The neighborhood of Monroeville is located only 12 miles east of Pittsburgh. It's home to a variety of large and small businesses, a large residential community, bustling shopping districts, some great restaurants, and tons of things to do. Monroeville also has a recently renovated convention center that hosts many exciting events throughout the year. Here are some of the top things to do in Monroeville in the winter.
Skiing in Boyce Park
Do you love skiing, snowboarding, or snow tubing? Well, Monroeville's Boyce Park has got your lift ticket ready! Boyce Park offers affordable winter fun for the whole family. You can ski and snowboard on beautiful slopes for all levels that cover more than 20 acres of the park. If skiing and snowboarding aren't your thing, spend the day tubing down Western Pennsylvania's steepest snow tubing hill. Indulge your need for speed and enjoy some outdoor winter fun!
Indoor Family Fun
We all tend to get a case of cabin fever during the winter months. Take the whole gang to Sky Zone to jump away the cold-weather blues! Freestyle jump encourages you to let go of gravity and grab some air while enjoying wall-to-wall trampoline courts. The classic game of dodgeball combined with trampolines unlocks a whole new way to play the game. Practice your aerial moves by taking a swan dive into a pit of foam. Two brand new attractions that were just added in January include a zip line and trapeze and swing!
When you think about visiting a new city, you don't often think about spending the day in a library. However, the Monroeville Public Library is no ordinary library! They have an awesome Maker Lab, which is a dedicated space for science and technology. They offer classes in coding, robotics, 3D design, engineering, and other special events. There are additional open hours where visitors can use tech items such as soldering irons, sewing machines and circuitry. Take some time to create something new as a family!
Grab a Meal
Who doesn't want to warm up next to a giant fire during the winter months? Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Monroeville lets you do just that, all while eating delicious and authentic Italian fare at the same time! A polished casual dining experience, Anthony's authentic coal fired pizza is a great choice for families with picky eaters. Whether you try their oven roasted chicken wings, homemade meatballs, eggplant marino or a classic Italian salad, there is something to please every palate.
If you're looking for a quick grab and go lunch, give Hello Bistro a try. They offer large, made-to-order salads and whether you get 5 or 15 toppings the price is the same! Their burgers are also really delicious, and perfect for a cold winter's day.
Shopping in Monroeville
Find all of your favorite stores in one place at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center. Where else can you test out a new mattress, shop for clothes, get a haircut, eat Chinese food, pet a puppy, enjoy a margarita for happy hour, grab some bargains, and get a massage all in one place? It's not an exaggeration to say you could spend a whole day experiencing what Miracle Mile Shopping Center has to offer. Your wallet might come out a little lighter at the end, but you'll definitely be happier.
Many of Monroeville's unique events are held in the 100,000-square foot Monroeville Convention Center, and are open to the public. Check out their upcoming event calendar for up-to-date information, but you won't want to miss the Steel City Kitties, the Outdoor Sport & Travel Show or the Food Truck a Palooza!
The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) is a diverse, member-driven organization focused on promoting and advancing business excellence. They are hosting a three part speakers series and the first session on Wednesday, April 3 is called "Coloring Outside the Lines: Creating a New Customer Experience". This series will be led by customer experience expert Jeff Tobe, M.ED, CSP. This session challenges businesses to step outside their comfort zone and position themselves more creatively to be effective in today's marketplace. For more information and to register, check out the MACC website.
This blog is sponsored by Visit Monroeville