Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily

A golden background radiates from the center with a silhouette of the Pittsburgh skyline and the words Future Fest 2019.

Future Fest

Featured Programs & Events

April 20, 2019

Come learn, play and envision a sustainable future at the region’s third FutureFest at Buhl Park. Outdoor activities are free and open to the public.

Outside Activities Include:

Music, art, food, vendor market and various interactive activities adjacent to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. A new component of the 2019 biennial festival presented by Communitopia will be the integration of Pennsylvania Resources Council’s “ReuseFest” to collect a wide variety of materials for use by local nonprofit organizations.

Activites in the Museum Include:

Seed Bombs 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, In MAKESHOP

Recycled Journals  10:00 am - 5:00 pm, In the Art Studio

Museum admission required.

Garden Exploration 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, In the Garden
Hop into a green spring at the Children's Museum Garden! Join us as we get our garden growing and explore the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of our spring vegetables, herbs and flowers. We will be giving away seeds for you to plant in your own garden! 

Show your FutureFest scavenger hunt sheet at the Children’s Museum’s Admissions Desk and receive a discount of $5 off (up to 4 people). Offer valid April 20, 2019 only.

More information on FutureFest:

“At FutureFest 2019, we will help visitors to Reuse, Repower and Reimagine a brighter future,” according to Communitopia Board President Eser Yilmaz. “FutureFest is a fresh take on Earth Day, giving visitors a glimpse of the world of tomorrow through art, demonstrations, performance, science, food, hands-on activities and fun for all ages.”

Pennyslvania Resources Council’s eighth annual ReuseFest will again offer individuals one-stop disposal of a wide variety of items including bikes, medical supplies, usable building materials, household and kitchen items, gently used furniture and bedding, pet supplies, clothing and much more.

2019 FutureFest is sponsored by UPMC with support from Green Mountain Energy, Natrona Bottling Company, Allegheny Center Alliance Church, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R), 90.5 WESA and WYEP 91.3.