10 Reasons to be Thankful for Pittsburgh

10 Reasons to be Thankful for Pittsburgh

This time of year has a special way of reminding us of all the things we are thankful for. And, we are extremely thankful for many things in and around Pittsburgh.

1. 90 Unique Neighborhoods

From hip and trendy to quiet and secluded, each neighborhood offers visitors and residents unique experiences, charm and so much more.

2. Holiday Events

There’s nothing like the Holiday season in Pittsburgh. A time to unwind in the awe of festive light displays, visit the traditional Holiday Market, enjoy live performances, shop local small businesses for your loved ones and more. 

3. Museums

If you love art, culture, history, science and learning, Pittsburgh is a great place to explore. With our wide range of museums and attractions, there are endless must-do items to add to your agenda.

4. Stunning Skyline

There’s no sight quite like Pittsburgh’s skyline. Full of architectural and cultural history, straddled by three mighty rivers and surrounded by rolling valleys and hillsides, the Pittsburgh skyline is certainly unforgettable. Take a ride one of the two inclines for breathtaking views. 

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5. Restaurant & Hospitality Community

Pittsburgh’s incredible restaurant and hospitality workforce continues to offer exceptional service to visitors and residents alike. This team of hardworking individuals continue to show up every day with a smile on their faces, ensuring their guests feel welcomed in Pittsburgh!

6. Booming Tech Industry

Once a center for the production of steel, iron and glass, Pittsburgh is now an advancing leader in medicine, education, health care, robotics, software engineering and high-tech industries. Pittsburgh has grown into a premiere technology hub, incorporating innovative and high-tech experiences for visitors.

7. Performing Arts

The arts are alive in Pittsburgh! The historical Cultural District is home to nine theaters and multiple galleries from Broadway productions, orchestra, opera, ballet, comedy and more.

8. Craft Beer Scene

With more than 40 unique Only in Pittsburgh craft breweries, Pittsburgh is continually ranked as one of the top beer cities in the U.S. Whether you’re looking for a crisp IPA, a unique sour, a refreshing clean beer or something completely new, Pittsburgh breweries have you covered. 

9. Sports Teams

Home to six-time Super Bowl champions Pittsburgh Steelers, five-time Stanley Cup champions Pittsburgh Penguins and five-time World Series champions Pittsburgh Pirates, the love for the black and gold runs deep in Pittsburgh.

10. Our Neighbors (People of the Pittsburgh)

The late Mister Rogers once said “You are special. You’re special to me. There’s only one in this wonderful world.” 

Pittsburghers are truly special, taking pride in our City and always willing to lend a hand to their neighbors. Today, and every day, we are thankful for our neighbors.