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Contact Name: Mike Robertson-VisitPITTSBURGH

Contact E-mail: mike.robertson@visitpittsburgh.com

Organization URL: http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

 

 

2016 Pitt Jam Fest

April 22-24, 2016
David L. Lawrence Convention Center 

 

A mid-sized city with a small-town feel, Pittsburgh is a place you will remember. While in Pittsburgh, we encourage you to set aside some time to take in the city sights. Experience the friendliness and pride of the people here, and the energy and culture of the city. Pittsburgh has plenty of wonderful activities to satisfy any traveler's interest: outdoor adventures, professional sports, historical sites, a thriving cultural district, and some of the country's finest architecture.

Activities

Restaurants & Culinary


Eat up! There's a fabulous array of restaurants to choose from in and around Pittsburgh. Throughout the city, award-winning chefs, a slow-food movement, a popular food truck scene and restaurants specializing in buying local are popping up everywhere. Choose from casual family spotsupscale and romantic locationslate-night bites and/or convenient take-out. There's Ethiopian and Mediterranean, BBQ and steak, fondue and seafood...the choicesare infinite! Browse Pittsburgh eateries by subcategory or location and get ready to tantalize your tastebuds!

 Shopping

 There's so much shopping in Pittsburgh, you almost won't know where to start. Stay Downtown where it's compact and walkable and get your shop on. Venture into Pittsburgh's unique neighborhoods for an eclectic mix sure to satisfy your shopping fix. High-end fashion can always be found at Ross Park Mall with over 150 retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, Burberry and more! Looking for a bargain? Grove City Premium Outlets, located just 50 minutes north of Pittsburgh, features more than 130 outlets.

 Spectator Sports 

 Pittsburgh is the place for sports fans! Come see for yourself why Sporting News magazine awarded Pittsburgh the coveted "Best Sports City" title and why the USA TODAY 10 Best Reader's Choice poll named Pittsburgh as one of the winner's of the "Best City for Sports" travel award.

If it's action you want, this city has it covered with the best of football, baseball, hockey and more. Grab your Terrible Towel and tour Heinz field to see where the six-time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers play. Head to CONSOL Energy Center and tour the venue where the Penguins take the ice. The Pirates make a perfect summer night complete as you watch the game from PNC Park, rated by Travel & Leisure as the "best baseball stadium in America!" Or, take in pro soccer's Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the new multi-sport Highmark Stadium on the river near Station Square. Join the "Steel Army," the loudest group of fans in the United Soccer League as they cheer on their team!

 Outdoor Adventure

Wrapped in rivers, intertwined with trails and packed with parks, Pittsburgh is full of outdoor adventure. Bike, walk or rollerblade miles of riverfront trails, soaking in fantastic urban views. Bicycle rentals are available along the trail. Guided hikes offer another way to see the city. Pittsburgh boasts a lush and diverse landscape and is filled with endless recreational opportunities for every outdoor enthusiast. If you decide to view the city from its famous rivers, be sure to rent from Kayak Pittsburgh to see the city from a new perspective. Choose from more than 100 public golf courses in the region including Olde Stonewall and Nemacolin Resort's Mystic Rock.