Icelandair lands in Pittsburgh


Icelandair lands in Pittsburgh

Friday, 17 May, 2024 0

Pittsburgh has just welcomed the start of new seasonal Icelandair flights and is showcasing the best of Steel City this summer.

The new seasonal service will offer four weekly flights from Iceland to Pittsburgh, with easy connections also from the UK and Ireland.

The city of Pittsburgh has a vibrant cultural scene that offers an edgy, urban alternative city break.

Tis is a city where cutting edge art meets rich history, nature along pro sports excitement and a diverse culinary and craft beverage scene.

7 reasons to visit this year include:


30th anniversary of The Andy Warhol Museum – a vast collection of work dedicated to one of the most famous artists in history, and the largest museum dedicated to a single artist in North America. With seven floors to explore, pop art fans can learn about the Pittsburgh-born artist through exhibitions, displays, interactive and informative tours.

Picklesburgh (19-21 July) a three-day festival celebrating the humble fruit accompanied by live music performances and other popular culinary activities such as Pickle Cocktails, Pickle Beer, Pickle Juice Drinking Contest, and pickle-themed merch to purchase.

Barrel and Flow Fest (10 August) – the nation’s first black beer festival showcases the country’s most talented Black brewers, along with breweries from across the globe in collaboration with Black artists, entrepreneurs and business owners.

International Jazz Festival (19-22 September) is a soulful weekend of performances with more than 140 jazz musicians taking part and offering many free gigs.

Music performances throughout the year from international artists, including Bruce Springsteen (18 August), Greenday (1 September) and Iron Maiden (8 November). Performances will take place at the PPG Paints Arena that serves as the home of the ice hockey team the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Newly opened culinary hub, Lawrence Hall, located in a 6,000 sq ft repurposed warehouse. The 170-seat space features five restaurant concepts and an ice cream shop, all centered around Dear James, a communal bar and will be a great social spot for big groups.

Award-winning Pittsburgh brewery Trace Brewing has opened a second taproom in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. The new watering hole named Trace Echo, features a cozy bar, indoor tables, and a large, three-season outdoor space.

For more information visitpittsburgh.com 

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