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Family

Hop into History: Little Builders

Nov 13, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Become a master builder and make your addition to Pittsburgh’s skyline. Use Lincoln Logs, magnetic tiles, and other fun materials to engineer a new addition to the city. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Nov 16, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k route. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Community,
Convention,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival,
Shopping

Pittsburgh Pet Expo

Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019 | 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Pittsburgh Pet Expo is The Largest Pet Expo on the East Coast! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Judy Moody & Stink

Nov 17, 2019 - Nov 18, 2019
Based on the popular book series by Megan McDonald, be prepared to go on a hilarious adventure live on stage with Judy Moody and Stink, the dynamic sister and brother duo. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

History Explorers: Shattering Notions

Nov 20, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Pittsburgh glass is everywhere! Uncover the story of the city’s first industry, pretend to be a glassblower, use forms and patterns to make a design, and build a one-of-a-kind display. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Fourth Grade Schooltime - Musical Journeys

Nov 19, 2019 - Nov 21, 2019 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival

Comcast Light Up Night® 2019

Nov 22, 2019 | 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership invites you to celebrate the official kickoff to the Holiday Season with free high-quality entertainment activities, music, magic, and memories all across the Golden Triangle. READ MORE
Family,
Nightlife,
Shopping

Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Nov 22, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visit the Pittsburgh Jewelry District in the Clark Building and celebrate the holiday season with complimentary wine, hors d'oeuvres, jewelry giveaways & gifts for the kids! READ MORE
Family

Light Up Night Sleepover

Nov 22, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Start the holiday season with a bang at the Science Center. Get a front-row seat to a fantastic fireworks display, jam out to a festive laser light show, be among the first to see the brand new educational film Superpower Dogs in The Rangos Giant Cinema, and experiment with the science of light. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Up and Away!

Nov 23, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Nov 23, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it) is full of history, from the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad. Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh’s fascinating history on this 5k tour. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Nov 24, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k route. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Afternoon of Enchantment

Nov 24, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kick off The Nutcracker season in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Nov. 24! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Pre-K/Kindergarten Schooltime - Dragon Night

Nov 26, 2019 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Nov 29, 2019 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it) is full of history, from the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad. Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh’s fascinating history on this 5k tour. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Nov 30, 2019 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k route. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

WPXI Holiday Parade Presented by Neighborhood Ford Store

Nov 30, 2019
Line up along Liberty Avenue to join the excitement in-person or watch live from the comfort of your living room on WPXI-TV. READ MORE
Family,
Festival

Santa is Making the List...

Nov 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Yes, there really is a Santa Clause and you'll find him at Fifth Avenue Place. READ MORE
Family

A Very Electric Christmas

Nov 30, 2019
Here's your chance to to see America's Got Talent semi-finalists and Tru TV's Fake Off first place winner in Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Community,
Family

Thanksgiving Brunch & Dinner at fl.2

Nov 28, 2019 - Dec 1, 2019
fl.2 Executive Chef Julio Peraza has created a decadent, savory spread for Thanksgiving brunch and dinner. READ MORE
Community,
Family

Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Adopt-A-Family Tree Campaign presented by VisitPittsburgh & Q92.9 Radio

Dec 3, 2019 | 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Stop by Fifth Avenue Place for the VisitPittsburgh Adopt-A-Family Tree fundraiser with Q92.9  broadcasting at Welcome Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Dec 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it) is full of history, from the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad. Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh’s fascinating history on this 5k tour. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Dec 7, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k route. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Family

Cookies with the Clauses

Dec 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A holiday celebration for children of all ages! Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a very special brunch and cookie decorating party as Santa's Workshop comes to Fairmont Pittsburgh for one day only. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Sharing Heart Gala

Dec 7, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Join Zachary’s Mission’s 9th annual Sharing Heart Gala on December 7, 2019. The night will be filled with gratitude and celebration with all proceeds benefiting families of medically fragile children. The evening includes cocktails, dinner, dessert, dancing, auctions and lots of fun. Our organization hopes everyone will join the evening festivities and #ShareYourHeart for a great cause! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival,
Shopping

Handmade Arcade

Dec 7, 2019 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
HANDMADE ARCADE, Pittsburgh's premier independent craft fair, will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Saturday, December 7 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Downtown! The region's leading holiday marketplace for handmade goods, Handmade Arcade will showcase 250 cutting-edge, craft-based makers, designers and artists from all over Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania and the United States. READ MORE
Family

Elf: The Sleepover

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Presents: Sea Interludes

Dec 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An evening of spectacular music performed by Pittsburgh's most talented young musicians. Conducted by Music Director Earl Lee READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Half-Pint Prints

Dec 11, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Family

Hop into History: Home for the Holidays

Dec 11, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kids ages 2-5 can get ready for the holiday season by playing in the Heinz History Center’s new A Very Merry Pittsburgh holiday exhibit and exploring the traditions of Pittsburghers from different backgrounds. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Dec 14, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it) is full of history, from the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad. Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh’s fascinating history on this 5k tour. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

...Mrs. Clause is Checking it Twice

Dec 14, 2019 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visit with warm-hearted Mrs. Claus for stroy time as she reads holiday classics. READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Sports + Recreation

2019 Jingle Bell Run - Pittsburgh

Dec 14, 2019 | 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Jingle all the way to a cure for the #1 cause of disability: arthritis. Join us at Stage AE and jolly for a reason. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Dec 15, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k route. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Community,
Family

Make-A-Wish & WISH 99.7 FM Light up A Child's Life Campaign

Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019
Help make a child's wish come true this holiday season! READ MORE
Family

Christmas Tree Display & Hanukkah Menorah Viewing

Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
See the majestic Heinz Hall Christmas Tree Display and Hanukkah Menorah open to the public on select dates this holiday season! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Sensory Friendly Concert: Holiday Pops

Dec 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Entertainment,
Family

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Highmark Holiday Pops

Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019
Deck the halls with boughs of holly – and all of your favorite holiday music! READ MORE
Family

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019
Children of all ages will delight in a delicious breakfast with the big guy himself, followed by a special screening of Mickey’s Christmas Carol in the O’Reilly Theater. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Market Square,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market™

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019
The Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ brings a cherished tradition to Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. Experience a one-of-a-kind shopping village as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square, weaving through wooden chalets brimming with high-quality gifts. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

School Break Workshop: Game Design Basics

Dec 30, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Kids age 8-12 can join the Heinz History Center for a fun exploration of the A Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibition. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Holiday KidsPlay

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Holiday KidsPlay offers free fun, educational, and hands-on activities in collaboration with community partners. READ MORE
Community,
Family

20th Anniversary Mister Rogers’ Neghborhood Sweater Drive

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Drop off a new or gently used sweater as part of The Children’s Museum’s annual Mister Rogers’ Neghborhood Sweater Drive. All sweaters collected will be donated across the Pittsburgh community. READ MORE
Community,
Family

Spirit of Giving from Around the World Exhibit

Nov 22, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020
Daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

17th Annual Gingerbread House Display & competition

Nov 22, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020
New home, same tradition! READ MORE
Convention,
Family

Pittsburgh RV Show

Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Longest Running Indoor RV Show in the Country! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Sixth Grade Schooltime - Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Jan 29, 2020 - Jan 30, 2020 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Family

Love Is In The Air

Feb 1, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Feb 27, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Lift Every Voice

Feb 29, 2020 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Family

MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place

Nov 22, 2019 - Mar 1, 2020
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Arts + Culture,
Family

Pre-K/Kindergarten Schooltime - Carnival of the Animals

Mar 25, 2020 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Family

Spring Has Sprung

Apr 4, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Family

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Oct 5, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020
Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition, on display at Carnegie Science Center’s PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™ Oct. 5, 2019–April 19, 2020 READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Second Grade Schooltime - Meet the Orchestra

Apr 29, 2020 - May 13, 2020 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Bike the Burgh Tour

Apr 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historical city bike tour through various neighborhoods of the city READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Best of the Burgh Walking Tour

Jul 18, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Daily Downtown walking tour: Come join and explore the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh!  Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

A Very Merry Pittsburgh

Nov 16, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
Relive holiday memories and make new ones with your family at the Heinz History Center’s new exhibition, A Very Merry Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Family,
Festival

Free Fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley

Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discover the sights and sounds of the holiday season abroad the Free fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley. READ MORE
Family

Skate with Santa

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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