Holidays in the ‘Burgh

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Holidays in the ‘Burgh

Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

Experience the fireworks aboard the Gateway Clipper fleet at a one-hour sightseeing cruise. The cruise features expert narration and a spectacular view.

Where: Gateway Clipper Fleet at 350 West Station Square Drive (South Shore)

When: July 4, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $33.39


Holidays in the ‘Burgh

All the fun of Kennywood plus fireworks

Thrill-seekers can commemorate the Fourth at Kennywood during the Celebrate America event. It'll feature Zambelli fireworks every night, a hot dog eating contest, entertainment and all the fun of Kennywood.

Where: Kennywood at 4800 Kennywood Blvd. (West Mifflin)

When: June 29, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. to July 4, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: Prices vary


Holidays in the ‘Burgh

Experience Fort Pitt in the 1700s

Celebrate the Fourth of July by raising a 36-foot flag at Fort Pitt with the help of colonial reenactors and scouts. Plus, you can listen to 18th century military music and the National Anthem by the Yinzer Singers.

Where: Fort Pitt Museum at 101 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)

When: July 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Holidays in the ‘Burgh

Unfurl a 36-foot American flag

Heinz History Center will host a flag ceremony on Independence Day. Veterans and museum visitors can help to unfurl a giant 36-foot American flag, sing the National Anthem and participate in a moment of silence for those who have served.

Where: Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman Street (Strip District)

When: July 4, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Holidays in the ‘Burgh

An all-day St. Patrick’s celebration

The Claddagh is hosting more than 12 hours of music in its pub for St. Patrick's Day as well as bands in an outdoor tent. Doors open at 10 a.m. For more St. Patrick's Day celebration, consult our big list of parties.

Where: The Claddagh at 407 Cinema Drive (South Side)

When: March 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to March 18, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Free


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