Top Free Weekend Events In The ‘Burgh

July 22, 2011 5:55 AM

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Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend that won’t break the bank? The ladies of, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are sharing their picks for some FREE fun during this HOT weekend in the ‘Burgh — from car shows & races to music festivals, block parties and more!

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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Races

Various locations at Schenley Park
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It’s the last weekend to catch the FREE festivities of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Bring the family on down to Schenley Park to enjoy a host of activities — including car shows, races and a parade, at the largest Grand Prix event held on city streets in the United States!

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Blues & Jazz Festivals

Check Out Our Guide To The Pittsburgh Blues Festival
Hartwood Acres & Boyce Park Soccer Fields off Pierson Run Road in Monroeville
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It’s a great weekend for music lovers! If you love singing the blues, you won’t want to miss the Pittsburgh Blues Festival at Hartwood Acres. Aside from great music, there’s food and a kids’ zone with all sorts of activities for the little ones. Admission is FREE on Friday with your non-perishable grocery donation! If jazz is more your thing, head on out to Monroeville for an all-day jazz festival for the cost of a grocery donation!

Sunday Marketplace at Bakery Square

Bakery Square
6425 Penn Avenue, East Liberty
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Browse I Made It! Market artists, shop local produce, and more at this monthly summer event in East Liberty. This month’s event is set for Sunday from noon until 4pm. Visit for all the details

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City Walking Tours

Various locations Downtown
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Enjoy FREE walking tours of Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland on Fridays now through October.

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Summer Jam on Walnut

Multiple blocks on Walnut Street in Shadyside
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Summer Jams on Walnut are FREE outdoor block parties with live entertainment, food, drink, and more! This Saturday’s event features Meeting of Important People and Radio Tokyo! While the event is free, the local chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation benefits from drink sales!

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