Bring on the Weekend!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Warmer weather means tons of great events in Downtown Pittsburgh. Every weekend, we’ll be assembling a list of awesome stuff going on for the next three days. Click through to learn more about each event or visit this page to see all Downtown happenings.

Friday, June 16

Comedy Royale at Arcade Comedy Theater

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs at PNC Park

Urban Garden Party at The Mattress Factory

Studio: Handbuilding with Clay

Building Natural Structures with Lindsey Scherloum

Second Annual Rhythm & Groove at August Wilson Center

21+ Prom Night at Carnegie Science Center

Dancing in the Square

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

David Sanborn Electric Band

90s Night at Howl at the Moon

Ella & Louis: All That Jazz at Heinz Hall

Saturday, June 17

Kidsplay in PPG Place

Saturday Night Market in PPG Place

Stand-Up Showcase

8Bit: PROPaganda at Arcade Comedy Theater

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs at PNC Park

Fiesta di Limoncello at Vallozi’s Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

All Scout Badge Day at the Heinz History Center

Pronouncing English Clearly: Consonants

Music of Flight and Fantasy: A Sensory Friendly Performance

BANKS at Stage AE

Angélique Kidjo at August Wilson Center

Drinking Partners Night of EPIC Comedy

Brew TastingPaddle: Kayak Pittsburgh

Technically Sunday Comedy Show

Ella & Louis: All That Jazz at Heinz Hall

Sunday, June 18

Yoga in the Square

Fountains of Pittsburgh Bike Ride

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs at PNC Park

Community Garden Party at The Mattress Factory

Local Ice Cream Walk

Women on the Water Paddle-Kayak Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

Disney’s: The Little Mermaid at the Benedum Center

Ella & Louis: All That Jazz at Heinz Hall

Beta Stage at the Arcade Comedy Theater

Highlight Story: Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

This weekend, Pittsburghers and visitors alike are invited to celebrate our great jazz legacy at the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival. For 3 days, jazz music and diverse crowds will fill the streets of Downtown. The jam sessions, beer gardens, and concerts will flow from one style to another, sure to keep the vibes “fresh” all weekend long. The event is produced by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

The lineup is eclectic and all-encompassing featuring band leaders like Linda Oh, jazz legends like David Sanborn and Odean Pope, and some of the hottest jazz stars today like Sean JonesTia Fuller, and The Bad Plus.

on Friday night, don’t miss Rhythm & Groove, the ultimate party of the year,  at the August Wilson Center from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive experience beginning at 6:00 p.m. including a post-concert Meet ‘n Greet with David Sanborn, exclusive musical entertainment by Allan Harris’ Strayhorn Suite and access to the VIP lounge which features an open bar and appetizers. More details and tickets are available here.

The Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival is happening in Market Square, the August Wilson Center, and everywhere in between. Concerts will span throughout the Cultural District from June 16-18. You can view festival and event maps here.

Plan accordingly if you’re trying to travel through Downtown this weekend as there will be several road closures during the festival.

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