Pittsburgh Holiday Events

From outdoor shopping and toasty refreshments to indoor exhibits and bites for the whole family, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the holidays in Pittsburgh.

Downtown Holiday Happenings

Light Up Night

The Peoples Gas Holiday Market™

The UPMC Rink at PPG Place

Meet the Man in Red

Handmade Arcade Holiday Market

The Pittsburgh Crèche

Holiday KidsPlay Selfie Garden

Highmark First Night Pittsburgh

Holiday Events & Activities Around Town

Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

Welcome This Winter! at the Carnegie Museum of Art


Kennywood Holiday Lights

Dazzling Nights

Zoo Lights Drive-Thru

Holiday Happenings at the National Aviary

Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House

The Lawrenceville Cookie Tour

Chanukah Celebrations

Holiday Performances - Ballet, Symphonies, Live Music & More

A Drag Queen Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly

Mark Milovats in Concert: Christmas Wonderland

Who's Holiday!

Handel's Messiah

Celtic Woman Christmas

The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show

A Christmas Story: The Play

The Nutcracker with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert

Il Divo - A New Day Holiday Tour

A Lyrical Christmas Carol

A Musical Christmas Carol

Sing! An Irish Christmas

Highmark Holiday Pops

Sensory-Friendly Concert: Holiday Pops

Sensory-Friendly The Nutcracker

Christmas from Notre Dame

Holiday Brass Spectacular

Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert

A Magical Cirque Christmas

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Family Fun

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