August 2014 Events in Pittsburgh

August 2014 Events in PittsburghIf you’re a regular blog reader of mine, you know that at the beginning of every month I give you a blog that lists 5 family-friendly events going on for the month (the month of June in this case) and an accompanying informational graphic that lists 5 events geared for the older crowd.  With the thriving sports and cultural scenes in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania there’s almost always something going on, especially now that summer and warmer weather are here! I want to encourage relocation to my beautiful city so of course I’m going to show you how if you consider one of our featured listings and move to Pittsburgh, you’ll never be bored!

5 Family Friendly August Events in Pittsburgh

What: Summer Flower Show
Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden            One Schenley Park,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
When: May 10, 2014 – October 5, 2014 9:30 AM
Contact: 412-622-6914

Spend quality time with your family on a train as it explores the beautiful flower displays at Phipps!

What: August Summer Art Camp
Where: Merrick Art Gallery            1100 5th Avenue,
New Brighton, PA 15066
When: August 4, 2012 – August 7, 2014 10:00 AM
Contact: 724-846-1130

Looking to get your child that’s either 5-12 years old or 9-12 years old interested in art? Merrick’s Summer Art Camp is the perfect end to your child’s summer!  They can try their hand at drawing, painting, printmaking, paper-making and sculpturing to see where their strengths are.  Prices vary from $30 to $60, but make sure your child brings a lunch!

What: National Night OutWhere: Target – Upper St. Clair
201 South Hills Village,
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
When:  August 5, 2014 5:00PM – 8PM
Contact: 412-595-9380

This is the perfect even for families with children of any age.  It’s a great way to have fun and also be involved with your community because it’s a learning event to teach children and their families about public safety.

What: XOXO: Love Storytime
Where: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh            10 Childrens Way,
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
When: August 4th, 6th, 11th, & 13th 2:30 – 3:00 PM
Contact: 412) 322-5058

This is another great opportunity to bond with your child while you sing, stretch, and listen to the beautiful stories read by the Museum Educators.

What: 2014 USA Gymnastics National Congress & Trade Show
Where:  David L. Lawrence Convention Center            1000 Ft. Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
When: August 20, 2014 – August 23, 2014
Contact: (412) 565-6000

Are you looking for something to do that’s more athletic?  This trade show could be for you!  You can learn more about gymnastics from the “190 presentations, demonstrations and educational seminars”.  Here you’re combining education and athletics in one great event!

Of course this is just the beginning of what Pittsburgh has to offer. For more events similar to the above, visit the main resources for this blog – and, the However, if you’re looking for a date night event or just an evening apart from your children, the accompanying informational graphic lists 5 Adult only events to enjoy with your significant other or with a group of friends, which were found from  I hope this blog has encouraged you to get out there and explore my beautiful city and consider one of my featured listings so you have a permanent home in Pittsburgh, PA!

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