World Square

Welcoming Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership are teaming up to host World Square, a platform to celebrate, promote, and welcome our local international communities.

Friday, June 11 – Sunday, June 13, 2021
Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh
Free admission

Across three days in June during the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, Market Square will become a showcase for businesses, artists, makers, performers, food purveyors, and more from across the various international and newcomer communities.

Participating Vendors

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, June 11:

  • 5 p.m.: Pittsburgh Samba 
  • 7 p.m.: Clara Kitongo
  • 9 p.m.: Sharing Our Story

Saturday, June 12:

  • Noon: Karibe Son
  • 1:30 p.m.: Geña y Pena
  • 4 p.m.: Oladayo
  • 5:30 p.m.: Purple Bamboo
  • 7:30 p.m.: Naina Kathak

Sunday, June 13:

  • 12:30 p.m.: BCAP
  • 1:30 p.m.: Noel Quintana
  • 3:30 p.m.: Gypsy Stringz
  • 5 p.m.: Alba Flamenco


Friday, June 11: 5 – 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 12: 12 – 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 13: 12 – 6 p.m.

Getting Here

Conveniently located in Downtown Pittsburgh’s Market Square, World Square is accessible via car, bike, bus/transit, and walking from surrounding neighborhoods.

Learn more about getting around the neighborhood.

World Square is presented by Welcoming Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, along with support from our partners: The Global Switchboard, Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation, Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, PittGlobal and Program for Immigrant/International Entrepreneurs (PIE), University of Pittsburgh, All for All, Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh, and Hello Neighbor.

Funding for World Square is generously provided by the Benedum Foundation.

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