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More Free Summer Activities

admin - Wednesday, July 13, 2016


Summer is here to stay and that means there’s still a ton of time left to take advantage of the warm weather, long days, and eventful nights. No matter what budget you’re working with this summer, there’s an activity for everyone. It’s easy to find free and affordable events around Pittsburgh – just check out these ideas, attractions, and events. We’ve narrowed down the best outdoor and indoor activities to try out this summer!

Craving adventure? Check out these outdoor activities to do in July and August.

  1. Go for a hike in one of our many State Parks
  2. Attend a walking or bike tour of Pittsburgh
  3. Go kayaking on the river 
  4. Buy a portable hammock and read a book in the park 
  5. Play tennis, Frisbee, catch, tag, you name it! Act like a kid
  6. Watch fireworks from your rooftop sundeck, balcony, or patio
  7. Jump on the bandwagon and play Pokemon Go to catch Pokemon around the city
  8. Stargaze from your rooftop or nearby park
  9. Go to a Pirates Game
  10. Check out a summer concert like Coldplay or the Station Square Summer Jam
  11. Check out FREE live music, fireworks and activities at the Three Rivers Regatta
  12. Go to a farmers market
  13. Car lovers – check out the Grand Prix
  14. Take a trip to 7 Springs (only 1 hour away!) and take part in their Rib & Wing fest with food and live entertainment

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you need to leave your apartment every day. Sometimes it’s nice to have a stay-cation.

  1. Rearrange your room, closet, kitchen cupboards
  2. Binge a new Netflix show
  3. Put your Pinterest skills to use for a DIY project
  4. Better yet – try out one of our Pinterest recipes 
  5. Send postcards from your stay-cation destination
  6. Meal prep for the week 
That’s our top 20 – now get a move on it! If you’re doing stuff around the city this summer, share your pictures with us on Instagram @FarosResidential or Facebook @ParkViewPgh, @ CityViewPgh, or @CarsonStreetApts!