Pittsburgh is Picklesburgh!

Celebrate all things pickled at Picklesburgh!

To celebrate being named USA Today's #1 Specialty Food Festival in the country, Picklesburgh is doubling in size, which means you get to enjoy all that delicious pickles goodness twice as much! Join us in Picklesburgh on July 26-28, 2019 on the famous Roberto Clemente Bridge, and this year will extend to the riverside lanes of Ft. Duquesne Boulevard between Stanwix and 7th Streets.

What is Picklesburgh?

Picklesburgh is a dill-icious weekend in Downtown Pittsburgh all 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 suprised to know that Pittsburgh has a wonderful pickle history and enjoys celebrating the current pickle nostalgia

So, What's the Big Dill? 

Pickles are, obviously, the highlight of the event, but the celebration goes beyond our vinegar-ed friends. Try some of these dill-ightfully prepared food and drinks:  

  • Pickles and assorted pickled veggies
  • Pickled peppers and hot sauces
  • Dill pickle jerky
  • Bacon-wrapped fried pickles
  • Belgian chocolate covered pickle-on-a-stick
  • Old World sauerkraut brownie
  • Pickle slushies
  • Locally-brewed pickle soda
  • Pickled berry Moscow Mule
  • Pickled watermelon rind & strawberry mead

Let your imagination run wild, you'll son find out everything can be pickled!


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You can also use Picklesburgh as a reason to start your holiday shopping! Many of the vendor booths will have souvenirs and gifts such as:

  • Pickled items (obviously)
  • Recipe Books 
  • Pickle themes merchandise
  • Pickle-centric jewelry
  • Pickle fashion
  • Pickle-themes home goods
  • Pickle candles

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

You'll fall in love with Pittsburgh when you come to Picklesburgh. Check out some other Pittsburgh Summer Festivals, and make your summer plans in Pittsburgh now!