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.

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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

Wednesday, July 28

Jason Kendall | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Jason Kendall is an accomplished musician and entertainer with more than 15 years of experience entertaining through a wide range of music including classical, smooth jazz trios, acoustic pop groups, and more.

Humpday Blues: Miss Freddye’s Home Cookin’ Band | 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Presented by the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania, enjoy free live blues Downtown every Wednesday. As Pittsburgh’s Lady of Lady of the Blues, Miss Freddye keeps the Blues alive in her native hometown. She started singing in church at a young age. The influence of church and her mother’s love of the Blues gave Miss Freddye the beginning to venture in the world of Blues Music in 1996.

Thursday, July 29

Megan Paullet | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Megan Paullet is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Growing up under the influence of artists such as David Bowie, Elton John, Frank Zappa, Carole King, and Sara Bareilles, Megan’s music has a sound and style all its own.

Back in Business Concert Series: Samurai Velvet | 6 – 8 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

🍻 Wristbands available to support the artist during this performance. Read more.

Enjoy this free series Thursdays at the AO through September, presented by Driving While Black Records, an independent hip hop label based in Pittsburgh. Samurai Velvet is an up-and-coming duo of fresh talent based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who’s ready to unlock their art for the world to experience. The duo finds inspiration from artists like SZA, James Fauntleroy and The Internet, and would classify themselves with the likes of Ravyn Lenae as well as the singer/producer combo Alina Baraz and Galimatias, though Samurai Velvet’s sound really is a beast of its own.

Friday, July 30

Sloane Simon | 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Sloane Simon is a Pittsburgh singer who has been featured on American Idol.

In Bed By Ten 80s Night | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free, donations accepted to support 412 Food Rescue, Allegheny Overlook Stage

In Bed by Ten is back and starting their Summer Tour with 80s Night at the Allegheny Overlook featuring everyone’s favorite 80s DJ, the legendary EZ Lou! Admission is free, wristbands are available to enjoy alcohol for a $5 suggested donation benefitting 412 Food Rescue.

Saturday, July 31

Right TurnClyde | 12 – 2 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Right TurnClyde is a Pittsburgh rock trio delivering new sounds and a very cool groove.

Pierce Dipner & The Shades of Blue | 3 – 5 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Pierce Dipner is a young Blues Musician and multi-instrumentalist from Pittsburgh, PA. The band offers an eclectic and personalized mix of originals and covers of Blues, Rock, and Soul favorites.

Selecta | 6 – 8 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

A pioneer of the Pittsburgh DJ and Hip-Hop scene since the late 1980s, James Scoglietti, better known simply as Selecta, started his DJ career in 1988 at the ripe age of 15 as a frequent guest on the University of Pittsburgh’s WPTS radio station. He then parlayed his radio experience into residencies at several of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated venues over the years to follow.

Sunday, August 1

Kinstretch Functional Range Conditioning Class | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Join DC Sports Training for a free Kinstretch class Sunday morning. Kinstretch is a movement enhancement system that develops maximum body control, flexibility, and usable ranges of motion. Learn more.

Irie Underground | 5 – 7 p.m.
Free, Allegheny Overlook Stage

Irie Underground closes out the weekend with this Sunday evening performance.

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.

Recurring Performance Series

  • 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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