Mellon Square

Mellon Square: A Modernist Marvel

Located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, this historic urban park has served as a vibrant oasis for residents, workers, and visitors alike.

Designed by landscape architects John O. Simonds, of Simonds and Simonds, and James Ritchey, of Mitchell and Ritchey, Mellon Square is often hailed as one of the first modern garden plazas in the United States. Its innovative design, featuring geometric patterns, cascading fountains, and lush greenery, provides a tranquil escape amidst the bustling cityscape. The square has been a focal point for various events, gatherings, and leisure activities over the years, contributing to the city’s vibrant cultural scene.

Host your team’s next happy hour in Mellon Square!

Upcoming Events

June 13 – 16, 2024

Mini-Golf in Mellon

Get ready to tee off in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh as mini-golf returns to Mellon Square! Get all the event details here.

Weekly Programming

May – October, 2024

Lunch & Live Music

Monday through Friday

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Take your midday break outside in this beautiful urban oasis! Enjoy food from local vendors while listening to a rotating lineup of talented artists from around the region.

Urban Serenity Lunchtime Meditation

Tuesdays | June 11 – August 27

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

This free, beginner-friendly class in mindfulness-based practices guides participants through simple meditation techniques aimed at reducing stress and enhancing awareness. Open to all ages, the serene outdoor setting fosters a sense of community and connection with nature, while refreshing mind and body.

Learn more.

How to Salsa Dance with CrossBody Dance + Movement

Tuesdays | June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, August 6 & 20

5:30 p.m.
$10 per class

Join the owners of CrossBody Dance + Movement for a 45 minute lesson, followed by 45 minutes of great music to practice your new moves. Have a glass of wine and join us!

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for each class. There is a $10 fee per class. Take one, or take them all!

Click here to learn more and register

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Mellon Square & Market Square Schedule

See a live schedule of our weekly free programming in Mellon Square and Market Square below! Click on an event to view details.

Schedule is subject to change. Be sure to check back frequently for updates!


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