Events

⚠️ As Pittsburgh begins to reopen, be sure to check with the event organizer as many events have been postponed, canceled, or moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

We’re working to ensure our calendar is up-to-date. Browse Online & Virtual Events, along with in-person options, below. You can also view a list of restaurants that have reopened or are available for takeout and delivery, as well as restaurants that are now offering outdoor dining services and a list of small businesses that are open for everything from online yoga lessons to shopping via social media.

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Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Funnyside Chats

Jan 30, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents a new interview series, Funnyside Chats! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

For the People (Part 2)

Jan 29, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a free online musical event. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Lucky Draw: Random Improv Encounters

Jan 28, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Live from Alphabet City: Hugo Cruz and Caminos

Jan 28, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for an evening of original music broadcasted from the Alphabet City stage with Hugo Cruz and Caminos! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Live Virtual Architecture Tour: GRANT STREET

Jan 27, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
In 2012, the American Planning Association designated Grant Street one of America’s Ten Great Streets for its exceptional architectural character, mix of historic landmarks and modern skyscrapers, diversity of uses, tree-lined median, and “coherence and beauty.” READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

“How NOT to Read a Jewish Headstone” with Robin Meltzer

Jan 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jewish tombstones are an invaluable source of genealogic information. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Trapped: Cash Bail In America Presented with the ACLU-PA

Jan 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join City of Asylum for a film about cash bail in Pennsylvania READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Workshop for Ages 7-10: Bookmaking

Jan 27, 2021 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Discover the art of bookmaking in this virtual workshop! A homemade book, such as a sketchbook, journal, comic book or science log, is a great place for your ideas and art.  READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Panel Discussion: Where Have the Stars Gone?

Jan 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
As the Frick plans an important project to better light our museum campus for visitors, we are thinking about the serious issue of Dark Skies, and are beginning a series of Dark Skies programs with this presentation and panel conversation by local leading experts. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Aviary Behind the Scenes: Veterinary Hospital

Jan 26, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Dr. Pilar Fish for a glimpse behind the scenes in the National Aviary’s Teaching Hospital, a loving home for older birds and birds with special needs. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Reading Into History Virtual Family Book Club: Around the World in 80 Days

Jan 24, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kids, do you love reading stories about the past? Join the Heinz History Center and your grownups for the Reading into History Virtual Family Book Club! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Shaping Communities Then & Now presented by Sharing Our Story

Jan 24, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Immigration is a common story in Pittsburgh. Beechview is a neighborhood with a rich cultural mix. Nine of these immigration stories have been collected and are ready to share with Pittsburgh and beyond! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Knights of the Arcade: Epic D&D Comedy

Jan 23, 2021
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Between Poetry and Performance: The Language You Live In with Takeo Rivera

Jan 23, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Between Poetry and Performance is a virtual workshop series curated by Paloma Sierra, Emerging Poet Laureate of Allegheny County. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

For the People (Part 1)

Jan 22, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a free online musical event. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Arcade Improv Night: Zero Suit + Select Start

Jan 22, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Saving Hospitality: One Drink at a Time

Jan 22, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
On January 22, members from across the hospitality, real estate, co-working, and entrepreneurship communities in Pittsburgh will join together for a virtual cocktail fundraiser "Saving Hospitality: One Drink at a Time" to support Pittsburgh Restaurant Workers Aid! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events,
Tours

Live Virtual Architecture Tour: PENN-LIBERTY CULTURAL DISTRICT

Jan 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Penn-Liberty corridor in Downtown Pittsburgh is one of the best-preserved and most-intact surviving portions of the Golden Triangle’s turn-of-the-20th-century retail and commercial district. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Talking Tunes With These Few Goons

Jan 21, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

The Olga Watkins Band presented by City of Asylum

Jan 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join City of Asylum for an evening of original music broadcasted The Olga Watkins Band! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Museums Are Not Neutral: A Conversation on Gender, Power, and Privilege

Jan 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How does a collection assembled in privilege speak to us now? READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

'The Many Lives of Kojin' film screening presented by ReelQ

Jan 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tune in for the regional premier and unreleased screening of “The Many Lives of Kojin” hosted by ReelQ. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Action Conversation on Race with YWCA Greater Pittsburgh

Jan 20, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On the third Wednesday of every month, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s Center for Race and Gender Equity presents its YW Wednesday Action Conversation on Race, a panel discussion dedicated to racial justice. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

The Journey of Nellie Bly with The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project

Jan 19, 2021
Get ready to investigate! We’ll explore the life and times of pioneering journalist Nellie Bly with The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Celebrate With Service

Jan 18, 2021
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania has created two meaningful opportunities for you and your family to celebrate MLK Day. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

The Clemente Museum: The Story of the Great One

Jan 18, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Doors Open Pittsburgh on MLK Day as they tell the story of Roberto Clemente. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

ACBA Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Jan 18, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Allegheny County Bar Association’s Homer S. Brown Division (HSBD) will host the virtual Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Program on Monday, January 18. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

KST’S MLK Day Celebration, Living the Legacy

Jan 18, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Kelly Strayhorn Theater for their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Calypso Dreams Film Screening presented by SCFF & Jouvayfest Collective

Jan 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This screening is an opportunity to celebrate the uniqueness and unify the African Diaspora, aiming to educate and celebrate the heirloom tradition of Resistance and Resilience. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

The Latchkey Kids: Reality Still Bites

Jan 16, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Let Freedom Sing - 14th Annual Concert Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 16, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tune in to the 14th annual Let Freedom Sing Concert celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on January 16, 2021, at 7 pm. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Brushes and Birds featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas

Jan 16, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the National Aviary’s newest live online series; pick up a paint brush, and create your own masterpiece! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Poetry Unplugged

Jan 15, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The fifth annual Poetry Unplugged is a night of spoken word and music READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Verbal Description Tour

Jan 15, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the Andy Warhol Museum for an online experience created specifically for people who are blind or have low vision. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Artist Talk featuring Thaddeus Mosley In conversation with Kilolo Luckett

Jan 14, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Taking cues from modernist jazz, Pittsburgh-based, self-taught artist Thaddeus Mosley wields a mallet and chisel to rework salvaged timber into monumental biomorphic sculptural forms. READ MORE
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Sleep Squad with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Jan 14, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SLEEP SQUAD is a family-friendly, interactive, virtual theater experience that turns your home into a rocket ship to launch kids into their dreams. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Tania Grubbs: I AM Series "Live Documentary" Highlights

Jan 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tonight we honor Pittsburgh Jazz vocalist Tania Grubbs with an evening of highlights from the widely successful 2019 I AM series at Alphabet City. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Lucky Draw: Random Improv Encounters

Jan 14, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online show presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Hop into History: Pittsburgh’s Piano Girl

Jan 13, 2021 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Workshop for Early Learners: Love Potion Soup

Jan 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Participants will engage in a mix of storytelling, hands-on synchronous art making, movement and independent exploration. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Film Kitchen with Jump Cut Theater

Jan 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An independent film screening series by Pittsburgh regional movie makers! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

What’s Past is Prologue: Industrialization & Changing Landscapes

Jan 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join The Frick Pittsburgh for a discussion about the legacy of the industry in Pittsburgh and the impact that Henry Clay Frick had on our city's natural surroundings, shared spaces, and environment. READ MORE
Community

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

Jan 11, 2021 - Jan 24, 2021
Support your favorite restaurants during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! READ MORE
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

National Aviary Virtual Speaker Series

Jan 7, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In just a few decades, the island of Guam lost nearly all of its native bird species to an invasive species: the Brown Tree Snake. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

AW Studio Sessions: Roger Humphries

Jan 7, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The new virtual series, AW Studio Sessions is an intimate music experience with the most talented musicians on the scene, LIVE in studio. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Remake Learning Days Virtual Social Hour

Jan 6, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
It’s a new year – let’s celebrate! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Buhl Planetarium Laser Shows

Jan 4, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021
Be dazzled with brilliant colors and rockin’ music at the Buhl Planetarium! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Actors Talk August with the August Wilson House

Jan 4, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
August Wilson House celebrates America’s greatest playwright with a new web series of substantial insider interviews called “Actors Talk August,” streaming on the first and third Monday of each month. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

City Theatre’s Claws Out Holiday Drag Musical

Dec 4, 2020 - Jan 10, 2021
This is a filmed stage production that is available from December 4, 2020 through January 10, 2021. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community

Gavin Benjamin: Heads of State at BoxHeart Gallery

Nov 18, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021
Explore the artwork of Gavin Benjamin at the BoxHeart Gallery READ MORE
Convention,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Civic Hackathon

Jan 29, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021
The Pittsburgh Technology Council, in partnership with RustBuilt, is excited to announce our second Pittsburgh Civic Hackathon: Strengthening Communities. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Corpus Christi

Jan 23, 2021 - Jan 29, 2021
The festival will host a FREE live discussion with Polish director Jan Komasa, director of the award-nominated film "Corpus Christi". READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

The 23rd Annual Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit

Jan 22, 2021 - Jan 23, 2021
The Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit, formerly the Summit Against Racism, is a one-and-a-half-day conference dedicated to providing resources and spaces for community dialogues, sharing strategies and experiences of organizing for racial justice, healing from racial trauma, and providing connections to social support services for all attendees. READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Public PlayTime Presents: THE INSEPARABLES

Jan 21, 2021 - Jan 24, 2021
A very loose adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers By TJ Young. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Songs For A New Year

Jan 21, 2021 - Feb 18, 2021
Pittsburgh CLO has collaborated with five writing teams inviting them to write songs in celebration of the new year. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Front Row: The PSO Virtual Experience

Dec 18, 2020 - May 11, 2021
Tapestry of Light - A Holiday Celebration Recorded live at Heinz Hall and Manchester Craftsmen's Guild READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Dec 16, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021
Following the success of October’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll, PICT Classic Theatre is thrilled to bring Charles Dickens’ cherished holiday classic to life in this world premiere audio experience! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

EQT Children's Theater Festival @ Home

Nov 19, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021
Enjoy full-length performance streams, workshops with artists, a Frog Stop Scavenger Hunt, and more! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

EXTENDED! Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Jul 6, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Monday Night Magic: Live Online

Jan 11, 2021 - Mar 29, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the wit and wonderment of New York’s longest-running Off-Broadway magic show, Monday Night Magic, as its stars bring their unique brand of amazement right into your home – or wherever you happen to be! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Munchkin Mondays - Carnegie Science Center

Jan 4, 2021 - Feb 22, 2021 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your smallest scientists to Carnegie Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, featuring themed activities just for early learners ages 2–6! READ MORE

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