Merry Christmas Pittsburgh! Can you believe it’s been another year? We sure can’t. We added an extra day of weekend fun as Monday is Christmas Day! We hope you make it a Pittsburgh Beautiful holiday weekend, no matter what you choose to do!  Here’s our weekly list of things to do in Pittsburgh!

Friday Dec. 22nd

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The holiday music makers will be hosting two shows in the ‘burgh this year at PPG Paints Arena at 3 and 8 p.m. The group has been delighting holiday revelers for 20 years. More information on the orchestra can be found HERE.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The magic of the Dr. Seuss delight comes on stage for just four days only. Heinz Hall is the place to be for a Grinchy good time this holiday season. More information on the show can be found HERE.

Saturday Dec. 23rd

Cookie Decorating Party

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Join the Carnegie Library of Downtown Pittsburgh for some holiday cookie decorating fun! Icing, food coloring, sprinkles and of course will be on hand for the party, which is 2:30-4:30 p.m. For more information on the party click HERE.

Visit Phipps’ Winter Flower Show

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The Winter Flower Show and Holiday Light Garden at Phipps are wrapping up soon but there’s still time to catch all those gorgeous decorations and post your Phipps Magic Holiday Moment. For more information on the show click HERE.

Sunday Dec. 24th

Visit Santa at the Heinz History Center

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Today is the LAST day to visit Santa before he goes on his journey around the world to visit all the good little girls and boys. Santa will be at the Heinz History Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information on the event, click HERE.

The Nutcracker 

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Just three more days until the Nutcracker is gone for another year. See the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s extravaganza this afternoon at 12 noon before preparations for Santa. For more information on the show, click HERE. 

Monday Dec. 25th

Visit the Creche 

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Unveiled in 1999, the gorgeous Nativity scene at the U.S. Steel Plaza is the perfect place to head to to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

See the sites with family

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Take the family out for a ride to see the gorgeous sites Pittsburgh has to offer. Cross off the last few items on your Pittsburgh holiday bucket list or check out these options of things to do when family is in town.



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