What To Do As a 21+ College Student In Pittsburgh This Summer

Find out what you and your friends can do this summer to guarantee a fun time from a pontoon boat rental in Pittsburgh to a night at the museum

As a college student, the summertime is what you have been looking forward to all year. Time dedicated to little responsibilities, a break from classes, and enjoying the company of hometown friends. Maybe you even have a summer job and need a break on the weekends to go do something fun with your friends. Whether Pittsburgh is your hometown, the college town you are staying in for the summer, or just a city you are living in this summer, we want you to remember your summer in Pittsburgh as one of the best times in your life. Here at Pittsburgh Party Pontoons, a Pittsburgh pontoon boat rental company, we want to ensure that you have the summer of your life, may we even the say the summer you will never forget. Keep reading to find out 6 fun and exciting activities you can do to have an unforgettable summer in Pittsburgh. 

Pittsburgh Party Pontoons 

Experience the city through a pontoon boat rental in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Party Pontoon Boat on the river

At Pittsburgh Party Pontoons, you and your group of friends will set sail in Pittsburgh on a pontoon boat rental. Tours last an hour and forty-five-minute as you cruise around the rivers of Pittsburgh. To start the cruise you will get on the boat at The Landing and Marina at Station Square. Once on the boat, your group can decide which route to take (the Ohio River, the Allegheny River, or the Monongahela River); each one offering something different. Also, don’t forget to bring your favorite drinks and/or food to guarantee a fun time. So get booking your Pittsburgh pontoon boat rental and enjoy a night filled with a scenic view of the city and your favorite local brews. 

Pride Bar Crawl 

Join the Pride fun, explore the city, and visit the best bars in Pittsburgh after your pontoon boat rental experience 

a group of friends at Pride Crawl
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Pride is one of the most joyful and exciting events of the year in cities around the world. So why not celebrate in the city that we all love. At Pride Crawl you will be surrounded by amazing people, experience exclusive drink specials, and get to enjoy Pittsburgh food classics. So be sure to come to one of the best events of the summer at 4 p.m. on June 18th and party until midnight to experience nothing as you have before! 

Visit Wigle Whiskey Distillery 

If you are a fan of whiskey, then this one is for you 

the exterior of Wigle Whiskey Distillery
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Wigle Whiskey Distillery is located in the heart of the Strip District and is one of the most talked-about whiskey distilleries in the United States. Whether you are looking for a place to start out your night in the vibrant Strip District or you are looking to learn more about how their whiskey is made, there is something for everyone here. On Saturdays, you and your group can catch a tour and tasting of the distillery to learn how whiskey is made. Whatever you may be looking for, Wigle Whiskey Distillery has something to offer you. 

Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tour 

Grab a bite before your pontoon boat ride in Pittsburgh

a group of people on a burg bits and bites food tour
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As most people know, when you come to Pittsburgh, you can’t forget to try the amazing food. Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tour is the perfect way to find the best spots. When coming to a new city it can be hard to figure out what restaurants have the best food and what places are the local staples. For this very reason, the food tour was created. With 5 different neighborhoods to choose from, you are able to pick what part of the city you want to explore. From there you can leave everything up to your tour guide and experience an authentic connection to the community. This activity is the perfect way to start out your day before a pontoon boat ride in Pittsburgh

21+ Events at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 

An experience at the museum that you will never forget 

Display of a dinosaur skeleton at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Image Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Throughout the summer the Carnegie Museum of Natural History hosts several night events for those 21 and older featuring bars with specialty drinks while getting to explore the museum. These events include June Natural Crawls, Jurassic Park After Dark, and Jurassic Park Trivia Night. During these events, guests can explore the museum through self-guided tours, grab a drink, and play a scavenger hunt. This truly is a great way to experience the museum in a new light (or lack of it). After your pontoon boat ride in Pittsburgh, be sure to stop here for an evening at the museum like you’ve never experienced before. 

Belvederes Ultra-Dive 

Gear up for a night full of dancing after your pontoon ride in Pittsburgh 

Belvederes Ultra-Dive bar
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Belvederes Ultra-Dive is a bar located in the heart of Lawrenceville that hosts theme nights such as Miley vs. Taylor, Funk & Groove, Throw It Back, and more. If you are looking to let loose and enjoy a night full of dancing, then this is the place for you. Their theme nights are like no other and are guaranteed to be a blast for you and your group. When you go to Belvederes after your pontoon boat excursion in Pittsburgh, you’ll want to come back all the time. 

No matter what you and your group are looking for, Pittsburgh has something to offer everyone. At Pittsburgh Party Boats, we offer drinks, food, and a waterfront view of downtown Pittsburgh. Book your Pittsburgh pontoon boat rental today to enjoy a fun, 21+ night with your friends.