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.

Summer isn’t over yet – there’s plenty of time to get out and celebrate, dance and move along with the music. You can find over 75 free concerts in Pittsburgh happening this August! Please be sure to check the individual event/venue websites regarding weather updates and cancellations. 

Free Concerts in Pittsburgh in August

August 1

Live Music at Allegheny Overlook

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

August 4

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Peters Township Summer Concert

August 5

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

Green Tree Summer Concert Series

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

August 6

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Live Music in Market Square

Moon Park Family Fun Nights

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

August 7

Moraine State Park Regatta

Pleasant Hills Community Day

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

North Strabane Community Day

Fayette County Fair?

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

August 8

Moraine State Park Regatta

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series

New Castle Community Day

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

August 11

Kennedy Township Community Day

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Peters Township Summer Concert

August 12

Kennedy Township Community Day

Live Music in Schenley Plaza

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

North Park Summer Band Bash

August 13

Kennedy Township Community Day

Children’s Summer Arts Festival at Hoyt Art Center

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

August 14

Kennedy Township Community Day

Washington County Fair?

Brookline Breezefest

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Market Square Saturday Night Market

August 15

Family Day at Allegheny Commons Park

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

August 18

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Movies in the Park at Hartwood Acres

Peters Township Summer Concert

August 19

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Green Tree Summer Concert Series

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

August 20

Picklesburgh

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

Peterswood Park Friday Night Flicks

August 21

Picklesburgh

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Market Square Saturday Night Market

August 22

Picklesburgh

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

Hartwood Acres Ballet Under the Stars

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

August 25

Lunchtime Concert in Market Square

Peters Township Summer Concert

August 26

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Summer Block Party at Mellon Square

Concerts in the Courtyard at Mt. Lebanon Library

August 27

Live Music in Market Square

Music on the Mon – Southside Works

Moon Park Family Fun Nights

Summer Concert Series at South Park Amphitheater

August 28

Carnegie Museum Inside Out – Outdoor Summer Event Series

Market Square Saturday Night Market

Music in the Park at Southpointe Town Center

August 29

Rock n Rad Car Cruise at Hartwood Acres

Jazz Concert in Highland Park

McKeesport Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series at Hartwood Acres

Add Your Free Concerts in Pittsburgh Events

Is there a live music event in Pittsburgh that you don’t see on the list? You can submit an event or email me at [email protected]

Find More Free Fun in Pittsburgh

We’re always looking for budget friendly family fun around the city. You can find more ideas for free fun here:

50+ Movies in the Park 

100+ Free Things to do in Pittsburgh in August