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By: Amanda Narcisi
With St. Patrick’s Day the biggest holiday in March, Pittsburgh holds one of the biggest parades around.
This year the parade is dedicated to the late Mr. Rooney who was the US ambassador of Ireland. As a result members of the Rooney family and parts of the Steeler organization will make appearances at the parade.
This year in addition to the official St Patrick’s Day t-shirt a towel called The Shamrock Shammy will be available for waving during the parade. The Shamrock Shammy and the official shirt will be available in weeks leading up to St Patricks Day around local businesses including Yinzers in the Strip District.
Miss Smiling Irish Eyes was already named. Madeline Evans from North Hills and a student at Villanova University will be joined by the court of Roisin Sabol and Erin Sheedy. Miss Smiling Irish eyes and The Court is some of the most celebrated participants in the parade.
The Pittsburgh St Patrick’s Day Parade is the 2nd largest in the country. With 22,000 participants including 18 marching bands the parade will follow the route beginning at Liberty and 11h and follow Grant to Blvd of the Allies and finishes at Stanwix Street. Leading the Parade as Grand Marshall is Maggie Cloonan.
St Patrick’s Day Parade runs from 10AM until 1PM and during that time Market Square is also filled with family friendly events including a performance from the Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band.
Kick off March 17th with an amazing parade downtown and festivities all day long. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
On February 23rd, Heinz History Center and Wigle Whiskey are debuting a collaboration decades in the making. Prohibition Rye will be released in limited supply in collaboration with American Spirits: The rise and fall of prohibition at Heinz History Center.Read More
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Cirque Du Soliel returns to the PPG Arena this January with a new show; “Crystal”. Crystal is a breakthrough in the Cirque Du Soliel as it is the first time the show will be on ice. So not only is it the arial acrobatics outstanding it is all done as an ice show.Read More
We maybe a bit away from inches of snow on the ground, but if you live here in Pittsburgh the parking chair has never left the street. This year you can bring that true yinzer feeling to the christmas tree.Read More
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Kennywood is premiering something new this year with the young halloween fan at heart. Happy Hauntings will be a kid friendly part of the park running on Saturday and Sunday throughout the end of October.Read More
By: Amanda Narcisi
For years now Pittsburgh has embraced one festival with open mouths and empty stomaches. The Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival fills Kennywood this year with great food and entertainment.
For your ticket admission you get to paint a Pierogi with Paint Monkey, shop the pop-up pierogi marketplace and ride all the classic Kennywood rides including the JackRabbit and Turtle.
Your ticket will include access to two dozen restaurants, chefs and other food vendors that have pierogi themed dishes and desserts.
Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival is September 24th from 1PM to 6PM at Kennywood. Tickets are $12.00 for kids and $24.00 for adult. Ticket includes access to Pierogi Festival, free parking, sponsor giveaways, live entertainment and activities and entrance to classic rides: Merry-Go-Round, Thunderbolt, Jack Rabbit, Racer, Turtle, and Noah’s Ark.
To Purchase tickets and for more information check out http://pittsburghpierogifestival.com and their Facebook.