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.


Artistic Exploration Awaits you at the Three Rivers Arts Festival

Three Rivers Arts Festival

Celebrating its 56th year, the Three Rivers Arts Festival comes to Point State Park, Gateway Center, and numerous Cultural District locations in Pittsburgh June 5 through June 14, 2015.  This free 10-day celebration of the arts will be packed with music by Grammy Award-winning  and local performers, theater and dance performances, public art installations, gallery exhibitions, a visual artist market, fun activities, food, and more.  For a list of performances and exhibits, please visit the Three Rivers Arts Festival website.

Three Rivers Arts Festival

Book your stay at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square and enjoy our special promotions we offer including our:
 
Take The Hassle Out Of Pittsburgh Parking Package - includes overnight self-parking in the Sheraton surface lot with in and out privileges for one car.  Must use promo code LVPKG1 when booking your stay. 
 
Best Rate Guarantee Package - Our Best Rate Guarantee ensures that you'll always get the best available rate when you book on our site.  If you do find a lower rate, we’ll honor that rate plus give you an additional 20% discount or 2,000 Starpoints®.  Must use promo code DAILY when booking your stay.
 
Save 40% On Your 2nd Night - For every night you pay regular rate, you can save 40% on the next.
Arrive Thursday through Saturday.  A minimum stay of two (2) nights is required.  Must use promo code ZB4.  Rates are pre-paid and non-refundable. 40% is taken off the best available non-restricted rate.
 
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square offers luxury accommodations and spectacular amenities that are perfect to help you unwind before or after the Three Rivers Arts Festival.  Visit our website or call (412) 261-2000 for more information on our special packages we offer or to book your reservation now.  


Best Things to do with Dad this Father's Day in Pittsburgh!

Looking for the Best Things to do with Dad? Spend your Father’s Day Getaway in Pittsburgh!

 

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Father’s Day is almost here! How will you spend the day with Dad?

If looking for the best things to do with Dad this Father’s Day in Pittsburgh, we’ve listed a few of our favorites in this week’s blog post. Feel inspired? A trip to Pittsburgh is a great Father’s Day gift idea for any Dad. Plan your visit today!

The events taking place on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21st, 2015, include:

Father’s Day Celebration at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Dads receive free admission when accompanied by a child. 

The 13th Anniversary of the Man UP Father's Day 5/10k
benefitting the Obediah Cole Foundation for Prostate Cancer
10K, 5K
8:00am
North Shore/Heinz Field

There will be 5k/10 K Runs, 5K Walk (Any distance Fun walk included). Activities are planned for the whole family! Click here to learn more.

Gateway Clipper Father’s Day Brunch
11am: Father’s Day Brunch Cruise
4:00pm: Father's Day Luncheon Cruise
Tickets: Adults, $45* and Child, $20*
*Plus applicable tax and service charges.

Choose from one of the two sailing times and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet and fun-filled day in the sun.

Turn your day trip into a mini getaway. Plan your stay with us at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Browse our current hotel offers before booking your stay.


The 5th Annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party!

The WISH 99.7 Purse Party annual fundraising event will take place at our Pittsburgh hotel this May.

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The 5th Annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party
Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:00pm
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
Tickets: $20-$120, all ages are welcome!

Come out to our hotel this May and support an extraordinary local charity, Animal Friends. Enjoy great food, cocktails, entertainment, door prizes and a luxury purse and more auction.

Animal Friends is a premier companion animal resource center and we are proud that Animal Friends is again our Charitable Beneficiary. Interested in attending the fundraising event in Pittsburgh? Buy your tickets today for the annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party.

We hope to see you there!


A Great Hotel Offer for your Memorial Day Visit in Pittsburgh!

Enjoy your Monday Off! Our Hotel Offer is perfect for your Memorial Day Getaway in Pittsburgh.

 

11178293_10152782408576850_2942888152145518188_nMemorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and after the long winter that we’ve endured, we are all looking forward to the warmer weather and sunshine! There are plenty of exciting things to do on Memorial Day in Pittsburgh. If you’re planning to spend your day off enjoying the attractions in our area, how about booking an overnight stay with us? We are offering an exclusive hotel offer for your Memorial Day visit here in Pittsburgh.

Memorial Day Sale
Rate: $99 – Fully prepaid non-refundable
Inclusions: Parking in the Sheraton Surface Lot and a 20% F&B Coupon good for Trackside.
Rate Plan: HOLIDAY

Make the most out of your day off and enjoy everything our central location has to offer! Book your holiday visit with us today. Visit the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square website to learn more.