Events This Week in Pittsburgh

What's happening in Pittsburgh now, 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.


Juneteenth Freedom Days Festival 🎉

June 18-20 | Point State Park  
Join Pittsburgh and Allegheny County on June 18-20 for Juneteenth Freedom Days at Point State Park. This event is a Celebration of all Cities and Boroughs in Allegheny County featuring Black music genre and youth programs, African American Culture Education, food trucks, speakers and a variety of music showcases.

Story Time at Schenley Plaza 📕 

June 18 | Schenley Plaza 
You and your young learner(s) are invited to attend a story time session in Schenley Plaza hosted by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy! The event will begin at 10:30 am and last about an hour. The event is free, and children are welcome to take a free ride on the PNC Carousel following the story.  

Virtual Sensory Friendly Workshop: Appropriated Images 🎨 

June 19 | Virtual   
Hosted by The Andy Warhol Museum, tune into a virtual workshop designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their caregivers. Create art from Andy Warhol's practice of appropriating news and advertising imagery. Registration is free but must be done in advance. 

Father’s Day Dinner Cruise 🚢 

June 20 | Gateway Clipper Fleet  
What’s a better way to celebrate Father’s Day than on a Gateway Clipper all-you-can-eat dinner buffet cruise? Experience a wonderful day of relaxing on Pittsburgh's iconic three rivers with a live DJ and a full-service bar. Reservations are available online. 

Father’s Day BBQ Brunch 🦚 

June 20 | National Aviary  
This Father’s Day, celebrate dad with a delicious Father’s Day BBQ at the National Aviary! The brunch will take place in The Garden Room, featuring scenic views of birds and the Allegheny Commons Park, and will be catered by Atria's. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

Last Chance… 

Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru 🐱‍🐉 

Now- June 20 | The Pavilion at Star Lake  
Drive through the new Jurassic Quest featuring more than 70 life-like dinosaurs! Tune into an audio guided tour from the comfort of your own car. Online tickets must be purchased in advance.  

Ongoing… 

Uniquely Pittsburgh Sightseeing Tour 🚢

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday throughout the summer | Docked behind Carnegie Science Center
Join Rivers of Steel for a 90-minute excursion onboard the Explorer Riverboat this Friday! Travel on the Ohio, Monongahela and Allegheny rivers and discover Pittsburgh’s unique history. Advanced registration is required and ticket prices vary depending on age.  

Humaira Abid: Searching for Home 🎨

Now-Aug. 21 | Contemporary Craft
Contemporary Craft’s latest exhibition Humaira Abid: Searching for Home will feature the artwork of Seattle-based, Pakistan-born artist Humaira Abid. The exhibition presents a human-scaled look at the worldwide refugee crisis focusing on the plight of women and girls. 

Minding My Business (i said what i said) 🖼

Now-Sept. 12 | August Wilson African American Cultural Center
Experience the latest exhibition Minding My Business (i said what i said) at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. This exhibition features five women of color exploring self-authorship as a means to liverated futures. The AWAACC Galleries remain free and open to the public with hours Thursday-Sunday. 

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