Celebrate the Season at PIT’s 5th Annual Holiday Open House – Dec. 1, 2018

Media Advisory

Pittsburgh International Airport and Fraport USA host 5th Annual Holiday Open House to Celebrate the Season

WHAT:  Pittsburgh International Airport and Fraport USA’s much anticipated Holiday Open House will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1. This is the fifth year the public is invited to celebrate the season in the airside terminal at the airport.

The festivities will include a live performance by LoveBettie, a chance to create your own gift wrap with the Children’s Museum, a return visit by The National Aviary’s African penguin, and the always popular guest-treat: free parking validation.

More than 30 shops and restaurants will add to the merriment with delicious treats and holiday shopping deals throughout the day. Additionally, there will be a juggler, caricature artist, and an artist doing airbrush tattoos in the afternoon.

WHEN:  Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Art in the Airport tours (Meet near Martini bar, Center Core)
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Make your own giftwrap with Children’s Museum
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Balloon Artist
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Live holiday music with LoveBettie
  • Noon to 4 p.m.: Visit by Santa
  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: The National Aviary’s African penguin
  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Pittsburgh Pirates Pierogies

DETAILS:  Guests should register in advance at flypittsburgh.com/openhouse and plan to arrive by 5 p.m. with a valid government-issued photo ID. Guests are also encouraged to post their holiday adventures on social media with the hashtag #LetsShopPIT.

Read more about the Holiday Open House at: https://blueskypit.com/2018/11/20/see-you-at-the-tree-holiday-open-house-is-dec-1/

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About Allegheny County Airport Authority

Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader.

Through www.BlueSkyPIT.com the Authority publishes its own news service with a goal of becoming the trusted source of airport and aviation news, trends and ideas – not just in the Pittsburgh region, but around the world.

Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and J.D. Power have again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2018.

About Fraport USA®

Fraport USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and soon, Nashville International Airport.  A leading airport concessions model in North America, Fraport USA projects rank among the highest for per-passenger spending and consistently receive accolades for innovation and customer service. For information, visit fraport-usa.com. Fraport USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, the global airport company based in Frankfurt, Germany. For information about Fraport AG, visit fraport.com.