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Entertainment & Events in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Special Events

  • Holidays at the Carnegie 412-622-3131
    Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    See the annual Christmas tree exhibit while traditional Christmas carols echo throughout the great halls of the museum. more

  • Candlelight Evenings at Phipps Conservatory 412-622-6914
    1059 Shady Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    Phipps will be dressed for the season with lights, festive decorations, and live musical entertainment. more

  • Recreational Vehicle Show 412-565-6000
    David Lawrence Convention Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Annual display of the latest in recreational vehicles including motor homes, motorcycles, atvs, and more. Held in January. more

  • Pittsburgh Boat Show 412-798-8858
    David Lawrence Convention Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15235
    Annual display of boats and the latest in watercraft. Held in January. more

  • Celebration of Lights 412-767-9200
    Located at Hartwood Acres
    Annual event which lasts from November to January, this Christmas light display features a breathtaking three and a half mile stretch of thousands of colorful holiday lights which lead up to the stunning mansion at Hartford. Over two million lights are used to illuminate the holiday-themed displays that stand three to forty feet tall.

  • Winter Flower Show 412-622-6914
    Located at the Phipps Conservatory
    Breathtaking displays of poinsettias, kalanchoes, chrysantehemums, and azaleas are on display during this holiday event that is a Pittsburgh tradition which every family member can enjoy. The event lasts for a little over a month and the Conservatory is decked out with stunning, lush holiday displays. Begins in November.


  • Harris Theater 417-471-9700
    809 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Intimate movie house that seats 200 patrons and screens movies seven days a week. more

  • Cranberry Mall 5 814-676-1010
    6945 Highway 332
    Cranberry, PA 16310
    Catch all of Hollywood's latest blockbusters at this full service theater. more

  • Row House Cinema 412-904-3225
    4115 Butler Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Butler & Main Streets in Lawrenceville
    Row House Cinema is a single-screen theater in the historic Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. A new movie theme is chosen each week. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 412-281-0360
    2900 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Theater group offering classical ballet masterpieces as well as innovative explorations of contemporary dance. more

  • Pittsburgh Symphony 412-392-4900
    600 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Performing classical pops concerts at Heinz Hall through their 22 week annual series. more

Plays & Productions

  • Byham Theater 412-456-6666
    101 Sixth Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Pittsburgh only surviving Vaudeville theater, offering a capacity of about 1,500, a deep stage, and a large balcony and featuring a wide range of events from plays to concerts.

  • Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera 412-281-3973
    719 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Musical theater offering six spectacular Broadway musicals each summer and a special holiday production in December. more

  • Pittsburgh Opera 412-281-0912
    801 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Grand opera with English translations projected above the stage. The eighth oldest opera in the United States. more

  • Pittsburgh Playhouse 412-621-4445
    222 Craft Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Dramas, musicals, children's theatre and dance can be seen at this playhouse featuring eighteen major productions and 235 performances entertaining more than 30,000 patrons annually.  more

  • Lyrical Christmas Carol 412-539-0900
    327 South Main Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 16038
    Robert Morris University Theater
    Dazzles audiences with special effects while cast members lead a touching, exhilarating journey full of all the joyful sounds of the holiday season. Held in December. more

  • Nutcracker, The 412-281-0360
    2900 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201-1500
    Generations of children have delighted in the adventure of a little girl in a kingdom of dancing sweets; mixture of mystery and enchantment, nightmares and romantic dreams. Held in December. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • First Night 412-281-8723
    937 Liberty Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    An annual New Year's Eve festival which celebrates the arts, cultural and entertainment vitality of Pittsburgh. more

  • Pittsburgh Film Workers Association Film Festival 412-882-5931
    P.O. Box 97761
    Pittsburgh, PA 15227
    Held in March, the Pittsburgh Film Workers Association Film Festival offers film screenings and more. more

  • Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival 724-969-2565
    12 Federal Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival returnid held in May. The rich tapestry of Asia and Asian American culture unfolded through films from Asia and Asian Americans. Guests can enjoy films and discussions. more

  • GoodTaste! Pittsburgh Food & Cooking Expo 412-421-9859
    6414 Landview Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    Have some fun in the kitchen with GoodTaste! Pittsburgh Food & Cooking Expo. Learn and try new things and more. more

  • Pittsburgh Irish Festival 412-422-1113
    5816 Darlington Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    Fun for the whole family. The festival features irish food, music, dancing and more. The Pittsburgh Irish Festival is held in September.  more

  • 2nd Annual Pittsburgh Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festi 412-281-2681
    1 Riverfront Center, 20 Stanwix Street, 9th Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Enjoy Class in a Glass. The Annual Pittsburgh Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival is back bringing you the world's best spirits, great food, fun and entertainment. Held in October. more

  • Pennsylvania Restaurant & Foodservice Expo West 412-281-3700
    1000 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Foodservice Expo offers the most wide-ranging exhibits for foodservice and hospitality professionals. more

  • Pittsburgh Wine Festival 412-281-2681
    1 Riverfront Center, 20 Stanwix Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Wine fans will enjoy the Pittsburgh Wine Festival. Guests can enjoy a wine dinner, tasting, discussions and more. Held in May. more

  • The Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
    300 Cumberland Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    The Three Rivers Storytelling Festival is sponsored by Northland Public Library (a medium sized library just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). It is two days of storytelling on the second weekend in August each year. This year marks our seventh festival. Held in August. more

  • Pittsburgh Folk Festival 412-278-1267
    P.O. Box 16158
    Pittsburgh, PA 15242
    A 2-day multicultural celebration of more than 30 nationalities featuring traditional ethnic entertainment, food and refreshments. Shop in the international bazaar, learn a dance, see traditional crafts or visit the cultural exhibits to learn more about a country and its people. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Held in September. more

  • The Celebrate the Season Parade 412-237-1193
    Downtown Pittsburgh, PA
    Pittsburgh, PA 15275
    Downtown Pittsburgh
    The Celebrate the Season Parade presented by Macy's and WPXI will feature top national acts, over a dozen high school marching bands, local and national singers, dancers & celebrities, giant inflatable balloons, festive holiday floats, costume characters, & dozens of spectacular specialty acts. The 2-hour parade is broadcast live from 9am-11am on WPXI-TV, the NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh, and is re-telecast on PCNC. more

  • Pittsburgh Blues Festival Weekend 412-460-BLUE
    Guests can enjoy an array of vendors, music, entertainment and more at the annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival Weekend. Held in July.

Sporting Events

  • Pittsburgh Steelers 412-432-7839
    3400 South Water Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Pittsburgh's franchise in the National Football League. The Steelers play their regular season games from the beginning of September to the beginning of January. more

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 412-323-5000
    115 Federal Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    PNC Park
    Offical Major League Baseball fanchise in Pittsburgh playing regular season games from April to September. more

  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds 412-539-1191
    600 Iron City Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    c/o The Greentree SportsPlex
    All home games are played six miles southwest of downtown Pittsburgh at Chartiers Valley High School Stadium at 50 Thoms Run Road off Interstate 79 in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. more


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