It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday!” The ladies of, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas are featuring a variety of events including a chili festival and warm-weather outdoor activities!

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Chili With the Works

South Side Works
27th & Sidney Streets
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15203
Visit the “Chili with the Works” website

Dozens of restaurants will sample their chili in hopes of being named best in the ‘Burgh! With kids activities, live music & much more, this is an affordable event you won’t want to miss! Click here for more information!

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Venture Outdoors Festival

Point State Park
Downtown Pittsburgh
Venture Outdoors

A fun day of FREE outdoor activities for the whole family, including climbing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, yoga & more! Click here for more information!

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Pittsburgh Center for the Arts “yART Sale”

Mellon Park
Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15206

This one is all about art & bargains! You’ll find art on sale and other discounted art-related items at this free-to-attend event. Click here for more information!

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Touch-a-Truck in the Strip

The Strip District
15th & Smallman Streets
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Junior League of Pittsburgh

Let the kiddos get up close & personal with a truck this weekend in the Strip – it’s affordable and it’s for a great cause! Click here for more information!

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Discounted Tickets to Cirque du Soliel & Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Restaurants Party

Cirque du Soliel, Under the Grand Chapiteau at 15th & Smallman Streets in the Strip District
Cirque du Soliel Tickets | Enter to win tickets
Best Restaurants Party, Heinz Field, North Shore
Best Restaurant Tickets | Enter to win tickets

Take advantage of discounted tickets to two of the hottest events in Pittsburgh! Living Pittsburgh is also offering a chance to WIN tickets to these events as well! Click here to visit the website of Cirque du Soliel’s “Totem.Click here to visit Pittsburgh Magazine’s website.