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.

Staying Safe During COVID-19: Please follow safety protocols informed by the best practices and guidelines established by the City, County, and State Health Departments and the CDC to ensure everyone’s safety. Be sure to check each event for more details on rules and regulations.

There’s non-stop fun happening all over this summer. I’ve included as many free things to do in Pittsburgh as I could find and there’s over 100 events happening all over the city this month!

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100+ Free Things to do in Pittsburgh in August 

August 1

Yoga in Market Square

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Washington Wild Things – Kids Eat Free + Kids Free Admission

Live Music at Allegheny Overlook

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

Movies in the Park at Schenley Plaza

 

August 2

Walk Through South Park hosted by Baldwin Library

Movie Monday at Baden Library

Animals Music and Movement at Simmons Park

Kids Club at Brennan Plaza

Zelienople Farmers Market

Storytime with an Officer at Whitehall Public Library

Movies in the Park – McBride Park, Lincoln Place

 

August 3

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Free Summer Lunch Program at B.F. Jones Memorial Library

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Bethel Park Farmers Market

National Night Out in Townsend Park

First Responders Touch a Truck in Franklin Park

Dormont Night Out

Free Magic Show at Mt. Lebanon Library

Movies in the Park at West End Elliott Overlook

 

August 4

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Free Lunch Time Fishing at North Shore

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Warhol Youth Art Making Studio

Yoga in Market Square

Movies in the Park at Hartwood Acres

Peters Township Summer Concert

Movies in the Park at Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill

 

August 5

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Storytime in Allegheny Commons Park

Market Square Farmers Market

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Main Street Farmers Market

Greensburg Tavern Weekly Car Cruise

Thursday Market in Wilkinsburg

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Dog Days of Summer Dog Party

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

Green Tree Summer Concert Series

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

Movies in Brookline Park

 

August 6

Story Strolls at Northland Library

Moraine State Park Regatta

Storytime in Schenley Plaza

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Moon Park Family Fun Nights

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

Arsenal Park Movies in the Park

 

August 7

Moraine State Park Regatta

The Terminal Farmers Market

Mt. Lebanon Uptown Market

Pleasant Hills Community Day

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Back To School Bash And Food Truck Rally at Tanger Outlets

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

North Strabane Community Day

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

Movies in the Park at South Park Amphitheater

Movies in that Park at Grandview Park

Movies in the Park at Riverview Park

 

August 8

Moraine State Park Regatta

Yoga in Market Square

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Back To School Bash And Food Truck Rally at Tanger Outlets

Kids Day at Schenley Plaza

New Castle Community Day

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Washington Wild Things – Kids Eat Free + Kids Free Admission

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

Monroeville Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park at Schenley Plaza

 

August 9

Walk Through South Park hosted by Baldwin Library

Movie Monday at Baden Library

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Zelienople Farmers Market

Chartiers Movies in the Park – Sonic the Hedgehog

 

August 10

FREE Eye Exams for Kids – Aliquippa

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Free Summer Lunch Program at B.F. Jones Memorial Library

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Bethel Park Farmers Market

Movies in the Park at West End Elliott Overlook

 

August 11

Kennedy Township Community Day

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Free Lunch Time Fishing at North Shore

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Warhol Youth Art Making Studio

Yoga in Market Square

Movies in the Park at Hartwood Acres

Peters Township Summer Concert

Movies in the Park at Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill

 

August 12

Kennedy Township Community Day

Free Summer Movie Club, Bridgeville Theater

Storytime in Allegheny Commons Park

Market Square Farmers Market

Live Music in Schenley Plaza

Stories in the Park – Shaler North Hills Library

Main Street Farmers Market

Greensburg Tavern Weekly Car Cruise

Thursday Market in Wilkinsburg

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Dog Days of Summer Dog Party

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

North Park Summer Band Bash

Ohio Township Movies in the Park

Movies in Brookline Park

 

August 13

Kennedy Township Community Day

Storytime in Schenley Plaza

Children’s Summer Arts Festival at Hoyt Art Center

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

Dormont Movie Night

Arsenal Park Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park – South Fayette, Fairview Park

 

August 14

Kennedy Township Community Day

Brookline Breezefest

Mt. Lebanon Uptown Market

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Heinz History Museum Summer Sidewalk Series

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Movies in the Park at South Park Amphitheater

Movies in that Park at Grandview Park

Movies in the Park at Riverview Park

 

August 15

Yoga in Market Square

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Family Day at Allegheny Commons Park

Washington Wild Things – Kids Eat Free + Kids Free Admission

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

Movies in the Park at Schenley Plaza

 

August 16

Walk Through South Park hosted by Baldwin Library

Movie Monday at Baden Library

Zelienople Farmers Market

 

August 17

Free Summer Lunch Program at B.F. Jones Memorial Library

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Bethel Park Farmers Market

Movies in the Park at West End Elliott Overlook

 

August 18

Free Lunch Time Fishing at North Shore

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Warhol Youth Art Making Studio

Yoga in Market Square

Movies in the Park at Hartwood Acres

Peters Township Summer Concert

Movies in the Park at Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill

 

August 19

Storytime in Allegheny Commons Park

Market Square Farmers Market

Main Street Farmers Market

Greensburg Tavern Weekly Car Cruise

Thursday Market in Wilkinsburg

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Dog Days of Summer Dog Party

Green Tree Summer Concert Series

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

Movies in Brookline Park

 

August 20

Picklesburgh

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

Peterswood Park Friday Night Flicks

Arsenal Park Movies in the Park

 

August 21

The Terminal Farmers Market

Mt. Lebanon Uptown Market

Free Comic Book Day at Participating Beaver County Libraries

Porsche Show at Station Square

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Picklesburgh

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Movies in the Park at South Park Amphitheater

Movie Night at Carrie Carpool Cinema

Movies in that Park at Grandview Park

Movies in the Park at Riverview Park

 

August 22

Yoga in Market Square

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Picklesburgh

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

Hartwood Acres Ballet Under the Stars

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

Movies in the Park at Schenley Plaza

 

August 23

Movie Monday at Baden Library

Zelienople Farmers Market

Movies in the Park: Highland Park

 

August 24

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Bethel Park Farmers Market

Movies in the Park at West End Elliott Overlook

 

August 25

Free Lunch Time Fishing at North Shore

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Yoga in Market Square

Movies in the Park at Hartwood Acres

Peters Township Summer Concert

Movies in the Park at Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill

 

August 26

Storytime in Allegheny Commons Park

Market Square Farmers Market

Main Street Farmers Market

Greensburg Tavern Weekly Car Cruise

Thursday Market in Wilkinsburg

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Summer Block Party at Mellon Square

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

Movies in Brookline Park

 

August 27

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Moon Park Family Fun Nights

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

Arsenal Park Movies in the Park

 

August 28

Mt. Lebanon Uptown Market

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

Movies in the Park at South Park Amphitheater

Movies in that Park at Grandview Park

Movies in the Park at Riverview Park

 

August 29

Yoga in Market Square

Warhol Free Art Workshop – Pop Up Art

Rock n Rad Car Cruise at Hartwood Acres

Washington Wild Things – Kids Eat Free + Kids Free Admission

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

 

August 30

Movie Monday at Baden Library

Zelienople Farmers Market

 

August 31

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Bethel Park Farmers Market

 

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