Pittsburgh Event Calendar
Our neighborhood hosts a wide variety of events, shows and conventions. From corporate tradeshows to festivals and fairs, there’s always an event happening in our downtown areas. Explore some of our most anticipated events below!
Saturday, February 1 – Sunday, February 2
The Steel City Freeze is an event hosted by GK Sports and sanctioned by the Junior Volleyball Association.
Christian Coalition Outreach Conference
Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23
Monday, February 24, 8:00 PM
Tuesday, February 25, 7:00 PM
Friday, March 13, 2020, 7:30 PM
Sat & Sun, March 14 & 15, Thu & Fri, March 26 & 27, and Fri & Sat, March 27 & 28.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
You won't want to miss the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Pittsburgh, complete with marching bands, floats and Miss Irish Eyes crowning luncheon. Find parade routes and events at the St. Patrick's Day Parade website.
Sat & Sun, March 21 & 22
Thursday, April 2, 2020, 1:35 PM
Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 5
Japanese pop culture event featuring cosplay, music, anime, gaming and other activities.
Thursday, April 16 – Sunday, April 18, 2020
Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26. 2020
Sunday, April 26. 2020
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17, 2020
Saturday, May 23 – Monday, May 25, 2020
Memorial Day weekend Volleyball Championships.
Kenny Chesney (with Florida Georgia Line) @ Heinz Field
Saturday, May 30, 2020, 5:00 PM
Three Rivers Arts Festival
Friday, June 5 – Thursday, June 14, 2020
Three Rivers Arts Festival presents ten days of cultural Pittsburgh festivities, with great food, spectacular entertainment, and the experience of world-renowned visual and performing arts. Daily from 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Ringo Starr @ PPG Paints Arena
Saturday, June 20, 2020, 7:30 PM
Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 26 (Race Weekend July 25 & 26, 2020)
Considered to be the premier vintage grand prix event in the United States. The Grand Prix Race attracts fans of all ages, who line the beautiful Schenley Park streets to cheer for their favorite antique automobiles.
Thursday, July 17 - Sunday, June 19, 2020
This annual festival takes place on Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh between 6th and 10th Street, and will feature two stages of live entertainment, street performers, lots of food for purchase, games and attractions.
Thursday, July 2 – Sunday, July 5, 2020
The largest convention of its kind, where fans gather to focus on "furries", fictional anthropomorphic animal characters. The event draws writers, artists, costumers, and more from all around the world. There will be work groups, panel discussions, music, exhibits, merchandise sales, a parade, special guest speakers, dances, and more.
Thursday, July 9 – Sunday, July 12, 2020
Arcade and Video Game Festival.
Harry Styles @ PPG Paints Arena
Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 8:00 PM
Thursday, July 16 – Sunday, July 26, 2020
Picklesburgh is for everyone – from pickle fanatics to just pickle curious. It’s not just about pickled food though. No celebration would be complete without music. A broad selection of local musicians and genres will grace the stage.
Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16, 2020
Bring your appetite to the region's largest heritage festival. Little Italy Days celebrates Bloomfield’s Italian heritage and creates a destination spot for Italian-themed entertainment and food.
Green Day with Fall Out Boy & Weezer @ PNC Park
Saturday, August 15, 2020, 5:30 PM
Motley Crue / Def Leppard / Poison @ PNC Park
Sunday, August 16, 2020, 5:30 PM
Saturday, August 15 – Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Students living on campus will start their return. On Monday, Aug. 17, the Arrival Survival festivities begin. Arrival Survival runs through Friday. Monday, August 24, 2020, Fall Term begins.
Pitt / Miami of Ohio @ Heinz Field
Saturday, September 5, 2020, Time TBA
Pitt / Richmond Spiders @ Heinz Field
Saturday, September 19, 2020, Time TBA
Dan & Shay The Arena Tour @ PPG Paints Arena
Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:00 PM
The University of Pittsburgh’s official invitation to all family members of students to come to Pitt, enjoy some great family-friendly activities and shows, help us root on our football team, and get to see the campus on a beautiful fall weekend.
Register for the Great Race on their official website.
OCTOBER 2020SASE – Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers Annual Conference
Thursday, October 8 – Sunday, October 11
Convention and Exhibits, 3,000 attendees
Pitt / Notre Dame @ Heinz Field
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Carnegie Mellon's annual Homecoming is a family-friendly day of fun and a great chance to reconnect with campus and old friends, meet current Tartans and cheer on the Tartans to victory.