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Pittsburgh Activities & Things to Do


Find activities and things to do in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, including Pittsburgh attractions, events, recreational activities, sightseeing tours and other things to do in the Pittsburgh region.
  1. Events
  2. Attractions & Places to See
  3. Concerts & Live Music
  4. Museums & Galleries
  5. Recreation & Outdoors
  1. Professional & Spectator Sports
  2. Tours, Day Trips & Getaways
  3. Eating Out
  4. Nightlife


Get the scoop on upcoming events and activities in the greater Pittsburgh region, including annual fairs and festivals, charity walks, concerts, sporting events, holiday attractions, movies and shows. If your group is hosting an event, we invite you to submit it to the About Pittsburgh events calendar.

Attractions & Places to See

What are Pittsburgh's must-see attractions? Learn about them here, along with all of the city's many other attractions, from the most popular attractions, to the hidden gems. Includes attractions in the greater Pittsburgh area, as well as big attractions such as Idlewild & Soak Zone and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater in outlying counties.

Concerts & Live Music

Learn where to enjoy the best live music in Pittsburgh, from local concert venues to free summer concert series.

Museums & Galleries

Pittsburgh is a small city with a suprisingly large arts community. Learn about Pittsburgh's many musueums, from the renowned Carnegie Museums to the eclectic Andy Warhol Museum and Mattress Factory. Plus, art galleries and historical centers.

Recreation & Outdoors

The varied terrain and climate of the greater Pittsburgh region offers a wealth of recreational opportunities, from kayaking to hiking and whitewater rafting to spelunking. Even in the city of Pittsburgh, a network of walking and biking trails connect you easily from downtown through a variety of city neighborhoods, and Pittsburgh's park system is one of the nation's largest.

Professional & Spectator Sports

Pittsburgh is a city of sports champions, from the five-time champion Pittsburgh Steelers, to the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tours, Day Trips & Getaways

Take a riverboat cruise of the Pittsburgh rivers, walk through a historic Pittsburgh neigbhorhood or take a train excursion through the brilliant fall foliage of Pennsylvania oil country. Learn about tour excursions, driving tours, must-see sites, and places to explore within a few hours of Pittsburgh.

Eating Out

Find Pittsburgh area restaurants by location or cuisine, or read restaurant reviews, top pick lists and other content focused on helping you find a good place to eat in and around Pittsburgh.


Check out the Pittsburgh nightlife scene, including night clubs, dance clubs, live music venues, movie theaters and sports bars.

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