Getting Here

Picklesburgh takes place in historic and beautiful Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Learn more about our neighborhood at

Bus, Bike, & Light Rail

Getting to Downtown Pittsburgh is easy via public transit. Plan your trip using the Port Authority’s Trip Planner, or utilize Healthy Ride Bike Share and the bike lane network to bike into town. Don’t forget: once you’re Downtown, the Light Rail free fare zone can get you from Downtown to the North Shore quickly and for free.

Planning on driving?

Parking is available close to the festival on both the Downtown and North Shore sides. See all parking options here. Make your arrival easier by utilizing for the real-time parking status of garages in Downtown.

Featured Accommodations

Make a weekend out of Picklesburgh and stay at the Fairmont Pittsburgh for one sweet dill!

Fairmont Pittsburgh
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 773-8800

Other Accommodations

With numerous options that are an easy walk to and from the festival, it’s easier than ever to make a weekend out of Picklesburgh! View a full listing of local hotels at

Road Closures

Road closures of the Andy Warhol (7th Street) Bridge and Fort Duquesne Boulevard westbound from Ninth Street to Stanwix Street will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 18 and last through the festival. The bridge is scheduled to be reopened by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 23.

Traveling inbound to Downtown from the North? Use the Rachel Carson (9th Street) Bridge, Ninth Street, and Penn Avenue. Map this detour.

Traveling outbound from Downtown? Use Fort Duquesne Boulevard (eastbound lanes remain open), the Rachel Carson (9th Street) Bridge, Anderson Street, and East Lacock Street. Map this detour.

Drivers should be aware of additional road closures around the Hella Mega Tour Concert at PNC Park on Thursday, August 19 and the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions preseason game at Heinz Field on Saturday, August 21. You can read more about the full changes occurring that weekend here (PDF).