November 20, 2013

Pittsburgh Light Up Night 2013

light up 2013


53rd Annual Light up Night

Pittsburgh Light up Night 2013


Scheduled Friday, Nov. 22




The Biggest Party on the Biggest Night of the Year!

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership invites you to celebrate the official kickoff to the Holiday Season with FREE high-quality entertainment, activities, music, magic and memories all across the Golden Triangle

This year’s 53rd Annual Light Up Night is Friday, November 22 throughout Downtown Pittsburgh Don’t miss the kick-off to the second season of the Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ the following Saturday, November 23 in Market Square. For sponsorship information, or if you are interested in performing/vending, contact event producer, Russell Howard at 412-325-0153 or rhoward@downtownpittsburgh.com



12:00 P.M. City-county building tree lighting
12:00 P.M. U.s. steel tower dedication of the creche
5:30 P.M. allegheny courthouse tree lighting
5:30 P.M. PPG Plaza American Cancer Society Tribute of Light Tree Lighting
5:45 P.M. one oxford centre tree lighting
5:45 P.M. santa lights bny mellon season of lights
6:45 P.M. macy’s windows unveiling
7:00 P.M. highmark unity tree lighting with rooftop

Clemente Bridge

blues bridge stage and party

5:00 P.M. women of the blues
6:30 P.M. the billy price band
8:00 P.M. joe grushecky and the houserockers

bny mellon fireworks finale

9:38 P.M.
Launched from the warhol bridge, one of pittsburgh’s most spectacular displays by the first family of pyrotechnics, zambelli international, including the light up night signature niagara falls of fireworks, all synchronized to a live holiday broadcast of 3ws 94.5 fm.

one oxford centre

5:30 – 9:00 P.M.
by the rick gallagher trio

5:45 P.M.
annual tree lighting and santa’s arrival

6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
free horse drawn carriage rides (last ride at 8:45 P.M.)

6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
santa’s reindeer and free activities


4:00 P.M.
light up night pre-party
juniors department, 5th floor

6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
holiday window unveiling & gloria gaynor in concert smithfield street stage

blast vip party

Join the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for BLAST! The biggest party on the biggest night of the year!

A special VIP Light Up Night® Celebration Peirce Studio in the Trust Arts Education Center.
Hors d’oeuvres, open bar, and live music entertainment 7:00 – 9:30 P.M.

VIP Firework Viewing Area – Roberto Clemente Bridge 9:38 P.M.

Limited tickets available, Individual Ticket: $100

To purchase tickets, please contact Lynda Fairbrother at 412-566-4190

Market Square

5:00 P.M. Jeff Jimerson and Airborne Holiday
5:45 P.M. Countdown to 2013 Season of Lights
with Santa
6:00-9:30 P.M. (every half hour) Season of Lights
Show & Jeff Jimerson mini-concert

The BNY Mellon Season of Lights is a gift to the people of Pittsburgh made possible by the generous support of the Colcom Foundation and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.

northwest savings bank

stage at mellon square

dance through the decades party

7:00 P.M. the elliotts (60’s)
8:00 P.M. SPUTZY (70’s)
9:00 P.M. totally 80’s

eqt jazzmasters stage at eqt plaza

jazz legend jam

5:00 – 9:15 P.M. Roger humphries and rh factor
5:00 P.M. etta cox and al dowe
6:30 P.M. michele bensen and kenny blake
8:00 P.M. spanky wilson

fifth avenue place

5:00 – 9:00 P.M.
fifth avenue freeze ice carvings and family festivities

live musical performances:
4:30 – 6:30 P.M. roger barbour jazz quartet
7:00 – 9:00 P.M. max leak trio

7:00 P.M.
unity tree lighting with rooftop fireworks

ppg place and skating rink

downtown pittsburgh’s only outdoor skating rink is open until midnight on light up night and magic ice usa is donating $1 of each skate admission to the american cancer society.

4:45 – 5:00 P.M.
Robert morris university island sports figure skating

5:00 – 5:45 P.M.
clo mini-stars

5:30 – 6:00 P.M.
american Cancer society’s tribute of light & paza tree lighting

5:00 – 8:30 P.M.
music by brigid’s cross in ppg place food court


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