating elaborate Lego environments focused on Star Wars characters or robots (more info)
- 50% off Swim Lessons at British Swim School: Kids ages 3 months and older explore swimming and water safety under the careful supervision of trained teachers (more info)
- 54% off Mad Science Summer Camp: Young scientists and engineers can bend light, spark chemical reactions, alter voices, or create a small-scale storm (more info)
- 51% off Basketball Camp: Camps run by former NBA coaching-staff member teaches kids the fundamentals during one week of basketball camp. (more info)
- 94% off Karate Classes: Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga (more info)
Adventure is out there!
Need some adrenaline pumping through your veins? Check these deals on adult-only activities out!
- 54% off Hang-Gliding: Collect action-camera pictures and videos with this hang-gliding lesson package (more info)
- 40% off Rafting & Camping Trip: A thrilling journey down whitewater rapids will make you feel just like cinematic adventurer Indiana Jones. Paddlers raft the Lower New River’s frothy whitewater by day, and camp out at night. (more info)
- 14% off Hot Air Balloon Rides: Leisurely float through the skies in the basket of a colorful hot air balloon. (more info)
- 50% off ATV and Dirt-Bike Park Visit for Two: Bikers and ATV riders race down 75 miles of underground and outdoor trails that give thrills and views throughout 600 acres of land (more info)
- 51% off Stock Car Racing Experience: In either the passenger’s or driver’s seat, participants tear around an asphalt racetrack under the tutelage of a driving coach (more info)