Arts + Culture,

Comcast Light Up Night®

Nov 16, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 | 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Downtown Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership invites you to celebrate the official kickoff to the Holiday Season with free high-quality entertainment activities, music, magic, and memories all across the Golden Triangle.

Official Tree Lightings + Ceremonies

12:00 p.m. U.S. Steel Tower Dedication of the Crèche
4:30 p.m. Allegheny County Courthouse Tree & Tower Lighting – County Courthouse Courtyard
5:30 p.m. City County Building Tree Lighting
5:30 p.m. PPG Plaza Tree Lighting
5:45 p.m. One Oxford Centre Tree Lighting
5:45 p.m. BNY Mellon Season of Lights Countdown
7:00 p.m. Highmark Tree Lighting with Rooftop Fireworks & Laser Show

BNY Mellon Fireworks Finale

Ft Duquesne Boulevard
10:00 p.m.

Launched from the Allegheny River, the BNY Mellon Fireworks Finale is Comcast Light Up Night’s exciting closure! The spectacular display by the first family of pyrotechnics, Zambelli Fireworks, is synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes and broadcast live on Q92-2.


Comcast Main Stage
Ft Duquesne Boulevard and Ninth Street

Once again the Comcast Main Stage brings incredible star power to Comcast Light Up Night with a full evening featuring some of Pittsburgh’s hottest bands, featuring a performance by national artists A Great Big World!

6:00 p.m. Elias Khouri
7:00 p.m. Beauty Slap
8:00 p.m. A Great Big World
9:10 p.m. The Big Bend

BNY Mellon New Music Stage
Ft. Duquesne Boulevard and Sixth Street

The BNY Mellon New Music Stage highlights some of Pittsburgh best emerging artists and rising stars. The stage is being headlined by Elle Duhé, nationally known for her hit singles “Fly” and “Happy Now.”

5:30 p.m. The Krunk Movement
6:35 p.m. Andre Costello
7:40 p.m. Clara Kent
9:00 p.m. Elley Duhé
10:00 p.m. 
BNY Mellon Fireworks Finale

Bank of America Rockin’ Blues Stage
Stanwix Street and Penn Avenue

Look no further than the Bank of America Rockin’ Blues Stage for a taste of Pittsburgh’s true musical icons. Highlighted by great rock and blues acts, including Pittburgh’s favorite Bruce Springsteen collaborator, Joe Grushecky and his awesome Houserockers! This is also the spot to be for the lighting of the iconic Highmark Tree featuring rooftop fireworks and a laser show!

6:00 p.m. Jeff Jimerson and Airborne
7:00 p.m. Lighting of the Highmark Tree
7:30 p.m. Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, followed by a second laser show
8:30 p.m. Lyndsey Smith



EQT Jazzmasters Stage
EQT Plaza on Liberty Avenue

Pittsburgh is home to an incredible jazz scene that not only have iconic and classic names but also nurtures new talent. Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in at the center of it all and has programmed an evening filled with world class talent! James Tormé, son of Mel Tormé, will headline the evening’s entertainment and will be sure to warm everyone’s hearts.

6:00 p.m. Carolyn Perteete and James Johnson III
7:00 p.m. James Tormé
8:00 p.m. Carolyn Perteete and James Johnson III Featuring Dan Wilson

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