Things to Do in Pittsburgh this Weekend: July 4th Edition!

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Let’s celebrate the great red, white, and blue! The sun is out and the weather is gonna be perfect. Pittsburgh, we are back again to help you plan out your All-American weekend. This weekend is fun-filled and some of our spectacular highlights include the Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, The All American Bar Crawl, and so much more! 

You should totally bookmark this page and come back each week to check out all the fun stuff happening here in Pittsburgh.

Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival 🎨

Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival is back for the 48th year! There will be food vendors, an artist market, and much more fun and you won’t want to miss out. 

The fam can enjoy a day out at the lovely park while also getting to enjoy a festival!

Event Details
🗓 June 30—July 3 | Thursday—Saturday 11:00am—8:00pm, Sunday 11:00am—6:00pm

📍Twin Lakes Park
🎟  Free

🎆 Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks 🎆

💥 Kennywood Fireworks | July 14 | Fireworks start at 10:15pm
💥 City of Pittsburgh Independence Day Celebration | July 4 | 4:00pm10:00pm 
💥 July 4th: Explosive Science | July 4 | 6:00pm—11:00pm
💥 Fireworks Paddle | July 4 | 8:00pm—11:00pm
💥 Fireworks in the Park | July 4 | 7:00pm—9:30pm
💥 Independence Day Parade & Celebration | July 3 | 2:00pm—9:00pm
💥 Zambelli Fireworks Night at PNC Park | July 1 | 7:05pm—11:00pm

All American Bar Crawl 🍻

LET FREEDOM RING! Yinz should make Uncle Sam proud and crawl it up on East Carson Street this Saturday. There will be drink specials, a souvenir event mug, free pictures, access to all the bars participating, and even food specials. 

Grab the besties who are in town and head down for this patriotic crawl!

Event Details
🗓 July 2 | 2:00pm—10:00pm 

📍East Carson Street
🎟 $15.00 

Featured video of the week 😁

The Big Butler Fair 🎡

The Big Butler Fair Pittsburgh

Fried Oreos, corn dogs, and funnel cakes sound like one of the best All-American line ups in our opinion! Head down to one of the LARGEST fairs in Western Pennsylvania. The Big Butler Fair is back and the perfect activity for the whole family. Ride all the rides your child-like heart can handle with the different ticket purchasing options. (Pro-tip: wait to stuff your face with delicious carnival food until after you ride all the rides!)

Event Details
🗓 July 1—9 | 11:00am—9:00pm 

📍Big Butler Fairgrounds
🎟 Admission: $8.00+ | Admission for Children Under 6: Free

Non-July 4th Events to Check Out!

Sunset Yoga in the Park | June 28  

Drag Bingo at Inner Groove Brewing | June 29 

Disney Trivia | June 29  

Mario Kart Tournament | June 30

American Artisan Cheeses | June 30 

#spreadingORANGEday at PNC Park with Demi & Tom 🧡

#Spreadingorange Day At Pnc Park With Demi &Amp; Tom - Ms4Ms
📸 #spreadingORANGE Day at PNC Park with Demi & Tom - MS4MS

Let’s raise awareness about multiple sclerosis! This fundraising event from Pittsburgh Tiktokers Demi & Tom is at PNC Park and is all about raising funds for research. Let’s turn PNC Park orange! There will be some awesome fundraising prizes and yinz won’t want to miss out. 

Make sure you buy a ticket through the link so that you can receive an orange t-shirt! 

Event Details
🗓 July 2 | 7:00pm–10:00pm 
📍PNC Park
🎟 $35.00

Summer Bash at the Tap ☀️

Summer Bash at the Tap! Themed food + drink specials at the lovely Urban Tap in the Southside Flats. There will even be a prize giveaway! Make sure to get those reservation requests in soon because you for sure don’t want to miss out on this beautiful Summer fun.

Event Details
🗓 June 29—July 4 | Hours Listed Below

📍The Urban Tap
🎟 Free

Monday—Thursday | 4:00pm—12:00am
Friday—Saturday | 10:00am—1:00am
Sunday | 10:00am—11:00pm

Red, White & Brew 🍺

Red, White And Brew Pittsburgh

Party like it’s 1776 at the Red, White & Brew Party! Howl at the Moon does it again with another knock-out theme night. Themed drink specials, giveaways, and more will make for the most perf July 4th celebration. Wear red, white, and blue to get in for free!

Event Details
🗓 July 1 | 7:00pm–10:00pm 
📍Howl At The Moon
🎟 Cover Charge | 21+

🎶 Concerts coming up! 🎶

Concerts In Pittsburgh

Jam out and have a great time! Need a place to stay after the concert? Check out some of the BEST hotels to stay at here in the Burgh. 

All You Can Eat Crab Boil 🦀

All You Can Eat Crab Boil 1700 Penn

Yinz need to check out 1700 Penn’s first annual All You Can Eat Crab Boil! What’s more American than All-You-Can-Eat?! There will be different two-hour time slots for each reservation and you can enjoy crab, corn, and potatoes. Plus, drink specials for everybody, from beer and wine to cocktails! 

Event Details
🗓 July 3 | 2:00pm–9:00pm
📍1700 Penn Avenue
🎟 $75.00+

🚨Local Business Spotlight🚨

Sly Fox Brewery

Craft brews made just for you!  Saisons, Ales, Lagers, and so many different varieties of beer to sample. With a gorgeous view of downtown Pittsburgh and delicious food to munch on you really can’t go wrong. Definitely worth a trip with the brew-loving besties!  

Monday | 11:30am–9:00pm 
Tuesday | 11:30am–9:00pm 
Wednesday | 11:30am–9:00pm 
Thursday | 11:30am–9:00pm 
Friday | 11:30am–11:00pm 
Saturday | 11:30am–11:00pm 
Sunday | 11:30am–8:00pm 

📍46 S 4th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Poor Mans Podcast Pittsburgh

Did you know we’re on Poor Man’s Podcast EVERY week?! Listen to Chris Hopper and guests talk about hilarious topics and hear us talk about some of the best events happening in Pittsburgh this weekend! Be sure to check back each week!


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