Now that Labor Day is upon us, the fall season is on our minds.  Pittsburgh in the fall is a magical place.  We put together seven reasons to get excited about autumn in the ‘burgh.

1. Those Friday Night Lights

 Pittsburgh in the fall

We definitely give those Texans a run for their money with our intense love for high school football. When the season starts in early fall, we just can’t get enough!

2. Seasonal brews

 Pittsburgh in the fall

After the long, hot summer fall beers return with a vengeance! Oktoberfest is celebrated at area restaurants like Hofbrauhaus, Penn Brewery and more.

3. The Pens return

 Pittsburgh in the fall

After our whirlwind championship season, the whole city’s been itching to get back to work and see more Pens hockey. Come October, we’ll get to see our boys again.

4. The Steelers return

 Pittsburgh in the fall

Will this be our year for the “Stairway to Heaven?” The anticipation is absolutely thrilling. Dust off your jersey and get it ready for the 2017-2018 season.

5. Phantom Fright Nights

 Pittsburgh in the fall

Beginning September 29th, Kennywood will be celebrating its 15th year of the scary series. Zombies and scary monsters make a scary few weeks of fall fun around the famed amusement park.

6. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, apple picking and haunted houses

 Pittsburgh in the fall

Pittsburgh is in a great location in that it is in close proximity to multiple farms within a quick drive of the city. From apple picking, to pumpkin patches and more there’s fall fun for everyone in the area.

7. Working out in cooler weather again

 Pittsburgh in the fall

There’s fall races galore in Pittsburgh, like the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K and the popular Donut Dash. After the humidity of the summer, it’s nice to get back to working out outside again.



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