Allegheny Overlook

Spend the summer outdoors at the Allegheny Overlook or ‘AO’, a brand new pop-up park along Ft. Duquesne Boulevard highlighting community, arts, and culture while showcasing one of Pittsburgh’s most iconic views.

Upcoming Performances & EventsWorkspacesGames & ActivitiesFood & DrinksTot Lot Children’s AreaArt in the ParkPark Rules & Regulations

Look for Pittsburgh arts and cultural organizations to activate the Allegheny Overlook Stage with performances, food and drink vendors, larger-than-life games to enjoy, spaces for community, working, gathering, and more. The new pop-up park highlights an underutilized space in the city’s urban core, making for a more vibrant Downtown as the city rebounds from the effects of the pandemic.

Food & Drinks

Look for great energy and custom brews served all summer long in a beer garden provided by the Braddock-based Brew Gentlemen. Plus, find global street food from Blue Sparrow served up in a 1950s Greyhound Bus and family favorites from the Good Eats Outdoor Food Truck.

Brew Gentlemen
Beer Garden
Sun. & Mon.: 12 – 8 p.m.
Tues. – Sat.: 12 – 10 p.m.

Blue Sparrow
Global Street Foods
Sun. – Tues.: Closed
Wed. – Fri.: 4 – 9 p.m.
Sat.: 12 – 9 p.m.

Good Eats Outdoors Food Truck
Sun. – Wed.:
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thurs. – Sat.:
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Upcoming Performances & Events

Tuesday, August 3

Noël Quintana and The Latin Crew | 12 – 2 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Please note: this week’s JazzLive performance will occur from 12 – 2 p.m.

Join Noël Quintana and The Latin Crew for a special lunchtime performance of JazzLive! Noël Quintana & The Latin Crew are one of Cleveland and Pittsburgh’s leading salsa and Latin Jazz bands.

A presentation of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as part of the BNY Mellon presents JazzLive series.

“Barefoot in the Park – In the Park” | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets required, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Barefoot was Neil Simon’s first smash success, premiering on Broadway in 1963 and running for nearly four years. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style.

Wednesday, August 4

Elliot Pullen | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Elliot Pullen is a singer-songwriter based in Pittsburgh PA. He started playing classical guitar at the age of six and in his later years started drifting into the genres of folk, country, folk punk, indie, and alternative.

“Barefoot in the Park – In the Park” | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets required, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Barefoot was Neil Simon’s first smash success, premiering on Broadway in 1963 and running for nearly four years. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style.

Thursday, August 5

Soulful Femme | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

The awarding-winning vocal and guitar duo Steevee Wellons and Cheryl Rinovato.

“Barefoot in the Park – In the Park” | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets required, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Barefoot was Neil Simon’s first smash success, premiering on Broadway in 1963 and running for nearly four years. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style.

Friday, August 6

Kea Michaels | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Since 2017, independent Soul singer/songwriter KEA (Kea Michaels) has been steadily building a devoted following over the global Urban Adult Contemporary airwaves with a series of well-received singles reflecting her soul-piercing / heart-penetrating musical perspectives on agape love, romance, and heartbreak.

“Barefoot in the Park – In the Park” | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets required, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Barefoot was Neil Simon’s first smash success, premiering on Broadway in 1963 and running for nearly four years. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style.

Saturday, August 7

Chloe Wiecz | 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Chloe Wiecz is a local vocal instructor and vocalist from Pittsburgh.

“Barefoot in the Park – In the Park” | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tickets required, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Barefoot was Neil Simon’s first smash success, premiering on Broadway in 1963 and running for nearly four years. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style.

Sunday, August 8

Zen Strings| 2:30 p.m. – 4:30p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Zen Strings is a quintet from Pittsburgh. They make unique and versatile music while performing classics from The Beatles, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and others.

Jemiriye 5:30 p.m. – 7:30p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Nigerian born Jemiriye who lives in the United States, has graced so many international stages from Europe to Africa and America with her Afropop music.

Recurring Performance Series

  • Note: evening series performances will not occur August 3 – 7.
  • Tuesdays from 5 – 7 p.m.: BNY Mellon presents JazzLive, a presentation of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Free.
  • Wednesdays through Sundays: Lunchtime performances from area singers and songwriters. Free.
  • Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8 p.m.: Humpday Blues presented by the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania. Free.
  • Thursdays from 6 – 8 p.m.: Back in Business Concert Series presented by Driving While Black Records. Free.

The Pittsburgh Public Theater Pops-Up at the AO

August 3 – 7, all performances are at 7:00 p.m.
Free, pre-registration required

“A CHARMING ODE TO THE MAGIC OF LOVE.” –The San Diego Union-Tribune

Join the Pittsburgh Public Theater for Barefoot in the Park – In the Park! Written by Neil Simon and directed by Marya Sea Kaminski, the pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style. Learn more.


Riverfront Workspaces

Book your next meeting at one of three beautifully designed and curated outdoor riverfront workspaces at the Allegheny Overlook. Spaces are available to reserve for free Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Learn more.

Park Hours

Free and open daily rain or shine
10 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday & Monday
10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday

Times subject to change and dependent on programming.

Click here for food vendor and beer garden hours.

Visit

The Allegheny Overlook is located on the westbound lanes of Ft. Duquesne Boulevard between 7th and Stanwix Streets.

Daily Games & Activities

Relax with friends and enjoy free outdoor games and activities, available daily during park hours.

  • Basketball
  • Giant Connect Four
  • Giant Jenga
  • Ladder Toss
  • Bocce Ball
  • Badminton
  • Cornhole
  • Ping Pong

See a Park Ambassador to learn more.

Tot Lot

A special area for children and young yinzers, the Tot Lot, located on the 7th Street side of the Allegheny Overlook, offers giant Legos, wooden blocks, and more.

The Tot Lot is designed for children 8 years of age and younger. Adult supervision is required at all times.

Art in the Park

“Pathway to Joy” by Janel Young

The large-scale mural features a walkway of bright, vibrant colors stretching from Stanwix Street to the Roberto Clemente Bridge.

Pittsburgh Creative Corps

The Pittsburgh Creative Corps is a partnership between the Office of Public Art and Riverlife, in collaboration with PDP. Throughout the summer the Pittsburgh Creative Corps will host community classes, workshops, artist residencies, and a variety of free public programs at the Allegheny Overlook Pop-up Park. More information about programming and events can be found at PittsburghCreativeCorps.org.

Upcoming Free Public Art Events

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Park Rules

• No Littering
• No Smoking
• No Outside Alcohol Permitted
• No Glass Items, Bottles, or Containers
• Dogs Must Be Leashed
• Owners Must Pick Up After Pets
• Amplified Sound Not Permitted
• Do Not Stake Into Grass

For free shows, folding chairs are permitted at the AO, but placement may be restricted in certain locations. Blankets are not permitted in front of the stage.

Alcoholic beverages are available to people 21+ showing proper ID and utilizing a wristband (required for alcohol purchase). Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages into the park. “BYOB” activities are strictly prohibited.

Wristbands for Beverages

While most shows at the Allegheny Overlook are presented free of charge, wristbands are required to purchase alcoholic beverages at certain performances, with proceeds supporting the bands, musicians, and production crews. A $5 donation is recommended. Wristbands can be purchased on-site the day-of at the beer garden. Performances where wristbands will be required are noted in the lineup to the left.

Flyspace Productions

Flyspace Productions are leaders in event management, event production, and outdoor events in Pittsburgh and provide technical and production support for the Allegheny Overlook. Learn more about them.

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