Best time to visit Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

8 THINGS TO DO IN PITTSBURGH, PA (JUNE 30 - JULY 09)

Anthrocon

Anthrocon

July 1–4, 2021 • event

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

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!

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

July 4 • event

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

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

Cycling

Cycling

March–November • activity

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

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Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

October • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

September 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

early November–early January • event

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

Las luces de Navidad más festivas de Pensilvania

Las luces de Navidad más festivas de Pensilvania

early November–early January • event

Los mejores lugares en el estado para entrar en el espíritu navideño

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

late November–early January  • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31 • event

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

Halloween

Halloween

late September–early November • event

Historic Pennsylvania is one of the best spots to celebrate Halloween

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

December, 2020 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

Peoples Gas Holiday Market

November 27–December 23, 2020 • event

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

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

February 12, 2021  • event

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

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