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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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,
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Sep 5, 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 with Pittsburgh Running Tours. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Sep 6, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Join Pittsburgh Running Tours on a 5k tour of Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it). This route 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
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Sep 12, 2020 | 8:00 am - 9:00 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
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Sportsburgh 10k Tour

Sep 13, 2020 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Pittsburgh is the City of Champions (or champyinz), with all of our major sports teams having 5+ championships under their belts. Run with Pittsburgh Running Tours and learn more about Pittsburgh's sports history, as well as see many odes to sports figures around the 'burgh! READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Sep 19, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join Pittsburgh Running Tours on a 5k tour of Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it). This route 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
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

North Shore 5k Tour

Sep 20, 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 with Pittsburgh Running Tours. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Pittsburgh Tours: Bridges and River Shores

Sep 5, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free walking tour along Allegheny River READ MORE
Online & Virtual Events,
Sports + Recreation

Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Sep 26, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
In case you missed it, we shared on May 15 that the 2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race and Dollar Bank Junior Great Race are going VIRTUAL as part of the city's efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Great Race is one of Pittsburgh’s greatest traditions, and we’re excited that we’re able to continue that tradition this year in a new format! READ MORE
Family,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Downtown 5k Tour

Sep 27, 2020 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join Pittsburgh Running Tours on a 5k tour of Downtown Pittsburgh (or ‘dahntahn’ as the locals know it). This route 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
Community

JDRF 28th Annual Promise Gala

Oct 16, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
JDRF Western PA 28th Annual Promise Gala READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment

Shake Your Booties Out of This World

Nov 7, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Shake Your Booties Out of this World is a space-themed party with exquisite food, celestial drinks, and cosmic fun! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Music

Celine Dion

Nov 18, 2020 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One of the most immediately recognized and widely respected superstars in pop music history, Celine Dion comes to PPG Paints Arena. 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
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
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: Grant St. from 6th to 4th Avenues

Sep 5, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free 1-hour tour of Grant Street READ MORE
Community,
Market Square,
Sports + Recreation

Yoga in the Square

Aug 9, 2020 - Sep 27, 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 - Sep 30, 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
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
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Tours

Pittsburgh Tours: Penn-Liberty Cultural District

Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free guided walking tour in theater district READ MORE

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