’Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tour: Party With the Best Bites in Pitt!

Pittsburgh food tours provide something different this season with ’Burgh Bits and Bites, a team of foodies established in 2008 who are proud to call the Steel City home. So when you’re craving excitement on your next vacation, hop aboard and explore all of the city’s most notable foodie destinations, from out-of-the-way restaurants to family haunts and beyond.

Touring Pittsburgh’s Cultural Food Tours: Taste the Experience

There is vast culture of cuisine in Pittsburgh just waiting to be sampled. With ’Burgh Bits and Bites tour groups, here are just a few place you can visit:

Burgh Bits and Bites Food TourThe Strip District: A delightful haven of cuisine, the Strip hosts dozens of food counters and shops from a wide range of ethnicities and traditions. Some choices include Italian pastries, Polish specialties, and Europeans meats.
South Side: Colorful, hip, and funky, South Side offers theaters, boutiques, art galleries, and musical venues. Walk down streets laden with Victorian architecture as you sample grape leaves, cupcakes, milkshakes, and pizza.
Bloomfield: Affectionately referred to as “Pittsburgh’s Little Italy,” this tour spends its Saturdays carving a path through the lovely Bloomfield area. The tour provides a tasty spectrum of samplings, including pizza, pasta, biscotti, and other Italian delights.

Foodie Aftermath: Staying Overnight With Quality Lodging

Once you’ve had your fill of sumptuous cuisine and first-rate entertainment, take comfort knowing that you and your loved ones can retire to quality accommodations. Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square offers a wide range of amenities, so don’t delay. Book a room with us now!


Summer Excitement at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Make sure your summer plans include a visit to Rivers Casino, Pittsburgh’s premier entertainment destination. You will find over 2,800 exciting games, tasty dining options, and concerts during the River Summer concert series. All shows for the Live on the River Concerts begin at 7pm. Special promotions throughout the year are an exciting way to win great prizes, and the entertainment can’t be beat.

Rivers CasinoRivers Casino Pittsburgh

Whether you love the slots or you go straight to the table games, there is something for everyone and every skill level at Rivers Casino. 450,000 square feet of entertainment await you 24 hours a day, every day of the week on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Over 100 tables await your gaming skills, and you can learn to play your favorite table games every day.

Choose from a variety of bars, lounges, buffets, and fine dining to satisfy your appetite in between your winning streaks! Rivers Casino is the place to be for a long weekend or yearly vacation. Before you head out, download our mobile app and check out My Rush Rewards for even more fun. Grab a group of friends and head to Pittsburgh for fun and games in a great city.

Where to Stay When You Visit Rivers Casino

After the concert, relax and unwind in a comfortable and spacious room at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Take in the beautiful skyline views and enjoy restaurants, entertainment, and shopping during your stay while taking advantage of easy access to popular Pittsburgh attractions and the downtown area. Spend time with friends in our Club Lounge, take a dip in the pool, or start your day in the fitness center. Make your reservations with us on the waterfront and look forward to a restful visit with superior service.


Summer Jam at Station Square: Visiting Steelers Country!

Station square is home to a wide range of scrumptious restaurants, scenic squares, and bustling attractions. This summer, take your friends and family down to the area and experience all of the delights Pittsburgh has to offer.

Jamming at the Square: Things to Do

Station Square Summer JamAll summer long, the Square will be rocking with hot local and national acts from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today. The Summer Jam at Station Square is scheduled to provide free fun on Fridays now through August 26th. Visitors can head on over and see a diversity of exciting events at the lovely riverfront, including:

  • “Saved by the 90s” (National 90s tribute)
  • “Ten” (a tribute to Pearl Jam)
  • A “Get the Led Out” concert
  • “Live at the Fillmore” (a tribute to the Allman Brothers featuring Jill West & Blues Attack)
  • Bruce Springsteen tribute
  • And much more!

Make sure to stop by and visit Buzz Poets with Highway 4 on August 19th and Gathering Field with Rachel B on August 26th. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday—rain or shine.

Finding Great Hotels Near Station Square

Book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square and enjoy our riverfront location in downtown Pittsburgh.  We offer friendly service, quality lodging, and a gorgeous, sweeping view of the skyline. Relax after your city adventures by reserving your room with us today!


Major League Baseball Lovers—Come Visit Us and See the Pittsburgh Pirates

Are you a Major League Baseball fan? If so, have you considered a MLB vacation to various major league baseball parks? If you’re considering a fun and memorable MLB vacation, don’t pass up a chance to see the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

Major League Baseball Lovers—Why Visit PNC Park

MLB GameThe great thing about PNC Park is that it has an old-timely baseball feel to it. Watching a Pittsburgh Pirates game here will add some nostalgia to your MLB vacation. There’s nothing like America’s favorite pastime to bring a family or a group of friends together. Enjoy hot dogs, beer, great weather and like-minded baseball fans.

PNC Park will also afford you fantastic views of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline, as well as the riverfront.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are considered a modern, progressive team. And during the past couple of seasons, they’ve been called the “darlings of the National League”.  At PNC Park you will get a first-hand view of the Pirates’ style of ball playing. It’s truly inspiring!

Stay at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square during Your MLB Vacation

Are you ready to indulge your love of Major League Baseball? If so, then you will love our Pittsburgh baseball package. It’s the perfect fit for anyone who loves baseball.

With this exclusive package, you will get a coupon for 20 percent off of a meal at our Trackside restaurant, overnight parking and a Gateway Clipper Ticket. This ticket is good for a round-trip ride to and from PNC Park for each guest.

We have a variety of exclusive packages at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square. Check our website to find which one will fit your needs best when planning your next fun-filled vacation.


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.

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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!