What There is a very important acronym to know for this event: BYOP (Bring Your Own Pillow). Show up at 8 p.m. and await the mystery signal to kick off the giant pillow fight. After the battle, stick around to watch a screening of the movie "Nine Lives."
Where Schenley Plaza at 4100 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When July 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm
How much Free
What DJs will spin a fusion of Big Band and electronic dance music at the Electro Swing Dance Party. Vintage-inspired 1920s-1940s-era attire is encouraged but not required — just remember your dancing shoes.
Where James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy at 422 Foreland St. (North Side)
When July 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm to July 23, 2017 at 1:00 am
How much $7
What Valentino the sloth is inviting Pittsburghers for a brunch date Sunday morning. The two-toed sloth will hang out in the Aviary's rose garden while you dine on food from Atria's, with seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Alcoholic beverages — including mimosas and magic screw drivers (!!) — are available for an extra fee. Reservations required.
Where National Aviary at 700 Arch St. (North Side)
When July 23, 2017 at 10:30 am
How much $37
What The Bakery Square Urban Beach party features food trucks, craft beer, margaritas, music and a 65-foot sand beach. Beach gear — leis, Hawaiian shirts and flip flops — are encouraged.
Where Bakery Square at 6425 Penn Ave. (Larimer)
When July 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm