Vendor & Performer Opportunities

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) provides many opportunities for local vendors and performers to get involved and showcase their offerings to our diverse Downtown community.

2024 Season Applications

If you’re interested in becoming a vendor at one of our events (see descriptions below) and would like to learn more before applying, please complete our Vendor Interest Form.

If you’re interested in general performer opportunities, complete our Performer Interest Form.

Night Markets

June 22 – October 26, 2024

Night Markets bring an awesome outdoor pop-up shopping market and festival to Downtown, featuring Pittsburgh’s most creative independent vendors. Clothing, furniture, candles, food, drinks, and more are exhibited in this weekly series.

The Market Square Night Market series returns for the 2024 season and will be held on Saturday evenings starting on June 22 and running through October 26, 2024.

Now accepting applications

Download the Vendor Fact Sheet to learn more.

Please note that completion of this form in no way guarantees a future booking or agreement to book.


Peoples Gas Holiday Market™

November – December 2024

The Peoples Gas Holiday Market has established itself as one of the region’s premiere holiday destinations and continues to build momentum.

The Peoples Gas Holiday Market is held in Market Square, the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh. This vibrant, centralized location is surrounded by restaurants, major office buildings, hotels, our magnificent Cultural District, and is adjacent to the landmark ice rink at PPG Plaza.

Holiday Market visitors experience a wonderland of Alpine-style wooden chalets as they stroll through the illuminated square, each chalet brimming with unique holiday gifts.

Application coming soon

Check back soon for more details on the 2024 event.

Download the Vendor Fact Sheet to learn more.


Highmark Light Up Night®

November 2024

The 63nd Annual Highmark Light Up Night® celebration will be held in Downtown Pittsburgh in November 2024.

Application coming soon

Check back soon for more details on the 2024 event.


Picklesburgh

July 18 – July 21, 2024.

Picklesburgh represents one of the most attended events of the year in Downtown Pittsburgh with crowds expected to surpass 200K people. With a newly extended timeframe, the event presents a high-visibility opportunity for small businesses to engage with customers and participate in one of the most unique Pittsburgh events of 2024. 

Applications are now closed for the 2024

View the Picklesburgh Vendor Fact Sheet to learn more.

Please note that completion of this form in no way guarantees a future booking or agreement to book.


Market Square Farmers Market

May 16 – October 31, 2024

The Market Square Farmers Market will operate every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. May 16 through October 31, 2024. Live entertainment is featured each week and the Market seeks to highlight a wide variety of local purveyors throughout the season to join the PDP in bringing the vibrant colors and tastes of the farm to Downtown!

Applications are now closed for the 2024 season

Download the Vendor Fact Sheet to learn more.


Special Insurance Offer for PDP Vendors

For your general & product liability insurance needs, Insurance Canopy offers programs specifically designed for different types of vendors. Learn more about Artist, Crafters, and Tradesmen (ACT) Insurance AND Food Liability Insurance Program (FLIP) here. The PDP does not endorse any insurance company; many of our vendors, however, find these programs to be a cost-effective option. Use code PDP10 for $10 off when purchasing an ACT, FLIP, or other Product Liability Insurance policy.

If you have questions or would like further information on becoming a vendor at our events please contact: Lynn Morrissey, Director of Special Events, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

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