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Elf: The Sleepover

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
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Arts + Culture

Photos with Santa (and his penguin helper)

Dec 7, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bring your camera, and don’t forget your wish list! Santa and his penguin helper will be visiting the National Aviary to help you prepare for the holiday season. Visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa and a penguin! READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Dec 7, 2019 | 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
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Dec 7, 2019 | 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
Family

Cookies with the Clauses

Dec 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A holiday celebration for children of all ages! Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a very special brunch and cookie decorating party as Santa's Workshop comes to Fairmont Pittsburgh for one day only. READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Sharing Heart Gala

Dec 7, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Join Zachary’s Mission’s 9th annual Sharing Heart Gala on December 7, 2019. The night will be filled with gratitude and celebration with all proceeds benefiting families of medically fragile children. The evening includes cocktails, dinner, dessert, dancing, auctions and lots of fun. Our organization hopes everyone will join the evening festivities and #ShareYourHeart for a great cause! READ MORE
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Family,
Festival,
Shopping

Handmade Arcade

Dec 7, 2019 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
HANDMADE ARCADE, Pittsburgh's premier independent craft fair, will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Saturday, December 7 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Downtown! The region's leading holiday marketplace for handmade goods, Handmade Arcade will showcase 250 cutting-edge, craft-based makers, designers and artists from all over Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania and the United States. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Festival,
Shopping

Handmade Arcade Early Birdie Shopping Hour

Dec 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Enjoy one hour of exclusive shopping before Handmade Arcade opens to the public! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Sports + Recreation

“The Nutcracker” Workshop (Age 14+)

Dec 7, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Entertainment

Reproductive Justice & Beyond: New Voices Celebrates 15 Years

Dec 7, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Reproductive Justice & Beyond celebrates 15 years of New Voices for Reproductive Justice building a social change movement dedicated to the health and well-being of Black women, femmes and girls! READ MORE
Family

Polar Express Events

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019
Journey beyond your imagination this holiday season with our events inspired by the magical, heartwarming adventure to the North Pole. READ MORE
Family

Elf Sleepover

Dec 7, 2019
Bring your family or Scout troop for a night at the Science Center! There’s a terrific variety of themes to choose from. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Tours

Downtown Pittsburgh Holiday Walking Tour

Dec 7, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Get into the holiday spirit with this merry and bright walking tour of Downtown Pittsburgh’s dazzling decor. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Mozart & Sibelius

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Great Program From Start to Finnish READ MORE
Arts + Culture

The Nutcracker

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
A winter wonderland awaits at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker! It’s Christmas Eve in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh when a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure. READ MORE
Entertainment

The Aeronauts

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019
In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of weather and fly higher than anyone in history. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Good Fridays

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 27, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Half-price museum admission READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

We Want The Funk Festival

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019
The weekend features musical performances by iconic Funk legends, The Fatback Band, The Ohio Players, and Average White Band. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Shopping

Kinross Women’s Resort & Spring Trunk Show/ Kinross Men’s Sweater Trunk Show

Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019 | 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Kinross stands for luxurious, modern classics for both men and women. Crafted with adherence to 200 year-old Scottish tradition for the finest quality in cashmere. Kinross sweaters, gloves, hats, scarves and wraps are this season’s essentials. Meet representative Gail Tomsich. READ MORE
Family

Christmas Tree Display & Hanukkah Menorah Viewing

Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
See the majestic Heinz Hall Christmas Tree Display and Hanukkah Menorah open to the public on select dates this holiday season! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Youth Open Studio

Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Youth Open Studio is a collaboration between The Andy Warhol Museum and Artists Image Resource (AIR), an artist-run printmaking facility on Pittsburgh’s North Side. READ MORE
Family

Superpower Dogs 3D

Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Join an immersive adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Adult Gingerbread Classes

Dec 3, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Fairmont Pittsburgh for timeless holiday cheer with a twist! READ MORE
Shopping

Free Holiday Parking with Purchase

Nov 29, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019
Enjoy Free Parking with any $20 Fifth Avenue Place retail purchase. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Liberty Magic: Robert Ramirez is THE MUSICAL THEATER MAGICIAN

Nov 27, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
Robert Ramirez is wearing tap shoes… and playing the piano…and singing while playing a ukulele. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Market Square,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market™

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019
The Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ brings a cherished tradition to Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. Experience a one-of-a-kind shopping village as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square, weaving through wooden chalets brimming with high-quality gifts. READ MORE
Community,
Family

20th Anniversary Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Drop off a new or gently used sweater as part of The Children’s Museum’s annual Mister Rogers’ Neghborhood Sweater Drive. All sweaters collected will be donated across the Pittsburgh community. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Tinsel Town

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Annual Holiday pop-up bar READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Holiday KidsPlay

Nov 22, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Holiday KidsPlay offers free fun, educational, and hands-on activities in collaboration with community partners. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

17th Annual Gingerbread House Display & competition

Nov 22, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020
New home, same tradition! READ MORE
Community,
Family

Spirit of Giving from Around the World Exhibit

Nov 22, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020
Daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day READ MORE
Family

MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place

Nov 22, 2019 - Mar 1, 2020
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

Nov 8, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019
“A GLEEFUL AFRICAN MAKEOVER OF AN AMERICAN GENRE.” -The New York Times READ MORE
Family

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Oct 5, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020
Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition, on display at Carnegie Science Center’s PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™ Oct. 5, 2019–April 19, 2020 READ MORE
Arts + Culture

"Boat Trip" at Wood Street Galleries

Sep 27, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
"Boat Trip" investigates recent artist projects, installations, and videos related to the fast disappearing Arctic Circle. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

By the Grace of God (Grâce à Dieu)

Nov 29, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019
Alexandre lives with his wife and children in Lyon. One day he discovers by chance that the priest who abused him when he was a boy scout is still working with young people and long repressed memories awaken. READ MORE
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Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 24, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday Lights Downtown Walking Tour READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

A Very Merry Pittsburgh

Nov 16, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
Relive holiday memories and make new ones with your family at the Heinz History Center’s new exhibition, A Very Merry Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Crafting Conversations: A Call and Response to Our Changing Climate through Art

Sep 1, 2019 - Jan 15, 2020 | 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Curated by Katy DeMent and Ann Rosenthal, the exhibiting artworks are organized thematically, addressing issues related to climate change through craft, while posing literal questions for the public to ponder. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Best of the Burgh Walking Tour

Jul 18, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Daily Downtown walking tour: Come join and explore the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh!  Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Tours

Walk the Burgh Tour

Jun 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historical 2-hour walking tours through various neighborhoods of the city READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Bike the Burgh Tour

Apr 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historical city bike tour through various neighborhoods of the city READ MORE
Family

Skate with Santa

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Arts + Culture

Jim O'Brien Book Singing

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pittsburgh sports author and historian, Jim O'Brien returns to Fifth Avenue Place READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Live Music at NOLA

Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Enjoy free live music every Friday and Saturday Evening 8:00-11:00 p.m. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Yinzer Scrooged: A Pittsburgh Christmas Carol

Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Set in present-day Pittsburgh, this comedy is an uproarious parody of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story, A Christmas Carol. In this radio-style rendition, classic characters like the notorious curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge, and the mischievous Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future are not so subtly re-imagined as local Pittsburgh legends and celebrities! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Live Music at Andys Bar

Dec 4, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
Enjoy songs from the great American songbook, celebrate the legacy of Pittsburgh jazz and experience eclectic world music and fresh musical surprises. Jazz at Andys is open to the public – no cover charge. Check out our monthly schedule and join us for great music! READ MORE
Family,
Festival

Free Fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley

Nov 23, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Discover the sights and sounds of the holiday season abroad the Free fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

Nov 16, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“A GLEEFUL AFRICAN MAKEOVER OF AN AMERICAN GENRE.” -The New York Times READ MORE
Entertainment

Pittsburgh CLO Presents FOREVER PLAID

Oct 31, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FOREVER PLAIDOct 31, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019CLO CabaretWednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pmSaturdays and Sundays at 2pm READ MORE

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