The Nutcracker and More Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Weekend

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There’s lots to do in the Burgh this weekend! Like shopping local for all those on your list, starting new family traditions with holiday shows, Christmas parties, and MORE! So keep scrolling for all the Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh This Weekend!

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Grab the kiddos cause it’s time to make a new family tradition with The Nutcracker! Five fanciful scenes, over 150 unique costumes and Tchaikovsky’s enduring score make The Nutcracker a can’t-miss holiday tradition.

Happening on select dates and times in Pittsburgh.

EventΒ Details
πŸ—“ Dec 10 – Dec 29
πŸ“Benedem Center
🎟 Tickets start at $29.00

We all need a little help holiday shopping! So celebrate the Holiday Season at Threadbare Cider House’s annual Winter Market!

Local artists will be selling their goods and kids can decorate a holiday ornament while adults sip Cider and get all of their holiday shopping done!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 11 | 11:00am–3:00pm
πŸ“Threadbare Cider House

Need some Friday night plans? Head out to Trace Brewing for a casual Holiday Party! Come to mingle, raise a glass, and have a fun night with your neighbors.

Weather permitting, they will have the beer garden open in addition to indoor space, where a fire pit will keep you cozy.

EventΒ Details
πŸ—“ Dec 10 | 5:00pm–8:00pmΒ Β 
🎟 $20.00
πŸ“Trace Brewing

FA-LA-LA-LA-LA. LA-LA-LA-LA! Time to sing your heart out to your favorite holiday tunes and dust off those ugly holiday sweaters! It’s time to Karaoke in style this season. Belt out those holiday classics or non-holiday if you prefer.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 7 | 7:00pm
πŸ“Oasis Taproom

If you didn’t make it out last weekend be sure to come out one last time for the Vinoski Winery Annual Christmas Extravaganza!

There will be holiday music, cookie and wine pairings, cozy fire pits, warm hot cocoa and other beverages to sip on, and so much more!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 11 |12:00pm
πŸ“Vinoski Winery
🎟 FREE entry | cookie and wine pairing $12.00

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We just found your new go-to spot! Market Exchange, located in Market Square, is the perfect spot for happy hour, dinner with friends, or any occasion!

Many of their menu items are priced according to the fundamentals of supply and demand where the prices will fluctuate based off of the demand for items, making each guests dining experience something new and interactive. If this wasn’t cool enough, yinz MUST checkout the upstairs speakeasy! This spot is hands down one of our faves in the burgh!

Make sure to tell em’ Stuff to Do in Pittsburgh sent ya!

πŸ—“Monday – Thursday | 11:00am-10:00pm
πŸ—“Friday | 11:00am-12:00am
πŸ—“Saturday | 10:00am-12:00am
πŸ—“Sunday | 10:00am-9:00pm
πŸ“24 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Starting planning for New Years with Spoonwood Brewing! This New Years Dinner will be unforgettable!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 31
🎟️ $95.00
πŸ“Spoonwood Brewing Co.

Send this year out in style by joining The Pennsylvania Market for a delicious prix-fixe dinner menu on New Year’s Eve. They will be having two seating’s: 5:30 PM and 8:00 PM. Dinner time slots are for up to two hours.

EventΒ Details
πŸ—“ Dec 31
🎟️ $90
πŸ“The PA Market

Cheer on our Pittsburgh Teams!

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Anaheim Ducks

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 11 | 7:00pm
πŸ“PPG Arena

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec 9 | 8:20pm
πŸ“U.S. Bank Stadium

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Liz McElhaney

Liz McElhaney

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