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Peoples Gas Holiday Market

The holidays are a magical time of year, and we can't wait to celebrate with you all at the Peoples Gas Holiday Market! Open from November 18th - December 24th (Closed Thanksgiving).

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    View of the Peoples Gas Holiday Market in Market Square, Pittsburgh.

The Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ has been named the #1 Best Holiday Market in the country by USA Today!

Looking to find the perfect, unique gift for a loved one, friend, or coworker? Ready to soak in the holidays with some good food, entertainment, and sparkling sights? The Peoples Gas Holiday Market has it all!

Inspired by the original German Christkindlmarkts (or "Christmas Market"), the Peoples Gas Holiday Market brings a cherished European tradition to Pittsburgh with an international flair, a touch of local charm, and a pinch of sugar, spice, and everything nice. Drop on by Market Square in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh to see for yourself! As you weave through the Alpine-style wooden chalets, brimming with high quality gifts, you'll experience a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience.

Whether you come downtown to skate with your sweetheart around the Ice Rink, or visit Pittsburgh's Creche (the world's only approved replica of the Vatican's Nativity Scene) at the U.S. Steel Tower, your visit won't be complete without a stroll through the Peoples Gas Holiday Market. 

We love to see this city come alive with the bustle of the holidays, and we want you all to be a part of it. Do don't miss this chance to take in our beautiful city during the most wonderful time of the year! With a twinkle of lights, a few flurries in the air, and a warm drink in your hands, who knows...the Holiday Market might become a bit magical, if you just believe.

Mark your calendars now! The Holiday Market will open on Friday, November 18th, and will remain open until December 24th, 2022 (Closed Thanksgiving). 

"We hope you will join us for this year's Peoples Gas Holiday Market™ in Market Square, which has become a treasured holiday tradition for many Pittsburgh families."

- Mike Huwar, president of Peoples, an Essential Utilities Company
  • NEW: Indoor Kidsplay Activities!

    Just across the street from the Selfie Garden, you'll find a variety of indoor Holiday KidsPlay activities presented in partnership with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Fred Rogers Productions along with their community partners at The Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh Children's Museum, Carnegie Science Center and WQED TV. 

    Time: 11am every weekend through December 23rd (including Black Friday)

    Where: Indoors at 6th street and Liberty Avenue (Across from Santa's House in Heinz Hall Courtyard)

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  • Santa's House

    Bring the kiddos and their wish lists because this year, they can visit with Santa in-person at his brand new house in Heinz Hall Courtyard, thanks to BNY Mellon! Once again, families have the wonderful option for their young ones to visit with either a Black or White Santa. Just let Santa's helpers know which you prefer.

    Help our neighbors in need this holiday season with a donation to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and recieve a free photo of your visit with Santa in a keepsake frame as well as a downloadable file to share with friends and family.

    • Santa Zoom is located at the Heinz Hall Courtyard
    • When: Open Wednesday-Sunday from November 18th through December 23rd
    • Hours: Please check DowntownPittsburgh.com/Holidays for hours and other details. 
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Open daily from Friday, November 18th - Thursday, December 24th (closed Thanksgiving)

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Friday & Satruday: 11:00am - 9:30pm

Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Look for expanded hours for the final week!