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Celebrating the Fourth of July in Downtown

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Celebrate the long weekend with various events around the neighborhood!

📸 by the Carnegie Science Center

Friday, July 1:

Annual Independence Day Hamilton Sing-Along | 7 p.m.

Come out to the Hard Rock Cafe to sing and rap along to HAMILTON and bask in the glory with the return of our annual Independence Day Sing-Along celebrating the start of the great American Experiment.

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Fireworks Night at the PNC Park | 7:05 p.m.

Start out the holiday season watching America’s favorite sport! Bring the family out, grab some popcorn, and watch the Pittsburgh Pirates face off with the Milwaukee Brewers! Stick around after the game for a spectacular fireworks show!

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Howl at the Moon’s Red, White, & Brew Party

Howl at the Moon is getting the party started with non-stop live entertainment to dance the night away to! Expect tons of great drinks, music, and giveaways the whole night!

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Saturday, July 2:

Sunday, July 3:

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt | 1 – 4 p.m.

Test your aim and experience throwing the tool of America’s settlers and original occupants the Tomahawk! Guests can try out the Fort Pitt Museum’s outdoor throwing range and get a fascinating lesson on the Tomahawk before heading in to explore the rest of the museum.

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Monday, July 4:

Fort Pitt Museum’s “Fourth at the Fort” Activities

1 p.m.: Flag Raising: Fort Pitt Blockhouse yard presented by Fort Pitt Museum in partnership with Pittsburgh Chapter of National Society of Daughters of American Revolution
1 – 4 p.m.: Fort Pitt Museum family-friendly activities

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City of Pittsburgh Independence Day Activities

4 – 8:30 p.m.: Family Activities including games, face painters, Summer Soul Line Dancing, State Farm photo booth, a demonstration by U.S. Army Pittsburgh Recruiting Company & more
5 p.m.: Squonk performance followed by an interactive workshop
6 p.m.: East Winds Symphonic Band
7 p.m.: Squonk performance followed by an interactive workshop
8 p.m.: River City Brass
9:35 p.m.: CITY OF PITTSBURGH INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS presented by Zambelli; simulcast on WPXI-TV and 100.1 FM KDKA

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Fourth of July Dinner Cruise & Tour

Climb aboard and set sail with the Gateway Clipper on the evening of the Fourth! Enjoy delicious food, great drinks, and live entertainment all while cruising into position for a breathtaking view of the city’s fireworks!

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Explosive Science at the Carnegie Science Center

Get ready for fireworks with the Carnegie Science Center, guests can expect a reserved viewing area with popcorn, a cash bar, and full access to the museum is included! Watch the dazzling display from the Buhl Planetarium!

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