Memorial Day Weekend in Pittsburgh

Memorial Day Weekend in Pittsburgh

If you're looking for things to do on Memorial Day weekend, you've come to the right spot!

Memorial Day Weekend is coming soon, and Pittsburgh is the place to be for inspiring ceremonies and patriotic events. Memorial Day pays tribute to all American men and women who died in active military service. Pittsburgh honors these heroes with a variety of events throughout the city. If you're spending Memorial Day weekend in Pittsburgh, here are some events that offer a way to pay your respects and have some family fun since the holiday is also the unofficial kickoff to Summer.

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Bethel Park Memorial Day Parade

Come march in Bethel Park's Memorial Day Parade. The parade kicks off at 8:30 am Monday, May 31 at the Bethel Park Borough Building. There will be a van available for those who cannot march.

Irwin Memorial Day Parade

*Event is subject to change. More details coming soon.

The Irwin Memorial Day Parade will be taking place on Monday, May 31, beginning at 1:00 pm on Main Street.

Westmoreland County Airshow

Bring the family out to watch the Daredevils and fighter jets show off different stunts and narrated re-enactments of war missions. There will awesome vendors and plenty of activities for the kids. Attendees can also step aboard aircrafts and take a peak into the cockpit. The event will take place from Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-30,  11:00 am to 5:00pm at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.  

  • Price: $15 in advance, $25 at the gate, $10 military personnel & children 10 & under are free

Hookstown Grange Annual Memorial Day Car Cruise

On Memorial Day, May 31, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, come enjoy the Hookstown Grange Car Show at the Hookstown Fairgrounds. Parking and admission are both free. There will be a raffle and food available. For more information, call 724-573-9377.

2021 AKC Memorial Day Cluster Dog Show

Starting Thursday, May 27, through Monday, May 31, at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds you can enjoy the Memorial Day Cluster Dog Show. Learn more about the event and registration here.

Visit a Memorial

Memorial Day is the perfect time to visit one of Pittsburgh's many memorials and monuments. You can visit: 

Other Fun Events

Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies

Enjoy America’s favorite past time at one of the best ballparks in America – PNC Park – and cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates as they take on the Colorado Rockies. 

  • Friday, May 28th at 6:35 pm
  • Saturday, May 29th at 4:05 pm
  • Sunday, May 30th at 1:05pm

Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

May 18-31, check out different programs happening at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater. A limited number of seats are available for each performance, so make sure to grab your tickets! Seats start at $45.

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