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Western PA in the News

January 2020

2020 marks the Jack Rabbit’s 100th birthday! Plan your group outing to Kennywood today. 

June 2019

Gaetano's Catering and Event Center has a new website. Gaetano's offers seating from 10 - 300 and plenty of room for bus parking. Or have them cater or provide box lunches wherever is convenient for your tour. 

May 2019

Beaver County History Weekend happening May 4 & 5, 2019. Over 20 historical facilities open and free to the public. This year's theme - History of Food

August, 2018

Morgantown WV native Trevor Dion Nicholas will appear in Disney's Aladdin. Aug. 22 - Sept. 9 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. 

May 2018

Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts will return, featuring international companies and artists premiering works never before seen in the United States.

May 2018

The Spring Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District will be held Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5:30 - 10pm. Please make sure you stop by the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown and check out the amazing work of Sam Spitzer Art and Jewelry Full lineup announced! Plan your night here:

April 2018

International Fly Fishing Film Festival, April 13, 2018. Washington Elks Lodge.

April 2018 

Fogo de Chao opens to rave reviews. Read More 

March 2018

Educational Field Trips available through the Audubon Society of Western PA. Click here for info. 

Check out other annual Spring events in Butler County 

March 17, 2018

Maple Madness in Butler County. Check out Audubon Maple Madness 2018 Flyer for more details.

February 3, 2018

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust  proudly presents and Autism Friendly performance of Wicked 

January 2018

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra won two 2018 Grammy awards. Best Orchestral Performance and Best Engineered album, Classical

January, 2018

Schedule your group tour now Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission at the Senator John Heinz History Center.

October, 2017

The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail was named one of the "8 Perfect Weekend Trails" by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

July, 2017

Join Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau on July 15th to celebrate Saxonburg and the Roeblings. Groups from as far as Saxonburg's sister city, Mühlhausen, Germany will be attending. Don't miss it, tickets and info can be found here.

April 25, 2017

 The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced the full lineup for the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival! Visit

January, 2017

Harper's Bazaar names Pittsburgh one of the Top Travel Destination of 2017.

December, 2016

Pittsburgh named among Top 10 Cities in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise for 2016 based on destinations that have seen the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest from the TripAdvisor community.

December, 2016

Travel and Leisure voted Indiana Counties “It’s A Wonderful Life Festival” Christmas Tree as the "Best Christmas Tree in Pennsylvania"

in their "The Best Christmas Tree in Every State" article. Indiana County is known as the Christmas Tree capital of the world. Fleming's Christmas Tree Farms grew the 2016 Festival tree.

August 18, 2016
PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh announces cast of FUN HOME national tour. (Pittsburgh Cultural District)

August 9, 2016
Pittsburgh CLO announces 2017 Summer Season (Pittsburgh Cultural District)

June 12, 2016
​Conde Nast Traveler:  Video of Pittsburgh
July 7, 2016
Westinghouse Castle:  bought by the Priory Hospitality Group (The Priory Hotel)

February 12, 2016
VisitPITTSBURGH Releases 2016 Official Visitors Guide to Pittsburgh (VisitPittsburgh)

June, 2015

Zagat named Pittsburgh as the #1 food city for 2015.

May, 2015

Niches list of Best Towns in Pennsylvania including DGP Members Indiana, PA in nearby Indiana County

September, 2013
Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania offer excellent group dining and F&B options:

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