Pittsburgh is proud to welcome each and every visitor to our culturally rich, diverse and vibrant city. Visit Pittsburgh's Cultural District - a 14-block area filled with fantastic cuisine, an outstanding mix of both classical and contemporary visual and performing arts, music and much more. The historic and beautiful Benedum Center hosts performances by the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh CLO and PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh. The Byham Theater is home to a wide variety of performing arts, including dance, music, theater, film and family-friendly events. Pittsburgh Public Theater performs at the Michael Graves-designed O'Reilly Theater. Heinz Hall is the cornerstone of the Cultural District. This grand concert hall and showplace is home to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Located just minutes from downtown, Pittsburgh's North Shore offers plenty of excitement for everyone. For the arts and culture enthusiast, there's The Andy Warhol Museum, dedicated to Pittsburgh's "pop"ular native son. The museum features thousands of works including prints, photographs, sculptures and film - all capturing the magic of the pop culture icon. Ease on down the road and jump into the action at Rivers Casino or catch a game at PNC Park or Heinz Field. The North Shore is also a great place for family fun with the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center and National Aviary all within minutes of one another. Check out Kidsburgh for more family fun ideas while in the city!
Downtown Pittsburgh offers a bevy of restaurants to suit every palate. From quick bites to bakery delights in Market Square to romantic dinners and drinks after dark on Penn Avenue, Downtown is a diner's delight. And, Pittsburgh's Strip District offers tasty breakfast options and a variety of ethnic treats. The Lawrenceville and East Liberty neighborhoods of Pittsburgh boast many trendsetting dining options.
The Strip District is also known for its retail product and ethnic food stores, so shop 'til you drop, and snack along the way! Stop by the Pittsburgh Public Market for unique Pittsburgh finds including homemade pierogies and handmade clothing. The neighborhoods of Shadyside, Lawrenceville and South Side offer distinctive shopping choices.
Each month The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh sponsors OUTrageous Bingo for a night of OUTrageous fun.