pittsburgh summer fun

Look beyond the city to find wide-open beaches at state parks. This is one of several on the big lake at Pymatuning.

Pittsburgh Area Swimming Holes and Swimming Pools (Mon., 8/28/23)

Summer Swimming Places

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Pittsburgh Fourth: Fireworks, The Clarks, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, The Billy Price Band, Byron Nash and Jacquea Mae

Fourth of July festivities.

Kennywood's vintage Racer still rocks the coaster scene.

Pre-Fourth Fun at Kennywood and Idlewild Parks (Mon., 7/3/23)

Kennywood and Idlewild Amusement Parks

Kennywood's vintage Racer still rocks the coaster scene.

Summer Guide (Early to Mid Season) 2023

Seize the (summer) day with some of our suggestions for seasonal fun.

Rose Royce and Arrested Development at Juneteenth Fest; No Bad JuJu Plays Jam on Walnut; (Sat., 6/18/22)

Rose Royce and Arrested Development, No Bad JuJu,

Tubing on the beautiful Clarion River is a fun way to spend a summer day. (photo: Rachel Francioni)

Tubing on the Clarion River (Tues., 6/14/22)

Clarion River inner tubing

Jeep owners can register to have some big boulder fun on the Bantam Jeep Festival obstacle course.

Summer Guide (Early-to-Mid Season) 2022

Summer 2022 is shaping up to be another hot summer of fun.

August is a great month for strolling the tree lined streets of Shadyside and enjoying the fine arts and crafts during the Art Festival on Walnut. (Photo: Rick Handler)

EC Summer Guide (Mid-to-Late Season)

The Pittsburgh summer season is in full swing and is there for the taking.

Kennywood's vintage Racer still rocks the coaster scene.

Kennywoods’ Open for Summer Fun (Mon., 5/31/21)

Kennywood Park

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EC Pittsburgh Summer Guide (Early Season)

The Guide includes many fun events and activities for the first half of summer.

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