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Music

Neck Deep Tour 2021 at Stage AE

Dec 2, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Community

Digital Skills: Getting Started with Microsoft Word

Dec 2, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Film & Movies

Film Screening: Feast of the Seven Fishes

Dec 2, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Heinz History Center for a screening of the new holiday film “Feast Of The Seven Fishes.” READ MORE
Community,
Family

Stuff the Trolley with Charlie Batch

Dec 3, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch at the Heinz History Center on Friday, Dec. 3, as they “Stuff the Pittsburgh Trolley” with toys for families in need this holiday season! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family,
Shopping

Handmade Arcade In Person Holiday Market

Dec 4, 2021 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Shop one-of-a-kind handmade products from over 200 talented makers, artists, and craftspeople at the largest holiday market in the region! Get inspired with live demonstrations, free take-and-make craft kits, and more READ MORE
Community,
Online & Virtual Events,
Outdoor

AWCommunity Day: Holiday Edition

Dec 4, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the August Wilson African American Cultural Center for the holiday edition of AWCommunity Day, where there will be fun activities for all age groups, including a special Kwanza celebration and a visit by the man who rides a sled and wears a red suit! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Dec 4, 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 READ MORE
Tours

Hollywood East Tour - A Downtown Movie Tour

Dec 5, 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
Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Dec 5, 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. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens

Dec 5, 2021
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Music

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite

Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, Manfred Honeck conducts Tchaikovsky’s enchanting suite from “The Nutcracker.” READ MORE
Music

Ingrid Andress at Stage AE

Dec 10, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Entertainment,
Music,
Nightlife,
Tours

Holiday Party Moonlight Dance Cruise

Dec 10, 2021 | 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
Come on down to the river for the Holiday Party Moonlight Dance! DJ Roc is on the boat mixing all your favorites jams READ MORE
Music

beabadoobee at Stage AE

Dec 11, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Holiday Luncheon Cruise

Dec 11, 2021 | 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Help us spread holiday cheer up and down the rivers aboard our Pittsburgh Riverboat Holiday Tour! Feast on our festive lunch menu and recall the Magic of the Season with music in our “Holiday Memories” Show. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Anaheim Ducks

Dec 11, 2021
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Arts + Culture,
Sports + Recreation

Belly Dancing Workshop

Dec 11, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for this hip-swiveling and celebratory dance class as we understand the fundamentals of bellydance READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Screen Printing Workshop (Grades 6 - 8 )

Dec 11, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This hands-on workshop will show you the ins and outs of screen printing READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Theatre Production Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Dec 11, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Calling all aspiring performers, designers, producers and managers! Learn what it takes to put on a show from start to finish READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

The Spoken Word Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Dec 11, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unlock your inner muse and explore the process of writing and reading your written piece of art.  READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Holiday Brunch in the Aviary Gardens

Dec 12, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Enjoy festively-decorated Holiday Brunch in the Garden with the National Aviary and Atria's Specialty Catering! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

“Written in Stone: When Gravestones Lie” with Janette Silverman

Dec 12, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

The Second City: It's a Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Life

Dec 8, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021
It’s the most wonderful time of the year... or at least that’s how the song goes. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Dec 12, 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 READ MORE
Community

TRUTHSayers: Yamiche Alcindor

Dec 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
As the White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour, Moderator of Washington Week, and an NBC and MSNBC Political Contributor, Alcindor methodically unravels the steady stream of breaking news to help her listeners – and your audience – make sense of it all. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Straight No Chaser returns to Pittsburgh

Dec 14, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Straight No Chaser returns to Pittsburgh with the "Back in the High Life" tour READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Online & Virtual Events

Remembering the McGinnis Sisters: Food & Family Stories

Dec 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the Heinz History Center for an evening discussion of food traditions and innovations with one of Pittsburgh’s most renowned food families, the McGinnises. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Montreal Canadiens

Dec 14, 2021
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Arts + Culture,
Community

Book Club

Dec 15, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Carnegie Library for their book club! READ MORE
Music,
Nightlife

Michael Bolton at Rivers Casino

Dec 17, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Grammy-award winning musician, Michael Bolton, performs his greatest hits and holiday favorites at the Rivers Casino READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Buffalo Sabres

Dec 17, 2021
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Outdoor,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Dec 18, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Learn about Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it) history on this 5k tour with Pittsburgh Running Tours. READ MORE
Music,
Nightlife

DJ Pauly D at Rivers Casino

Dec 18, 2021 | 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Popular DJ and reality TV star, DJ Pauly D brings high-powered show back to the Rivers Casino READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Highmark Holiday Pops

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021
Share Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday musical tradition with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Tennessee Titans

Dec 19, 2021
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New Jersey Devils

Dec 21, 2021
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Entertainment

Joe Kwaczala at Arcade Comedy Theater

Dec 23, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Arcade Comedy Theater and Drusky Entertainment welcome back comedian Joe Kwaczala back to Pittsburgh for a one-night-only headlining performance. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Dec 23, 2021
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Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Princess & Superhero Holiday Ball

Dec 29, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
All your favorite Princess and Superheroes will be on board to ring in 2022 with fun games, dancing and more! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 26, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy an evening in Downtown Pittsburgh, learning about the history of the city, discovering beautiful squares and pieces of architecture, while getting to see all the festive holiday lights and decorations. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. San Jose Sharks

Jan 2, 2022
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns

Jan 3, 2022
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Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. St. Louis Blues

Jan 5, 2022
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Arts + Culture

Pittsburgh Speakers Series - Walter Isaacson

Jan 5, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join Pittsburgh Speakers for the 19th Season of the Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by the University of Pittsburgh - seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inspire as we present some of the world's most celebrated and influential personalities of our time. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia

Sep 11, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022
Exhibited for the first time in Pittsburgh, Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia presents the work of eleven female artists who are deeply connected to Belgrade, Serbia. READ MORE
Sports + Recreation

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators

Jan 20, 2022
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Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Erasure - The Neon Tour

Jan 27, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Neon is a place that lives in the imagination. It could be a night club, a shop, a city, a cafe, a country, a bedroom, a restaurant, any place at all. It’s a place of possibility in warm, glowing light and this is music that takes you there. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Pittsburgh Speakers Series - Tarana Burke

Feb 2, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The 19th Season of the Pittsburg Speakers Series presented by the University of Pittsburgh - seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inspire as we present some of the world's most celebrated and influential personalities of our time. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Pittsburgh Speakers Series - Jamie Metzl

Feb 23, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The 19th Season of the Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by the University of Pittsburgh - seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inspire as we present some of the world's most celebrated and influential personalities of our time. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Matthew Schreiber | New Work

Sep 11, 2021 - Mar 13, 2022
Explore two floors, and three new installations, at Wood Street Galleries, incorporating all of these media intertwined with physics, technology, and the exploration of perception. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Pittsburgh Speakers Series - Bill Nye

Apr 6, 2022 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The 19th Season of the Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by the University of Pittsburgh - seven powerful and memorable evenings guaranteed to enlighten and inspire as we present some of the world's most celebrated and influential personalities of our time. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

One Night of Queen

Apr 18, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you! READ MORE
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Meet the Orchestra

Oct 1, 2021 - May 18, 2022
Explore each instrument family of the orchestra through a series of instrument demonstrations, chamber performances, and interviews with individual PSO musicians. READ MORE
Convention,
Entertainment,
Festival

3 Rivers Comicon

Jun 4, 2022 - Jun 5, 2022 | 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Comic book convention READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite

Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, Manfred Honeck conducts Tchaikovsky’s enchanting suite from “The Nutcracker.” READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Holiday Celebrations

Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Principal Pops Conductor Byron Stripling welcomes you to a celebration of holidays and traditions through music! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Holiday KidsPlay Selfie Garden

Nov 23, 2021 - Dec 28, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
The beautiful outdoor Heinz Hall Courtyard has been transformed into a child’s television dreamland, thanks to Xfinity. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Nutcracker

Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021
Snow settles on the Steel City as a wonderful adventure begins in PBT’s The Nutcracker. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Holidays in the Garden

Dec 26, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the National Aviary for festive lights, holiday décor, a delicious holiday menu, and family-friendly activities 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
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 21, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy an evening in Downtown Pittsburgh with Walk the Burgh READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Oct 4, 2021 - Apr 24, 2022 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Travel across the world from mineral fields to lava lakes to see how volcanoes impact our earth. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Entertainment,
Family

Tour Your Future

Dec 8, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers. 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,
Family,
Tours

Holiday Sparkle Dinner Cruise

Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Raise your glass and toast friends and colleagues in a holiday celebration onboard a Pittsburgh riverboat tour. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

Santa Story Time Cruise

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Come aboard our ALL NEW Santa Story Time Cruise with Santa Claus and his trusted number one elf – BUDDY! READ MORE
Family,
Tours

Holiday Captain's Dinner on the Gateway Clipper

Dec 4, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Let the season sparkle and shine on the river! Enjoy a holiday celebration onboard a Pittsburgh riverboat tour. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Season’s Greetings Saturdays

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write a letter to Santa, make holiday-themed crafts, and more at the National Aviary! READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Shopping

Downtown Elf Hunt

Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
Santa’s scout elves have made it Downtown, and he needs your help to find them! READ MORE
Community,
Family

Saturdays with Santa at the Heinz History Center

Nov 20, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us on select Saturdays this holiday season to take socially distanced photos with Santa Claus inside the History Center’s A Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibition. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Santa Zoom

Nov 21, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Market Square

Santa Zoom

Nov 21, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! READ MORE
Family,
Market Square,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Shop from more vendors than ever before as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square at the tenth annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ READ MORE
Market Square,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021
Shop from more vendors than ever before as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square at the tenth annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ READ MORE
Market Square,
Outdoor,
Shopping

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Shop from more vendors than ever before as you stroll through an illuminated Market Square at the tenth annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Santa Zoom

Nov 19, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented by BJ's, Santa will be live from the North Pole! 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
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
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Sports + Recreation

Salsa Fridays at CrossBody Dance + Movement

Oct 15, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 9:30 pm - 1:00 am
We've all been missing Salsa Pittsburgh's Salsa Fridays Cabaret Theater, so until they re-open, we've decided to team up with Jeff & Colleen Shirey to bring Friday night dancing back to Downtown Pittsburgh! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour with Walk the Burgh

Sep 6, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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