News

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is happy to assist members of the media with information about Downtown Pittsburgh, our organization, and the businesses, development, and events happening in our vibrant neighborhood.

For media information, please contact:
Richard Hooper, Vice President of Marketing and Communication
rhooper@downtownpittsburgh.com

News Releases

August 2021

Brined & Ready: Countdown is On for the Return of Picklesburgh

July 2021

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Continues Support for Downtown Restaurants with Restaurant Recovery Grants

Free Outdoor Workspaces With a View Provide a Unique Alternative for Downtown Business Gatherings This Summer

June 2021

Picklesburgh Official 2021 Announcement of Dates

Exuberant Grand Opening of Allegheny Overlook Begins with Three Nights of Free Music in New Pop-Up Park

Saturday Night Markets Return to Market Square Offering Unique Shopping Experiences and Free Downtown Sound Performances

May 2021

World Square Returns to Downtown – Celebrating Pittsburgh’s International and Immigrant Communities

Market Square Farmers Market Reopening for 17th Season on May 13th

March 2021

Car Bazaar, A Parking Garage Flea Market, Pops Up This April in Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting

New Good Eat$ Downtown Campaign Continues Support for Downtown Restaurants with 25% Off on Tuesdays & Wednesdays in March

October 2020

PDP Reimagines the 2020 Holiday Season Without Light Up Night

New ‘Downtown Renown’ Series Showcases 14 Pittsburgh Sports Icons Through Public Art

$3 Night and Weekend Parking Offer Provides Additional Incentive for Shopping and Dining Downtown

One-Of-A-Kind ‘Shopopoly’ Retail Event Returns to Downtown Offering a Fall Shopping Experience with $6,000 in Prizes

PDP Awarded Top Industry Honor Recognizing Innovative Achievement in Urban Place Management

New Public Art Installation Merges Creative Expression with Safety Messaging on Downtown Streets and Windows

September 2020

Shopopoly Encourages Pittsburghers to Explore Downtown’s Small Businesses and Win Prizes

August 2020

Large-Scale Public Art Installation Brings Dynamic Visual Experience to Downtown

July 2020

Market Square Farmers Market Returns July 16

June 2020

PDP Relaunches Gift Card Give Back Initiative to Support Small Business

PDP Reimagines Downtown Street Spaces for Outdoor Dining

May 2020

Market Square Farmers Market Opens with Temporary New Location and Day

April 2020

PG&H Launches Online Store to Support Pittsburgh’s Maker Community

Unprecendented Response Received for Gift Card Give Back Initiative in Support of Small Business

February 2020

Hometown Festival Picklesburgh Needs Your Help to Defend its Title as #1 in the USA

January 2020

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership to Host First Public Workshop for Downtown Mobility Plan on Wednesday, January 29

December 2019

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Kicks Off Downtown Mobility Plan with $1 Million Grant from Henry L. Hillman Foundation

October 2019

New Crawl Event Series Launches to Explore Downtown Tech

July 2019

Kraft Heinz to Release Limited Edition Golden Pickle Pin at Picklesburgh

Countdown is on to the Biggest & Best Picklesburgh Yet!

June 2019

412 Food Rescue and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Announce Downtown Pittsburgh’s First UglyCSA

May 2019

Healthy Living Comes to the Heart of Downtown with New Weekly Health & Wellness Fair and Return of Free Yoga!

Saturday Night Markets + Free Downtown Sound Concert Series Return for 2019 Season

Spring Arrives Downtown with the Return of Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Popular Farmers Market in Market Square

April 2019

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Releases 2019 State of Downtown Pittsburgh Report

Picklesburgh, America’s #1 Specialty Food Festival, Will Double In Size for 2019

Alisha B. Wormsley and Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson Bring “Streaming Space” to Market Square

March 2019

Picklesburgh is #1! 

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Hosts 2019 Annual Meeting

Everything Points You Here: Branding and Marketing Campaign Set to Attract New Business to Downtown

February 2019

Vote to Make Picklesburgh and Pittsburgh Number One: Homegrown Event Nominated by USA TODAY as Best Specialty Food Festival in the Country

October 2018

Party Like A Zombie at Downtown’s Second Annual Spine-Tingling Fright Up Night

September 2018

Life on Liberty Celebration to Occur All Day, Friday, September 21

ZOMBIE DEN: BAR OF THE LIVING DEAD, an Immersive Pop-Up Bar Inspired by the Living Dead Apocalypse, Opens This Fall in the ‘Zombie Capital of the World’

August 2018

Pedestrian Enhancements Coming to the 900 Block of Liberty Avenue

July 2018

          New Mural Being Installed in Strawberry Way

          Wigle Whiskey & PDP Team Up on Limited Release Pickle Spirit for 2018 Picklesburgh

          Pucker Up, Pittsburgh! Picklesburgh is Back and Bigger than Ever!

May 2018

Garrison Canal Public Art Installation Turns Garrison Place Into an Imaginary Future World

Market Square Farmers Market Returns for 2018 Season with more than 20 New Vendors

Saturday Night Market Returns to Downtown Bringing Free, New Music Series

Ball-Nogues Studio Brings Amsterdam Island to Market Square: “Other Side of the World” Invites Pittsburghers to Explore New Terrain

March 2018

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting Press Release

November 2017

Downtown Holiday Season Press Release

Comcast Light Up Night® Press Release

Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ Press Release

Downtown Holiday Pop Ups Press Release

September 2017

Life on Liberty Improvements Begin

July 2017

Glamour and Glitter! Andy Warhol Museum and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Team Up for Extra Special Stars of the Silver Screen Rooftop Shindig

June 2017

Market Square is Alive with More Than Double the Free Fun this Summer in Downtown 

May 2017

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR BUSINESS PLANNING AND OPERATIONAL STRATEGY CONSULTING SERVICES May 17

New Saturday Night Market Launches in Market Square, Offering Artisan Goods and Live Entertainment Every Week in the Heart of Downtown May 11

Summer is in the Air in Downtown as Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Market Square Farmers Market Reopens this Thursday, May 11 May 9

April 2017

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Releases 2017 State of Downtown Pittsburgh Report April 27

Do You Have a Message for President Trump? Artist Sheryl Oring Wants to Help April 20

March 2017

Sheryl Oring Brings I Wish to Say Public Art Performance to Market Square March 29

What Should Liberty Avenue Look Like? March 15

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting Announces New Initiatives to Continue Thriving Downtown Transformation March 8

PDP to Launch New Downtown Live Music Initiative March 6

January 2017

The Grim Reapers Returns to Downtown Pittsburgh in New Safety Video January 26

December 2016

New Survey Data Indicates Changing Demographics In Downtown Pittsburgh December 7

Second Round of Funding Announced for BetaBurgh Program December 1

November 2016

Long-Time Holiday Window Tradition Continues in Downtown with New Twist December 17

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Announces Major Expansion of Festivities for Comcast Light Up Night® November 3

Energy Flow, An Innovative Lighting Display, Makes World Premiere on Rachel Carson Bridge on Comcast Light Up Night® November 3

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Welcomes a Brilliant Holiday Season Filled with More Than 30 Days of Programming November 3

October 2016

Light Up Night® to be Even Bigger and Brighter this Year Thanks to Comcast October 25

New Playful Public Safety Campaign Aims to Stop Distracted Pedestrians in Downtown October 11

September 2016

Downtowners Have a New, Mobile Shady Spot to Relax September 8

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