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Pittsburgh’s riverfront events: cancellations and postponements

By May 21, 2020June 17th, 2020Blog

Event cancellations and postponements are becoming increasingly common as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of upcoming riverfront events scheduled to take place near downtown Pittsburgh.

Scheduled: Late May, June and July 2020
May: Postponed to October 2020
June: Canceled
July: To be determined

Three Rivers Art Festival
Scheduled: June 5-14, 2020
Status: Alternative virtual version from June 5-14, 2020

Yuengling Gold Rush 5k
Scheduled: June 6, 2020
Status: Virtual event

GAP Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan
Scheduled: June 19-August 14, 2020
Status: Virtual event

Juneteenth & Black Music Festival
Scheduled: June 19-28, 2020
Status: Postponed to August 28-30, 2020 and an added virtual walk event on June 19, 2020

Pittsburgh Pride
Scheduled: July 18-19, 2020
Status: Postponed to Fall 2020

Violet Rippy 5k
Scheduled July 18, 2020
Status: Virtual event

Scheduled: Late July 2020
Status: No Change at this Time

Three Rivers Regatta
Scheduled: August 2-4, 2020
Status: No Change at this Time

Riverlife’s Party at the Pier
Scheduled: August 29, 2020
Status: No Change at this Time

UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH
Scheduled: August 30, 2020
Status: Shifting format to offer both virtual or in-person options


Is a riverfront event missing from this list? Email Emily Sjoberg,, to help us keep this list accurate. Thanks!

Image by Nina Porter, used with permission.