For nearly 30 years, the Pittsburgh Children’s Festival has provided 5 days of entertainment to parents and children. Every year in May, the event welcomes performers from around the world as they hit the stage (and the streets) to dazzle and entertain.  Come to see puppetry, acrobatics, dance, musicals and more. There are tons of…

Free Fun Easter is right around the corner and there are amazing events happening throughout the city. Mt. Nebo Pointe is having their annual Spring Festival this Saturday from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Also, this weekend Bruster’s Ice Cream in Ingomar is having a FREE Easter Egg Hunt this weekend on Sunday starting at 3:00pm. All…

If you’ve ever taken an afternoon stroll through Phipps Conservatory, I don’t have to tell you how absolutely gorgeous the gardens inside are. You’re familiar with the the soft, delicate smells that cascade through the Victorian style greenhouse and you know about the lush, colorful flowers that make it feel as if you’ve ventured into…

Indoor inflatable play area are becoming quite the rage in Pittsburgh. Whether you’re looking to escape the scorching heat of the summer sun or looking to blow off a little pent up energy in the winter, the bouncing structures offer great fun for the whole family. I’ve seen everyone from toddlers trying to get their…

Summer is quickly approaching. Like many Pittsburghers, you’ll want to plan a summer packed with fun (without dropping a boatload of cash). Luckily, Pittsburgh is a city filled with businesses who value patrons and their families by providing them with all kinds of money saving deals… you just have to know where to find them!…

Here at Play Pittsburgh, it’s my mission to present Pittsburgh parents with fun and amazing events happening throughout the city. Every month, I feature a list of family-friendly events happening in and around the ‘Burgh. If you have an event that you would like listed, please contact me directly or use the comment section below.…

Looking for a fun Easter egg hunt? Or possibly trying to get your picture taken with the Easter bunny without paying the ridiculous mall prices? No worries, there are FREE (and nearly free) Easter events happening throughout the Pittsburgh area in April. >>> Saturday, April 5th Bunny Bop at the Mall at Robinson: Spring into…

Event: Kid-Pa-Looza When: Saturday, March 29th 2014; 10:00am – 4:00pm Cost: Kids 2yrs and under are FREE | Kids ages 3yrs-11yrs $6 | Ages 12yrs+ $9 Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Details: After hearing and reading great reviews, I’m more interested than ever to check out Kid-Pa-Looza at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center…

What : TEDxGrandviewAve   When : April 26th, 2014 Where : New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square E, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Cost : General Admission $40 / General Admission + After Party $55 Morning, TED While most people would probably dread a 45 minute commute down RT51 every morning at 5:00am, it was actually something…

Have you ever seen a bald eagle up close? Or a parrot who mimics cell phone noises? We did… at the National Aviary! The birds we saw at the National Aviary were so full of character and life. Many of the rooms we passed through allowed for up close, personal encounters of birds from all…