It's tradition that each player on the winning team gets to spend a day with the Cup— and they can do whatever they want with it. We couldn't help but imagine what we would do on a day with the Cup, so we asked Pittsburghers for their opinion. From using it at church as the collection plate to parading it around Philadelphia, the ideas are plentiful. Vote in our poll and share your own thoughts.
Explore a three-mile stretch from Market Square to the North Side to the West End. Try a spin class, get zen at a yoga class and experience Bhangra on the bridge. Plus, a pop-up canine carnival hosted by Humane Animal Rescue.
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Hear from Dr. Patrick Spero about conflicts in the 1770s for control of Fort Pitt and the Ohio River — which he argues were crucial to the American Revolution — at his lecture, "When Pittsburgh was Virginia" and book signing of "Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania."
Where: Fort Pitt Museum at 101 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)
When: June 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
How much: $10 for adults | $5 for students, History Center members
Beer. Sammiches. Live music. Enough said. Head to the Strip for bites from Meat & Potatoes, Kelly O's, Spork, Edgars Best Tacos, Bull Dawgs, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society, Peppi's Subs-Pittsburgh, Strip District Meats, Lucy's Original Banh Mi and Wholey's Fish Market.
Where: 21st St & Smallman St. (Strip District)
When: June 24, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For the past two decades, the WYEP Summer Music Festival has been a harbinger of summer in Pittsburgh. Bring a lawn chair and some snacks, and enjoy an evening of music (hopefully the sun will show up, too).
Where: Schenley Plaza at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When: June 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
How much: Free
Walnut Street in Shadyside will be shut down for a night of music, fun, food and drinks. Byron Nash & Plan B and Bon Journey will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Jam on Walnut benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Where: Shadyside at 5442 Walnut Street (Shadyside)
When: June 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.