25 Things To Do in Pittsburgh During the Holidays You Don’t Want to Miss

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There are so many “25 days of Christmas” marathons streaming or on television, we thought we’d give you 25 things to do around Pittsburgh during the Holidays in real life!  Watch our Pittsburgh Holiday Activity video here, and for info on each event, you can go to the link in the titles below.  Happy Holidays from Pittsburgh Beautiful!

1. Go skating at PPG Place

2. See Lumaze Christmas

3. Give back with Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

4. Do your shopping at the People’s Gas Holiday Market

5. Visit Tinsel Town, a holiday pop-up bar

Photo by Jake Mysliwczyk | Pittsburgh City Paper

6. Check out the 17th Annual Gingerbread House Display and Competition

7. Check out the Spirit of Giving from Around the World Exhibit at PPG Place Wintergarden

8. See A Very Merry Pittsburgh at the Heinz History Center

9. See the Nutcracker at the Benedum

10. See Manheim Steamroller at the Benedum

11. Listen to the Highmark Holiday Pops at Heinz Hall

12. Watch Handel’s Messiah at Heinz Hall

13. Watch Yinzer Scrooged: A Pittsburgh Christmas Carol at Bricolage 

14. See Pittsburgh’s Creche

15. Visit the Heinz Hall Holiday Courtyard Holiday KidsPlay

16. See the Nationality Rooms decorated for the holidays at the Cathedral of Learning

17. Take a Gateway Clipper Santa Fun Cruise

18. Check out the Shops at Fifth Ave. Place

19. See the Phipps Winter Flower Show & Light Garden

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20. See A Very Electric Christmas at the Byham

21. See the Trans Siberian Orchestra at PPG Paints Arena

22. Go to Yinzer Yuletide: Breakfast with Santa & Mickey’s Christmas Carol at the O’Reilly

23. Go to Kennywood’s Holiday Lights

24. See Penguins on Parade at the Pittsburgh Zoo

25. Take part in a Polar Express event at the Carnegie Science Center

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