Pittsburgh — The Oakland Business Improvement District and partners will be hosting an Oakland Light Up Season kick off event for the public on Friday, November 17, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Forbes Digital Plaza (located at the corner of S. Bouquet Street and Forbes Avenue). Free cookies and hot chocolate will be provided compliments to The Porch at Schenley. Oakland Light Up Season’s kick off will also have live music by various performing artists, and a tree lighting ceremony brought to you by UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh will take place at 6:15 p.m. For more details on Oakland Light Up Season, visit OnlyinOakland.org.
Attendees can win prizes for voting for their favorite holiday decorations they see throughout the Central Oakland business district by tweeting pictures of their favorite displays using the hashtag #LightUpSeason. The winning business will receive a $500 cash prize from Dollar Bank.
Shop Small Shop Oakland
Make Oakland your #1 destination for holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2017. Free holiday parking options will be available on Black Friday, on Small Business Saturday, and on Saturdays through to December 23, 2017 thanks to the Pittsburgh Parking Authority. Visit OnlyinOakland.org/events for details