Posts Tagged "Seasonal"


Updated on: 03/22/19Any time I think of Mars, PA, it is almost always in tandem with at least one Martian reference of some sort. Booking.com As such, I wasn't too surprised to find out that Mars hosts a semi-annual Mars New Year celebration to honor the planet's roughly 687-Earth day revolution around the sun.  While the actual three-day festivity is taking place a few months after the official new year (which occurs...

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Updated on: 03/20/19Much like our goal to visit every Pittsburgh brewery, we're also on a mission to go to all of the annual beer festivals in Pittsburgh. Booking.com And, like our growing brewery scene, the list of festival options is so long such that we'll be checking out new ones many times a year for quite some time.  In this one, we did not want to do a review of every beer festival out there (you can find all of those on...

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Updated on: 03/14/19The Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show, aptly themed “Eye Candy” for 2019, brings these two beautiful plants (both favorites of ours) to the forefront of the Conservatory. Booking.com As always with our show features, we wanted to share a few of our favorite rooms from this show and hope you'll make it out to visit for yourselves! The Palm Court The Palm Court is always a favorite spot for us when visiting...

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Updated on: 12/20/18During the holiday season there are so many events and concerts that vie for your attention, but The Pittsburgh Symphony's Holiday Pops concert is one that should definitely be on your list to attend. Booking.com This family-friendly concert has something for everyone with special guest performers and a fantastic variety of holiday music. Holiday Pops is a Festive Christmas Tradition While the Holiday Pops...

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Updated on: 12/11/18We first had pierogies from the Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church at the Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival. We had heard the glory of the church's famed dumplings, but never quite made it happen until fate intervened and put us all at the same festival. Booking.com It was truly love at first bite. When we visited the church's table at the festival they were handing out cards for their Christmas pierogi sale, and we...

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