Getting Here

This year, Picklesburgh will take place on the Boulevard of the Allies, between Stanwix St. and Smithfield St., in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

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 POGOH Bike Share, SPIN Scooters, 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.

Driving & Parking

No matter where you’re coming from there are lots of convenient parking options for Picklesburgh!

New this year! Advance reserved parking: Picklesburgh Parking with iParkit. Be sure to select the date and time that suits your plans.
Bargain Parking: only $6 after 4p on Friday and all weekend at the First Ave Garage with more than 1,000 spaces! Just a couple of blocks to the Picklesburgh entrance at Smithfield Street.
Park near Picklesburgh or across town to avoid Festival traffic.

Real-time parking availability all around Downtown:

You can also take public transit – there are multiple lines that get you very close to the festival footprint!


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 on our Downtown hotel directory.

Road Closures

Blvd. of the Allies, between Smithfield St and Stanwix St
Tuesday, July 18, 9 AM – Wednesday, July 26, 4 PM
Access to Pgh Parking Authority Garage from Wood St Tues, July 18 – Thurs July 20, 9am, and Monday July 24 7am-Wed July 26, 4pm

Market St. between Third Ave. and Blvd.
Tuesday, July 18, 9 AM – Wednesday, July 26, 4 PM

Market St. between First Ave. and Blvd. – Deliveries and local traffic only
Tuesday, July 17, 9 AM – Wednesday, July 26, 4 PM

Wood St., between First and Third Ave
Thursday, July 20, 9 AM – Monday, July 24, 11:59 PM

Third Ave. between Smithfield Street and Stanwix St – Garage access only
Thursday, July 20, 9 AM – Monday, July 24, 11:59 PM