Columbus Day Parade, Dino Stroll and other entertainment Pgh. Weekend events

PITTSBURGH, PA – From dinosaurs to Donnie Iris, there’s no shortage of fun activities to keep you busy in town this weekend. Let’s get right to the point, shall we?

Three Rivers Beer Week is a celebration of Pittsburgh breweries and beer is hosted by the Pittsburgh Brewers Guild. It includes featured events run by the guild and dozens of events hosted by the 38 member breweries of the organization.

Here’s a chance to browse displays from hundreds of exhibitors showcasing a variety of products and services that can add value to a home. Interior design experts will be available to give advice and products will be available for purchase.

  • Dino Stroll, October 9, 9 am-5pm; October 10, 10 am-4pm, Monroeville Convention Center.

This is not often the opportunity to get up close to realistic, life-size dinosaurs, some measuring over 25 feet tall and spanning over 60 feet long. Animatronic dinosaurs are created with movable heads, necks, tails, wings, blinking eyes, mouths that open and close, breathing movements, synchronized sounds and many other exquisite details that bring them to
life.

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Columbus Day Parade which has been a tradition in Pittsburgh’s Little Italy since 1985 is back. The event will feature a variety of floats, parades and marching bands, and the Grand Marshal will be the legendary Steelers running back Franco Harris.

One of Western Pennsylvania’s most popular artists for decades, King Cool is known for hits such as “Ah! Leah!”, “Love Is Like A Rock” and of course “The Rapper”, a resounding success when he was a member of the Jaggerz. Admission requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within the past 72 hours.

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