Food Truck Palooza and More Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Weekend

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Calling all foodies! We have just the event for you. Food trucks, adorable and adoptable pets, some holiday cheer and more!…keep scrolling for all the best things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend!

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We only have one question for you…who’s a good boy?! The annual Pittsburgh Pet Expo is back for another year of fun celebrating our favorite companions. This year’s festivities include over 200 exhibits of products and services for ALL kinds of animals. And of course, you can bring Fido with you as long as they are on a leash! We guarantee you and your beloved pet will have a paw-stivily great time!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 5:00pm–9:00pm 
🗓 Nov 13 | 10:00am–8:00pm  
🗓 Nov 12 | 10:00am–5:00pm   
🎟 $10.00
📍David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Start your holiday gift buying with I Made It! at their annual shopping extravaganza at The Block Northway featuring 100 local artists, food sellers, coffee, activities, and more. Shop for personalized gifts, unique decor, and so much more to help you cross every item off your list. And, maybe, find something for yourself too! Deck the halls and shop small!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 13| 10:00am–6:00pm
📍The Block Northway
🎟 $10.00

DYK that one of the world’s largest indoor food truck festivals happens right here in the Burgh? Food Truck a Palooza is your one-stop-shop to taste-test the very best of the Pittsburgh food truck community. Indulge in your favorites or try something new, either way, you can’t go wrong! Alongside fab food, guests are welcome to partake in free game at the tailgate zone, enjoy live music, roving entertainment and a holiday market! 

Event Details
🗓 Nov 13 | 11:00am–5:00pm  
🎟 $10.00
📍Monroeville Convention Center

The original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit makes its mark at secret venue in the heart of Pittsburgh! Lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections that animate and illuminate the mind of Vincent Van Gogh.

And, you can even sign up for Yoga while taking in the beautiful art around you…now thats relaxation.

Event Details
🗓 Select days now–Feb
📍720 E Lacock St

Bring your own cigar and settle in tasting some of the award-winning spirits from Lucky Sign Spirits, made right here in Millvale. You’ll eat and drink in the dining room, smoke outside. Enjoy their outstandingly smooth, high corn bourbon with an easy rye kick. A great Bourbon for sipping or in your favorite whiskey cocktails.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 11 | 6:00pm–8:00pm
🎟 $30.00

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We found our PURRfect paradise! The best part of The Black Cat Market is their cat room! This is where you can hang out with their adoptable cats from Frankie’s Friends. They work very closely with cat rescue experts to make sure their room is perfect for their resident cats. 

These kittens are ready to play and what better way to relieve some stress than sippin’ on some coffee & soaking up sweet kittens!

🗓 Open Daily
📍5135 Penn Ave

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Plan Ahead for These Upcoming Events!

The 60th Annual Highmark Light Up Night is coming up this month! It is our favorite time of year! Make sure to snag those ice skating tickets too! And of course, check out the People’s Gas Holiday Market.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 20
📍Downtown Pittsburgh 

The Holiday’s are approaching quick so grab those tickets for Breakfast with Santa! Enjoy seeing Santa coming around and greeting every child with his list of the good little boys and girls. 

Event Details
🗓 Dec 4
🎟️ $19.95
📍7Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh

Cheer on our Pittsburgh Teams!

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Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Virginia

Event Details
🗓 Nov 11 | 7:30pm
📍Heinz Field

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions

Event Details
🗓 Nov 14 | 1:00pm
📍Heinz Field

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Liz McElhaney

Liz McElhaney

Liz is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Pittsburgh City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Pittsburgh area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinPittsburgh on Instagram and Facebook.