May is in full swing and the weather in Pittsburgh is, too. One day, it’s warm, the next could hold a snowstorm. There are lots of events both inside and outside that will help you make family memories this May.
The Neighborhood Flea: Mother’s Day Edition is right around the corner. Shop from a wide selection of handmade and vintage items, try a new food truck, and enjoy workshops where the whole family can create something cool together. This is an event that’s held outside rain or shine, so be sure to dress appropriately!
Sunday, May 14, 2017 — 10 am – 3 pm — 2300 Penn Ave, in the Strip — This is a free event, but workshops require a ticket
Remake Learning Days is the largest open house of hands-on learning of its kind. This event is made up of a network of more than 250 organizations and thousands of individuals who are shaping the future of teaching and learning in southwest Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and beyond. Events are held at schools, museums, libraries, after school centers, universities, media centers, tech startups, and more, so check their schedule for what’s happening around you.
Monday, May 16 – Friday, May 26, 2017 — Times and locations vary
Hands-on Harley Davidson allows kids to feel the freedom of the open road, even without a licensed driver in the front seat. The Children’s Museum set up a kid-sized Harley dealership and engineering lab that’s designed to bring you STEM learning in a fun, interactive exhibit. Kids can design their own ride, take it for a virtual spin on a track they can build themselves, and explore some of the world’s most beautiful motorcycle tours.
Opens Saturday, May 20, 2017 and runs through September — The Children’s Museum — Included with admission
Explore Sewickley is hosting their 8th Annual Sewickley Unleashed. It’s fun for two-or four-legged kids and the event raises funds for Western Pennsylvania pups (and other animals)! There’s a 5K, pet parade, and vendor booths set up along Broad Street in Sewickley. Parking is free, so stay and explore the village and grab a bite to eat. PS: there’s a farmer’s market set up on Saturdays as well. All activities will be held rain or shine.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 — 8:30 am – 1 pm — Sewickley Village — 5K and Pet Parade require registration
The inaugural Wilkinsburg Two-Way Street Fest will celebrate Wilkinsburg’s strongest assets including community, small business, and excellent access to transit. The event also marks the borough’s project to change Wood Street from one way to two, improving traffic flow through the business district and access to businesses. There will be tons of free activities as well as food and drinks for purchase.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 — 12 – 4 pm — Wood Street between Penn Avenue and Franklin Avenue in Wilkinsburg’s central business district
Pizza and crafts unite at the Bakery Square PizzaFest & I Made It! Market. It will be a day filled with pizza, live music, tons of craft vendors, food trucks, a pizza eating contest, and the crowning of Best Pizza in the ‘Burgh. We highly suggest you schedule a play date in the park to work off all those carbs!
Saturday, June 3, 2017 — 12 – 6 pm — Bakery Square