Vendor Opportunities

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

Picklesburgh 2021

Picklesburgh is a culinary celebration that goes beyond the dill pickle to include international dishes, prepared foods and artisan cocktails that feature pickled ingredients; an embrace of the farm-to-table movement and the rising popularity of canning; a selection of handcrafted foods and artisan cocktails from local restaurants; informative how-to demos and author talks at our demo area; merchandise such as pickled goods, books, and DIY products, and more.

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Market Square Farmers Market

The 2021 Market Square Farmers Market will be held on Thursdays this summer, open every Thursday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. through October 28.

Vendor applications are now being accepted for Produce Vendors, Processed Foods Vendors, Prepared Foods Vendors, and Alcohol Vendors.

Saturday Night Market

The 2021 Night Market series will be held on Saturdays this summer in Market Square, from June 19 through October 30 from 5 – 10 p.m. each week.

Vendor applications are now being accepted for Merchandise Vendors, Processed Food Vendors, Prepared Food Vendors (Downtown establishments only), and Alcohol Vendors.

Highmark Light Up Night

The official kickoff to the holiday season in Pittsburgh is back on a new day! Light Up Night is returning in 2021, moving from the Friday before Thanksgiving to Saturday, November 20 as a part of a larger 60th Anniversary refresh for the beloved celebration.

While more detailed specifics on Highmark Light Up Night activities and additional holiday attractions have yet to be announced, virtually every building in Pittsburgh’s dramatic skyline will be illuminated, providing a vibrant backdrop for a fun-filled evening of holiday festivities that include tree lightings, live music, craft foods, shopping, music, and of course, a spectacular fireworks finale from Zambelli Internationale.

Peoples Gas Holiday Market™

The 2021 Peoples Gas Holiday Market returns for its 10th year in Market Square! This event 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 Alpinestyle wooden chalets as they stroll through the illuminated square, each chalet brimming with unique holiday gifts.

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 Insurance Canopy policy.

If you have questions or would like further information on becoming a vendor at our events please contact:

Jack Dougherty, PDP Director of Special Events

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