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Visiting PPG Place Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

It’s easy to get into the holiday spirit when you head to PPG Place in November. This complex features beautiful architecture, a sprawling plaza, a “Wintergarden,” and lots of events to attend.

Festive Events and Holiday Displays in Pittsburgh Coming Up

It’s time to start thinking about the holiday season and planning how you’ll celebrate. Try any of these events:

2017 Gingerbread House Display & Competition

Starting November 17th, see an array of lavish and fanciful gingerbread houses on display. All are entries in the annual competition from local creatives. It’s totally free to check out, but donations will be accepted for the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Free Care Fund.

Light Up Night

Holiday Display at PPG PlaceThis event at the MassMutual Pittsburgh Ice Rink supports The American Cancer Society and will serve as a holiday season kick-off on November 18. Performances from East End Kids and the RMU Island Sports Center Skaters will be capped off with the Tribute of Light and Plaza Tree Lighting.

Carriage Rides

Take a free spin behind a team of horses through Market Square during November and December. It’s a festive and fun way to experience downtown Pittsburgh.

Spirits of Giving From Around the World

This exhibit celebrates Christmas folklore and will be on display in the Wintergarden starting November 17. A giant Christmas tree will serve as the centerpiece for life-size Santa’s, gingerbread houses, and original paintings from all over the globe.

Check out events and holiday displays in Pittsburgh when you stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


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