Kidsburgh Offers You New, Exciting Methods to Educate and Entertain Your Kids

Looking for new ways to help your youngest family members explore the wonders of Pittsburgh’s Kidsburgh, grow and develop new skills in the process, and make the most of quality family time? If that’s the case, then maybe you should start by giving them the chance to play freely in the middle of nature. Jellystone Park is a fantastic spot for family-friendly activities, ranging from swimming, hiking and mini-golf. While you’re here, you could also plan the details of a kid-friendly movie night, enjoy wagon rides, and admire the natural beauty of Moraine State Park.

Discover the Most Amazing Family Fun Activities in Pittsburgh

KidsburghThis summer, Kidsburgh encourages you to select the most amazing leisure activities that could benefit your children in more than one way. For instance, you can attend the Summer Flower Show organized by Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens where families can admire the charming décor and interactive elements. While some upcoming events allow kids to relax and play in a soothing environment, others let them work on their skills and talents. The Pittsburgh CLO Summer Camps: 101 Dalmatians falls in the latter category. Starting June 20, the lovely stage adaptation of Disney’s classic animated production, is a part of a musical theater intensive program enabling young students to work closely with a choreographer and musical director to perfect their acting skills, and get one step closer to a unique theater experience. The ALCOSAN Summer Science Camp and the Camp Invention program are only two other attractive options that you should consider if you’re planning on helping your youngsters have fun, socialize with other kids and learn new things in Pittsburgh this summer.

Take Advantage of Significant Summer Hotel Discounts in Pittsburgh

Save big this summer and book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.  Our Sheraton Family Package offers you 25% off your second room*; plus kids under 12 years of age eat for free when you purchase an adult meal at our restaurant.  *Terms and conditions apply.


Summer Time in Pittsburgh: Explore the Hidden Gems of This Lively City

From the Duquesne Incline to its charming neighborhoods, Pittsburgh calls travelers from all over the world to take part in its cultural revival.

The most adventurous travelers aren't always the ones exploring new destinations - often it is the ones rediscovering old familiar cities who make all the difference. If you are looking for a break from the standard beaches and barbeque scene, then perhaps this is the right time to see the "Paris of Appalachia" with fresh eyes.

Summer in PittsburghSee, Touch, and Learn at the Children's Museum-Pittsburgh

A city that houses some of the country’s most prestigious universities is clearly one that nurtures its citizens from a tender age. Their Children's Museum offers fantastic interactive exhibits and make shops, ready to make your little ones excited over learning new things. From the basis of circuitry to the basics of a home garden, their patient staff will make a useful lesson feel like a play session.

 

Nature and Breath Taking Sights All Over Town

Summer time in Pittsburgh is a breath of fresh air for those used to thinking of cities as grubby or crowded. Surrounded by green hills, the city is proud of its environmentally-friendly atmosphere. The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, home to dozens of endangered species, will give you a chance to get to know natural wonders from the other side of the world and to get involved in their conservation. Afterwards, you can admire the result of their green policies at the Duquesne Incline, one of the few of its kind left in the country.

Looking for a more intense adventure? The PNC Park and the Three Rivers Regatta will please even the most demanding sports fans. Wrap up your day with a dinner by the riverfront with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, or explore the exclusive shops and unique bars in the area.


Something Borrowed Something Blue

With so much to arrange, let our event planners help take the stress out of planning one of the most special days of your life.  Whether you want a huge celebration or a more intimate gathering, our river front views are the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.

Pittsburgh WeddingsWeddings in Downtown Pittsburgh

Our dedicated event staff and catering team will make certain that the personalized details and customized menu for your event come to life.  We offer several floor plan options and a wide range of wedding packages that will tailor to your needs.

On-site wedding ceremonies are available for couples who are hosting their reception at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel.  Our dedicated event specialist will coordinate the details, from start to finish, of your ceremony and reception for you.

Out of Town Guests

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square offers an array of great saving packages that your out-of-town guests can enjoy.  From our discounted wedding room blocks to our special SPG member packages, there’s something for everyone’s budget.  We are just minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport, so your out-of-town guests can enjoy ultra-convenience.

Say “I Do” at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square and enjoy the luxurious amenities and accommodations we provide.  We look forward to celebrating with you!

 

We are proud to announce that our wedding venue was selected as one of the 2016 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award® Winners for "Ceremony & Reception Venue"!

Thank you to our valued guests for your continued loyalty over the years!


Celebrate Independence Day in Pittsburgh This Year

From fireworks in Pittsburgh to a variety of celebrations, come and spend this year’s Independence Day in Pittsburgh.

Celebrations at the Heinz History Center

Independence Day in PittsburghThe Heinz History Center always has a great lineup of events and the 4th of July is no different. One particular event worth attending is the Flag Ceremony. Head to the Great Hall at noon for a patriotic flag ceremony. There will be local veterans in attendance who will help to raise the 36-foot flag. A moment of silence will be observed for all those who served the country and the National Anthem will be sung. You can also help to fold the flag with fellow visitors.

EQT Three Rivers Regatta

The Regatta will take place from August 5 – 7, with a special event on July 4. The events take place at the Point State Park where guests can honor Pittsburgh’s vibrant history. There will be music, boating, delicious food and loads of fun. Don’t miss the EQT Flashes of Freedom Fireworks on July4!

If you are headed to Pittsburgh especially for the July 4 weekend celebrations, book your accommodations at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square and enjoy well-appointed guest rooms and ample amenities.


Book Your Tickets for the Wish 99.7 Purse Party at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel

This year the WISH 99.7 6th annual fundraiser will take place on June 16, 2016 from 5:30PM – 9PM at our hotel.

Support Animal Friends While Having a Great Night Out

The Wish 99.7 Purse Party at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel is the perfect opportunity to support Animal Friends and have a fun night out with morning show host, Chris Winter. The fundraiser’s 2016 theme is “Purses, Pets and Polka Dots!”

Wish 99.7 Purse Party at Sheraton Pittsburgh HotelAttendees will get to enjoy tasty food, signature cocktails and loads of entertainment, including the Luxury Purse & More auction. You can bid on have-to-have handbags, dream trips, delightful gift baskets and loads of other enticing prizes. Don’t forget to visit the photo booth and create some memorable and funny photos to take home with you.

Tickets for the event cost $25 and include an auction ticket, a free WISHtini ticket towards a delicious cocktail and a swag bag filled with fun goodies.

Stay with Us

If you’re coming specially for the event, why not book an overnight stay with us at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square? We offer comfortable accommodations complete with the amenities needed for a relaxing home-away-from-home stay. We are the only riverfront hotel in Pittsburgh so you will be close to plenty of entertainment and dining options.

Guests can take advantage of our whirlpool and heated, indoor swimming pool or enjoy a workout in our fitness center before heading to the fundraiser.

We look forward to sharing a fun night for a great cause with you.


Get Your Tickets for the 2016 US Open Golf Championship

This year the US Open Golf Championship will take place from June 16 – 19, 2016 at the Oakmont Country Club.

Practice rounds will take place on either the first or tenth tee and players who want to play a full round will begin between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Golfer-with-golf-bagUSGA Championship Rounds

The USGA Championship rounds 1 and 2 will begin at 6:45 a.m. from the first and tenth tees and the last group will start play at 2:42 p.m.

The starting times for rounds 3 and 4 will be determined by how many players make the cut at the end of the second round. Usually, the first pairing will begin play from the first tee around 8:00 a.m. with the last pairing on both days starting at around 3:00 p.m.

Should there be a tie for the low score once the 72 holes have been played, there will be an 18-hole playoff on Monday, June 20 from about noon.

Trackside Restaurant

Whether you are going to be participating or spectating at this year’s Championship, make sure to fuel up and recharge at our Trackside Restaurant.  Guests can choose and dine from plenty of classic American dishes all while enjoying beautiful views of the river and downtown. 

All of us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square wish the players of the USGA Championship Good Luck!

 


There Are Some Great Events at Heinz Hall Coming Up

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts is one of the best entertainment venues in the region.

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts is the foundation of the Cultural District of Pittsburgh. The hall was dedicated in 1971 and underwent a renovation in 1995. The hall enjoys a reputation for excellence as a world-class concert hall and serves as home to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. There are some incredible events at Heinz Hall coming up this year.

Great Events Coming to Heinz HallThe Earth: An HD Odyssey

The Earth: An HD Odyssey will take place from June 10 – June 12, 2016. This event is the debut of Giancarlo Guerrero, a Costa Rican conductor who will be offering a full program of music. The second half of the performance promises a visually stunning feature of The Earth. This is a high-definition collection of NASA footage that includes tropical islands, erupting volcanoes and sensational glaciers, accompanied by well-known musical compilations. The concert will last just under 2 hours.

Don’t Miss Il Divo

The Il Divo: Amor & Pasion Tour will take place on Monday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. This record-breaking group has sold over 30 million albums across the world and now they are bringing their tour to North America to promote their upcoming album of the same name. Don’t miss Sebastien, Carlos, David and Urs embarking on their Live Nation-promoted tour that will be stopping off in 40 cities in North America.

If you’re headed to Pittsburgh for one of these incredible performances, book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Our well-appointed accommodations promise all the comforts of home, complete with just the right amount of flexibility to meet your traveling needs. We are the only riverfront hotel in Pittsburgh, so you can look forward to a myriad of dining, entertainment and attractions right on our doorstep. We look forward to welcoming you.


Will you Be at the Three Rivers Arts Festival This Year?

Three Rivers Arts Festival comes to Point State Park!

This year the Three Rivers Arts Festival will take place from June 3 – 12, 2016 at Point Slate Park. The festival is a celebration of the arts in the area of downtown Pittsburgh. Each of the visual arts and multi-disciplinary attractions are free to attend. Whether you will be in Pittsburgh for the first time or are a local joining the festivities, there is plenty to look forward to.

Three Rivers Arts FestivalThe Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Event is Not to Be Missed

Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, there is plenty to look forward to at this year’s event. The festival will take place from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for each of the 10 days. Some attractions will be open on an ongoing basis every day and others will have limited or specific hours.

Besides the park, events will also take place at:

  • Cultural District – home to the dynamic Pittsburgh entertainment and art scene, the area serves as a national model for urban redevelopment.
  • Gateway Center – here you will find a stunning fountain, plazas and beautiful walkways.

The festival is one of the largest and most looked-forward-to free art festivals in the country. Almost 1,000 artists will be present and there will be hundreds of attractions and performances. All you need to do is show up and enjoy the festival. You’ll also get to enjoy top-class touring musicians as well as visual artists and all sorts of creative hands-on activities.

Book Your Stay

If you’re coming to town especially for the event, book your accommodations with us at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Come and enjoy comfortable accommodations and room amenities that make for a memorable stay. Unwind in the whirlpool or swimming pool or grab a workout in our fitness center. We look forward to hosting you.


What About a Mother’s Day Getaway to Pittsburgh This Year?

Treat mom to a relaxing getaway this Mother's Day!

If you are stuck for a special way to treat Mom this Mother’s Day, why not plan a Mother’s Day getaway to Pittsburgh? With so much to see and do – and plenty of time to relax, Mom’s sure to love the idea of a getaway.

Enjoy Great Hotel Savings Right in the Middle of Station Square

With our range of packages, bringing Mom for a trip to the heart of Station Square has never been easier.

Mother’s Day Getaway to PittsburghTake the Hassle Out of Pittsburgh Parking

Don’t stress about parking on your trip to downtown Pittsburgh. Take advantage of this package and enjoy self-parking in and out privileges for one car and overnight self-parking in our hotel surface lot.

Upgrade Sheraton Club Room Package

Book a Sheraton Club Room and enjoy exclusive benefits, including:

  • Complimentary breakfast and all-day snacks and beverages
  • Free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks each night
  • Keyed access to the Club Lounge which is open 24/7 and offers sensational views over Pittsburgh
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in the lounge and Club Rooms
  • Personalized service from the Club Manager

Spoil Mother This Year

Book your Mother’s Day stay at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square and treat her to a delicious meal at our onsite Trackside Restaurant. Spend some time unwinding next to the swimming pool and whirlpool or partake in Sheraton Social Hour where you can compare top-rates wines from our Sheraton Selects menu.

Let Mom spend her special day at the only riverfront hotel in Pittsburgh. Right across from the hotel, there are several top shopping and entertainment opportunities. After a wonderful day, retire to our comfortable accommodations complete with all the amenities needs to ensure your stay with us is unforgettable.

We look forward to helping you make this Mother’s Day one to remember.


Check Out the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra When You’re in Town

Celebrate the love of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra!

The next time you are in town, be sure to get tickets to a show at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra performs the highest level of music in its home, Heinz Hall.

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Orchestra

Manfred Honeck has been the music director of the orchestra since 2008. Along with the orchestra, his widely celebrated performance and fascinating interpretations continue to receive international acclaim. Honeck and the orchestra regularly perform in music festivals around the world. This year they return in the spring for three not-to-be-missed performances.

Pittsburgh Symphony OrchestraUpcoming Shows You Cannot Miss

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will be performing on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this American legend performing well-known tunes, such as “Walk Like a Man,” “Sherry” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” Valli’s songs have been major hits in some of the most iconic movies of our times and his performance promises a toe-tapping, sing-along sensation.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The orchestra will play with these rock legends for an evening of memorable rock with a symphonic spin. The partnership of Giraldo and Benatar has seen some of the biggest rock songs of the 1980’s and 1990’s skyrocket to fame, including “We Belong,” “Love is a Battlefield” and loads more. Be a part of the world premiere of the duo’s symphonic rock concert.

Stay with Us While You’re in Town

The next time you are in town for a concert, book your accommodations with us at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. We’re located right along the river with plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment options to take advantage of.

Come and enjoy luxury accommodations and all the amenities of home.