WHAT: Holiday events for kids and families
WHERE: Multiple venues
WHEN: Various times

Why You Should Go:

From Downtown to McKees Rocks to Oakland, there are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the holiday season in Pittsburgh as a family. Take some time to get out and explore all that the city has to offer during the holiday season and winter months. Make new memories at these must-do classic holiday destinations and events:

Miniature Railroad & Village at Carnegie Science Center
Permanent exhibition

Gingerbread House Display & Competition at PPG Place Wintergarden
Through January 1

Holiday Magic: Let It Glow! at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Through January 6

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker at the Benedum Center
November 30-December 27

Pittsburgh CLO’s A Musical Christmas Carol at the Byham Theater:
December 7-23

Cool Yule Family Celebration at The Frick Pittsburgh
December 8

AWCommunity Day: Holiday Edition at the August Wilson Center: December 15, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Beauty & the Beast Holiday at Gemini Children’s Theater
Through December 16

ELF The Musical at Heinz Hall
December 26-30

Countdown to Noon at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
December 31

For more kids’ events, read 11 family-friendly events you shouldn’t miss in December and 11 free Downtown events for kids, from Light Up Night to First Night.