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

1. Kindergarten… Here I Come!: Special event at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Children entering kindergarten this fall and their caregivers are invited to take part in the 10th Annual Kindergarten…here I come! for activities that prepare and excite them for the significant milestone of attending kindergarten. This event is free to every child entering kindergarten & one accompanying parent/caregiver. (more info)
2. Fort Pitt Block House: 250th Anniversary Celebration: Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the oldest building in Pittsburgh! (more info)
3. August Fun Fest @ Cedar Creek Park: Admission and parking are free to the public. This festival features a variety of food, entertainment and children’s activities that make August Fun Fest an exciting event for the whole family! (more info)
4. Movies in the Park- Grandview Park: Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head out for an unforgettable evening of free cinema under the stars! The movie is Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. (more info)
5. Soergel’s Corn Roast: Music, pony rides, activities and seminars on select Sundays. Admission is FREE and activities are pay as you participate. (more info)

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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!

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 51% off Basketball Camp: Camps run by former NBA coaching-staff member teaches kids the fundamentals during one week of basketball camp. (more info)
  5. 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!

  1. 54% off Hang-Gliding: Collect action-camera pictures and videos with this hang-gliding lesson package (more info)
  2. 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)
  3. 14% off Hot Air Balloon Rides: Leisurely float through the skies in the basket of a colorful hot air balloon. (more info)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)