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Pittsburgh is Stuffed with Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Sources:  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,, National Retail Federation

From benefits featuring live music and comedic entertainment, to the Steelers’ Six Super Bowl Trophies exhibit at the Senator John Heinz History Center, the Macy’s Holiday Parade, the annual Turkey Trot, and more, Thanksgiving weekend is stuffed with plenty of activities that the whole family can enjoy together.

Click here for the weekend activities list.

Following the Thanksgiving celebration, enjoy a fresh-air walk outdoors to work off the extra Holiday helpings.  According to a national analysis by, Pittsburgh has a walkable score of 64 on a scale of 0-100. Lower Lawrenceville, the Central Business District and South Side Flats received the highest scores.

“Thanksgiving weekend provides a great opportunity for friends and family to come together, enjoy a wonderful dinner and explore the many new dining, entertainment and shopping experiences within Pittsburgh’s beautiful Central Business District,” said Ralph Egerman, Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh.  “I am especially excited to take family and friends to the newly renovated and historic Market Square. Recently enhanced by the world’s greenest high rise office tower at PNC Plaza, Market Square features several new and exciting restaurants and shops. With construction soon to start on a new 400 million dollar office tower at PNC Plaza; Market Square will continue to benefit from the many people who work nearby and daily visitors.”

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