May 20, 2024

Playful Pittsburgh to Offer Games During Three Rivers Arts Festival

The Three Rivers Arts Festival will bring 10 days of free art and music to Pittsburgh’s cultural district from May 31 to June 9. This year, Playful Pittsburgh will offer games on three days during the festival.

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Playful Pittsburgh will offer games for all attendees at the Giant Eagle Foundation Backyard at 8th Street and Penn Street on the following days:

  • Sunday, June 2 from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, June 3 from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 4, from noon to 6 p.m.

Playful Pittsburgh will bring oversized versions of popular games – including Connect 4, Cornhole, Jenga, and LEGO blocks. Attendees will be able to take part in an afternoon of laughter, joy, and playful competition.

Three Rivers Arts Festival

This year’s festival runs from May 31 to June 9. Hundreds of vendors selling everything from glass work and paintings to illustrations, jewelry, and pottery will be set up in Pittsburgh’s cultural district. 

A number of musical artists will perform at this year’s festival, including Los Lonely Boys, the Sugarhill Gang, Furious Five Say She She, Ben Folds, Pokey LeGarge, Martha Redbone, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nicole Zuraitis, Ozomatli, and others.

The festival will also include a number of other events, including a display of photos from the 1984 Three Rivers Arts Festival, juried art exhibitions, a sculpture workshop, and games of chess.For more information, visit the Three Rivers Arts Festival’s website.