Plenty of Time to Enjoy Free Concerts, Movies & Dancing in August

July 28, 2021

August is just around the corner – and if you haven’t had a chance yet to enjoy an outdoor concert or movie this summer, there’s still plenty of time!  Whether you love listening to jazz or classical music, watching movies under the stars or dancing to R&B, you’re bound to find the perfect free event presented by the City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events. Three concert series take place in August. Grab a blanket and head out for an evening of cinema under the stars at “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park” at 10 locations. Or enjoy free Summer Soul Line Dancing lessons in Highland Park.

DOLLAR BANK CINEMA IN THE PARK – Spread a blanket on a summer evening and enjoy a great movie at the “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park” series. Free movies take place at dusk at 10 locations through August 28. Movies in August include Jumanji: The Next Level, The Lion King (2019), Avengers: Endgame and Raya and the Last Dragon

STARS AT RIVERVIEW JAZZ SERIES – Saturdays 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Riverview Park on August 7, 14, 21, 28

BACH, BEETHOVEN AND BRUNCH – Sundays 10:30 a.m. – Noon at Mellon Park, Point Breeze, on August 1 and 8

RESERVOIR OF JAZZ – Sundays 5 – 7 p.m. at Highland Park on August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

SUMMER SOUL LINE DANCING – Five free sessions in August entertain experienced dancers and novices alike at Highland Park (following Reservoir of Jazz concerts)

For more information, visit, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493. Please Note: Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook.