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Free Winter Activities

admin - Monday, December 19, 2016


So, the snow is falling and your friends are calling yoo-hoo! But really – your friends keep calling because they want to know what to do in Pittsburgh this holiday season. You’re in luck – we have a list of all the fun and festive events going on in the ‘Burgh.

Holiday Celebrations

Mingle all the Way is THIS Thursday, in your apartment community. Come take photos with Santa and enjoy our hot chocolate bar. BYOB!

Park View: 6-8 p.m. in Park View One’s Lobby

City View: 6-8 p.m. in City View’s Lounge

Carson Street Commons: 6-8 p.m. in the Leasing Office 

12/16/16 & 12/20/16

Make a child’s wish come true this holiday season by stopping by the Make-a-Wish fundraiser “Light Up a Child’s Life Campaign” 7-9 a.m. in Fifth Avenue Place. 


Join the Animal Rescue League Yappy Holidays Event at the Ace Hotel from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with your pet!  http://www.animalrescue.org/event/yappy-holidays/ 


Ring in the New Year with Pittsburgh’s New Year’s Eve First Night. http://firstnightpgh.trustarts.org/ 

Weekdays through 12/23/16

Stop by Fifth Avenue Place weekdays at noon for free musical performances by some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists. 

Now through 2/26/17

Perfect for first dates, friend dates, and family fun, the PPG Place Ice Rink is calling your name. http://www.ppgplace.com/directory/the-rink/

Now through Christmas

Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift? Stop by the People’s Gas Holiday Market. http://www.downtownpittsburghholidays.com/peoples-gas-holiday-market/ 

Now through the New Year

Ever wonder how different countries identify Santa Claus? Stop by the “Spirits of Giving Around the World” exhibit in PPG Place. http://www.ppgplace.com/events/spirit-of-giving/ 

All Downtown Holiday Events

We’ve listed a few – but there are many more events to check out:


Bonus: Did you know there’s FREE PARKING weekends in the city? Check it out!


Sporting and Fitness Events
All Season Long

Pittsburgh Penguins Schedule https://www.nhl.com/penguins/schedule/2016-12-01/ET 

Skiing at Seven Springs: http://www.7springs.com/ski-and-ride/ 


Downtown 5K Tour @ PPG Place 


WWE PPV Roadblock @ 7:30 p.m. PPG Paints Arena 

Away Game: Steelers vs. Bengals


Home Game: Steelers vs. Ravens 


Three Rivers Classic: Men’s College Hockey Tournament @PPG Paints Arena 

And, stay tuned for 2017 Faros Residential Fitness Events Coming Soon!



The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will play at PPG Paints Arena at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

12/30/16 – 12/31/16

LOTUS will play @ Stage AE for NYE.


AcoustiCafe @ Club Cafe in the South Side

We’ve highlighted a couple, but, here’s a list of concerts coming to the ‘Burgh today through January.

Featured Restaurant & Museum of the Month

We want you to experience the best of the ‘Burgh. Check out this month’s featured restaurant and museum with your friends.

Sienna Mercato – http://www.siennapgh.com/mercato/ 

Toonseum! – http://www.toonseum.org/

How are you spending December? Get social with us and share your experiences on Facebook and Instagram!