Being a thrifty Yinzer is easy, once you get the hang of it. Start by visiting the free museums in the area!
Too much homework? Need to space out? Head over to Allegheny Observatory for a free tour.
Up your Instagram game at Randyland!
Visit St. Anthony's Chapel to see the largest collection of religious relics outside of the Vatican!
Some of the best attractions in Pittsburgh are the parks! Frick and Schenley are the largest. A little further outside the city, you can find McConnells Mill State Park, Moraine State Park (with beaches!), and Ohiopyle.
Like to study with music, but your Spotify playlists just aren't cutting it anymore? Check out JazzLive on Tuesdays. Or, bring your lunch to the Pittsburgh Opera on the second Saturday of every month, September through April, for Brown Bag Opera Concerts.
Don't forget the free concerts during the Three Rivers Arts Festival and the Three Rivers Regatta!
Pittsburgh has a wonderful variety of free and cheap art! Explore the pages below to discover all the city has to offer.
Participate in a free gallery crawl!
Venture over to the East End to admire Pittsburgh Glass Center's exhibitions (and maybe even a demonstration, if you're lucky!)
Self-Guided: Give yourself a tour of the Nationality Rooms in Pitt's Cathedral of Learning. When the weather is nice, check out the cool public art around Pittsburgh that you might've never even noticed before!
Get a Giant Eagle Advantage card to save on groceries (and gas!) Pittsburgh also has a large amount of Aldi stores, where you can save even more on generic groceries!
Buy a Connect Card, even if you only use the buses every now and then. It's $2.75 one-way without the card, but only $2.50 with it!
Don't forget that the T is free inside the city and that parking is free daily after 6pm and all-day Sundays. Plan excursions around these times!
The Carnegie Library branches have events going on every day! Browse their calendar and pick out some free programs. They range from language lessons to data workshops to free movies.