This week(end) in Pittsburgh: Pedal to the Pool

We’ve got all the guides you need to squeeze the most out of your summer – Kennywood, Swimming Pools, and Open Streets

by Lindsay Patross
June 27, 2019

WATCH: Meet the “Very Local Game Show” and look for us at Open Streets PGH this weekend.

DRINK: Did you know you can take the T straight to Mindful Brewing? Yes, really. We’re recommending you make the trip and sample the Straight Kolsch.

BIKE: This weekend is the 2nd Open Streets PGH of the summer. The route runs from Downtown to Lawrenceville. Streets are closed to cars and open for pedal powered fun. We’ve got a block-by-block guide of some places you might want to stop at along the route.

SAVE THE DATE: We are celebrating Christmas in July. Decorate your bike and join us on July 21 for a bike tour of 5 local breweries. Tickets are $20.

KENNYWOOD IS OPEN: We’ve got the inside track on visiting Kennywood. Here are 15 things to know before you visit the park.

DIVE RIGHT IN: Yep, it is hot out there. Cool off in one of the many pools around Pittsburgh. We’ve got a guide to all of the swimming pools in Pittsburgh to help you maximize your pool time.

SAMPLE SALE: Reminder! This weekend is the big bridal sample sale in Sewickley. We’ve got the details on the three local boutiques that are teaming up for a big sale on dresses for the big day.


Saturday // June 29

3 pm – WYEP Summer Music Festival @ Schenley Plaza

In addition to an all-star line-up of live music – all for free. This year’s WYEP summer music festival features an “elaborate picnic contest.”


Sunday // June 30

9 am – Open Streets PGH @ Downtown, Strip District & Lawrenceville

We’ll be there with the “Very Local Game Show.” Check out our guide to the Open Streets July route for all the best places to stop along the way.


Monday // July 1

11:30 am – 1 pm & 4-6pm – 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.


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

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