Friday, November 17
Comcast Light Up Night®
The biggest party in Downtown Pittsburgh, featuring 5 stages of live music, a Downtown filled with free family-friendly activities and events and of course a fantastic fireworks finale! Visit DowntownPittsburgh.com/Holidays for full details.
Friday, November 17 thru Saturday December 23
Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ in Market Square is a cherished tradition in Downtown Pittsburgh that mixes international flair with local charm. Experience a one-of-a-kind shopping village with more than 30 vendors from all of over the world, featuring unique, high quality gifts. Visit Santa in his Downtown Pittsburgh home and enjoy live entertainment daily. New for 2017, every Monday and Tuesday evening there is a holiday karaoke contest, winners will advance to the final round on Monday, December 18 where one lucky winner will go home with a $1,000 cash prize. For complete details visit DowntownPittsburgh.com/holidays.
Friday, November 24
Black Friday in Downtown Pittsburgh
Avoid the wild rush of malls and enjoy free parking and better hours: shop Black Friday at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market! Downtown will be bustling with holiday sights, live music, and free family activities around every corner. Just find parking and then hop on the free Holly Trolley for a convenient lift to holiday hot spots! Or enjoy a free horse-drawn carriage ride at PPG Place; you’ll spend less time traveling and more time seeing our beautifully decorated Downtown and deciding which items to cross off your shopping list! Also parking is free all day in all Pittsburgh Parking Authority Garages. For complete details visit DowntownPittsburgh.com/holidays.
Saturday, November 25
Small Business Saturday in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Small Business Saturday is a national initiative that encourages people to come out the day after Black Friday and support their local economy by shopping at their community’s small businesses. With over 300 small businesses in the Central Business District - almost 100 being strictly retail - Downtown Pittsburgh is an excellent place to show your support for the local economy. Downtown Pittsburgh has small businesses offering men’s and women’s apparel, chocolatiers, shoe stores, jewelry, candy stores, watches, and more to satisfy anyone on your list. You can find a complete guide to Downtown shopping at DowntownPittsburgh.com.