Poetry Slam at TQ Live, Andy Warhol Museum

Poetry Slam at TQ Live, Andy Warhol Museum

Pittsburgh Events

All events held in Pittsburgh unless stated otherwise.

January

A Tribute to African American Heroes
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to a group of African American heroes in a celebratory evening of words and music on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday with an interfaith gospel choir and special guest artists; Heinz Hall; http://www.africanaculture.org

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; Pittsburgh; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

February

Black History Month
Heinz History Center kicks off Black History Month with the “Gathering of Eagles”, honoring the Tuskegee Airmen, a military group of black fighter pilots. The Tuskegee Airmen included nearly 60 men from Southwestern Pennsylvania; small admission fee; http://www.pghhistory.org

Black History Month
Celebration of Black History Month throughout the Conservatory with a focus on plants native to Africa; Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

June

African Arts in the Park Festival
Schenley Park; http://www.africanaculture.org

Three Rivers Art Festival
Annual 17 day festival of the visual and performing arts attracts tens of thousands each day; Point State Park; http://www.artsfestival.net

Juneteenth
Celebration of the African American holiday; Pittsburgh; http://www.juneteenth.com

October

Pittsburgh Finest Family Pumpkin Festival
Pick your own pumpkins, fall decorating, Boo Barn, hayrides, pumpkinland, nighttime fun, mini corn maze and more of what makes Fall a little livelier; Triple B Farms; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

Autumn Pumpkin Festival
Apple butter demos, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow contest, chili cook-off; Volant; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

Impulse: Pittsburgh International Black Arts Festival
Pittsburgh; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Fair
Crafts, horse-drawn wagon, and entertainment; Apple Castle, New Wilmington; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

December

Christmas on Main Street
Main Street, Volant; http://www.visitpittsburgh.com

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