Events

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Music,
Outdoor

The Roots

Aug 31, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Bike to the Ballgame with Bike the Burgh Tours

Aug 29, 2021 | 9:30 am - 1:00 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
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Aug 29, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Aug 29, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Community,
Nightlife

Riverlife's Party at the Pier: Haute on the Highline

Aug 28, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Join Riverlife on Saturday, August 28 for a stylish evening of outdoor fun right on the riverfront at The Highline, Pittsburgh's exciting new South Side destination. READ MORE
Music

Rock, Reggae and Relief with Jason Mraz, The Wailers, Uprooted and Roots of Creation

Aug 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rock, Reggae & Relief is excited and proud to welcome Grammy winning and Billboard top - charting artists to Forbes Avenue for another year of incredible live music benefiting hospitality workers and food insecurity initiatives through The Piatt Family Foundation. READ MORE
Community,
Music,
Outdoor

Rock, Reggae & Relief with Jason Mraz, The Wailers, Uprooted, and Roots of Creation

Aug 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rock, Reggae & Relief is excited and proud to welcome Grammy winning and Billboard top-charting artists to Forbes Avenue for another year of incredible live music benefiting hospitality workers and food insecurity initiatives through The Piatt Family Foundation. READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Entertainment,
Music,
Outdoor

Beauty Slap at the AO

Aug 28, 2021
The thunderously funky screams of a brass quartet meet the heaviest grooves of modern dance music. READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Entertainment,
Music,
Outdoor

Joe Grushecky at the AO

Aug 27, 2021
A Pittsburgh legend takes over the Allegheny Overlook. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown Walk and Write with Sherrie Flick

Aug 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writer Sherrie Flick will lead this guided hour-and-a-half walking and writing tour that uses the urban environment for creative inspiration. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Bike to the Ballgame with Bike the Burgh Tours

Aug 27, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 1:00 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
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Hollywood Hits with Jack Everly

Aug 23, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
You love the scenes—you love the music! Maestro Jack Everly and the Pittsburgh Symphony perform the iconic and unforgettable music of the movies and television, and transport you to your favorite cinematic moments. READ MORE
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Aug 22, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Atlanta United 2

Aug 22, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Entertainment,
Family

MessFest

Aug 22, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
End the summer with science! READ MORE
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Aug 22, 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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions – 2021 Preseason

Aug 21, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Detroit Lions in 2021 NFL Preseason football at Heinz Field. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Brushes & Birds featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas

Aug 21, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the National Aviary’s newest live online series; pick up a paint brush, and create your own masterpiece! Learn how to paint a portrait via Zoom under the direction of local artist Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Frederick Douglass Now presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center

Aug 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roger Guenveur Smith returns to the stage with his signature solo show, Frederick Douglass Now. READ MORE
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Aug 21, 2021 | 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 with Pittsburgh Running Tours. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

WAMO Summer Jam feat. Trippie Redd

Aug 20, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Family,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Pogopalooza 2021: High Jump

Aug 20, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The World Championships of Pogo are coming back to Pittsburgh! Watch as competitors attempt to soar over an 11- foot bar, striving to set a new Guinness World Record READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival,
Music,
Outdoor,
Shopping

Picklesburgh 2021

Aug 20, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021
This is kind of a big dill: #Picklesburgh is back this summer! READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

Modest Mouse

Aug 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

Aug 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Wednesday Wake Up Paddle

Aug 18, 2021 | 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Welcome back to Wednesday Wake Up Paddle! READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Sports + Recreation

Wednesday Wake Up Paddle

Aug 18, 2021 | 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Welcome back to Wednesday Wake Up Paddle! READ MORE
Music,
Outdoor

Brit Floyd: World Tour 2021

Aug 15, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Drag Brunch with Kiki Kawaii and her Ohio invasion

Aug 15, 2021 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Kiki Kawaii and Valerie Valentino, Coco Vega and Skarlet Overkill at the August Drag Brunch at The Warren. Seating starts at 11 am. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers

Aug 15, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Bike to the Ballgame with Bike the Burgh Tours

Aug 15, 2021 | 9:30 am - 1:00 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
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Aug 15, 2021 | 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 with Pittsburgh Running Tours. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
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
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor

Downtown Walk and Write with Sherrie Flick

Aug 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writer Sherrie Flick will lead this guided hour-and-a-half walking and writing tour that uses the urban environment for creative inspiration. READ MORE
Music

Louis The Child Euphoria Tour

Aug 12, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Aug 12, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Miami FC

Aug 11, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Music,
Outdoor

The Holding Company Presents: Billy Strings

Aug 11, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Aug 8, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

2021 Gamma Pickleball Classic

Aug 6, 2021 - Aug 8, 2021
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Community,
Entertainment

2021 PRESIDENT'S WINE AND CHEESE

Aug 5, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PYP's annual President's Wine and Cheese is back! As our largest event of the year, this will be a great opportunity to get to know the current Board of Directors and the organization as a whole. READ MORE
Film & Movies,
Online & Virtual Events

Watch Columbus on Trial with the Heinz History Museum

Aug 4, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the History Center’s Italian American Program virtually, to explore the short film, “Columbus on Trial” READ MORE
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Wednesday Wake Up Paddle

Aug 4, 2021 | 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Welcome back to Wednesday Wake Up Paddle! READ MORE
Allegheny Overlook,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

Kinstretch Functional Range Conditioning Class

Aug 1, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join DC Sports Training for a free Kinstretch class Sunday morning. Kinstretch is a movement enhancement system that develops maximum body control, flexibility, and usable ranges of motion. READ MORE
Tours

Hollywood East Tour - A Downtown Movie Tour

Aug 1, 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
Tours

Bridges in the Burgh Tour

Aug 1, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready to find out how many bridges there are in Pittsburgh? All we can say is: More than Venice! :-) READ MORE
Tours

Hollywood East Tour - A Downtown Movie Tour

Aug 1, 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. Philadelphia Phillies

Aug 1, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Pinchas Zukerman: Bow and Baton

Jul 19, 2021 - Aug 1, 2021
The extraordinary Pinchas Zukerman—violinist, violist, conductor—both leads and performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a program that spans the centuries. 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
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Aug 26, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Aug 10, 2021 - Aug 11, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Allegheny Overlook,
Arts + Culture,
Outdoor

Barefoot in The Park - in the park

Aug 3, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Pittsburgh Public Theater for Barefoot in the park! Written by Neil Simon and directed by Marya Sea Kaminski, the pop-up performance of this bubbly romantic comedy will prove that young love never goes out of style 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
Outdoor

Trianglers Lunchtime Fishing

Aug 4, 2021 - Aug 18, 2021 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Venture Outdoors provides the rods, bait, and instruction on this relaxed lunchtime fishing trip. 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
Allegheny Overlook,
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

BNY Mellon Presents JazzLive

Jul 6, 2021 - Sep 7, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jazz is back in the Cultural District this summer! Join the region's finest jazz musicians every Tuesday at the Allegheny Overlook for the long-awaited in-person return of BNY Mellon presents JazzLive, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. 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
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
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
Arts + Culture,
Family

Youth Open Studio

Jun 9, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Teens learn the photographic silkscreen printing process, experiment with new art-making tools and techniques, and work on independent projects in a relaxed, creative environment. READ MORE
Market Square,
Music

Happy Hour Concerts in Market Square

Jun 4, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy live music in Market Square every Friday! READ MORE
Market Square,
Music

Lunchtime Concerts Presented by Dollar Bank

Jun 2, 2021 - Sep 1, 2021 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Enjoy live music in Market Square every Wednesday! READ MORE
Music,
Nightlife,
Outdoor

Tuesday Evening Concerts on Penn Avenue

Jun 1, 2021 - Sep 28, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy live performances every Tuesday right in the heart of Downtown's outdoor dining scene 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
Market Square,
Outdoor

Market Square Farmers Market

May 13, 2021 - Oct 28, 2021 | 10:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presented by Green Mountain Energy, 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
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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