A sure sign that Summer is on its way to Pittsburgh is the opening day of the Three Rivers Arts Festival at Point State Park and throughout downtown Pittsburgh.
Artists from around the world will flock to Pittsburgh to show their masterpiece work or sell a few items to the Festival Faithful. The Festival will also include many food vendors, music, theater, poetry and much more.
The festival is said to draw more than 400,000 visitors to the Pittsburgh area to view the sites, purchase artwork or just to enjoy the scenery of beautiful downtown Pittsburgh from the vantage point of the Point.
Here are some helpful links to help you navigate the 55th Annual Three Rivers Pittsburgh Arts Festival:
Whether you are visiting the Arts Festival after work or making the Festival a family weekend outing, please have fun and enjoy yourself throughout the event.
Security and Police Officers will have an increased presence at the festival and all around downtown to assist with crowd control, traffic and to ensure a stress free and safe festival. Officers will also be on the lookout for minors using fake ids, underage drinking and DUI offenders.
Additionally, officers will immediately identify offenders with open containers or those whom are visibly intoxicated in public.
Let’s help make the Festival a safe and family friendly event by enjoying ourselves responsibly.