2018 Pittsburgh Light Up Night

The Holiday Season in Pittsburgh Starts on November 16, 2018!

2018 Pittsburgh 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 a look at some of the events for 2018 and additional information from The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership invites you to celebrate the official kickoff to the Holiday Season with free high-quality entertainment activities, music, magic, and memories all across the Golden Triangle.

Official Tree Lightings & Ceremonies

12:00 p.m. U.S. Steel Tower Dedication of the Crèche
4:30 p.m. Allegheny County Courthouse Tree & Tower Lighting – County Courthouse Courtyard
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 Tree Lighting with Rooftop Fireworks & Laser Show

The MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place
From November 16 through March 3, the Plaza between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue transforms into the
MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink at PPG Place, a spectacular one-of-a-kind outdoor ice skating rink.
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2018 Pittsburgh Light Up Night Entertainment Venues include:

Comcast Main Stage

BNY Mellon New Music Stage

Total Sports Rockin’ Blues Stage

EQT Jazzmasters Stage


indoor Holiday activities will take place at:

One Oxford Center

City Hall

Fifth Avenue Place

PPG Place

Market Square

Heinz Hall

Learn more about 2018 Pittsburgh Light Up Night at downtownpittsburghholidays.com