Posts Tagged "Downtown"


Updated on: 12/11/18The Nutcracker is a classic ballet that is a Christmas tradition for many. With familiar music, hundreds of colorful and dramatic costumes, and a story full of wonder, it's easy to see why this ballet keeps people returning to performances year after year. Booking.com The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater has been performing The Nutcracker for decades, and yet each year there are new twists to enjoy. The Nutcracker is a...

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Updated on: 11/26/18Auld Lang Syne is another holiday pop-up bar to make its way to downtown Pittsburgh. Managed by the team behind the Halloween pop-up, Zombie Den, the bar calls the Original Oyster House in Market Square home for the 2018 holiday season. Booking.com Throw in a number of Its a Wonderful Life references, a celebration of the upcoming new year, and numerous libations and you have the makings of a holiday celebration!...

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Updated on: 11/26/18We are not in the habit of outright telling you to skip an attraction or event. Generally speaking, when something isn't for us we can find positive points for why others may like it. Booking.com At the NRG Santa Spectacular, we're having a hard time. A really hard time. Santa phoned this one in hard. Commercial Christmas at Point State Park The NRG Santa Spectacular takes place the same night as Light Up Night in...

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Updated on: 11/26/18Pop-up bars are becoming a trend now for seemingly every major holiday, and the 2018 holiday season is bringing four unique Christmas bars to downtown Pittsburgh. Booking.com One of these bars is Jingle Bar, a pop-up located just east of Market Square. We visited this one on opening weekend and share our thoughts on if it is worth your time for a festive libation! A Large Christmas Bar in Downtown Pittsburgh Within...

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Updated on: 11/19/18The Renaissance Hotel is located in the historic (and architecturally unique) Fulton Building in downtown Pittsburgh. Booking.com The building was constructed in 1906, financed by Henry Phipps (namesake of Phipps Conservatory), converted to the Renaissance Hotel in 2001, and named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. From its unique arch on the outside to the beautiful rotunda and luxurious rooms on...

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