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10 THINGS TO DO IN PITTSBURGH, PA (OCTOBER 04 - OCTOBER 13)

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

October • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

Monongahela & Duquesne Inclines

Monongahela & Duquesne Inclines

all year round • activity

If you haven’t ridden historical Pittsburgh funiculars, you haven’t seen the city yet

Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

October–early November • nature

Witness fall splendor in The Burgh and its surroundings

Linesville Spillway

Linesville Spillway

March–November • nature

Thousands of carp rise to the surface to be fed by visitors. You've never seen that much fish in one place!

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

all year round (best in late March–August | late November–early January) • nature

Have yourself a top-notch garden experience in the green heart of Pittsburgh

Kayaking

Kayaking

May–October • activity

A must-do in the city which lies at the junction of three rivers

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

all year round (best: late May–early September) • activity

Reserve a day for a personal encounter with each of the 6,000 beautiful animals residing here

Halloween

Halloween

mid-September–early November • event

Historic Pennsylvania is one of the best spots to celebrate Halloween

Cycling

Cycling

March–November • activity

Pedal your way around one of the most bike-friendly cities in the US

Halloween Events

Halloween Events

October 1–October 31 • event

Pittsburgh's scariest haunted houses and attractions

21 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Pittsburgh 4th of July Fireworks & Events

Pittsburgh 4th of July Fireworks & Events

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Festivities at Point State Park culminate with the Flashes of Freedom Fireworks

Anthrocon Furry Convention

Anthrocon Furry Convention

out of rangeJuly 4-7, 2024 • event

You're welcome to become a part of the premier furry convention, with or without a costume

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

out of rangeSeptember 26-29, 2024 • event

Giant pumpkins highlight the fall harvest celebration

Bloomfield Little Italy Days

Bloomfield Little Italy Days

out of rangeAugust 15-18, 2024 • event

Four days packed with spectacular Italian-themed entertainment

Pittsburgh RV Show & Super Sale

Pittsburgh RV Show & Super Sale

out of rangeJanuary 11-19, 2025 • event

Check out the US' longest-running indoor RV show!

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 16, 2024 • event

One of the US' largest celebrations, honoring the Irish patron saint

Christmas Lights in PA

Christmas Lights in PA

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

Best places in the state to get yourself into the Christmas spirit

Westmoreland County Air Show

Westmoreland County Air Show

out of rangeAugust 17–18, 2024 • event

Vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets in the air and on the ground

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 3, 2024 • event

The annual Squirrel Hill Parade is the main highlight of the vibrant celebration—Lunar New Year PGH

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

out of rangeNovember 18, 2023–January 1, 2024 (select dates) • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Steel City Con

Steel City Con

out of rangeAugust 9–11, 2024 • event

The premier comic con event in Pennsylvania

Delmont Apple 'n Arts Festival

Delmont Apple 'n Arts Festival

out of rangeOctober 7–8, 2023 • event

Revel in fresh apples, tons of apple butter, apple cider, and amusing live entertainment for the whole family

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

out of rangeNovember 18–December 24, 2023 • event

A cherished European Christmas tradition comes alive in downtown Pittsburgh with a touch of local charm

Big Knob Grange Fair

Big Knob Grange Fair

out of rangeAugust 27–31, 2024 • event

Check out the famed truck and tractor pulls, livestock, and family-friendly entertainment at the fairground

Beers of the Burgh Festival

Beers of the Burgh Festival

out of rangeJune 3, 2023 • event

Taste dozens of craft brews from all across the Greater Pittsburgh

Hickory Apple Festival

Hickory Apple Festival

out of rangeOctober 7–8, 2023 • event

Indulge in tons of apples, crispy, crunchy, and succulent, along with delicious treats made from apples

Pittsburgh Beer Fest

Pittsburgh Beer Fest

out of rangeFebruary 24–25, 2023 • event

Pittsburgh Beer Fest, also known as Philly Invades Pittsburgh Beer Fest, is a wonderful beer fest, featuring different types of beer and mouth-watering food

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Parties, fireworks, river cruises, holiday lights, and plenty of activities to close out the year with a blast

Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival

Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival

unconfirmedMay 24–26, 2024 • event

A free music festival, 46 miles northeast of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Memorial Day Weekend Parade & Events

Pittsburgh Memorial Day Weekend Parade & Events

out of rangeMay 25–27, 2024 • event

A day of remembrance and plenty of outdoor activities during the long weekend

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