Pittsburgh Running Tours: A Unique Way to Experience Pittsburgh

Interested in a healthy, fun way to see the city and learn something new? Lace up your running shoes for Pittsburgh Running Tours.

Run Your Way Around the City with a Tour of  Pittsburgh

There are all kinds of ways to tour the city, but if you’re a runner, why not see it on foot?

These fun Pittsburgh tours allow you to join an expert guide who will lead you on a jaunt around a specific area of the city in a group setting. If you prefer, you can also book a private or a custom tour.

Pittsburgh Running ToursWhat to Expect

These tours are for runners, so you need to be ready to pound some pavement. It’s recommended that you bring your own water and dress for a good run. Of course, along the chosen route, you’ll stop for plenty of photo ops and learning moments.

Types of Tours

Almost all the tours are Pittsburgh 5Ks. You can choose your tour based on location. For instance, take a South Side tour, go downtown, check out the North Shore, or go for the Mexican War Streets tour.

Experience the sights and sounds of Pittsburgh on this unique, healthy tour while you’re staying with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


The Party’s on at Pittsburgh Fun & Grub Drinkfest “aPalooza”

A totally fun and “spirited” tasting event is coming to Pittsburgh with the Fun & Grub Drinkfest “aPalooza” at David Lawrence Convention Center. Taste beer, wine, cider, and spirits. Munch on lots of great food options, and enjoy live entertainment.

Food Festivals in Pittsburgh to Add to Your November Trip

The event is happening on Saturday, November 4, and is sure to be a blast.

Tasting Sessions

Pittsburgh Fun & Grub DrinkFest “aPalooza”Fun & Grub will feature three different beer, cider, spirits, and wine-tasting sessions. Your ticket will include a souvenir tasting glass and the chance to sample pours from great Pennsylvania wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries. Participating companies will include Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Knockin Noggin Cidery, Ridge Runner Distillery, and KingView Mead.

Food Trucks and Vendors

A huge selection of vendors and food trucks will be at this event.  Just a few vendors will include Absolute Fine Cigars, doTERRA Essential Oils, Perfectly Posh, and eKernally Yours Gourmet Popcorn.

Visit food trucks like Le’s Oriental, Pittsburgh Halal Truck, Mobile Chef, Vagabond Taco, and more to get your fill of tasty food.

Finally, live entertainment rounds out the event, with the Right Turn Clyde Band performing.

Food festivals in Pittsburgh are a great way to experience local flair. Plan on attending this event and book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square for a weekend in the city.


It’s Getting Spooky at the Zoo With Pittsburgh ZooBoo

A Halloween celebration is happening at Pittsburgh ZooBoo. Held at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, this fest is included with your admission and boasts all kinds of spooky fun.

Join the Tricks and Treats at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium ZooBoo ZooBoo will be held on special weekends in October: Saturday – Sunday, the 21st and 22nd; and Saturday – Sunday, the 28th and 29th.

This daytime family event is perfect for kids of all ages. Here are some of the highlights:

Trick-or-Treating

Kids can dress up in costume and trick-or-treat all around the zoo at ZooBoo. Local businesses will be handing out goodies.

Haunted Houses and More

Along with collecting candy and treats, kids can try the Hay Maze, make their way through two haunt spots, make creepy crafts, and enter the costume contest.

Halloween Parades

The event will include Halloween parades where your kids can show off their costumes and march to the Pumpkin Patch Pavilion. The Pavilion will have a stage where the Disturbing the Peace DJs will host a dance party. There will also be meet-and-greets with characters and other entertainment.

ZooBoo is the perfect family destination when you stay with us this fall at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


Get an Atlantic City Experience at the Pittsburgh Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival

What do you get when you combine the fun of a breezy boardwalk with fine spirits and casino night? One heck of a good time. For this reason and more, mark your calendar for the Pittsburgh Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival.

Pittsburgh Festivals

Pittsburgh Whiskey & Fine Spirits FestivalThis night of revelry on the boardwalk will happen on October 27. The night’s theme is Atlantic City, that iconic destination for gambling, sea breezes, and fun.

Whiskey and Spirits

Hundreds of vendors hawking all kinds of fine spirits will line the boardwalk. Taste whiskey, vermouth, vodka, chartreuse, and everything in between from all over the world.

Casino Games

Try your luck at poker, blackjack, and more – the event is hosted by Rivers Casino, and there will be all kinds of opportunities to play.

All of us here at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square wish the attendees a great time! 


Pittsburgh Hotel Deals Are Red-Hot

Pittsburgh hotel deals offer an unbeatable combination of value and amenities that will bump up your trip to the next level. Take advantage of any of these deals for an unforgettable getaway.

SPG Member Hotel Deals and More: Special Offers Make Your Trip Memorable

Any of these deals from Sheraton will be like the sprinkles on top of your vacation sundae.

Pittsburgh Hotel Deals Are Red-HotExclusive Rates for SPG Members

If you’re an SPG member, you could save on your stay with SPG member hotel deals. Book directly and you could get up to 10% off our best available rates. You’ll also earn Starpoints and get complimentary internet access from your room.

Take the Hassle Out of Pittsburgh Parking

This package takes care of parking so you can fully enjoy the city. You’ll get overnight self-parking, plus, for sweeter mornings, you’ll get a two-person breakfast each day.

A Room with a View and Breakfast

If you want to wake up to stunning views of the Pittsburgh skyline, we’ve got them. This package gets you a room with a view along with complimentary breakfast.

Batter Up

Get to the ballpark in style with this package. It includes two Gateway Clipper tickets that take you there, plus savings on our nightly rates and 20% off hotel food purchases.

Grab any of these special offers and complete your trip. To do it, book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


Go for the Goal at PPG Paints Arena

It’s time to start gearing up for hockey season and some amazing athleticism on the ice. If you love this unique sport, you must grab tickets for hockey games at PPG Paints Arena.

Pittsburgh Hockey Games Are Family-Friendly Entertainment

Hockey Games at PPG PaintsWatching an ice hockey game is the perfect fall activity. Bring the entire family to the arena to see the nationally-ranked home team battle it out on the rink.

Pre-season Hockey Games

If you want to see how the home team is shaping up this year, attend a preseason game. You can catch Pittsburgh on one of these dates at home:

Wednesday, September 20th against Detroit

Wednesday, September 27th against Buffalo

Regular Season Roundup

The regular hockey season begins with a home game on Wednesday, October 4th. Here are the other October dates to catch some icy rivalries:

Saturday, October 7th against Nashville

Saturday, October 14th against Florida

Tuesday, October 24th against Edmonton

Thursday, October 26th against Winnipeg

Thursday Theme Nights

The game on October 26th against Winnipeg is a little special, because it’s going to be a Theme Night at the arena. The theme is “Halloween,” so expect some spooky surprises!

While you’re checking out Pittsburgh hockey games and other fun in the area, book your stay at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


It’s Time for Fall Football Games at Heinz Field

Fall and football go together like peanut butter and jelly. If you’re ready for some football to spice up your upcoming autumn, make your way to football games at Heinz Field.

Professional Football or College Football: It’s All Right Here

Ready to start the fall season off right? Get your tickets for a local or professional football game and cheer on one of the home teams.

Fall Football Games at Heinz Stadium2017 WPIAL Football Championships

The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Football Championships are held at Heinz Field. It all starts with season kick-off games.

Six competition classes comprising schools of various sizes from all over the region participate. Attend one of these local games to get a feel for the regional spirit.

NFL and University Games

Of course, Heinz Field also plays host to one of the biggest NFL teams.

Pittsburgh’s preseason play lasts through the end of August.  After that, the regular season kicks off at home on Sunday, September 17th against Minnesota.

The field is also the home of the University of Pittsburgh Panthers. They’ll play their first game on Saturday, September 2nd against Youngstown.

If you’ll be heading to the excitement of a football game in Pittsburgh, book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.


Ideas and Sounds Converge at Thrival Innovation + Music Festival

This is an exciting conference and a music festival rolled into one. The conference portion, Thrival Innovation, will happen September 27-28. The music festival will send it off with a bang from September 29-30.

Thrival Innovation

Thrival Innovation + Music FestivalThe theme of this year’s conference is “Intelligence: Humans x Tech.”

You’ll hear all about artificial intelligence and its effect on communication, enterprise, entrepreneurship, and the “fourth industrial revolution.” Attend sessions and hear keynote speakers, all of who are movers and shakers when it comes to tech.

Music Festival

Each day of the music festival features a diverse line-up of great artists. Plus, you’ll be treated to a unique experience designed to leave you in awe. All the magic will happen on-stage at the historic Carrie Furnaces in Pittsburgh.

On Friday, you’ll get to see the likes of Logic, Two Door Cinema Club, Carnage, Circa Waves, Harts, and JRod.

On Saturday, Wiz Khalifa will headline. Supporting acts will include Super Duper Kyle, Missio, Welshly Arms, Michigander, Steve James, and more.

All of us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square wish all festival attendees a great time!


PPG Paints Arena Will Host the Hottest Pop Artists and Athletes

Huge concerts, shows, and entertainment are all at PPG Paints Arena. Some of the biggest stars come to Pittsburgh on their world tours, ones you definitely shouldn’t miss.

See Katy Perry and More in September at the Arena

There are always must-see events happening at the arena. Here is what to expect for September.

UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is coming to Pittsburgh for a mixed martial arts competition like no other. The best athletes in this combat sport will go head-to-head on Saturday, September 16. Fans will love seeing all the action up close and in person. 

PPG Paints ArenaKaty Perry – Witness: The Tour

The singer’s new album, Witness, dropped on June 9 and has spawned hits like “Chained to the Rhythm” and “Bon Appetit.” She’s hitting Pittsburgh on a leg of her world tour. It’s sure to be an extravagant, over-the-top affair with all of her best hits. See the show on Friday, September 22.

Ed Sheeran

The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter will be bringing hits like “Castle on the Hill,” “Shape of You,” and “Thinking Out Loud,” plus more from his newest album, “÷,” to the arena in Pittsburgh. He’ll be making a special stop on his North American tour that will surely be a show to remember. See it on Tuesday, September 26.

Book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square to see a fantastic show or concert in Pittsburgh. Make it a getaway and stay long enough to see the other great sights and attractions, too.


See Stars and Geek Out at the Supernatural Official Convention

Fans of the TV series Supernatural are in for a treat. The Supernatural Official Convention is headed to Pittsburgh and it’s sure to be a fun, surprising, exciting, all-around awesome experience.

Head to David L. Lawrence Convention Center for Supernatural Surprises

The convention is happening Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 8-10, at David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Here’s what to expect.

Special Events

Supernatural Official ConventionThe convention is full of meet and greets, live music, panels, and more. There are also fun events happening throughout the weekend.

A Pajama Party Night featuring Wayward Daughters Kim Rhodes and Briana Buckmaster is set for Thursday night to kick off the convention. There will be food, entertainment, and, of course, pajamas.

On Friday, head to the Karaoke Party featuring Supernatural convention staples, The Karaoke Kings.

Guest Appearances

Your favorite actors and actresses from the show will be at the event. You’ll see not only Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, but also Misha Collins, Mark Sheppard, Rob Benedict, Matt Cohen, Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster, and Gil McKinney.

Don’t forget Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who played John Winchester on the show and is currently starring in another hit series, The Walking Dead.

If you’ll be joining in the fan excitement at the convention, book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.