17 Awesome Things to Do in Pittsburgh this June

Mount Washington Pittsburgh, PA

I considered writing one giant post about what there is to do in Pittsburgh this summer, but it ended up being so jam-packed with fun that I’m happy to spread it out into a monthly update. Looking for cool, fun, kooky, silly, and just plain awesome things to do in The ‘Burgh¬†for adults and kids alike? Here’s the ones that caught our eye for Pittsburgh this June. Embrace Your Inner Artist- at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. With free admission, plenty of kid-friendly fun¬†including hand-on activities, live performances,…

Three Rivers Arts Festival: Creativity on Display for Viewing and Buying

Confluence by Fernando Orellana Loving art in all of its forms is only one reason to attend the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to the creative annual summer events, there’s live music from popular radio artists, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and visual art displays. Oh, and then there’s the food. You’ll know you’re close when that appealing mixture of all styles of festival food hits your nose and makes you hungry even though you’ve just eaten. But, not only is the festival a place to mosey…

Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival: Five Reasons Why You Should Check it Out

Photo Courtesy of Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival In my eyes, the official kickoff to summer in Pittsburgh is the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Sponsored by Dollar Bank, the family-friendly 10 day outdoor festival intertwines gorgeous art displays, fun activities, and food, and each day of the festival provides a new reason reason to head downtown to check it out. Whether you’ve been to every Three Rivers Arts Festival or are planning a visit for the first time, here’s five reasons not to miss it this year! 1. It’s…