Best time to visit Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

8 THINGS TO DO IN PITTSBURGH, PA (OCTOBER 03 - OCTOBER 12)

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

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

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 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

late 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

9 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Anthrocon

Anthrocon

unconfirmedJuly 1–4, 2021 • event

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

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

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

out of rangeSeptember 23–26, 2021 • event

Giant pumpkins highlight the fall harvest celebration

Pennsylvania's Most Festive Christmas Light Displays

Pennsylvania's Most Festive Christmas Light Displays

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

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

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

out of rangelate 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

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 12, 2021 • event

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

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

canceledDecember, 2020 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

out of rangeNovember 27–December 23, 2020 • event

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

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