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Bring Your Kids to ‘Tahn

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Thursday, April 25th is Bring Your Kids to Work Day! We’re sure a day in the office will be exciting, but check out these kid-friendly activities and delicious restaurants that Downtown has to offer!

Free Family-Friendly Fun in Market Square πŸ™οΈ

This Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. we’re setting up our outdoor tables and chairs, along with fun games and live DJ entertainment, creating a family-friendly oasis that’s perfect for a midday break. To sweeten the deal, Pop World is handing out 50 free ice pops and Moe’s Southwest Grill will be giving away coupons for free kids meals!

Best of all – admission is free! Check out our event page for more details.

Pirates vs. Brewers ⚾️

Let’s go Bucs! The Pittsburgh Pirates will be taking on the Milwaukee Brewers at 12:35 pm. Enjoy an exciting game, engaging kids play areas, and delicious brand-new ballpark food!

Fort Pitt Museum & Point State Park πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Learn all about Pittsburgh history in our very own Point State Park! The Fort Pitt Museum tells the story of world-shaping events that occurred right in our city! The museum is open from 10 am – 5 pm and has discounted tickets for children.

Yinzerfest Day 1 πŸ’›πŸ–€

Join in on the celebration of all things Pittsburgh! Yinzerfest kicks off on Thursday, and features local musicians, comedians, chefs, vendors and more! Plus, kids 12 and under get free admission.

Free Art Exhibits πŸ–ΌοΈ

Explore free art Downtown! Emerging Visions is an innovative exhibition featuring works creating a multi-site gallery. Space Gallery is currently showing This is not a map, featuring 8 artists from Carnegie Mellon University. 937 Gallery is currently showing Wavy Wednesday: WHERE DID YOUR CHRIST COME FROM created by Kamara Townes.

Waffles, INCaffeinated πŸ§‡

Who doesn’t love waffles? Located at 456 5th Ave, Waffles, INCaffeinated is sure to have something for everyone. Whether you’re choosing a classic waffle with maple syrup, or going all out with the Funky Monkey, cravings of all kinds will be satisfied.

The Yard πŸ§€

The Yard is the perfect lunch spot for kids and adults alike. Their menu is filled with tons of great options, but they’re known for their grilled cheese sandwiches. Keep it classic with the Simple Jack, or try something crazy like the Smack Yo Mama!

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