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2019 Planning Guide

The City of Pittsburgh’s National Night Out Planning Guide provides event ideas, flyers and invitations for you to print out, and information on how to plan a National Night Out celebration!


Public Safety Outreach Personnel can be helpful in arranging visits from Public Safety personnel at your event.

  • Zone 1, 4 & 6: John Tokarski |
  • Zone 2, 3 & 5: Jay Gilmer |

A map of the police bureau zones in the City of Pittsburgh can be found here: Zone Map.

National Night Out Planning Guide found here: PDF Format.

Community Events

Other activities may be scheduled in your neighborhood on National Night Out. Partnering with other organizations can help you in planning your celebration!

Citiparks activities may be scheduled in your neighborhood on Tuesday, August 6th that might make a good start for your event. Check the Citiparks’ summer schedule on their Website or call 412-255-2539 for more information.
Carnegie Library branches may also have a celebration scheduled. To contact a branch near you, call 412-622-3114 or visit: Carnegie Library
Churches or other community groups often hold events in early August. Partner with them and add a public safety component.

Additional Resources

Sample Neighborhood Event Invitation