Pittsburgh parks make a great backdrop for any special occasion.
Whether you're planning the perfect wedding, baby shower, birthday party, graduation party, retirement party, fundraiser or business meeting, there is space for you!
We're here to help! Please contact Shawn Fertitta, Visitor Experience Director for more information.
The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy oversees special events at Schenley Plaza and surrounding areas. The Plaza can accommodate up to 250 people for outdoor weddings, up to 200 people seated and 400 people standing for receptions under the tent. Power is located throughout the park and there is also access to a 200 amp service with a certified electrician.
Frick Environmental Center
The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy oversees special events at the Frick Environmental Center. The Center can accommodate outdoor weddings with up to 100 people, indoor receptions for up to 56 seated and 120 standing, and indoor meetings with up to 60 people. This is a living building. There are no power sources outdoors and generators are not allowed. Please contact Zero Fossil for clean energy options outside.
Pavilions, Shelters and Open Spaces
The City of Pittsburgh oversees special events at park shelters and pavilions, as well as reservation and maintenance of all shelters. Click here to get started!
Open spaces such as Flagstaff Hill, Mellon Square, Allegheny Commons, Emerald View Overlook would require a Special Event permit. Click here to submit your request or call 412-255-2370.
Mellon Park Walled Garden
The City of Pittsburgh oversees special events at the Mellon Park Walled Garden. To rent this space, contact the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works at 412-255-2370.
Schenley Park Cafe & Visitor Center
The Schenley Park Café and Visitor Center is the perfect venue if you’re looking for natural tranquility in the heart of the city. Just a hop and a skip away from our restaurant, this charming, recently restored building dates to the early 1900s, and provides a beautiful window onto Schenley Park. Adjacent to nearby Phipps Conservatory, it can accommodate up to 50 guests inside the building for a seated event, and 100 guests for a cocktail reception. A tented patio is also available for up to 120 additional guests.