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Celebrate all things pickled at Picklesburgh!
Experience a culinary and cultural celebration of all things pickled during Picklesburgh, named USA Today's #1 Specialty Food Festival in the country for two consecutive years! The free three-day festival takes place over one weekend in late July or August. Held at the iconic Andy Warhol Bridge, mark your calendar for the next Picklesburgh festival and relish the energy of this Only in Pittsburgh event.
Picklesburgh is a dill-icious weekend in Downtown Pittsburgh dedicated to the humble Pickle. Headlined by a giant flying Heinz pickle balloon, the Picklesburgh festival is a true culinary celebration. Why pickles? Well, you may be surprised to know that Pittsburgh has a wonderful pickle history and enjoys celebrating the current pickle nostalgia!
Pickles are, obviously, the highlight of the event, but the celebration goes beyond our vinegar-ed friends. Try some dill-ightfully prepared food and drinks, and be sure to check out a variety of themed souvenirs and gifts including:
Let your imagination run wild, you'll soon find out everything can be pickled!
Of course any festival needs entertainment, and Picklesburgh is no exception. A proper Picklesburgh weekend wouldn't be complete without entertainment! Live music, pickling and cooking demos, children's games and of course the fan favorite Pickle Juice Drinking Contest!
We're sure you'll have a dill-lightful time and fall in love with Pittsburgh when you come to Picklesburgh!
Molly Allwein loves traveling the world, her three rescue dogs, and indulging in brunch & happy hour. Her favorite things about living in Pittsburgh are the $10 opera tickets, the robust community and philanthropic organizations, and the amazing culinary scene.