Shop Downtown – put the holiday back in your holiday shopping
Downtown Pittsburgh is the perfect location to leave behind the hustle and stress of malls and big box stores for a more festive holiday experience. Make holiday memories with the many sights and holiday activities then stop by one of the many excellent restaurants and distinctive retailers offering everything you need to cross off more than a few people on your holiday list. Click here to see the Downtown Pittsburgh Shopping Guide.
- Fifth Avenue Place, 120 Fifth Avenue – Home to diverse shops, boutiques, and a food court, this is the perfect spot to find a range of gift items all in one place.
- Pittsburgh Jewelry District, Clark Building, 717 Liberty Avenue – The Pittsburgh Jewelry District in the Clark Building houses 14 of the area’s premier jewelry dealers and jewelry professionals.
Holiday Pop Ups
Downtown Pittsburgh has great pop-ups that will only be here throughout the Holiday Season.
PG&H – 536 Smithfield Street
Stop by this new homegoods pop up that features beautifully crafted items all produced by local makers. The store features everything from dishware and glasses to furniture and textiles! Open Wednesday – Monday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Also home to Redhawk Coffee, open daily. ShopPGandH.com.
The Vintage Valet Mobile Boutique – 606 Liberty Avenue
Two of Pittsburgh’s most loved fashion trucks come together for one very stylish pop up shop, Vintage Valet, featuring Magnolia on Main! Find vintage inspired and fashion-forward women’s clothing. Find unique gift items such as gloves, scarves, slippers, bath bombs and handmade jewelry in addition to clothing. Visit the holiday pop up shop right around the corner from Market Square through Saturday December 22nd. Stop by on Small Business Saturday for a free Shop Small tote bag while supplies last. Open Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Miracle on Liberty
709 Liberty Avenue, corner of Liberty Avenue and 7th Street
Open November 23 – December 31
This popular holiday pop-up bar returns to Downtown for its third year featuring festive cocktails with plenty of cheerful and over-the-top decorations. A portion of proceeds from Miracle on Liberty will be donated to 412 Food Rescue.
Auld Lang Syne: the most wonderful bar of the year
20 Market Square in The Original Oyster House
Open November 23 – December 31
Roughly translating to ‘for old times’ sake,’ Auld Lang Syne is the name of a new holiday pop-up bar in Market Square. Every night, just before the stroke of Midnight, the bar will do a countdown to the next day in preparation for the big celebration of the New Year on New Year’s Eve.
Jingle Bar on Forbes
268 Forbes Avenue, Market Square
Open now through December 31, available for private parties
The bar will feature cocktails, beer, wine, a limited food menu and even live music and a DJ on select nights. Christmas cards will be sold for $5 apiece to decorate the walls of the bar. All process from the cards will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.
245 Fourth Avenue, first floor of Harris Grill
Open now through January 7
This family-friendly holiday pop-up bar will feature cold batched cocktails as well as hot beverages including cocoa, cider, and coffee with optional alcoholic ad-ins. A portion of beverage sales will go towards supporting the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. Harris Grill’s full restaurant menu will be available at Tinsel Town.