Events

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Sports + Recreation

Fireworks Paddle

Aug 14, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Enjoy a cool night paddle under the city lights on the Allegheny River as we watch Zambelli Fireworks light up the Pittsburgh skyline after the Pirates game! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor

Summer Sidewalk Series: The Changing City

Aug 14, 2021 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region! READ MORE
Community

Hopeful Hearts River Cruise

Aug 14, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Experience a memorable evening aboard the Gateway Clipper's Duchess vessel with Pittsburgh's picturesque sky as the backdrop benefitting the Joe Beretta Foundation. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Indian Dance Workshop by Shambhavi Desai and Group of Sanskruti School of Indian Dance and Music

Aug 14, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Classically trained Indian dancer and founder of Sanskruti School of Indian Dance and Music, Shambhavi Desai will lead an outdoor class to teach participants a blend of Indian dance. READ MORE

Downtown 5k Tour

Aug 14, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 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 with Pittsburgh Running Tours. READ MORE
Family,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Yinzer 4.12K

Aug 14, 2021 | 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Yinz like to run, n’at? Dress in yer finest Steel City attire and run 4.12K! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest

Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
Breweries and beer enthusiasts from across the region will gather on two evenings for an unlimited sampling of hundreds of fresh craft beers of all styles, and tastes and a whole lotta fun! READ MORE
Festival,
Outdoor

Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest

Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
Breweries and beer enthusiasts from across the region will gather on two evenings for an unlimited sampling of hundreds of fresh craft beers of all styles, and tastes and a whole lotta fun! READ MORE
Community

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: Summer 2021

Aug 9, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
Pittsburgh Restaurant Week highlight's the wide-ranging dining options that Pittsburgh has to offer and bring individuals from surrounding boroughs or suburbs to the city to walk the streets and enjoy a meal at a special discounted price. 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
Entertainment,
Outdoor

Comedian Myq Kaplan at the AO

Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater presents the best-selling stand-up comedian Myq Kaplan for two evenings along the Allegheny River. Join him and special guests for an outdoor comedy concert event on the Allegheny Overlook Stage on Ft. Duquesne Blvd. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers

Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Tours

Black & Gold Sunset Tour

Jul 10, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden, squared—it’s our Best of the Burgh Tour around Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle during the golden hour! READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Music,
Outdoor

Lunchtime Entertainment at the AO

Jul 9, 2021 - Aug 31, 2021
Enjoy free lunchtime performances Wednesdays through Sundays from local singers, songwriters, and performers. READ MORE
Market Square,
Outdoor

Saturday Night Market

Jun 19, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by Green Mountain Energy, Night Markets bring an awesome outdoor pop-up shopping market and festival to Downtown, featuring Pittsburgh’s most creative independent vendors. 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

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
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Outdoor,
Tours

Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tours

May 29, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Haunted Pittsburgh is the curator of Pittsburgh's nightmares and all things that go bump in the night. Join us for a spine-tingling, outdoor, walking ghost tour of one of America's most haunted cities. 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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