Carnegie Mellon University

Summer Events

Summer Events are comprised of a slate of programming that takes place during the summer months for students who are on campus to explore the diverse opportunities available in Pittsburgh and here at Carnegie Mellon throughout that time. This slate of programming includes Kennywood, Sandcastle, Pirate Games, Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium and other exciting adventures at a discounted rate.

Purchase all tickets online at CarnegieMellonTickets.com.

2017 Summer Events Schedule

Wonder Woman - Premiere:
SOLD OUT

Friday, June 2
7:00 pm
Southside Works Cinema
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny. This ticket will include a food and drink voucher. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Wednesday, May 24.
Transportation not provided.
$8; Limit 2 per student
Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo
and Aquarium:
SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 10
Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium to relax and look at a variety of wildlife. Spend the day wondering the area and taking in the scenery with friends. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Tuesday,
May 30.
Transportation not provided.
$5; Limit 2 per student
Laurel Ridgeline Zipline Tour:
SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 17
8:00 am
Intersection of Tech and Frew
Defy gravity and soar above Seven Springs Mountain Resort on the Laurel Ridgeline Zipline Tour. This world-class zipline experience is a highly-interactive tour that will connect you with nature. Enjoy the beauty of the Laurel Highlands as you zip ten times, rappel and cross two bridges on this over one mile, three hour tour. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Wednesday, June 7.
Transportation provided.
More information available at http://www.7springs.com/adventures/canopy-tour-zipline/canopy-tour/
$35; Limit 2 per student
Paddleboard Pittsburgh:
SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 24
9:30 am or 12:30 pm
SurfSUP Adventures is your premier guide and outfitter for Standup Paddle Boarding in Pittsburgh.  Their mission is to share their passion for standup paddleboarding and inspire care for our waterways and environment.
More information available at http://www.surfsupadventures.com/eco-tours
Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Wednesday, June 14.
Transportation not provided.       
$30; Limit 2 per student
4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4
On Campus
2:00 pm
Join the entire CMU family for a fun day of music, group fitness classes, snacks and fireworks!
CulinArt will be providing a BBQ dinner for purchase at the Merson Courtyard.
Free

Pittsburgh CLO – In the Heights
SOLD OUT
Friday, July 7
8:00 pm
Benedum Center
FROM THE CREATOR OF HAMILTON
Pittsburgh CLO present Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut musical. Before Hamilton conquered the world, In the Heights put Miranda on the map, an exuberant portrait of Manhattan's Latino community that won four Tony Awards and was nominated for the Pulitzer. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Wednesday, June 28.
Transportation not provided.
$10; Limit 2 per student              

CMU Pirate Day:
SOLD OUT

Saturday, July 15
7:15 pm
PNC Park
Head downtown for an evening at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and watch CMU Pre-College students sing the National Anthem!! The Pirates face the Cardinals for this evening of classic baseball, set against the stadium's incredible view of downtown Pittsburgh. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Monday,
July 3.
Transportation not provided.                  
$10; Limit 2 per student
Visit Kennywood:
SOLD OUT

CMU Day
Saturday, July 22
Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Monday,
July 10.
Tickets may also be used on other days, see ticket for valid dates/surcharges.
Transportation not provided.
$10; Limit 2 per student
Bike Pittsburgh
Saturday, July 29
10 am
Three Rivers Heritage Trail
Washington Landing
Join us for a fun chance to explore some of Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Heritage Trail! We will start our outing with a round of introductions and some basic directions. We will then take a 4 to 6 mile ride along the trail. We’ll point out some of Pittsburgh's landmarks along the way!
All equipment will be provided by Venture Outdoors including helmets and bikes.
Transportation not provided. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Wednesday, July 19.
$5; Limit 2 per student
Visit Sandcastle Water Park
Saturday, August 5
Sandcastle is set along the Monongahela River and offers 15 waterslides, the Mon Tsunami Wave Pool, scenic Mushroom Pool, the relaxing lazy river – all located on a boardwalk that is sure to make you feel like you are vacation. Purchase tickets at Carnegie Mellon Tickets website beginning Monday, July 17.
Transportation not provided.
$10; Limit 2 per student