Try Your Luck at the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

See great live bands at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh

If you enjoy slots, table games, video poker and other casino games, Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is a destination you will definitely want to visit. With a total of more than 2,800 games, this is one of the best places to enjoy an exciting day without the kids. After you've had your fill of gaming, you can enjoy dining at one of several restaurants. The Grand View Buffet, West End Cafe, Ciao, Wheelhouse and Andrews Steak & Seafood are all available to satisfy your appetite no matter what type of food you prefer.

The casino also offers first-rate entertainment. Levels, a club that overlooks the casino, has live entertainment Thursday through Saturday. All summer long, you can also enjoy the Live on the River Free Concerts series, which features tribute bands who play classic tunes from your favorite artists.

Rivers CasinoUpcoming events include:
Saturday, July 18 –Good Vibrations; music of the Beach Boys.
Friday, July 31-Asbury Fever; music of Bruce Springsteen.
Saturday, August 1-Full Moon Fever -Tom Petty Tribute.
Friday, August 14 -Johnny Angel with Melvin Steals.

In addition to casinos in Pittsburgh PA, the city is a fun and exciting destination for dining, entertainment, shopping and sightseeing. The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, which has recently undergone a complete renovation, is located in the trendy Station Square section of downtown Pittsburgh. We offer many specials that allow you to save money, such as A Room with a View & Breakfast, which provides you with amazing views of the city skyline and riverfront and one complimentary breakfast per person. You'll also be very close to many great shops and restaurants as well as Heinz Field, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, PNC Park and the exciting Rivers Casino. Some of the exciting things to do in Pittsburgh are a short distance from the hotel. Visit our website or call 866-716-8134 with rate code LWPKG1 to reserve your stay.


Experience Racing Like Never Before with the ElectroDash 5K

This glow in the dark 5K run will have Pittsburgh moving and grooving.

What do you get when you cross a late-night dance party with a 5K race? The answer is the ElectroDash. This Pittsburgh event will bring racing into a whole new light on August 14, 2015. Entrants will begin racing in two waves, both starting after 8 p.m., well after the sun has settled and the night has begun. The course will be illuminated with a series of neon lights, shapes, designs and more. Electronic dance music will be pumping to get your body ready to move.

ElectroDash 5KBeginning as a nighttime race and obstacle course, the ElectroDash quickly turns into a blur of glow-in-the-dark racers and ends in a flurry of electronic music, neon accessories and lots of dancing. Just for signing up, runners get their very own glow-in-the-dark glasses and bracelet. Watch as the sky lights up with laser shows and you experience photo booths and more neon lights than you have ever seen.

Part of the proceeds from the ElectroDash 5K Dance Party in Pittsburgh will benefit the FitUnited Pittsburgh initiative. FitUnited Pittsburgh was launched by the United Way of Allegheny County to help raise awareness and promote the need for physical activity in children. To further help the cause, event organizers are asking racers to bring used sports equipment to donate.

Visit the ElectroDash 5K website to learn more about this fun and exciting nighttime 5K run in Pittsburgh.

After you finish your glow-in-the-dark race and night of loud jams, relax at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Here you can revel in the events of the night while you grab a bite to eat at one of our dining and lounge establishments. Visit our website for more details, packages and information.


Monsters of Hip Hop A-List is Almost Here

The ultimate weekend of dance takes place at Monsters Dance in Pittsburgh.

Monsters Dance Conventions are all hip hop dance events that provide instruction from professional commercial hip hop choreographers as well as auditions for dancers. The two-day workshops bring real opportunities to hip hop dancers across the country by offering seminars, performance opportunities, freestyle battles and auditions to earn scholarships and interviews with top hip hop agencies. Monsters A-Team alumni include dancers and choreographers like Parris Goebel, Christina Chandler and Lyle Beniga.

Monsters Of Hip HopAs part of the Unleash the Beat Tour, the Monsters Dance Pittsburgh runs September 18-20, 2015. You can enter your A-Game Routines in hip hop dance competitions for prizes and awards. There are categories for solo, duo/trio, small group and large group. Get an opportunity to practice your freestyle skills in front of the faculty judges. For dancers and teams that show real potential, the A-game agency award provides introductions to and interviews with hip hop agencies like CTG, BLOC and GTA. If choreography is your skill, you can win a submission to the Choreographer's Cup and a chance to guest teach at one of the future Monsters Dance events.

This year, Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is hosting the Monsters of Hip Hop Convention in Pittsburgh. Stay in the heart of a river front complex that offers restaurants, entertainment and shopping. Check our site for special group rates available for convention attendees making reservations by August 19, depending on availability. Spots may fill up quickly for Monsters Dance, so make sure to register early for the best rates and to avoid sellout. Early registration ends for the convention September 1st. Standard rates will be available through September 15. Visit Monsters Dance for more details about the competition, awards, schedule and registration information.


Summer Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory

Experience gorgeous flower exhibits at Phipps Conservatory.

For those who want to add beauty to their day-to-day routine life as a remedy for the stress of modern life, take the time out of your hectic schedule to plan a relaxing vacation getaway. To that end, we welcome you for weekend trip to enjoy the ornate and seasonal flower displays featured at the Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh.

If you are looking for flower shows in Pittsburgh, be sure to catch the Summer Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden. Take advantage of this opportunity to see a beautiful natural collection of the world’s flowers in one breathtaking exhibit after another.

Summer Flower Show at Phipps ConservatoryThe show features a wide variety of exotic flower species from all over the world, from rare jungle orchids to gorgeous desert wildflowers. There will also be specimens from the American prairies as well as the coastal regions. You’re sure to be amazed at their stunning variety and their beautiful shapes and colors. Enjoy the award-winning sculptures, statues, cool wells and old-fashioned ironwork that complement the gardens' natural scenery. Don't miss the famous bronze statue of the poet Robert Burns, a gift from Andrew Carnegie in 1914, that sits at the entrance to the Aquatic Gardens.

A flower show is a wonderful way to soothe your mind and your senses. You’ll take in scents from the sweetest Jasmine to the most delicate rose. You’ll see flowers in every color and shade imaginable. Learn about their life cycles, their contribution to the ecosystem and view rare carnivorous plants trick insects and small animals into becoming prey.

As you make the most of your weekend of beauty and relaxation, we would like to invite you to plan your overnight stay at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Located less than five miles from Phipps Conservatory, it's the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Let us be your home away from home.


Attend the Summer Jam Free Concert Series in Pittsburgh

Where you can find free concerts in Pittsburgh this summer

If you're going to be in Pittsburgh this summer, one of the most enjoyable cultural events in the city is the Summer Jam Free Concert Series held on Friday nights at Station Square, by the riverfront. These are popular community events that feature both local and nationally known acts performing hits from the 1970s through today. The summer jams at Station Square will be going on throughout the season, from June 26 through Aug. 28, and the music will begin at 8 p.m. Here is the schedule for this summer:

Summer Jam Concert Series6/26: Brownie Mary + Buzz Poets
7/3: Nieds Hotel Band + Bridgewater Station
7/10: Livewire + Ratm2
7/24: The Edgar Winter Band + Silent Partner
7/31: Bruce in the USA + Time Tested
8/7: The Outlaws + Sicksense
8/14: Quinn Sullivan + Jill West and Blues Attack
8/21: Full Moon Fever + Traffic Jam
8/28: Gathering Field + Nameless in August

Station Square is one of Pittsburgh's most popular places to gather for eating, socializing and live entertainment. Aside from the music, you can enjoy the Fountain at Bessemer Court, which dazzles the eyes with its multicolored water jets. You can also find Segway tours and tour boats that operate out of Station Square.

If you're looking for a convenient and comfortable place to stay in downtown Pittsburgh, the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square will put you in the center of all the action. Our recently renovated waterfront hotel is right next to the free summer concerts at Station Square as well as other nearby attractions such as PNC Park, the Convention Center and Rivers Casino. Another benefit to reserving your room at the Sheraton is that you will be very close to many of the city's best restaurants and unique shops.


Weddings at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square Are a Visual Delight

Offering the best venues in Pittsburgh for your day to remember.

It's reached that time of year again when the outdoor scenery in Pittsburgh is enjoying a lush seasonal rebirth. For those who are thinking of tying the knot in a beautiful natural landscape, outdoor weddings in Pittsburgh may be just the ticket, since this scenic resort offers one of the best wedding venues in the state.

The Monongahela Riverfront Wedding Venues in Pittsburgh offer stunning forest views of the lush area. The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is a unique destination whose landscape incorporates the city's amazing skyline.

Weddings at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station SquareAs the city's lone riverfront hotel, we take full advantage of this attractive geography and make it worthwhile for all guests considering a stay. The reception area is only a short walk away from our gorgeous wedding venues, and reception ballrooms for weddings at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square can accommodate anywhere from 50 to 500 guests. Depending on the number of rooms booked in conjunction with the wedding, the bride and groom may be eligible to the bride and groom may be eligible to earn 5,000 Starpoints for every 10 rooms consumed*. If you have any out-of-town guests arriving, you'll be happy to know that the Pittsburgh International Airport is just a short distance away. *Terms and conditions apply.

To schedule your elegant, memorable outdoor wedding, get in touch with our wedding consultant Allison Perciavalle at 412-803-3875 to learn how you can join the list of happy couples that have had their weddings here at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Allison can provide all the details you need to make sure that your life together with your new spouse gets off to the perfect start.


Top Five Places to Visit This Summer in Pittsburgh

Find a variety of fun activities during your next trip to the attractions in Pittsburgh.

Many people think of places like Las Vegas or Atlantic City when it comes to gambling, but you can find the same kind of action at one of the best attractions that Pittsburgh boasts, the Rivers Casino. The casino offers a variety of slot machines, table games and a poker room.

Places to Visit This Summer in PittsburghThere is also a wide range of family activities in Pittsburgh, including the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. At the zoo and aquarium, you'll be able to see over 20 endangered species of majestic wildlife from the land and sea that the zoo is protecting from extinction. After the zoo, you can go to the Childrens Museum-Pittsburgh, which allows kids to interact with science and discover some of the secrets of nature. You and the family can also go to the Phipps Conservatory to see some beautiful exhibits such as the Summer Flower Show, Butterfly Forest and the Tropical Forest Congo.

Another famous attraction in Pittsburgh is the Duquesne Incline, selected by USA Today as one the top 10 sites in the world for viewing a cityscape. This historic attraction gives you an incredible view of Pittsburgh by way of a suspended cable car, and you can go on a tour that lets you embrace the history of the area. While on the tour, you'll learn about the industrial boom of the city as well as some of its sports venues. Head to an observation deck that's 400 feet above the three rivers for a picturesque view of Downtown Pittsburgh.

When you're looking for a place to stay during your next trip to Pittsburgh, check out the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Visit our website to learn about our location's prime access to all of the city's best attractions.


A Beautiful View of Pittsburgh Fireworks

Spend the 4th of July in Pittsburgh to witness stunning fireworks displays.

A tradition started in 1977, the EQT Three Rivers Regatta is a trio of fun-filled days with activities so entertaining that locals often repeat the event's catchphrase to visitors, telling them that "You gotta Regatta!" Locals and tourists alike come out for the event, which is a staple of summer for many.

4th of July in PittsburghHeld over the Fourth of July weekend in Pittsburgh, this annual tradition includes tons of free events. The 2015 festivities are slated to include F1 powerboat racing along the Allegheny River, a lighted boat parade, Jet Ski stunt shows, sandcastle sculpting, a flying dog troupe and more. The full Regatta event schedule is available online. Events are held throughout the city, and many are conveniently located in Point State Park or near the city's ample PAT Transit bus and trolley stops. Of course, July 4th celebrations in Pittsburgh wouldn't be complete without a fireworks display over the city skyline. You can enjoy the fireworks from Point State Park or take a ride up the Monongahela Incline to enjoy the show and cityscape from Mount Washington's Grandview Avenue. Pittsburgh Fireworks are beautiful when the light bounces off the city skyscrapers, and we highly recommend viewing from the mountain.

The action is mere steps from our hotel, the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, with bus and trolley stops to get you around town quickly and conveniently.  Easily reach and enjoy the shops, restaurants and bars of the Station Square mall without having to venture far from your hotel room. The mall even boasts a comedy club for your entertainment. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, enjoy our convenient location and take some time to enjoy all that the July 4th weekend has to offer here.


Have Tickets to the Baseball Game at PNC Park and Need a Place to Stay?

Baseball at PNC Park

Who said baseball and luxury doesn't go together?  Baseball fans will be treated to a wonderful experience when they book their stay at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.  Getting to PNC Park by the opening pitch is a breeze with our convenient location.
 
Baseball at PNC ParkSheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square has all your bases covered for your next game at PNC Park with our exclusive Pittsburgh baseball package.  Book your next stay with us by October 4, 2015 and score big!  Our Pittsburgh baseball package includes:
Rates starting at $229 per night
Overnight Parking
20% off coupon to the Trackside restaurant
One round trip Gateway Clipper Ticket to the ballpark for each registered guest in the room
Book online, or call 866-716-8103 and reference rate plan LCPKG1.  Please note, this package does not include baseball tickets.  Terms and conditions apply.
 
Let Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square make your game day experience a special one.  Our central location to Pittsburgh’s top attractions, beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites, and spectacular amenities are perfect to help you unwind after a day out and about.  Visit our website or call (412) 261-2000 for more information on our special packages we offer or to book your reservation now.


Last Chance to Enjoy our Upgrade Yourself for 25% Less Package

Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square Hotel

Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square Hotel is nestled in the beautiful 52-acre riverfront complex and steps away from fabulous dining, great shopping, fantastic entertainment, major businesses and Pittsburgh's top attractions including PNC Park Rivers Casino and Heinz Field.  As the only riverfront hotel, our newly renovated hotel boasts 180 degree views of Pittsburgh's esteemed skyline, luxurious guestrooms, spacious suites, a state-of-the-art event and meeting space and mouthwatering cuisine from our on-site restaurant, The Lobby Bar.
 
Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square HotelWhen you stay at Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square Hotel now through June 30, 2015, you can take advantage of our limited time Upgrade Yourself for 25% Less package.   
Get 25% off:
Deluxe River View rooms
Club rooms with 24 hour Club lounge access
Junior suites
Valid for stays through June 30, 2015.  Subject to availability and blackout dates.  Terms and conditions apply.  Visit our website for more details.
 
There’s nothing quite like summer time in Pittsburgh with its outdoor festivals, fairs, concerts and recreational activities.  All of us at Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square Hotel look forward to welcoming you for a relaxing getaway.  Visit our website to book your stay today.