Monday, November 23, 2015

2015 Pittsburgh Christmas and Winter Holiday Events

The Pittsburgh Christmas and winter holiday event season is here! Beginning with Light Up Night through the Pittsburgh Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations in December and concluding with New Year's Eve, Pittsburgh.net has the winter holidays covered.  Here are the latest 2015 holiday events for Pittsburgh and surrounding communities. 

Happy Holidays from Pittsburgh.net!


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The Wintergarden at PPG Place

T
he annual Santa Claus Spirits of Giving Around the World and Gingerbread House and Train Exhibits
*Open weekends during holidays and various city-wide events.

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Holiday Market & Pet Santa Photos
Western PA Humane Society
12/4

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Santaland Revival
Oxford Centre & Theater Square
11/20 - 12/24
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MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA
11/20 - 2/28
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Breakfast or Lunch with Santa
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
12/19 - 12/20

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The Muppet Christmas Carol & Holiday Cartoon Favorites
Hollywood Theater - Dormont
Annual FREE family holiday movie!

12/4
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Breakfast and a Movie: White Christmas 
Hollywood Theater - Dormont
12/20
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Patriot Holiday Concert featuring the Brass Roots
Solidiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
12/13
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Bassoon it will be Christmas 
Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra/Upper St. Clair High School Theater
12/19
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Christmas on Main Street Craft and Vendor Fair
Dormont, PA
12/5
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Pittsburgh Concert Chorale presents Sounds of the Season 
Ingomar United Methodist Church
12/4

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Holiday Stories on Ice
RMU Island Sports Center
12/5 - 12/6

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Yinz'r Scrooged
Bricolage Production Company
12/3 - 12/19

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Bellevue Borough Holiday Tree Lighting
Bellevue, PA
12/4

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Almost Winter Solstice Fest 
Chatham University
12/12

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'O Starry Night 3 - 100.7 Star
Petersen Events Center
12/7

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WYEP Holiday Hootenanny
Stage AE
12/10

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Meet and Eat with Santa
Wildwood Highlands North Park
12/11

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Trailer Park Boys Dear Santa Claus Tour 
Benedum Center
12/14

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Peace on Earth Holiday Concert
Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts
12/12

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Kennywood Holiday Lights
Kennywood Park
11/27 - 12/27
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Pittsburgh Crèche
Downtown Pittsburgh

Replica of the Nativity Crèche that stands outside Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican
2015 Holiday Season
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Holiday At The House -Woodville Plantation
Celebrate the holiday season with candlelight tours of Woodville House.
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Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland
Big Butler Fairgrounds
11/20 - 1/3/2016
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Nabhi Christian Ministries
18th Annual Christmas Reunion for Kids in Need

Pittsburgh, PA
12/19 - 12/21
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Overly's Country Christmas
Westmoreland Fair Grounds- Greensburg, PA
11/20 - 1/1/2016
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Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Heinz Field
12/13 

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It's a USO Christmas
Zelienople, PA

12/11, 12 and 13

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Holiday Creation Stations
Fith Avenue Place, Downtown Pittsburgh
12/5 - 12/19

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B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert
Heinz Hall
12/14 - 12/15

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Polar Express Sleepover
Carnegie Science Center
12/12

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Cookies with Santa
Boyce Park Four Seasons Lodge
12/19

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Hartwood Acres Mansion Candlelight Holiday Tours
Hartwood Acres 
11/30 12/1, 12/6, 12/7, 12/8, 12/9, 12/13, 12/14, 12/15 and 12/16
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Christmas Bird Count
Latodami Nature center - North Park
12/26
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The 14th Annual Pittsburgh Holiday Doo Wop Concert
Heinz hall
12/16
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The Nutcracker
Carnegie Performing Arts Center
12/4 - 6 and 12/11 - 13
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Heinz Hall
12/22 - 12/27
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Santa's Christmas Land
Kraynak's - Hermitage, PA
12/1 - 12/31
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Sewickley Light-Up Night
Sewickley, PA
12/5
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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
Benedum Center
12/4 - 12/27
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Poinsettias & Pointe Shoes
Phipps Conservatory
12/20
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Highmark Holiday Pops
Heinz Hall
12/11 - 12/20
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Rudolph, Frosty and the Grinch
Strand Theater - Zelienople
11/28 and 12/19 - 12/19
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Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh
12/29 - 12/30
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

A Pittsburgh Holiday Tradition: The Massmutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place

Update for the 2016/2017 Season


A traditional event for Pittsburgh that signifies the kick-off of the holiday season is back! The new bigger and improved Massmutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place opens on light-up-night Friday, Nov. 18.  Happy Holidays from Pittsburgh.net and enjoy the ice!

Massmutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place

Rink is open from November 18, 2016,  through February 26, 2017
Holiday Hours (November 18-January 1) :
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to  10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to Midnight
Sunday:   11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Special Holiday Hours:
The Rink is open all holidays.
Thanksgiving Day, November 24:  11A-10P
Christmas Eve, December 24:  11A-12M
Christmas Day, December 25:   11A-10P
New Year’s Eve, December 31:  11A-12M
New Year’s Day, January 1:   11A-10P
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16:  11A-10P
President’s Day:  February 20:   11A-10P

Winter Hours (January 2-February 26):
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.

Admission
Adults (ages 13-49) : $8
Children (through age 12): $7
Seniors (ages 50 and up): $7
Skate Rental: $4  (Sizes 9 Jr to 13)

Lockers (one time use, self-service):   50 Cents
Special Events
  • Student ID Nights (Starting January 4-Close)
  • Tuesday Family Nights (Starting January 4 – Close)
 To find out more about these and other events visit PPG Place

Monday, November 2, 2015

November 2015 Pittsburgh Events: Light Up Night 2015 Kicks off the Downtown Holiday Season!



Top Pittsburgh Events for November 2015

Kick off the 2015 Pittsburgh holiday event season with 2015 Light-Up-Night and the new larger MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place!  Check out Santa at Oxford Center and Theater Square. Attend a food truck rally in the North Hills, visit Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Consol, celebrate Polishfest '15 and run the YMCA Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Turkey Trot!

Don't forget to check out our PITTSBURGH HOLIDAY EVENT HOT SPOTS for a larger list of Pittsburgh holiday events and attractions.

Check out a larger list of Pittsburgh events and things to do in Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh.net daily for newly added happenings during November. 

Good luck and thanks for visiting our blog.
- The Staff at Pittsburgh.net

Pittsburgh Light Up Night 2015
Downtown
11/20
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Free Light Up Night Community Concert 2015
Heinz Hall
11/20
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The Duquesne Light Santa Spectacular
Point State Park
11/20
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Santaland Revival
Oxford Centre & Theater Square 
11/20-12/24
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MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 
11/20-2-28
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K9 Trailblazers Fall Hike - Western PA Humane Society
North Park, Pie Traynor Field
11/22

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Ingomar Elementary School Food Truck Rally
Ingomar, PA
11/3

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2015 Pittsburgh Veterans' Day Parade
Downtown
11/7

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Latodami Nature Center - Arboretum Service Day
North Park
11/7

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Great Pumpkin Smash!
Carnegie Science Center
11/7

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Consol Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
11/4-11/8 

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Pittsburgh Regional Amateur Ping Pong Championship
South Park
11/7-11/8
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Three Rivers Film Festival
Pittsburgh, PA
11/6-11/5
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Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer
Teamster's Hall, Lawrenceville, PA
11/6-11/7
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Polishfest 2015
Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh
11/8
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Urban Grange
Spirit Lodge, Pittsburgh
11/13
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The Chocolate Bar
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust / The Benedum Center
11/14
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Steampunk Ball and Fashion Cotillion
Mr. Smalls Theater
11/20
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YMCA Pittsburgh Turkey Trot
Downtown
11/27
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Shadyside Splendor — A Holiday Home Tour
Shadyside
11/27
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