Events

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Entertainment,
Music,
Nightlife

18+ Night: Solstice Party at the Carnegie Science Center

Dec 17, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experience a party atmosphere after hours on all four floors of the Science Center. With no kids around, expect deeper science content, riskier experiments, and party games with your friends. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

How the Grinch Got Roasted

Dec 17, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Join a cast of improvisers and comedians as Arcade Comedy Theater roast The Grinch READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Kara Spotlight Series: Drew Leigh Williams

Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
Step inside the Greer Cabaret Theater as the Pittsburgh CLO and Pittsburgh Cultural Trust shine a light on Pittsburgh performers in the Kara Spotlight Series! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker (Sensory-friendly)

Dec 17, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker for children and adults with ASD and other sensory sensitivities, different abilities, or special needs. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays with Crystal Joseph

Dec 17, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday of each month READ MORE
Music,
Nightlife

Michael Bolton at Rivers Casino

Dec 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Grammy-award winning musician, Michael Bolton, performs his greatest hits and holiday favorites at the Rivers Casino READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Buffalo Sabres

Dec 17, 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
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,
Film & Movies

The Polar Express 3D at the Carnegie Science Center

Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Visit the North Pole this season – without even needing a train ticket! The Polar Express (2004) is now chugging into theatres at The Rangos Giant Cinema READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Pittsburgh CLO: A Musical Christmas Carol

Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021
Join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for the 30th Anniversary of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
Snow settles on the Steel City as a wonderful adventure begins in PBT’s The Nutcracker. READ MORE
Entertainment

Liberty Magic: Siegfried Tieber in SIXTY-SEVEN KEYS

Dec 1, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
What happens when the choice of one single key unlocks an evening of unimaginable possibilities? READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Holiday Celebrations

Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Principal Pops Conductor Byron Stripling welcomes you to a celebration of holidays and traditions through music! 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
Entertainment,
Market Square,
Music,
Nightlife

Revel LIVE!

Dec 17, 2021 - Feb 26, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hear live music every Friday at Revel, right outside of Market Square READ MORE
Family,
Market Square,
Tours

Jolly Trolley Holiday Sightseeing Tours

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
All aboard the Jolly Trolley! Experience the holiday season in Pittsburgh on this family-friendly daytime trolley tour. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Highmark Holiday Pops

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
Share Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday musical tradition with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra READ MORE
Market Square,
Tours

Holiday Nights, Lights, and Sights Trolley Ride

Dec 9, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Take in the lights and sights of Pittsburgh during the holiday season with an evening trolley ride! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Holiday Sparkle Dinner Cruise

Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Raise your glass and toast friends and colleagues in a holiday celebration onboard a Pittsburgh riverboat tour. 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
Entertainment,
Family

Santa Zoom

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Sports + Recreation

Salsa Fridays at CrossBody Dance + Movement

Oct 15, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 9:30 pm - 1:00 am
We've all been missing Salsa Pittsburgh's Salsa Fridays Cabaret Theater, so until they re-open, we've decided to team up with Jeff & Colleen Shirey to bring Friday night dancing back to Downtown Pittsburgh! 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

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