Who’s ready for summer vacation?! If you’re looking for fun things to do around Pittsburgh to keep the kids busy you’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered 100+ FREE things to do in Pittsburgh in June!
Please note: Some events occur over multiple days. If you see an event you’re interested in attending, always check the link for the specific date/time/details/registration. Many of these popular kids events in Pittsburgh fill up quickly so be sure to arrive early . While admission is free, some activities at the events may cost extra.
Free Things to Do in Pittsburgh in June
Thursday 1 | Bring the little one to Baby & Me Storytime at Carnegie Library Squirrel Hill. FREE
Saturday 3 | On your mark, get ready, go!.. to the Western PA Soap Box Derby. Bring the family to the weekend celebration of Darlington Days Celebration – live entertainment, kids games, craft show, food vendors, car cruise, yard sales and parade. Make a Tic-Tac-Toe board at the Free Kids Workshop at Home Depot. FREE
Monday 5 | Bring a blanket at the Outdoor Movie at Highland Park – they’re showing The Secret Life of Pets. FREE
Tuesday 6 | Check out the new playground at Deer Lakes Park! In case you haven’t seen it yet, they’re playing The Secret Life of Pets outdoors curing Movies at West End/Elliott Overlook. FREE
Wednesday 7 | Get a little messy at the Toddler Art Class at Learning Express Bakery Square. Come early for live music and stay to watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the Outdoor Movies & Music at Schenley. FREE
Thursday 8 | Get your imagination on at the annual Spring Puppet Show at Carnegie Library Wood Run. Free admission to Ballocity at Fun Fore All in Cranberry! FREE
Friday 9 | Watch a family friendly film at Dormot Movies in the Park (movie to be announced). Play in the sandbox at Blueberry Patch Playground and then stay for Movies in the Park at Blueberry Hill Park. Get your stretch on during Kids Yoga at Learning Express Bakery Square FREE
Saturday 10 | There will be six blocks of free, family-friendly fun along Main Street during Open Streets Sharpsburg. Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them will be playing at the Outdoor Movies at Riverview Park. Have the kids bring their fidget spinners to the Fidget Spinner Showdown at Learning Express Bakery Square. FREE
Sunday 11 | Head over to the Library in Oakland for music, crafts, games, storytelling, food trucks and more during the Summer Reading Extravaganza at Carnegie Library in Oakland. Tons of family fun at the Strawberry Days Festival in Grove City! FREE
Tuesday 13 | Pull up a seat and settle in for storytime at Learning Express in Bakery Square. Pittsburgh Citiparks Spray Parks are officially open daily from 11am-8pm (weather permitting). FREE
Wednesday 14 | Everyone gets free admission to Mr. Peabody & Sherman and The Peanuts movie are playing at Chartiers Valley 18. FREE
Thursday 15 | Enjoy arts and crafts at Paulson Recreation Center at the Roving Art Cart. Ice Age: Collision Course and The Peanuts Movie are playing during the Free Movies at North Versailles 18 Movie Theater. FREE
Friday 16 | If you haven’t seen the movie Sing, you should! It’s playing at the Outdoor Movies at Arsenal Park. FREE
Saturday 17 | Learning can be fun at the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at Carnegie Library Mt. Washington. Pack a picnic and head over to Bach, Beethoven and Brunch at Mellon Park. The movie Sing is playing at the Outdoor Movies at Grandview Park. FREE
Sunday 18 | Happy Father’s Day! FREE Admission for Dad at Pittsburgh Zoo. Walk around the Car Cruise and stay to get your groove on at the Free Summer Concerts at Hartwood Acres. Catch the outdoor screening of Lego Batman at Schenley Plaza. FREE
Tuesday 20 | Movies in the Park at Cranberry Park – Community Park Rotary Amphitheater – they’re playing The Secret Life of Pets. Mr. Peabody and Rio are playing during the Free Movie at North Versaille Theater. FREE
Thursday 22 | The Roving Art Cart will be hosting free arts & crafts at the Allegheny Commons Park near the National Aviary. The Lego Batman Movie is playing at the Outdoor Movies at Brookline Memorial Park. FREE
Saturday 24 | There will be lives music, face painting, inflatables, fireworks and more at the Family Festival in the Park at Blueberry Hill Park. Get ready to celebrate at the Plum Community Festival! The Lego Batman Movie is playing at the Outdoor Movies at Grandview Park. FREE
Sunday 25 | Everyone receives FREE Admission to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh – during their Kickoff to Summer Event! Do your kids love Pokemon? Head over to Learning Express in Bakery Square for a Pokemon Trading Card event where they can trade and battle with their cards. FREE
Monday 26 | Looking for somewhere shady to play? Check out the Pleasant Kingdom Playground – they have water features, too! You can also cool off at the Mellon Spray Park and Dan Cohen Playground. FREE
Tuesday 27 | The Swan Princess is playing at the Outdoor Movie at Cranberry Community Park Rotary Amphitheater. If you’re in the Cranberry area also be sure to check out Kids Castle Playground and Graham Park. FREE
Thursday 29 | Play on $1,000,000+ piece of art/playground at Aspinwall’s Riverfront Park. Sing and play with your little one at Baby & Me Storytime at Carnegie Library Squirrel Hill. FREE
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