Photo above by Dave DiCello

Happy Thanksgiving Pittsburgh! We hope you enjoy this very special weekend with your family. We are so grateful for all that you have done for us and for reading our blog. We wish you all the very best and hope you find something fun on this list this weekend to do with the whole family!

Friday Nov. 24th

Phipps Winter Flower Show and Light Garden – Holiday Magic!

Photo by Emmanuel Fine Art Photography

This popular and treasured Pittsburgh holiday season attraction at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens begins November 24th and lasts until January 7th.  You don’t want to miss this year’s show!  Pittsburgh Beautiful has partnered with Phipps to bring your Holiday Magic photos to life!  Use #PhippsHoliday on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and send us your magical moments from Phipps, or from your own celebrations. For advance tickets to this event, click here.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

The award-winning holiday tale comes to life on stage at the Byham Theater. Enjoy all your favorite characters as they discover the true meaning of Christmas. 90 minutes. For more information on the play click HERE.

Motown: The Musical

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

Enjoy the tale of Motown founder Berry Gordy set to all your favorite music from the ’60s and ’70s. Featuring songs like “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” this one is not to be missed! For more information on the musical click HERE.

Saturday Nov. 25th

Gobbler Classic at St. Clair Fitness

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

The third annual event to help you burn off all that delicious Thanksgiving food is back. This CrossFit competition gives out $500 AmEx giftcards. For more information on the event click HERE.

Dirty Dozen Bike Ride

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

Are you ready to tackle the steepest hills in the ‘burgh? This 35th annual event takes riders to the 13 hardest hills in the city. For more information on the ride click HERE.

Sunday Nov. 26th

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

The Steelers are back for Sunday night football against the Packers at Heinz Field. Cheer on the black and gold Thanksgiving weekend and head down to tailgate or to a local bar to cheer them on. For more information on the game click HERE.

28th Annual Festival of Lights

Things to do in Pittsburgh Thanksgiving Weekend

The Braddock Trail Chapter House is a nearly 130-year-old mansion where you can walk through and enjoy the multiple decorated Christmas trees. There are daily door prize drawings and raffle prizes as well as refreshments. For more information on the festival click HERE.

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