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A Holly Jolly Holiday Guide to Pittsburgh

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Family Fun and More During the Holiday Season in Pittsburgh, PA

By Emily Papa, Macaroni Kid South Hills of Pittsburgh Publisher December 14, 2022

The lights are up, and the holidays are near! Have no fear, Macaroni KID is here! Here with your holiday family fun in Pittsburgh West - Robinson that is. This guide is packed with goodies to help parents living in Pittsburgh to not just survive the during holidays, but thrive. Well, surviving is great too. Whatever you're looking for mama, we got you. Looking for the best and brightest holiday lights that you can see? The best looking Santa in the 'Burgh? Discounts and inside scoops on local shopping? Daily event's PACKED with holiday festivities? If you are looking for things to do with kids and families in Pittsburgh this winter, you are in the right place. Make sure you subscribe to our FREE weekly newsletter to be the first to know about all the holiday fun to be had and our holiday giveaways!


Click on any of the photos below to take you to specific guides for more details on how to make the most out of your holidays in Pittsburgh, PA. 

***Please always check the links for more details and website for cancellations. Confirm with each establishment via their social media or calling them that nothing has changed since the creation of this guide as there are new COVID updates daily.***

 Bookmark this page and check back often as we are constantly adding more to the guide and individual pages. If there is something you'd like to see in here, submit the deets to this form or email emilyp@macaronikid.com with HOLIDAY GUIDE in the subject line. 






Winter Holiday Events in Pittsburgh, PA all Season Long

🧝‍♀️ The Elf on the Shelf Magical Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Tanger

πŸŽ„Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

πŸŽ„ Holidays at the Heinz History Center

πŸš‚ All Aboard the Robinson Express πŸŽ„

πŸŽ„ Moon Lights Holiday House Decorating Contest

πŸŽ„ A Lyrical Christmas

A Christmas Story - The Play

πŸŽ…πŸ» Santa on the Fire Truck

πŸšƒ Jolly Trolley Pittsburgh Holiday Sightseeing Tour

🎡 Sounds of the Season

THE NUTCRACKER Sensory-friendly Performance

πŸŽ…πŸ½ Breakfast with Santa

πŸŽ…πŸ» Santa Trolley

Season's Greetings Saturdays

πŸŽ„ Christmas in Carnegie!

Come back for more updates or check the event calendar for a list of ALL events by day. Find MORE Holiday family fun in the South Hills of Pittsburgh HERE, Pittsburgh City HERE and Washington County HERE.

Email emilyp@macaronikid.com if you'd like to see something added to this list.