Ideas for Winter Family Fun in Pittsburgh

Ideas for Winter Family Fun in PittsburghAs far as affordability goes, Pittsburgh has a fairly solid reputation according to Forbes’ “10 Cities That Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck.” Here is a list of things you and your family are guaranteed to enjoy that will not break the bank.


ToonSeum is a fun way to educate visitors on the history and cultural impact of comics and cartoons. Admission is free for children ages 5 and under, $4 for ages 6-12, and $8 for ages 13 and up. Visit Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family members of all ages will get a kick out of visiting their favorite cartoon characters!

Tuesday Family Nights at PPG Plaza Skating Rink

Every Tuesday night from January 3 to February 21, PPG Plaza Skating Rink is celebrating Tuesday Family Nights by offering one free child admission per adult admission purchased ($8). Skate rental is an additional $4. Bundle up and get your exercise with your family for this one. Just make sure you hold each other’s hands!

Carnegie Science Center Laser Shows

Admission to a variety of laser shows at the Carnegie Science Center is only $8 for a one-time visit, $5 for a second laser show and $2 for science center members. For show schedules and the different types of shows the science center offers, visit

SkyZone Indoor Trampoline Park

Who doesn’t love trampolines? SkyZone is a fantastic place for family members of all ages to enjoy an active lifestyle and, quite literally, bounce off the walls and have a great time. Purchase $12 tickets by clicking here.

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