Pittsburgh Events // What to do every day in July

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, Goat Fest, Summer Fridays at the Frick, Open Streets

by Lindsay Patross
July 2, 2019

Summer is in full swing and this is the best time to step out and explore the city. Here are 31 ways to spend a summer day in Pittsburgh. 

Monday // July 1

11:30 – 1 & 4 -6 pm – Love Pgh Music Month Kick-Off!

July is the first ever Love PGH Music month. Stop by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council office to pick up some Love PGH Music swag.

Tuesday // July 2

7 pm – Brewz Cruise @ East End Brewing

Slow rolling bike ride with the folks from Trek Shadyside.

Wednesday // July 3

5:30 pm – Yoga in the Square @ Market Square

Free yoga class every Wednesday at 5:30. The class is free, but you must BYOM (bring your own yoga mat). Need more outdoor Om? Check out our guide to all of the outdoor yoga classes in Pittsburgh.

Thursday // July 4

All Day – PA Fish for Free Day

Friday // July 5

All Weekend – 45th Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival 

Saturday // July 6

9 am – Bloomfield Saturday Market

Sunday // July 7

8 pm – Weird Al Yankovic @ The Benedum

Monday // July 8

5:30 pm – Volunteer in the Garden @ 316 N. Sheridan Ave

Join Repair the World to volunteer in the community garden and stay for a cooking demonstration from by Chef Justin Steele from Bar Marco.

Tuesday // July 9 

7 pm – Brewz Cruise @ East End Brewing

Slow rolling bike ride with the folks from Trek Shadyside.

Wednesday // July 10

Noon – Yoga in the Square @ Mellon Square

Free yoga class every Wednesday at noon. The class is free, but you must BYOM (bring your own yoga mat). Need more outdoor Om? Check out our guide to all of the outdoor yoga classes in Pittsburgh.

Thursday // July 11

8:00 pm – Wooden Ships: A Tribute to Crosby, Stills & Nash @ Jergels

Friday // July 12

FRI & SAT – Deutchtown Music Festival

35 stages and over 350 bands will perform at this FREE music festival.

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Saturday // July 13

1 pm – Very Local, Very Fresh @ Grayson Community Center

Very Local, Very Fresh is a panel discussion and tasting event focused on access, education, and opportunities in the beer community.

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Sunday // July 14

10 am – The Neighborhood Flea @ 26th & Smallman

Monthly flea market and craft fair in the Strip District.

Monday // July 15

8 am – Clutter for a Cause Oakland Collection

Donate unwanted clothing and household items and this Pitt organization will help them find a new home.

Tuesday // July 16 

7 pm – Brewz Cruise @ East End Brewing

Slow rolling bike ride with the folks from Trek Shadyside.

Wednesday // July 17

5:30 pm – Green Drinks with Involvemint @  Wolfies Pub

Thursday // July 18

6 pm – WMNBikePGH Monthly Ride

A no-drop 10-mile bike ride around Pittsburgh with BikePGH’s Women and Non-Binary Program

Friday // July 19

5 pm – Summer Fridays @ The Frick

The Tuesday Night Big Band will perform swing music.

Saturday // July 20

All weekend – Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix @ Schenley Park

Free to watch! This is one of the only automobile races that takes place on city streets in the country.

Sunday // July 21

11:30 am – 4 pm – Northside Brewery Bike Crawl @ Bear Dog Bicycles

Let’s explore the neigh-beer-hood. We’re hosting a Christmas themed bike crawl! Tickets are just $20 and include 5 stops with beer drinking.

Monday // July 22

11:30 am – Self-Guided Tours of the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum

Tuesday // July 23 

7 pm – Brewz Cruise @ East End Brewing

Slow rolling bike ride with the folks from Trek Shadyside.

Wednesday // July 24

5:30 pm – Yoga in the Square @ Market Square

Free yoga class every Wednesday at 5:30. The class is free, but you must BYOM (bring your own yoga mat). Need more outdoor Om? Check out our guide to all of the outdoor yoga classes in Pittsburgh.

Thursday // July 25

All weekend – Gamma Pickleball Classic @David Lawrence Convention Center

Friday // July 26

6 pm – Hot Glass, Cold Beer with Pink Books Society @ Pittsburgh Glass Center

Sample some of the recent brews created in collaboration with Pittsburgh women brewers at this benefit for the Pink Boots Society.

Saturday // July 27

Noon – Goat Fest in South Side Park @ Bandi Schaum Community Garden

Meet the goats who are helping with some local landscaping.

Sunday // July 28

9 am – Very Local Game Show @ Open Streets PGH

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Monday // July 29

8 pm – Silent Sukhasana @ Belvederes Ultra-Drive

Every Monday night, head to Belvedere’s for a silent disco-style yoga class.

Tuesday // July 30

7 pm – Lake Street Dive @ Stage AE

WYEP is presenting Lake Street Dive with special guest Yola.

Wednesday // July 31

5:30 pm 412 Food Rescue hosts a Food Rescue Hero Community Gathering @ Millvale Moose

Celebrate all of the Food Rescue Heros and sample some of the 412 Kvass, a beer brewed with rescued bread.

 

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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