Media Kit

Picklesburgh is the destination for all things pickled.

A culinary celebration that goes beyond the dill pickle, Picklesburgh celebrated its inaugural year in 2015 on the Rachel Carson (9th Street) Bridge and has quickly become a Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania tradition.

2023 Festival Dates, Times, & Location:

Picklesburgh will be taking place Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23. Festival footprint to be confirmed soon.


Photo Assets:

High-quality photo assets are available. Please contact us below.

Media Inquiries:

Richard Hooper, VP Marketing & Communications
Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
(412) 325-0163

Deana Lorenzo, Digital and Online Content Manager
Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
(412) 325-0159

Social Media:

There are no official Picklesburgh social media profiles, but you can join in the conversation by using #Picklesburgh and tagging @DowntownPitt on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

Support for Picklesburgh:

Picklesburgh is produced by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and presented by KraftHeinz, with support from the PA Turnpike E-ZPass, The Pittsburgh Pirates, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, First National Bank, Pittsburgh Pickle Co., Jim Shorkey, TribLIVE, KDKA, the CW, Q92.9FM, BobFM, and YaJagoff!  Event production support is provided by Flyspace Productions.

About the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership:

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) is a dynamic, nonprofit organization comprised of business and community leaders, property owners, civic organizations, foundations and residents who provide energy, vision, and advocacy for Downtown Pittsburgh. Working collaboratively with its partners, the PDP strives to create a positive Downtown experience for residents, workers and visitors alike. The PDP’s strategic initiatives include clean and safe services, transportation, and economic development and advocacy. For more information, visit

The PDP also develops and implements some of Pittsburgh’s most successful and imaginative events, including Comcast Light Up Night, the Market Square Farmers Market, Night Markets, Yoga in the Square, and the Peoples Gas Holiday Market.