2017 Pittsburgh Light Up Night

11/17/2017 @ 6:00PM - 12:00 AM

Light Up Night marks the beginning of the holiday season in Pittsburgh. This year's Pittsburgh Light Up Night events include holiday lights, fireworks, music, family fun, the Peoples Gas Holiday Market, Santa and much more.

Here is the 2017 schedule of events and additional information from The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.

Official Tree Lightings & Ceremonies
11:30 a.m. Allegheny County Courthouse Tower & Tree Lighting
12:00 p.m. U.S. Steel Tower Dedication of the Crèche
5:00 p.m. City County Building Tree Lighting
5:30 p.m. PPG Plaza Tree Lighting
5:45 p.m. One Oxford Centre Tree Lighting
5:45 p.m. BNY Mellon Season of Lights Countdown
7:00 p.m. Highmark Unity Tree Lighting with Rooftop Fireworks

Entertainment

Comcast Main Stage: 6:00 p.m. Meeting of Important People | 7:00 p.m. JD Eicher | 8:30 p.m. Andy Grammer
BNY Mellon New Music Stage:
6:00 p.m. Emerson Jay | 7:00 p.m. Buckle Downs | 8:30 p.m. Maggie Lindemann
Total Sports Rockin’ Blues Stage: 6:00 p.m. Jeff Jimerson and Airborne | 7:00 p.m. Lighting of the Highmark Unity Tree 7:30 p.m. Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers | 8:30 p.m. Lyndsey Smith and Soul Distribution
EQT Jazzmasters Stage:
6:00 p.m. Django Festival All Stars | 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. MCG Jazz All Stars featuring: Tania Grubbs – vocals, Etta Cox - vocals, Cliff Barnes - piano, Paul Thompson - bass, James Johnson - drums, Jared Sims – saxophones

Holiday Activities

One Oxford Center

  • Annual Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival 5:45 p.m
  • Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides 6:00 – 9:00 p.m
  • Santa’s Reindeer and Free Activities 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

City Hall

  • City County Building – 414 Grant Street 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Fifth Avenue Place

  • Unity Tree Lighting with Rooftop Fireworks 7:00 p.m. Corner of Penn Avenue and Stanwix Steet
  • Fifth Avenue Freeze & Festivities
  • Live Musical Performances

PPG Place

  • PPG Place Plaza and Ice Rink 11:00 a.m. - midnight
  • RMU Island Sports Figure Skating 4:45 – 5:00 p.m
  • East End Kids 5:00 p.m.
  • American Cancer Society’s Tribute of Light/Plaza Tree Lighting 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Market Square

  • BNY Mellon Season of Lights 5:45 p.m.
  • Peoples Gas Holiday Market Live Musical Performances

Heinz Hall

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performances Beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Learn more about 2017 Pittsburgh Light Up Night at downtownpittsburghholidays.com