We love taking our family Downtown and Fifth Avenue Place is a great family holiday destination! It's inside, has a food court and restrooms, and lots of Christmas fun to offer, what's not to love? :) Add to the excitement and take the T to Downtown with a drop-off in close proximity to Fifth Ave.
Creation Stations - FREE Family Fun with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Saturday, December 6
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Frozen In Time
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will help your kids freeze favorite memories with time capsules. Snap a photo with your favorite holiday snowman. Be amazed as Chris Handa brings the magic of the holidays to life! Then showcase your very own magic by creating a water color masterpiece.
Saturday, December 13
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. It’s A Frozen Wonderland
Freeze frame and strike a holiday pose for a fun keepsake photo or caricature. Create a frozen favorite – Ice Cream! – with the Carnegie Science Center. And join cheerful elves from The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh making reindeer crowns.
Saturday, December 20
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Frozen Life
Snowmen and snowflakes take center stage. Join The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh designing these frosty treasures. And visit with their cheerful elves for balloon art and holiday face painting.
FREE Fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley
Every Saturday through December 20 / 11 a.m. – 5 p.m
Discover all the sights and sounds of the holiday season in downtown Pittsburgh aboard the FREE Fifth Avenue Place Holly Trolley. Hosted by Santa’s little helpers, trolleys circle downtown each weekend picking up at stops approximately every 15 minutes. Visit www.downtownpittsburgh.com for a listing of all trolley stops.
Friday, November 28 – Tuesday, December 23
Monday – Friday Holiday Lunchtime Concerts, 12 p.m
Daily Live musical performances from some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists bring the sounds of the season to life during the always entertaining Lunchtime Concert Series.
Friday, December 5
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Come meet Josh Miller and Shawn Allen, authors of the new book, “Always a Home Game” which chronicles the black and gold nation all over the country. Pick up a copy and have it personalized during their appearance at Welcome Pittsburgh.
Thursday, December 10 & Friday, December 19
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Jim O’Brien Book Signing
He's back! Pittsburgh sports author and historian, Jim O'Brien returns to Fifth Avenue Place. He will be in Center Court December 10 and December 19 autographing all of your sports collection favorites.
Thursday, December 11 – Saturday, December 13
11 a.m. – Close
Gift Certificate BONUS Days
Only a few shopping days left! Find the perfect gift at Fifth Avenue Place and earn a FREE Fifth Avenue Place Gift Certificate with qualifying retail purchases. Redeem receipts from 11 a.m. – close in Center Court.
Receipt Total Receive
$25-$49.99 $5 Gift Certificate
$50-$99.99 $10 Gift Certificate
$100+ $25 Gift Certificate
Wednesday, December 10 – Friday, December 12
10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Glass Eye Studio Trunk Show & Sale at Crystal River Gems
The much anticipated holiday sale returns. Stop by Fifth Avenue Place Wednesday, December 10 - Friday, December 12 and explore the world of glass art – from ornaments and paperweights to vases and bowls. Crystal River Gems will be selling a variety of hand-crafted gift items exclusively from Glass Eye Studio.
Friday, December 12 & Monday-Tuesday, December 15- 16
6 – 9 a.m.
Make-A-Wish & Wish 99.7 FM Light Up A Child’s Life Campaign
Help make a child’s wish come true this holiday season! Stop by Fifth Avenue Place for the annual Make-A-Wish fundraiser with WISH Radio. Ron Antill and representatives from Make-A-Wish will be broadcasting live from 6 – 9 a.m. in Center Court, collecting donations and raising awareness for Make-A-Wish.
ONGOING HOLIDAY AMENITIES
Friday, November 28 – Monday Wednesday, December 24
After 4 p.m.
Weekdays Holiday Parking Validation
All Day Saturdays Enjoy FREE Parking with any $20 Fifth Avenue Place retail purchase in the Fifth Avenue Place Garage on Evenings (enter after 4pm) and Weekends.
120 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
This post sponsored by Fifth Avenue Place. All opinions remains my own.