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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Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Oct 31, 2020 | 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
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Oct 31, 2020 | 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

WQED's Frightfully Fun Drive Thru Trick Or Treating

Oct 31, 2020 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join WQED in a PBS Kids themed drive-thru event where kids can collect treats from their favorite show characters while in the comfort and safety of your car. READ MORE
Festival

Pittsburgh Monster Pumpkins PopUp

Oct 30, 2020 - Nov 5, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Giant Pumpkin Exhibit and Display READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays

Oct 30, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center READ MORE
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 30, 2020 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocol READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Birding with Bob

Oct 28, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Who-o-o is that bird calling out in the night? READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Virtual Trivia Night

Oct 28, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Find out just how much you know about Pittsburgh during our next night of (virtual) Pittsburgh history trivia! (You provide the snacks, and we’ll provide the facts.) READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

The Pittsburgh History Speaker Series: Pittsburgh's Early Immigrants and Their Legacy

Oct 28, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This inaugural event showcases the collaboration between Dollar Bank and Duquesne University's Department of History to support new local history research. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Marketers in PJs: Episode 08

Oct 28, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dissecting Marketing Strategies for Election Campaigns READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Collecting American Elections

Oct 27, 2020 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
There is no bigger moment in the life of the American democracy than when voters head to the polls to exercise their rights as citizens to appoint a new leader. READ MORE
Family

Penny Arcade: Halloween Costumes and Comedy

Oct 24, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An outdoor kids comedy show! READ MORE

AWCommunity Day: Fall Edition

Oct 24, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Community Day at the August Wilson Cultural Center READ MORE
Community,
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 24, 2020 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocol. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Dial-Up: Improvised Zoom Calls With The Frances Bros.

Oct 23, 2020 | 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Brothers. No Budget. Anything Goes! READ MORE
Community

Virtual Speaker Series with John C. Robinson

Oct 23, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Birding is fun! Plain and simple. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Computer Basics with the Carnegie Library

Oct 22, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for a virtual learning opportunity as they explore the basics of the Carnegie Library’s streaming and downloadable e-resources. READ MORE
Community,
Convention,
Online & Virtual Events

HiringPittsburgh Virtual Career Expo

Oct 22, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free to the public. Online event. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Public PlayTime Presents: A Tell-Tale Heart

Oct 22, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Experience Edgar Allan Poe’s iconic, macabre stories like never before during this commission adapted and performed by Alec Silberblatt. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Some DNA Basics for Those With Ashkenazi Jewish Heritage

Oct 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DNA has opened new frontiers in genealogy, but it can present complications for genealogists with Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Artist Conversation: Photographing August Wilson

Oct 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How do you capture the essence of America’s greatest playwrights on film? READ MORE
Community,
Shopping

Shopopoly

Oct 17, 2020 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pop into the shops you love and win! Downtown retailers are teaming up for a one-of-a-kind shopping excursion where you can win more than $6,000 in prizes and giveaways ? READ MORE
Community

JDRF 28th Annual Promise Gala

Oct 16, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
JDRF Western PA 28th Annual Promise Gala READ MORE
Community,
Market Square

The Original Oyster House 150th Birthday!

Oct 12, 2020 | 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
The Original Oyster House will be filled with birthday cheer! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Oct 11, 2020 | 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
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Oct 11, 2020 | 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
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Oct 3, 2020 | 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
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Doors Open Pittsburgh 2020

Oct 3, 2020 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Go behind-the-scenes, have a unique experience, or simply explore a diverse collection of iconic and newly designed spaces in Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Side. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Oct 3, 2020 | 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
Online & Virtual Events

Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival

Oct 3, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
From Mississippi and New Zealand, acclaimed artists will perform right in their own homes for the free, online Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival. READ MORE
Tours

Hollywood East Movie Tour

Aug 30, 2020 - Dec 27, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ready, Set, Action! Explore original filming locations of big blockbusters as well as smaller independent movies and get to know the history of the actual landmarks you see in the various movie scenes!   READ MORE
Tours

Black & Gold Sunset Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden, squared—it’s our Best of the Burgh Tour around Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle during the golden hour! READ MORE
Community,
Family

Fall for Fairmont Food Drive and Photo Opp

Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Stop by and capture memories with Fairmont Pittsburgh! READ MORE
Tours

Best Of The Burgh Walking Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot. READ MORE
Tours

Beauty Of The Burgh Bike Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
Experience the Best of Pittsburgh’s Downtown while being spooked! 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
Community,
Sports + Recreation

Wellness Saturdays - Yoga at Fairmont Pittsburgh

Oct 31, 2020 - Dec 26, 2020 | 8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Health Club & Spa at Fairmont Pittsburgh invites you to join them for an energizing (and social distanced) yoga experience. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Pittsburgh Tours: Penn-Liberty Cultural District

Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free guided walking tour in theater district READ MORE
Tours

Haunted Pittsburgh Cruise

Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
Hear "true" haunted tale of Pittsburgh while sailing on the Gateway Clipper READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home

Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 23, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join the conversation this fall, wherever you are, as Pittsburgh Humanities Festival @ Home presents “smart talk about stuff that matters.” READ MORE
Family

Munchkin Mondays

Sep 7, 2020 - Oct 26, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
READ MORE
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Aug 29, 2020 - Dec 26, 2020 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Tours

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise

Aug 22, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Experience a one-hour tour on the iconic Gateway Clipper Fleet sailing the Pittsburgh River including the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio River. READ MORE
Community,
Market Square,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

Aug 9, 2020 - Oct 26, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Pittsburgh’s favorite free yoga series is back! Enjoy outdoor, socially distanced yoga classes in the heart of Downtown Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. READ MORE
Community,
Market Square,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

Aug 5, 2020 - Oct 28, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Pittsburgh’s favorite free yoga series is back! Enjoy outdoor, socially distanced yoga classes in the heart of Downtown. READ MORE
Market Square,
Shopping

Market Square Farmers Market

Jul 16, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
The rain-or-shine market offers regionally-grown produce, organic products, and small-batch foods from a variety of vendors each week, serving Downtown’s workers, residents, visitors, and more. READ MORE

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