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Best time to visit Pittsburgh, PA

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10 THINGS TO DO IN PITTSBURGH, PA (SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 08)

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

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

Pittsburgh Fall Foliage

Pittsburgh 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!

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 in late May–early September) • nature

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

13 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

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

Anthrocon

Anthrocon

out of rangeJune 30–July 3, 2022 • 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 22–25, 2022 • event

Giant pumpkins highlight the fall harvest celebration

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

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 12, 2022 • event

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

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 1–2, 2022 • event

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

Steel City Con

Steel City Con

out of rangeApril 8–10, 2022 • event

The premier comic con event in Pennsylvania

Beers of the Burgh Festival

Beers of the Burgh Festival

out of rangeJune 4, 2022 | June 11, 2022 • event

Taste dozens of craft brews from all across the Greater Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Beer Fest

Pittsburgh Beer Fest

out of rangeApril 23, 2022 • 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

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

out of rangeNovember 19–December 31, 2022 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

unconfirmedmid-November–early January  • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

unconfirmedmid-November–late December 2022 • event

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

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

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