Memorial Day Pittsburgh, PA Things to Do

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A child enjoying a Memorial Day paradeMemorial Day weekend is often spent attending parades and memorials, enjoying cookouts and time surrounded by friends and family members. Are you looking for a Memorial Day event near you in Pittsburgh, PA? Check out this blog for a complete list of Memorial Day 2019 celebrations!

Memorial Day Pittsburgh, PA 2019 Events

Ribs & Blues Festival

Sunday, May 26th and Monday, May 27th
The Ribs & Blues Festival is a two-day long event that features yummy food, entertainment and live music. Along with traditional Kennywood food favorites, there will also be a number of local BBQ joints onsite making some fan favorite food.

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Monday, May 27th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
This Memorial Day, the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum will host an event to honor those that served our country. The day will start with a ceremony paying tribute to the fallen PA service members. After the ceremony, there will be family friendly activities, including face painting, balloon art, a bouncy house, crafts and more.

Flag Ceremony at the Heinz History Center-Memorial Day

Monday, May 27th from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Commemorate the holiday by attending the Memorial Day Flag Folding at the Heinz History Center. At this event, visitors will help unfold and refold a 36-foot American flag. There will also be a moment of silence and the singing of the National Anthem.

Lawrenceville’s Historic Memorial Day Parade and Service

Monday, May 27th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
This Memorial Day morning, the Lawrenceville’s Historic Memorial Day Parade and Service will begin at 10:00 am on 36th street and wind down Butler Street to Alleghany Cemetery. At the cemetery, there will be a memorial service to honor our fallen soldiers. After the service, visitors are invited to relax and enjoy a beautiful day. There will be food trucks, face painting, a classic car show and more!

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