Events

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Music

I Love The 90s Tour Featuring Vanilla Ice

Nov 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Acid wash jeans, skateboard tees, and frosted tips will be all the rage when the "I Love The 90’s" tour takes The Event Center stage at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour with Pittsburgh Running Tours

Nov 27, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh’s fascinating history on this 5k tour with Pittsburgh Running Tours. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Montreal Canadiens

Nov 27, 2021
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Outdoor,
Tours

Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 26, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy an evening in Downtown Pittsburgh, learning about the history of the city, discovering beautiful squares and pieces of architecture, while getting to see all the festive holiday lights and decorations. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Strauss Family Favorites

Nov 26, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021
Sparkling waltzes, polkas and more! It’s Thanksgiving Weekend at Heinz Hall, and this year – more than ever – bring family and friends as they offer a generous serving of Strauss family favorites. 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

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,
Shopping

Handmade Arcade Virtual Holiday Market

Nov 27, 2021 - Nov 29, 2021
Shop one-of-a-kind handmade products from over 200 talented makers, artists, and craftspeople from the comfort of your home! Treat yourself to indulgent candles and soaps or find the perfect gift of eclectic pottery and artwork, sustainable wallets and bags, or hand-forged knives and jewelry. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

Harris Theater: Power of the Dog

Nov 24, 2021 - Dec 9, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Live from the Harris Theater, see the Power of the Dog, an epic western, gothic melodrama and a simmering thriller by Jane Campion READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Holiday KidsPlay Selfie Garden

Nov 23, 2021 - Dec 28, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
The beautiful outdoor Heinz Hall Courtyard has been transformed into a child’s television dreamland, thanks to Xfinity. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 21, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy an evening in Downtown Pittsburgh with Walk the Burgh 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
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
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Santa Story Time Cruise

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Come aboard our ALL NEW Santa Story Time Cruise with Santa Claus and his trusted number one elf – BUDDY! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Season’s Greetings Saturdays

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write a letter to Santa, make holiday-themed crafts, and more at the National Aviary! READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Shopping

Downtown Elf Hunt

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
Santa’s scout elves have made it Downtown, and he needs your help to find them! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Santa Fun Cruise

Nov 26, 2021 - Nov 27, 2021
Bring the whole family down aboard this Pittsburgh holiday tradition for a special meet-and-greet with Santa Claus! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Santa Zoom

Nov 21, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! 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

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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