Events

Nightlife

Thanksgiving Eve at Howl at the Moon

Nov 22, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
When you're not eating turkey and shopping, you should be dancing! Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks. READ MORE
Entertainment

Motown the Musical

Nov 21, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. READ MORE
Community,
Family

Friendsgiving Week

Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh for a week chockfull of activities honoring the special and everlasting bond of friendship. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Visit Santa at the Heinz History Center

Nov 18, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visit Santa in the Heinz History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh! Santa Claus will be at the History Center from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily beginning November 18 through Christmas Eve. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Festival,
Shopping

People’s Gas Holiday Market™

Nov 17, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
The 6th Annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ brings a cherished tradition to Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. READ MORE
Entertainment

The Humans

Nov 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
Brigid and Richard have moved into a shabby two-floor apartment in New York’s Chinatown just in time for Thanksgiving, and her family – mom, dad, sister and grandma – arrives from Scranton, PA to laugh, argue, and eat around the table. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Factory

Nov 7, 2017 - Dec 29, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Visitors of all ages and abilities are invited to explore some of Andy Warhol’s signature art-making techniques in The Andy Warhol Museum's underground studio The Factory. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Tough Art

Oct 30, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This annual innovative artist residency program challenges artists and audiences to rethink their ideas of interactive museum experiences in one of the toughest venues – a children’s museum. Participating artists learn how their artworks connect with visitors outside of the typical museum environment, and what it takes to create artwork that can sustain the rigors of a hands-on environment. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Destination Empathy

Oct 30, 2017 - Jan 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore empathy and kindness through animal-focused activities -- dance like a bee, enter the world of a virtual tiger, see the world through the eyes of a pigeon and more as you learn ways to respect and understand each other. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Pittsburgh Improv Jam

Oct 19, 2017 - Aug 23, 2018 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Pittsburgh Improv Jam is a weekly comedy show hosted by City Paper “Best Local Comedy Troupe” 2017 honorees Well Known Strangers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Long Run

Oct 13, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Long Run: painting out of time - is an exhibition of contemporary painting. Through cultural sampling, mathematical amalgamations, and hybridized abstraction - seven artists present a working duration that attempts to respond to the surface of things. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Xanadu

Oct 12, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 2:00 pm
From the golden age of romantic comedies, legwarmers and Pac-Man…XANADU is a classic tale of boy meets girl – except that girl is actually Greek muse “Kira” sent from the heavens to Venice Beach, California to help struggling artist, Sonny, achieve his greatest dream – to open the first ROLLER DISCO READ MORE
Community,
Family

STORY TIME: Studio and Makeshop

Oct 4, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh for Studio and Makeshop time! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Macular

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
For their upcoming group show at Wood Street Galleries, members of the Dutch art collective Macular have developed four kinetic light installations. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Went Looking for Beauty: Refashioning Self

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The August Wilson Center presents Went Looking for Beauty: Refashioning Self, a fine art photography exhibition by Deborah Willis, Ph.D. Through the exploration of two main themes, My Friends’ Closets and Street Views, Willis’ photos reconstruct an imagined past through images depicting its beauty, identity, and cultural memory. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford

Sep 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Silver Eye Center for Photography presents an exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier at two separate locations: On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford at the August Wilson Center's BNY Mellon Gallery and The Notion of Family at Silver Eye's Penn Avenue gallery. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment

Teen Time at the Carnegie Library Downtown & Business Branch

Sep 14, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Library is THE place to be in the afternoon. If you’re into cool art projects, epic games, music, food and just chilling out – come kick it at Teen Time held Monday and Thursdays! Thursdays at Teen Time we’ll be hanging out in the Meeting Room with video and board games, music, and other fun activities. Stop by to join us and enjoy a few after school snacks too. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Running Tours

Sep 5, 2017 - Mar 3, 2018
Offering 5K running tours through 9 different Pittsburgh locations, Pittsburgh Running Tours is a great way to explore the city and get some exercise. READ MORE

Art of Facts - Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories Exhibition

Jul 22, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Art of Facts exhibit creatively interprets the rich history of Western Pennsylvania and shares its compelling stories through the art of illustration. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Bike the Burgh Tour

Jul 12, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Historical bike tour through various neighborhoods of the city, 3 hours long. Bring your own bike or rent. Please check daily schedule on website. READ MORE
Nightlife

Roger Humphries Jam Session

Jun 22, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Every Thursday the legendary drummer Roger Humphries hosts his incredible jam session. Joining him every week is Max Leake, Dwayne Dolphin, Lou Stellute & Ron Horton. Please bring your instrument along if you would like to sit it with all of these heavy hitters. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Pittsburgh Improv Jam

Feb 2, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Pittsburgh Improv Jam takes place every Thursday and is a night of spontaneous, comedic scenes inspired by audience suggestions and performed by experienced improvisers. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Best of the Burgh Tour

Jan 4, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
BEST OF THE BURGH with Walk the Burgh Tours Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot. Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! Discover beautiful squares and fascinating pieces of public art! READ MORE

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