Events

⚠️ As Pittsburgh begins to reopen, be sure to check with the event organizer as many events have been postponed, canceled, or moved online due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

We’re working to ensure our calendar is up-to-date. Browse Online & Virtual Events, along with in-person options, below. You can also view a list of restaurants that have reopened or are available for takeout and delivery, as well as restaurants that are now offering outdoor dining services and a list of small businesses that are open for everything from online yoga lessons to shopping via social media.

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Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Aug 16, 2020 | 9:00 am - 10:00 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
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

How to survive in America w Damon Young ft. Samantha Irby presented by City of Asylum

Aug 31, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Authors Damon Young (What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker) and Samantha Irby (Wow, No Thank You.) will discuss the trials and tribulations of putting out their debut books, publishing, their creative process, and other topics in the last installment of our LIVE series "How to survive in America" hosted by Damon Young. READ MORE
Tours

Hollywood East Movie Tour

Aug 30, 2020 - Dec 27, 2020 | 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
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Yinzer 5K

Aug 28, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
The annual Yinzer supports Light of Life Rescue Mission to bring critical resources to the homeless, addicted, and needy in Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Lit Fridays

Aug 28, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality Presented by City of Asylum and the ACLU-PA

Aug 27, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An intimate portrait of this remarkable man, True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality follows his struggle to create greater fairness in the system and shows how racial injustice emerged, evolved, and continues to threaten the country, challenging viewers to confront it. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh History Virtual Trivia Night

Aug 26, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Find out just how much you know about Pittsburgh during the History Center's next night of (virtual) Pittsburgh history trivia! READ MORE
Tours

Black & Gold Sunset Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 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
Arts + Culture,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Mathew Tembo & Afro Routes: Live at Alphabet City presented by City of Asylum

Aug 25, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mathew Tembo and his band, Afro Routes' music is inspired by reggae, and Western classical music but is heavily rooted in groovy indigenous Zambia’s rhythms. Afro Routes will perform their original tunes live from the Alphabet City stage to a limited audience. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Live from Alphabet City: Off Minor Jazz Series

Aug 24, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for an evening of jazz broadcasted live from the Alphabet City stage as part of the Off Minor Jazz Series. This septet ensemble will showcase their musical tribute to Benny Carter’s Further Definitions with a four-piece sax section. Sans a live audience, you can still give the band your energy by clicking the free registration button! READ MORE
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Aug 23, 2020 | 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. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife

Arcade Comedy at the Oasis

Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 28, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Comedy shows and classes outside in the heart of Downtown every Sunday and Monday READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Knights and Dorks: Online Multiversal Comedy Adventure

Aug 22, 2020 | 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
There has been a disturbance in the multiverse – and all of the Burgh will feel it on August 22. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

AWAACC Battle of the DJs

Aug 22, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AWAACC presents Battle of DJs is a virtual event that highlights Pittsburgh’s finest DJs and all their incredible skills. READ MORE
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Aug 22, 2020 | 7:30 am - 8:30 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
Tours

Earth Day 5k: Pittsburgh and the Environment

Aug 22, 2020 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us on Earth Day for a special look into Pittsburgh's revitalization as a green city. From 'hell with the lid off' to hosting the Climate Reality Project in 2017, learn about Pittsburgh's green buildings and local pioneers in environmental issues while enjoying a run through downtown. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

HiringPittsburgh Virtual Career Expo

Aug 20, 2020 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The HiringPittsburgh Virtual Career Expo is open to all job seekers. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

PlayTime: Fires in the Mirror

Aug 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In Crown Heights, Brooklyn during the late summer of 1991, a senseless tragedy caused the long-simmering tensions between the area’s Black and Hasidic Jewish communities to boil over into a national crisis. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Votes for Women: Portraits of Persistence

Aug 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The program will explore the under-recognized individuals and groups of the Suffrage Movement and examine how portraiture promoted gender equality and became a crucial element of women’s activism. READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Workshop: Using the Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

Aug 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh is launching a series of workshops to help genealogists learn how to use these valuable research tools. In this first session, learn how to use the Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Votes for Women: Portraits of Persistence

Aug 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marking the centenary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence will explore the history and complexity of the national suffrage movement with Kate Clarke Lemay, historian at the National Portrait Gallery. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

River City Brasstacular! presented by River City Brass

Aug 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RCB brings the brassy goodness to your computer screens with "River City Brasstacular!" Join us for an eclectic evening of your favorite RCB tunes like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Under the Sea," and "Belle of the Ball." Hosted by James Gourlay! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Affirming Adornments presented by The P.R.I.D.E. Program

Aug 19, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Affirming Adornments is an exploration of the multifacetedness of Black identity featuring local creatives Sheba Gittens and LaKeisha Wolf. Sheba and LaKeisha will guide audiences in making their own affirming adornments for their bodies and homes. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Women in the Arts Network Meetup: Flowers While We’re Still Living

Aug 19, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Why do we so often only talk about Black lives once they have been lost? For the fall Women in the Arts Network Meetup, Pittsburgh artists Jasmine Green, Naomi Allen, and Jacque Mae present visual art and poetry that explore and tackle this question. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell

Aug 19, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the Heinz History Center online for a screening of “Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Webinar: Expert Tips to Push Your Resume to the Top During a Pandemic

Aug 18, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join PA Women Work and resume and job search expert, Jill Patterson, for a one hour webinar and get tips to create a stronger resume to push it through to the top...even during a pandemic. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Public Theater's PlayTime: "Trouble in Mind"

Aug 13, 2020
Pittsburgh Public Theater's PlayTime is an online play reading series which takes place each Thursday at 7pm EDT. The pioneering playwright Alice Childress may have written her fraught and funny play "Trouble in Mind" in 1955, but her sharp storytelling poignantly addresses issues we continue to reckon with today. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Thought Pockets

Aug 13, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Pillow Project is creating a special socially-distanced THOUGHT POCKET performance concept to Downtown Pittsburgh on the iconic Strawberry Way corridor. By taking dance into everyday pedestrian contexts, this 4-hour, durational-performance is created for anyone to walk around, pass through, or pass by. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures presents Stephen Heyman

Aug 13, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pittsburgh based writer Stephen Heyman has written for the New York Times, Slate, Vogue, and many other publications. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Leon Levy Center for Biography and the National Endowment for the Humanities. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Webinar: Expert Tips to Push Your Resume to the Top During a Pandemic

Aug 11, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join PA Women Work and resume and job search expert, Jill Patterson, for a one hour webinar and get tips to create a stronger resume to push it through to the top...even during a pandemic. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

How to survive in America w Damon Young ft. Brian Broome presented by City of Asylum

Aug 11, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Authors Damon Young (What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker) and Brian Broome (Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir) will discuss the trials and tribulations of putting out their debut books, publishing, their creative process, and other topics in this fifth installment of our LIVE series "How to survive in America" hosted by Damon Young. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events

Summer Youth Writers Camp

Aug 10, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Writers Camp curriculum addresses social justice issues during this current time while maintaining August Wilson’s literary legacy as a core objective. READ MORE
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Aug 9, 2020 | 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. READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Sports + Recreation

Animal Friends' Paws to the Pavement Virtual 5k

Aug 8, 2020 - Aug 16, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Lace up your jogging shoes and get ready to hit the ground running for Animal Friends’ Paws to the Pavement Virtual 5k! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Festival,
Online & Virtual Events

Fresh Fest Beer Fest

Aug 8, 2020
America's first Black (digital) beer festival READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Tours

Public Art 5k Tour: Downtown

Aug 8, 2020 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come explore the murals and other public art found in historic downtown Pittsburgh. Runners will get the chance to learn about the many pieces of public art in downtown Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Aug 1, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:00 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
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Aug 1, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 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
Tours

Best Of The Burgh Walking Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Come join and explore the heart of Downtown by foot. READ MORE
Tours

Beauty Of The Burgh Bike Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. READ MORE
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour

Aug 25, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020
Experience the Best of Pittsburgh’s Downtown while being spooked! READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins Virtual 6.6K Presented by Highmark

Jul 15, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020
Celebrate the re-start of the Pittsburgh Penguins season by participating in the 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins Virtual 6.6K presented by Highmark. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

EXTENDED! Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Jul 6, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe! READ MORE
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Aug 29, 2020 - Dec 26, 2020 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Tours

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise

Aug 22, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Experience a one-hour tour on the iconic Gateway Clipper Fleet sailing the Pittsburgh River including the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio River. READ MORE
Community,
Market Square,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

Aug 9, 2020 - Oct 26, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Pittsburgh’s favorite free yoga series is back! Enjoy outdoor, socially distanced yoga classes in the heart of Downtown Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. READ MORE
Community,
Market Square,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

Aug 5, 2020 - Oct 28, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Pittsburgh’s favorite free yoga series is back! Enjoy outdoor, socially distanced yoga classes in the heart of Downtown. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Online & Virtual Events

Virtual Summer Workshop

Aug 5, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join The Andy Warhol Museum for a series of Virtual Summer Workshops for early learners, ages 3-6. Participants will engage in a mix of storytelling, hands-on synchronous artmaking, movement, and independent exploration. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Pittsburgh Tours: Gateway Center Historic District walking tour

Aug 1, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1-hour guided walking tour in Gateway Center Historic District READ MORE
Market Square,
Shopping

Market Square Farmers Market

Jul 16, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
The rain-or-shine market offers regionally-grown produce, organic products, and small-batch foods from a variety of vendors each week, serving Downtown’s workers, residents, visitors, and more. READ MORE

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