Adam Lambert to headline Pittsburgh Light Up Night

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, the group of elves who oversee Light Up Night, unveiled this year’s Light Up Night events this morning.

The event – dubbed the 59th annual, but we know it’s not annual – will take place Nov. 22.

Adam Lambert (8:30 p.m.) will headline the main stage on Fort Duquesne Boulevard, which will lead into the night’s massive fireworks show (9:30 p.m).

Here’s a look at the tree lightings and other ceremonies:

  • Noon – U.S. Steel Tower Dedication of the Crèche
  • 4:45 p.m. – Allegheny County Courthouse Trees & Tower Lighting
  • 5:15 p.m. – City-County Building Tree Lighting
  • 5:30 p.m. – PPG Plaza Tree Lighting with the American Cancer Society
  • 5:45 p.m. – One Oxford Centre Tree Lighting
  • 5:45 p.m. – Market Square’s Season of Lights Countdown
  • 7:00 p.m. – Highmark Unity Tree (the Horne’s Tree!) Lighting with Rooftop Fireworks & Jumbotron Show

Comcast Main Stage (Ft. Duquense Boulevard & Stanwix Street):

  • 6 p.m. – The Nox Boys
  • 7 p.m. – Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers
  • 8:30 p.m. – Adam Lambert

BNY Mellon New Music Stage (Penn Avenue & Stanwix Street):

  • 6 p.m. – Beauty Slap
  • 7:30 p.m. – Tribe Eternal
  • 8:30 p.m. – Krunk Movement

EQT Jazzmasters Stage (EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Ave.):

  • 6 to 9 p.m. – Celebrating the Music of Fred Rogers and appearances by Daniel Tiger

Peoples Gas Holiday Market at Market Square:

  • 5:45 – 9:30 p.m. – BNY Mellon Season of Lights and the Eleventh Hour Barbershop Quartet


  • 7:00 p.m. – Highmark Unity Tree (Horne’s Tree!) Lighting & Rooftop Fireworks at Fifth Avenue Place
  • 7:45 p.m. – Santa Spectacular Fireworks at Point State Park
  • 9:30 p.m. – BNY Mellon Fireworks Finale by Zambelli

Subscribe to the It’s Christmas 365 newsletter for more Light Up Night details! And find more details from the Downtown Partnership here.


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