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Pittsburgh’s Official 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 2 through Thursday, July 4.
The 36th annual—all FREE—EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta is the tri-state’s most anticipated summertime event... and rightfully so. Every year, over 500,000 spectators swarm the banks of the Allegheny River, the inviting lawns of historic Point State Park, and the meandering river-walk of scenic North Shore to celebrate the largest festival of its kind in the country. And, this year, there’s plenty to see and do!
Ramp Up the Roar—one of the biggest races of the year, Powerboat Superleague North American Championships, ravages the river.
Pump Up the Pyro—for the first time in Regatta history, two fireworks shows are on tap...to cap the evening’s entertainment July 3 and 4. What a blast!
Send In the Sand—all 160 tons for the next super-sized sand sculpture by world champion Thomas Koet and the master artists of Sandsational.
Dive with The Dogs—they’re called “The Marvelous Mutts” a group of trick performing canines who’ll have you barking with applause over their freeflying feats, including leaps into a 14,000 gallon water pool.
Dance to the Music—swing, sway and stroll as the OneMain Financial Main Stage presents a rollicking cast of music makers including the “Jersey Four” [Frankie Valli tribute band], and the incomparable and original “Jefferson Starship.”
Plus...food, “Beach Burgh,” Colcom “Kids Zone,” and so much more at the region’s largest family festival and your FREE Summer Vacation Destination!
$5,000 in Prize Money Up For Grabs In Anything That Floats race.
Wolf It and Win!
Enter The BRGR “CHUCK It DOWN” Eating Contest
If you’ve got the stomach for it we’ve got the food. Regatta’s annual eating contest features the famous hand-crafted burgers of hometown favorite BRGR:
Register July 4, noon to 5 pm, at Regatta’s Highmark Information Station, Main Entrance, Point State Park.
Registrants will be randomly selected from entries to compete.
Prizes include: BRGR apparel, trophies, and chauffeured evening for four at BRGR’s–Pittsburgh for the “Champion Chucker”!
MORE PYRO POWER!
Fireworks Set for July 3 and 4
Yes, we’re serious...Regatta will light up the skies for two explosive nights. For the first time ever, Pittsburgh’s Official 4th of July Celebration will feature dual shows. Two displays, twice the bang, double the ooh’s & aah’s. Details here.