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!
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
Saturday, June 20, 2020, 7:30 PM
Tuesday June 23, 2020
“World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band” announced that their critically acclaimed NO FILTER tour will return to Pittsburgh on June 23 at Heinz Field.
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.
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.
Saturday, August 15, 2020, 5:30 PM
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.
Saturday, September 5, 2020, Time TBA
Saturday, September 19, 2020, Time TBA
Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 26, 2020, Time TBA
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.
Thursday, October 8 – Sunday, October 11
Convention and Exhibits, 3,000 attendees
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020, Time TBA
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.