Downtown’s Light Up Night #49

It’s getting to be the Holiday Season again which means this Friday night is Downtown’s 49th annual Light Up night! Visiting Macy’s (Kaufmann’s) holiday window displays,  downtown holiday shopping and Santa’s arrival are 3 things I remember from my childhood that always made the season complete. This Friday night kicks off with tons of events from music by Etta Cox and more, LuminoCITY LED art installation, the lighting of the Holiday Tree, fireworks, Santa’s arrival and much more!

Here’s a sampling of some of the events downtown, but check out downtownpittsburgh.com for the complete 2009 schedule. And don’t forget to check out the other events at Station Square and more.

“Spirits of Giving From Around the World” Exhibit
6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
PPG Place Wintergarden, One PPG Place

Gingerbread House & Train Display
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Two PPG Place & PPG Wintergarden

Ice Skating at PPG
11:00 a.m. – Midnight
The Rink at PPG Place

Holiday Enchanted Forest & Eco-Craft Cove
5:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Penn Avenue & Stanwix Street

Pittsburgh CLO Mini-Stars
5:00 p.m.
PPG Place Plaza

Fifth Avenue Place – Family Festivities
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fifth Avenue Place

LuminoCITY
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fifth Avenue Place

Tribute of Light Ceremony/Plaza Tree Lighting
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
The Rink at PPG Plaza

One Oxford Center Holiday Tree Lighting & Festivities
5:45 – 9:00 p.m.
One Oxford Centre

Macy’s Window Unveiling & Holiday Activities
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Macy’s Downtown, Fifth Avenue & Smithfield Street

Unity Tree Lighting
6:45 – 7:00 p.m.
Penn Avenue & Stanwix Street

Light Up Night Bridge Party
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Roberto Clemente Bridge

Fireworks Display
9:00 p.m.
Downtown

 

-jp

 

 

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