Events

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Tours

Hollywood East Movie Tour

Jul 4, 2021 | 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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers

Jul 4, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Community,
Family,
Festival,
Outdoor

City of Pittsburgh Independence Day Celebration

Jul 4, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The City of Pittsburgh’s Independence Day celebration returns to the Point on July 4th! Enjoy a family-style picnic at historic Point State Park, complete with patriotic music and food vendors from 6 to 10 pm. The City’s Independence Day fireworks presented by Pyrotecnico will illuminate the skyline beginning at twilight. READ MORE
Tours

Bike to the Ballgame

Jul 4, 2021 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
?Peruse the best parts of the city first, and then bike over to PNC Park or Heinz Field to enjoy a baseball or football game. READ MORE
Family,
Outdoor

Fourth at the Fort

Jul 4, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the Fort Pitt Museum, boy scouts, and local veterans to help kick off the Fourth of July holiday by raising a 36-foot American flag in Point State Park, beginning at 1 p.m. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Gershwin & Friends with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Jun 28, 2021 - Jul 11, 2021
It’s a Broadway-Jazz Standard-American Songbook meet up, as Principal Pops Conductor Byron Stripling and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcome world-renowned double bassist and jazz vocalist Nicki Parrott to Heinz Hall in her Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra debut. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Transverse: Juried Visual Art Exhibition

Jun 23, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
"Art that offers a new way of seeing or experiencing our world. Art that calls for change, overturns current thought, and helps us understand new perspectives. Art that pushes us forward. " READ MORE
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Mature Monday Morning Kayak

Jun 5, 2021 - Jul 5, 2021 | 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Start your day with a beautiful paddle! READ MORE
Arts + Culture

We Are The Global Majority, an exhibition curated by #notwhite collective

Jun 4, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021
#notwhite collective's landmark exhibition, WE ARE THE GLOBAL MAJORITY DECOLONIZING SPACE features 30 women artists of the global majority who identify as bi/multi-racial/cultural, immigrant or descendants of immigrants. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Minding My Business (i said what i said)

May 22, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center brings Minding My Business (i said what i said), featuring five women of color exploring self-authorship as a means to liberated futures. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Outdoor,
Tours

Antique Skyscrapers: Rooftops and Views

May 22, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
See the city from up high! Ascend four historic Downtown skyscrapers for spectacular Pittsburgh panoramas. Learn the surprising stories behind these and many other multi-stories of yesteryear. READ MORE
Family,
Music,
Outdoor

Fourth of July Weekend at the Allegheny Overlook

Jul 3, 2021 - Jul 4, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Party with an incredible riverfront atmosphere that provides great river views alongside live music, picnic tables, rocking chairs, basketball hoops, games, a children’s activity area, and so much more! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Giraffes Can't Dance

Jun 30, 2021 - Jul 6, 2021
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for a musical reading of Giles Andreae’s classic children’s book Giraffes Can’t Dance. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

N.E. Brown at 707 Gallery

Jun 4, 2021 - Jul 25, 2021
Through wood burning, painting, and drawing, N.E. Brown creates a sanctuary to construct a space that invokes a sense of refuge and calm and honors the artist's ancestors who created these spaces for those they loved. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Rising Voices: The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters

Jun 4, 2021 - Aug 8, 2021
"Rising Voices: The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters" features 29 works by 10 women artists presenting a vibrant array of subjects and themes. 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

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours 2021

Jun 27, 2021 - Aug 15, 2021 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children and adults who are on the autism spectrum or have sensory sensitivities are invited to Carnegie Science Center’s Sensory Sensitive Science Hours on select Sundays from 9 am–noon. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor

Pop Art Pop Up

Jun 18, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
Pop in on weekends for free, hands-on outdoor art activities all summer long! 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
Outdoor,
Tours

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Jun 11, 2021 - Nov 12, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The weekend is the time to relax, unwind, and have fun! Join us out on the water aboard our Sunset Dinner Cruise. READ MORE
Market Square,
Shopping,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

May 2, 2021 - Oct 13, 2021
Pittsburgh’s favorite public yoga series brings some of the city’s best instructors into Downtown for two weekly classes held in the middle of picturesque Market Square. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour

May 1, 2021 - Sep 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 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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