Events

Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Nov 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at PPG Paints Arena! READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

WPXI Holiday Parade

Nov 25, 2017 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The WPXI Holiday parade will be held on Saturday, November 25th from 9-11am in downtown Pittsburgh. The Parade route proceeds down Liberty Avenue from 11th-6th. The parade features colorful floats, marching bands, balloons, Santa Claus, as well as national and local celebrities. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Mark Milovats 20th Annual Christmas Spectacular “Forever Christmas”

Nov 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The magic of the holiday season will shine bright as America’s Premier Showman/Entertainer/Singer, Mark Milovats, takes the stage with his world class 20th Annual Christmas Show Spectacular and his soaring powerful voice to the Byham Theater for an unforgettable night of singing and dancing. READ MORE
Family,
Festival

Photos with Santa and His Penguin Helper!

Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Get your wish list and cameras ready... Santa and his penguin helpers are coming to the National Aviary! Saturdays before Christmas, visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa AND a penguin! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Dandy Andy: Warhol's Queer History Tour

Nov 25, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join artist educators for Dandy Andy, a monthly tour that focuses on Warhol’s queer history. While his sexuality is frequently suppressed or debated, Warhol was a gay man who had several partners throughout his life. READ MORE
Community,
Shopping

Small Business Saturday

Nov 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Shop Small! As a Neighborhood Champion, The PDP will promote Downtown’s small businesses through American Express’s Small Business Saturday taking place on November 25 (the day after Black Friday). On Small Business Saturday, the PDP will have a table at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ in Market Square starting at 11:00 a.m. where Shop Small swag will be handed out to shoppers. READ MORE
Entertainment

Vienna & Violin Virtuosity

Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017
Dazzling young virtuoso Noa Wildschut, only 16 years old, joins the Pittsburgh Symphony for Thanksgiving weekend, performing two showpieces for violin, Ravel’s Tzigane and Chausson’s Poème. 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
Community,
Family

Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Nov 18, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Get into the holiday spirit and experience downtown in a whole new way during a complimentary horse drawn carriage ride through Market Square. 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,
Community

NaNoWriMo- National Novel Writing Month

Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
CLP- Downtown & Business will open its doors to writers participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) throughout November. Coffee and snacks will be provided to aid your inspiration. Come in just to write or meet and share your ideas with other authors. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Factory

Nov 4, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 12:00 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,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

52 Up Close

Nov 3, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Local illusionist Lee Terbosic has started a residency at Hotel Monaco with his intimate, modern magic show 52 Up Close. Performances run every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. 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
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Live Music Saturdays at Backstage Bar

Oct 28, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come to the Cabaret Theater and Backstage Bar to take advantage of the full bar and dinner menu as you enjoy the free, live music every Friday/Saturday from 5pm-7:30pm! 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
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
Entertainment

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Jul 8, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic plated dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect! The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show performs on Saturday nights. 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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