Summer in the ‘Burgh

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: July 23-29, 2018

Hogwarts. Crafts. Cheese. GOAT.

There's a goat festival this week.

There's a goat festival this week.

Rossilynne Culgan / The Incline
Rossilynne Culgan

Despite the pumpkin treats and fall-themed things you may have seen at local retailers, it is still very much summer. So this week, act like it by getting outside at Summer Jam, OpenStreets PGH, Goat Fest, and Yappy Hour.

Also this week: Celebrate remarkable local educators with us at Who’s Next: Education. Bonus points: There will be a sundae bar.

Sign up for our daily newsletter to have awesome event listings like these delivered straight to your inbox each morning.


Incline events

🍎 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Downtown): Celebrate our Who’s Next: Education class at a happy hour event in their honor. RSVP here.

🚌 5 p.m. Aug. 8: Nominate under-40 innovators for our inaugural Who’s Next: Transit class.


Partner events

🍍 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (Allegheny Center): Don’t miss the Summer Jam at Nova Place — and be sure to stop by and say hi to your friends at The Incline.

🧀 7 p.m. Saturday (Downtown): Attend the Festival of Cheese, where you can try more than 2,000 (!!!) cheeses. Incline readers get 10 percent off with the code Incline10.


Other events you’ll love

Monday, July 23

🎨 6 p.m. Monday (Strip District): Drink cocktails and make crafts at this Wigle Whiskey event.

Tuesday, July 24

🎶 7:15 p.m. Tuesday (Downtown): Try out “Black Yoga” — vinyasa yoga set to drone, ambient, industrial, space doom, and other traditional meditation music.

Wednesday, July 25

💃 4 p.m. Wednesday (Wilkinsburg): Dance at this pop-up party to advocate for pedestrian safety.

Thursday, July 26

🍺 9 p.m. Thursday (North Shore): Prepare for this weekend’s cheese festival with a night of cheese and beer at Southern Tier.

Friday, July 27

6 p.m. Friday (Oakland): Head to Hogwarts — well, Carnegie Museum of Natural History — for Potterfest.

Saturday, July 28

🚲 9 a.m. Saturday (Homewood, Larimer, East Liberty, Shadyside, and North Point Breeze): Explore OpenStreetsPGH‘s longest route ever — a 4.4 mile loop.

♀ 10 a.m. Saturday (Downtown): Celebrate 18th century women’s history.

🐐 12 p.m. Saturday (South Side Slopes): Goat Fest? GOAT.

🍷 3:45 p.m. Saturday (Strip District): Check out Vine Rewind, a music festival and neighborhood block party.

🥃 6 p.m. Saturday (North Side): Imbibe on the North Side at the Mattress Factory with unlimited tastings of local libations.

Sunday, July 29

🐶 2 p.m. Sunday (Millvale): Party with pups at this Yappy Hour, featuring all the fun of Grist House, plus splash pools for dogs and dog paintings/caricatures.


These events were lovingly curated in Pittsburgh by Rossilynne. To have your event considered for future listings, send a link to your event to tips@theincline.com — subject line: Event listing — at least two weeks in advance.

Want some more? Explore other Summer in the ‘Burgh stories.

We love you, Pittsburgh.

Looks like you’re the type of person who reads to the end of articles.

Because you love learning about Pittsburgh, you need our free morning newsletter, full of useful news, can’t-miss events, and everything else you need to know about our city.

It feels like we know each other.

It’s nice seeing you here, because we can’t do this without you.

Make our relevant, original, and actionable journalism possible by contributing now.

Let’s make it official.

Your support allows us to do great work like the article you just read, and we can’t do it without you.

Will you become a member today to help us for the long haul?

You’re the best.

Members often ask us how they can go the extra mile to help us. Your financial support makes this possible. Bringing your friends makes it fun.

Get your loved ones to sign up for our daily newsletter today.