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The 2024 Three Rivers Arts Festival

It’s time for the much-anticipated 2024 Three Rivers Arts Festival in downtown Pittsburgh! This beloved Pittsburgh tradition, now in its 65th year, promises to be bigger and better than ever, with an array of art, music, and cultural activities that will captivate residents and visitors alike.

Festival Dates and Location

Mark your calendars! The festival runs from June 7th to June 16th and is spread across several key locations in downtown Pittsburgh, including Point State Park, Gateway Center, and the Cultural District. This ten-day celebration transforms the city into a vibrant hub of creativity and culture, offering something for everyone.

Headlining Music Acts

Music lovers are in for a treat with this year’s diverse lineup of performances. The festival will feature an eclectic mix of genres, including rock, jazz, folk, and classical. Headlining acts include:

May 31st: Meeting of Important People, a rock-and-roll band from Pittsburgh
June 8th: The iconic Sugarhill Gang & The Furious Five
June 9th: Ben Folds, widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of a generation..

a group of people standing in front of a crowdArt Exhibits and Installations

The heart of the Three Rivers Arts Festival is its stunning array of visual arts. This year’s festival will feature over 300 artists showcasing their work in various mediums, from painting and sculpture to photography and digital art. Highlights include:

Artist Market: Daily from 12 PM to 8 PM, featuring handcrafted goods and artwork for purchase.
Emerging Artists Booths: Spotlighting up-and-coming local talents.
Public Art Installations: Interactive and immersive installations throughout the festival grounds, including a large-scale piece by renowned artist Amanda Parer.

Family-Friendly Activities

Families are welcome to join the fun, with a range of activities designed for all ages. The Giant Eagle Creativity Zone offers hands-on art projects, workshops, and performances specifically geared toward children. Additionally, there will be daily storytelling sessions, puppet shows, and more.

Food and Beverage

What’s a festival without delicious food? This year’s festival will feature an expanded food court with a variety of local vendors offering everything from classic Pittsburgh fare to international cuisine. Be sure to check out the food trucks scattered throughout the festival for some unique and tasty treats.

Plan Your Visit

With so much to see and do, planning your visit is essential. The festival’s official website offers a detailed schedule of events, maps, and tips for making the most of your experience. Public transportation is highly recommended, with several bus routes and the T conveniently serving the festival locations.

Bold Escape Rooms: Your Festival Adventure Awaits

As you immerse yourself in the arts and culture of the Three Rivers Arts Festival, don’t forget that Bold Escape Rooms in the Strip District is just a few minutes away. Whether you’re looking to take a break from the festivities or add an extra layer of excitement to your day, our escape rooms offer the perfect adventure.

Explore our themed rooms, challenge your problem-solving skills, and create unforgettable memories with friends and family. Book your escape room experience now and make the most of your time in Pittsburgh’s bustling Strip District.