Feed Your Soul—and Have Fun

A musician plays a string instrument at the symphony


From grand opera downtown…to the latest exhibition at the North Side's Andy Warhol Museum…to open-mic nights on Pitt's campus, Pittsburgh is a cultural treasure house to be explored.

A family of four waits to cross a Downtown Pittsburgh intersection

Family Friendly

Pitt's hometown offers plenty of fun-filled family attractions like the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and Kennywood, "America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park."

A group of people white-water rafting


Hiking and mountain biking, white-water rafting, rock climbing, camping and more await just outside of town. Don’t have a car? Then bike one of the city's riverside trails, walk some of Pittsburgh's 1,700 acres of city parks or go kayaking on a river or North Park Lake.

A young woman sits and smiles at a painting


PITT ARTS helps Pitt students to discover and attend cultural performances, tours and hands-on activities. Graduate and professional students can enjoy free museum visits and Artful Wednesdays performances and purchase discount-priced tickets through PITT ARTS' Cheap Seats program.

Fans cheer on the Pitt Panthers


Between three championship-winning professional teams and Pitt's own nationally ranked athletic programs, Pittsburgh is strong on spectator sports. But regular Pittsburghers get into the game, too, what with the Pittsburgh Marathon (among many other races), the participatory Pittsbugh Sports League and other sports and recreation opportunities.