Events

The Allegheny County Parks Foundation Hosts Third Annual Twilight Picnic

The Allegheny County Parks Foundation treated the sell-​out crowd of 430 guests at its third annual Twilight Picnic for the Parks on Saturday, August 24 to a stunning celebration of the region’s nine parks, one of the largest public parks systems in the country.

Riverlife Celebrates 20th anniversary with Party at the Pier “Bold Paradise”

Riverlife has been working for two decades to bring parks, trails and quality real estate development to Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. On the evening of Friday, August 23, the nonprofit organization celebrated its 20th anniversary with a blowout Party at the Pier at the North Shore amphitheater at Rivers Casino.

Summer Safari: A Wild Zoo Party

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s annual party, Summer Safari, sold out with over 1,400 guests. Party-​goers strolled through the zoo on the warm summer night of Friday, July 26 to enjoy the animals and a variety of delicious foods and thirst-​quenching drinks, all while donning safari-​inspired fashion.

Passport to Elegance Charms Guests with Wheels and Wings

The third time was definitely a charm as the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix hosted the third annual Passport to Elegance at the Lynx Jet Center on Thursday, July 18.

17th Annual Night in the Tropics Sells Out With 1,300 Guests

The National Aviary’s 17th annual Night in the Tropics fundraiser sold out with 1,300 guests turning up in tropical attire on Saturday, July 13.

Cultural Trust Hosts Immersive Dance Party

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Summer Gallery Crawl culminated with “Footwork,” an immersive dance party in the heart of the Cultural District. From 9 p.m. to midnight on July 12, the Peirce Studio located at 805 Liberty Ave. was transformed into a posh, urban getaway — the perfect setting for this one-​of-​a-​kind dance…

Grand Prix Gala Benefits Autism Society and Merakey Allegheny Valley School

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix put the CAR in Carnegie on Saturday, July 13 as they held their Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh in Oakland.

Urban Garden Party Raises More Than $225,000

Urban Garden Party: Solstice was held on Friday, June 21 at the Mattress Factory. The event is the museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year. This year, the theme was Solstice, and guests were transported to a mystical world, courtesy of Event Architect Thommy Conroy.

Gala Celebrates Museum Lab Opening

Inspired by the creation of Museum Lab, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s annual fundraising event entertained a sold-​out crowd of over 400 guests on Friday, June 7.

Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala Inspired by “Grease”

The 64th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala was held on June 1 at the Rivers Casino Event Center. The theme of the event, “Greased Lightnin’ — The Rydell High Prom” was inspired by “Grease,” Pittsburgh CLO’s first show of its summer season.

“A Masked Affair” Raises $500,000 for Pittsburgh Public Theater

More than 400 people went all out for Pittsburgh Public Theater’s “A Masked Affair,” which took place on Friday, May 17 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown. The vibe in the King’s Garden Ballroom was fresh and fun as light poured in to illuminate bedazzled guests mingling during cocktails in…

Maecenas XXXV Concludes Opera’s 80th Season

Pittsburgh Opera concluded its 80th season with its annual Maecenas fundraiser gala on Saturday, May 18.

Big Green Block Party Celebrates Phipps’ Newest Green Building

Over 500 people attended Phipps’ Big Green Block Party on the evening of Thursday, May 16 to celebrate the best sustainable Pittsburgh has to offer, including the opening of Phipps’ newest green building, the Exhibit Staging Center.

“Multiplicity” Highlights 28 Contemporary Artists

In a stimulating evening of creative discovery, James Gallery opened an expansive exhibition, “Multiplicity,” on Friday, May 10.

Columnist George Will Speaks at St. Barnabas Founder’s Day

St. Barnabas Charities hosted their annual Founder’s Day Celebration Gala on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, Pa.
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