HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AT CITY-COUNTY BUILDING ON LIGHT UP NIGHT
TIME: 5 p.m.
PLACE: City-County Building Portico
Mayor William Peduto officially kicks off the 2018 City of Pittsburgh's holiday festivities by lighting the City's decorated tree on the City-County Building's portico in conjunction with Pittsburgh's skyscrapers illuminating the skyline on Light Up Night.
A chorus performs holiday favorites as the crowd gathers at 5 p.m. along Grant Street.
Mayor Peduto leads the countdown to illuminate the decorated holiday tree, immediately followed by a light show.
The festivities culminate with a free performance by Pittsburgh’s own Chris Jamison, who gained national fame on Season 7 of NBC’s “The Voice.” The singer/songwriter returns to his hometown on Light Up Night to entertain with holiday classics.
TOURS OF CITY HALL
Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night activities include free guided tours of the historic City-County Building from 5 – 9 p.m.
This historic seat of government – designed by legendary architect Henry Hornbostel – celebrated its centennial in 2017. Learn about the rich culture of Pittsburgh by touring the building's historic rooms and rarely seen spaces including the Archival Vault.