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December 2017 Events and Festivals in the Greater Pittsburgh Area

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Jim Dolanch is a pure professional. Having a family of his own, Jim realizes how important buying a home is to the whole family...

Feb 8 6 minutes read

Happy December everyone!

We hope you’ve had a fantastic December so far and had a wonderful Thanksgiving last month. The Jim Dolanch Real Estate Team strives to be your number one real estate resource, not only for all things about real estate, but also about Pittsburgh! That’s why we try to give you some fantastic events and festivals going on in and around the greater Pittsburgh area for each month that you can enjoy! Here you’ll get a great mix of events that are fun for adults only and for the entire family! Enjoy!

December 2017 Events In Pittsburgh

  • What: Southside Ugly Sweater Crawl
  • Where: Pittsburgh Southside
  • When: Saturday, December 9, 2017
  •              from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Contact:  Facebook Event
  • If you’re looking for a fun night out with your friends then this could be the event for you! Either make your own or go out and buy the ugliest Christmas sweater you can find, grab your friends and crawl through your favorite bars in South Side! Start at Smokin’ Joe’s, then head to Casey’s at 8, Mario’s at 9 and Local at 10!


  • What:  Christmas on Main Street
  • Where: Southpointe Town Center
  •                1700 Main Street
  •                Canonsburg, PA 15317
  • When:   Thursday, December 14, 2017
  •                from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Contact:  Facebook Event
  • Bring the whole family to an event you’re sure to never forget! You can get some Christmas shopping done from some craft vendors while listening to the beautiful voices of holiday carolers. Then at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:00 there will be a spectacular “3D Laser Show synchronized to your favorite holiday soundtrack”. You don’t want to miss it!


  • What: Holiday Cheers
  • Where:  The Winery At Wilcox At Settler’s Ridge
  •                 1940 Settler’s Ridge Center Drive
  •                 Pittsburgh, PA 15205
  • When: Saturday. December 16, 2017
  • Contact: Facebook Event
  • If you’re a wine lover or know a wine lover then you might want to consider attending this event, if you’re over the age of 21 of course. You can enjoy the winery’s wine samples while painting your own wine glass! Keep the glass for yourself or gift it to that special wine lover you were thinking of.

  • What: Holiday Mural Lights Tour
  • Where: Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
  •                24 Maryland Avenue
  •                Millvale, PA 15209
  • When: Tuesday, December 26, 2017
  •               from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Contact:  Facebook Event or register at
  • Keep the Christmas cheer going at this event! For just $10 you enjoy this spectacular show and if you arrive early or stay a little later you can also enjoy some light refreshments. It’s sure to be great fun for the whole family!

  • What:  New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner
  • Where: The Inn at Deer Creek Winery
  •                 3333 Soap Fat Road
  •                 Shippensville, PA 16254
  • When:   Sunday, December 31, 2017
  •                from 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM
  • Contact: Facebook Event
  • Grab your adult friends or your NYE date and ring in the New Year a little differently. Here you can enjoy dinner and a show and try to find out who the killer is before midnight! Once the show is over you can stay a little longer for an appetizer buffet, and dancing to live music by Kurt Thomas! It’s sure to be a great night!


  • What:  Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2018
  • Where: Cultural District, Pittsburgh
  •                Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • When: Sunday, December 31, 2017
  •              From 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM
  • Contact:  Facebook Event or find tickets
  • Bring the whole family and celebrate the New Year with 14-blocks of live music, dance, theatre, kids’ activities, galleries, and so much more! You can also enjoy two fireworks displays, once at 6:00 PM and again at midnight!

We hope these events get you excited to celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year in Pittsburgh this month! If you’re already a Pittsburgh resident you can make some of these a yearly tradition! However if you’re just visiting the area, maybe you’ll love the city so much that you want to stay! Either way we hope this blog was a valuable resource for you and we hope you’ll contact us should you have any real estate needs in 2018.

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Until Next Time,


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