Visit the Authentic and Iconic Sports Town of Pittsburgh
Filled with world-class facilities and first-rate sports franchises, Pittsburgh is an authentic, iconic sports town
Clearly, Pittsburgh is home to one of the greatest franchises in the NFL: the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as other great professional sports teams in the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and the Pittsburgh Pirates of the MLB. What you may not realize is Pittsburgh is also home to a variety of activities and attractions that stretch beyond professional sports.
Looking for fun activities nearby? Clearly, Pittsburgh is home to one of the greatest franchises in the NFL: the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as other great professional sports teams in the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and the Pittsburgh Pirates of the MLB. What you may not realize is Pittsburgh is also home to a variety of activities and attractions that stretch beyond professional sports.
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Don’t just take our word for it, hear what these planners had to say.
“Pittsburgh has such a cool downtown with great sports venues – it is the perfect spot for hosting events. I have covered many great sports moments in Pittsburgh. The fans and city make every event there feel big and special.”
—Holly Rowe, ESPN
Find Your Perfect Pittsburgh Facility
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Sports Covered: All
The LEED Platinum Certified David L. Lawrence Convention Center features four floors with 53 meeting rooms, the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom, an additional meeting space and the brand new Rooftop Terrace, a breathtaking outdoor gathering spot.. The convention center has previously hosted the USA Karate National Championships and Team Trials, offering amenities such as 700 indoor parking spaces, catering and concessions, wheelchair accessibility and special equipment rental.
PPG Paints Arena
Sports Covered:Basketball, hockey, figure skating, wrestling, volleyball
Home to the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, PPG Paints Arena boasts the most comfortable seating arrangement in the NHL, with seats up to 24 inches wide and an accompanying increase in leg room. As a leading entertainment venue, PPG Paints Arena is the regional epicenter for athletic events, concerts and family shows. Hosting more than 150 events per year, the arena’s state-of-the-art design attracts national collegiate tournaments.
Sports Covered: Soccer
This 5,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in Pittsburgh’s Station Square is home to Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC of the USL Championship. The stadium’s FIFA-certified synthetic turf is available for hourly and full-day rentals for sporting, entertainment and private events. The venue’s suite and banquet facilities can also be customized to cater for corporate entertaining and fundraising events.