Annual Event — 2021

Saturday, October 2 | 10 am to 4 pm

Be prepared to experience Downtown like never before.  Come tour a unique blend of the old and the new. 

Our Annual Event encourages you to move at your own pace and allow the moment to be your guide.

Explore all the nooks and crannies on your own, with a family member, friend, or even a first date, as you go inside churches, government buildings, residential buildings, artist spaces, theaters, private clubs, hotels, and others.  Stand on stage.  Explore a bank vault.  See an amazing view.

Buy tickets for the Annual Event and optional Insider Tours below.

Start Your Annual Event Adventure!

Get all the details to need to maximize your day–buildings, event guide/map and parking options.

Union Trust Building

Go behind-the-scenes and self-explore over 30 of Pittsburgh’s iconic and newly-adapted buildings.

Walking tour, Mark Houser

Looking for an additional experience during the Annual Event?  Join a guided Insider Tour.

Browse all 34 Annual Event Buildings

Some buildings may require a mask for entry regardless of vaccination status, so please have a mask with you at all times.  Additionally, proof of vaccination is required for entry to any building owned and presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.  These buildings are highlighted in yellow on the Building List.  Please click on this link for complete details before you arrive at any of those buildings:
Buildings subject to change. Please check back for updates.

DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh thanks our community partners
for their generous support.
Dollar Bank Logo 2021
The Mendel & Sylvia Solomon charitable trust
UPMC Health Plan
Al Neyer
Highmark | AHN
Lamar logo
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