Events

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Arts + Culture,
Music

Take Center Stage Gala

Nov 20, 2021
Take center stage at this exceptional event celebrating the August Wilson Cultural Center, Pittsburgh’s dynamic home for performing and visual arts honoring the legacy of August Wilson. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

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

Nov 20, 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! Learn how to paint a portrait via Zoom under the direction of local artist Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pitt vs. Virginia

Nov 20, 2021
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Community,
Family,
Festival,
Outdoor

Highmark Light Up Night®

Nov 20, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The official kickoff to the holiday season in Pittsburgh is back on a new day! READ MORE
Music

Daughtry at Stage AE

Nov 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Entertainment,
Family

Santa Zoom

Nov 20, 2021 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Shopping

Authentic Intentions: Art Print Debut

Nov 20, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shop a showcase of new prints from five of Pittsburgh's top creatives. Curated by Casey Droege Cultural Productions, powered by Monmade. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Highmark Light Up Night with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Nov 20, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Surround yourself with the sounds of the season! READ MORE
Tours

Light Up Night Dinner Cruise

Nov 20, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
All aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet to kick off the holiday season on Light Up Night READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

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

Nov 20, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pick up a paintbrush and create your own masterpiece as Maria guides participants step-by-step on how to paint a portrait of a popular bird or mammal at the National Aviary READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Sabira Cole Film Festival: Winner's Circle Screenings Night 2

Nov 20, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Celebrate the 2nd annual Sabira Cole Film Festival with online screenings that deliver a curated collection of independent cinema from or about the African Diaspora. READ MORE
Film & Movies

Film Screening: Spencer

Nov 5, 2021 - Nov 23, 2021
On Christmas weekend in 1991, the marriage between Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, spirals apart. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Liberty Magic: Jade in A WOMAN'S TOUCH

Nov 3, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021
“A Woman’s Touch” is an intriguing look at how magic and reality coexist in our lives. Not just the for the magician but for everyone. The “world of the unexplained” will be explored in each performance. READ MORE
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Meet the Orchestra

Oct 1, 2021 - May 18, 2022
Explore each instrument family of the orchestra through a series of instrument demonstrations, chamber performances, and interviews with individual PSO musicians. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia

Sep 11, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022
Exhibited for the first time in Pittsburgh, Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia presents the work of eleven female artists who are deeply connected to Belgrade, Serbia. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

This Sacred Thing

Sep 11, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021
This Sacred Thing examines perspectives related to relics, ranging from the divine to the obsolete. The exhibit features work from 37 local and international artists. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Matthew Schreiber | New Work

Sep 11, 2021 - Mar 13, 2022
Explore two floors, and three new installations, at Wood Street Galleries, incorporating all of these media intertwined with physics, technology, and the exploration of perception. READ MORE
Family,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Schooltime: Musical Storytelling

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 1, 2021
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for musical readings of three children’s books, each read by a guest narrator and featuring performances by PSO musicians. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

InVisible

Nov 19, 2021 - Feb 13, 2022
InVisible, an art exhibition centered on mental health from the Black perspective features painting, sculpture, performance, multimedia installations, and poetry by 12 artists. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Nov 16, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pompeii: The Exhibition

Oct 4, 2021 - Nov 24, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find yourself in a reproduced atrium inside a unique Roman villa, where you will embark on a tour through the ancient city READ MORE
Tours

Best of the Burgh Tour

Apr 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! READ MORE
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

Mar 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. But if you know the Burgh already, we promise you that you will still find out unknown historical facts! READ MORE
Community,
Family

Saturdays with Santa at the Heinz History Center

Nov 20, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us on select Saturdays this holiday season to take socially distanced photos with Santa Claus inside the History Center’s A Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibition. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

For Tonight It's Everything

Nov 19, 2021 - Jan 30, 2022
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Market Square,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021
Shop from more vendors than ever before as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square at the tenth annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Oct 4, 2021 - Apr 24, 2022 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Travel across the world from mineral fields to lava lakes to see how volcanoes impact our earth. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour with Walk the Burgh

Sep 6, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Experience the spookiest of Pittsburgh’s Downtown! Get to see outstanding historic landmarks (often beautifully lit up in the darker and colder months) during the quiet evening hours and learn about their history and which spirits lurk in them. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Captain's Dinner Saturday on the Gateway Clipper

Aug 7, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021
Looking for fun and unique evening out in Pittsburgh? Join us on our Captain’s Dinner for a great dinner, music, dancing and fabulous views of the city skyline! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Jun 12, 2021 - Dec 25, 2021
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

Jun 11, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021
The only way to see the City and truly learn about her past, present, and future is aboard one of our Pittsburgh river cruises. READ MORE

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