Events This Week in Pittsburgh

What's happening in Pittsburgh this week, you ask?

For upcoming events that will pique your interests, fire up your taste buds and inspire new adventures, look no further. Check back each week for an up-to-date list of what to do in the 'Burgh.

Bites & Pints Festival 🍴🍺

May 26 – June 26 | Kennywood
Be bold, try something new, grab a Bite Card to mix & match samples and thrill your taste buds! Kennywood for chef-inspired tastings of international cuisine, from authentic gyros and shrimp skewers to bao buns and street tacos, plus specialty cocktails, craft beer, and wine.

Zoo Brew: Spring Hops 🍻

May 27 | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Hop into Spring at the Pittsburgh Zoo! Party animals of the humankind are invited to enjoy a variety of craft beer samples and delicious bites while strolling through the Zoo. 

World of Oceans 🦜🌊

May 28 | National Aviary
This summer only, experience the World of Oceans at the National Aviary! Meet beautiful waterbirds like penguins and flamingos during exciting new daily programs, and explore interactive play spaces where underwater creatures respond to your movements and your drawings come to life.

Southshore Riverwalk & Chalk Fest 🎨

May 28 | Southside Works
Join the first annual large-scale chalk festival featuring 21 artists from 13 different states! Enjoy a dozen local food trucks, local brews and cocktails, and free all-ages entertainment. This event is free and open to the public. 

Future Vision — Women of Visions 🖼️

May 28-June 12 | Carnegie Museum of Art
Visit the Carnegie Museum of Art for the 40th Anniversary of Women of Visions! Women of Visions, Inc. is a historic collective of African American women visual artists in Pittsburgh and a contemporary organization of artists supporting the community and each other through exhibitions, education, mentorship, and professional development.

Kayafest 🎶

May 29 | Strip District
Don’t miss the annual summer street spectacular! Smallman Street will be transformed into a Caribbean-style block party with free live music and festive street food and refreshments from Kaya.

OpenStreetsPGH 🚲

May 29 | Downtown to Southside
Enjoy a free community event that opens miles of city streets for people to walk, run, bike, and explore spaces that would otherwise be used by motor vehicles. Jump into a free fitness class at our wellness hub, learn how to bike at our kid’s hub, grab food from local vendors, and enjoy a variety of fun activities hosted by local organizations.


Car Bazaar: Parking Garage Flea Market 🚘

Apr. 2 – Sept. 24 | Forbes & Smithfield Parking Garage (400 Cherry Way)
The Car Bazaar: Parking Garage Flea Market is a Pittsburgh twist on the beloved British car boot sale tradition. This open-air market features makers, artists, retailers, and sellers offering vintage, second-hand, or recycled items, all selling goods from their car’s “boot” or trunk.

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World 🎸🎼

NOW OPEN! | Carnegie Science Center
Strum away through the Carnegie Science Center’s newest exhibit showcasing the history, evolution, and science of guitars! This touring guitar exhibit by the National GUITAR Museum showcases nearly 70 acoustic, electric, historical, and unusual guitars and take visitors through the evolution of guitars, from their design and sound to their association with important musicians.

Pittsburgh’s John Kane: The Life & Art of an American Workman

NOW OPEN! | Heinz History Center
Explore the gripping story of a Pittsburgh immigrant who became one of the world’s most revered self-taught artists at this new exhibition! Featuring 37 original works of art and dozens of artifacts that showcase the world of John Kane – a turn-of-the-century Scottish immigrant who achieved breakthrough success as a painter after toiling for more than 40 years as a laborer in industrial-age Pittsburgh.

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Please Note: Some events have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak precautions. These listings may not reflect the most recent updates. Please check the official event and venue websites to confirm the status. Thank you for understanding.