Looking for what to do in Pittsburgh? Find the best shows, events, festivals, concerts, things to do with kids, and activities happening in Pittsburgh, starting with this curated list from Associate Editor Sean Collier.

Looking for more ideas for the weekend and beyond? Check out our Events Calendar below.

Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day Street and Sidewals of Downtown Butler PA
Buon Giorno and welcome to the 4th Annual Butler County Italian Festival, a three-day celebration of all things “molto Italiano.” From music and food…to friends, family and fine wines…it’s a “Taste of Italy” in all the red, white and green trimmings that make Mediterranean merriment a splendor all its own
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Penn Ave (between Mathilda & Negley Ave)
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the shops, galleries and restaurants on Penn Avenue open up and feature various activities, exhibits and other exciting things! This is a family-friendly and FREE event that takes place year round in the Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District (between Mathilda & Negley Ave). Hope to see you there! For more information,...