April Events in Pittsburgh

Happy April! With the weather finally warming up, you’ve got no excuse to stay inside. Get out and explore Pittsburgh this month at these events happening around the city!

Rose Room Pop Up Grand Opening Celebration

Wednesday, April 3 | 5-8PM | Harris Grill Fourth Ave.
Harris Grill is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest pop up bar, The Rose Room! This space will have rose on tap, over 27 rose wines by the glass and 5 different rose tasting flights. There will also be rose style beer, rose cocktails, and froze (frozen rose).

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival 2019

Thursday, April 4 | 4PM-12AM | Penn Ave.
The Pittsburgh Fringe is an all-out, no-holds-barred, inclusive multi-disciplinary performing arts festival featuring international, national and local artists. The annual festival will be in multiple venues in Pittsburgh’s East End from Bloomfield and Friendship to Garfield and East Liberty along Penn Avenue. The festival will showcase theater (physical, street, musical), comedy, visual arts, puppetry, family entertainment, music, dance, spoken word, opera, poetry, literature and more!

Barks and Brews

Thursday, April 4 | 6-9PM | Allegheny City Brewing
Come out to support Joey’s PAW at the Allegheny City Brewery. Enjoy the amazing beer on tap along with great food by ASADO by Gaucho food truck. There will also be raffle baskets that evening.

PGH Vintage Mixer Home Show

Saturday, April 6 | 10AM-5PM | 4701 Butler St.
The Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer is a one-of-a-kind genuine vintage vendor fair that melds community, creative inspiration and nostalgia. Now in their 13th season, PGH Vintage Mixer is gathering the best in regional vintage furnishing sellers plus vinyl and vintage fashion for the their annual spring PGH Vintage Mixer Home Show.

80’s Night

Friday, April 12 | 5PM-2AM | Howl at the Moon
It doesn’t matter which 80’s trend is your favorite because you’ll be rockin’ them all on Friday, April 12th! With drink specials and all the 80’s music you can dance to, this is one party that you can’t miss. Howl at the Moon will be featuring $3 Bud Lights, $5 Kamikaze shots and $20 86oz. Moonwalker buckets until 11pm.

Taste of Lawrenceville

Sunday, April 14 | 12-5PM | Bay 41
Head to Bay 41 on Sunday, April 14th for Taste of Lawrenceville – a celebration of all things Lawrenceville to celebrate the spring season! Tickets are free, just register via Eventbrite and pay for what you wish to try at each vendor booth. There will be breweries, restaurants, live music, kids activities and more on site!

The PGH Flea!

Sunday, April 14 | 11AM-4PM | 242 51st Street
The PGH Flea is a free, all ages, indoor flea market. You can find great gifts and cool stuff from local vendors: clothes, art, jewelry, records, oddities, vintage, pop culture, books, handmade….and lots more! Drinks will be available upstairs as well! And you can still get that sweet, sweet brunch downstairs.

Third Thursday: Step and Repeat

Thursday, April 18 | 8-11PM | Carnegie Museum of Art
With a jolt of color and geometry, Ruth Root’s eccentric paintings dazzle with their play of pattern. Help CMOA celebrate the opening of this exhibition! You’ll be able to make screen prints on bandanas, dance, partake in a TapSnap photo booth, and check out new things throughout the museum.

Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden Season Opening!

Friday, April 19 | 5-10PM | Wigle Whiskey
Head to the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden for their annual opening party and the release of their Madeira Bourbon from 5-10 PM on Friday, April 19! Sample whiskey straight from the cask, enjoy food from the Gaucho food truck, and check out live music by the Tim Vitullo Band from 7-9 PM. The roll-out of new summer cocktails will fill the night with lively fun for all! Get your $20 drink passport at the door for the best deal on cocktails, a discount on Madeira Bourbon bottles, and samples from Penn Brewery and Threadbare Cider and Mead!

Made & Found Spring Market

Sunday, April 21 | 10AM-4PM | 7800 Susquehanna St.
Made & Found returns to the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh with a spring market featuring 25+ of the region’s best vintage shops, makers, and artists. Brunch, coffee, and cocktails will be available for purchase. Admission is FREE. This is a kid and dog friendly event.

Gallery Crawl

Friday, April 26 | 5:30-10PM | Cultural District
Check out downtown Pittsburgh’s art scene at the Gallery Crawl, featuring 14 blocks of indoor and outdoor displays and activities. From live music, theater, dance performances, and more, there will be something for everyone!

The Office Trivia Bar Crawl

Saturday, April 27 | 4-11:59PM | Carson City Saloon
The Office Trivia Bar Crawl will kick off at Carson City Saloon, and stop along several bars in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood! Get your team of 2-8 people together and head out for a night of fun complete with drink specials, The Office trivia, prizes and more.

Bark Shadyside Pup Walk, Yard Sale & Neighborhood Marketplace

Saturday, April 27 | 9AM-2PM | Walnut St.
Come to Shadyside on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 for three great events all on one day! The 9th Annual Great Shadyside Yard Sale will take place in the Liberty School Parking Lot located at the corner of Ellsworth Avenue and Ivy Street.  The 7th Annual Bark Shadyside Pup Walk will have vendors and giveaways beginning at 9:00am, with a 1-mile walk departing the Liberty School Parking Lot at 10:00am. The cost to participate in the walk is $15 per dog and each additional dog is $5. Finally, stop by the Neighborhood Marketplace complete with flea market vendors, crafters, and makers sharing their wares, as well as local food truck Pittsburgh Sandwich Society to keep you energized for a morning of bargain hunting & dog walking!

Body Rock!

Sunday, April 28 | 8AM-3:30PM | Stage AE
Body Rock! will feature Pittsburgh’s premier fitness instructors and studios, all taking place in a “pop up” style format within Stage AE. Try 1 or try them all – a single ticket allows you access to all 10 classes.

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