2018 Summer Entertainment Series

      Starting June 1, 2018, SouthSide Works is pleased to begin our Summer Entertainment Series!  Those interested in performing at the SouthSide Works Summer Series should download the form below and submit via email listed on the form. 

Stay warm and we will see you this summer!                                          

2018 PDF AP (pdf)


Breakfast with Santa

Join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event on Sunday December 10th at the Hofbrauhaus! Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, take your picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus and see The Polar Express! 

Tickets go fast so register today! 

*Families wanting to sit together can request to do so by emailing the contact registration- seating arrangements and times will be finalized 2 weeks before the event. 

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery and the spirit of Christmas. 

South Shore Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting Celebration

October 16, 2017

Join the South Shore Riverfront Park in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the park's new gateway! Come check out the beautiful renovations on Monday October 16th at the Riverfront park plaza at Water Street & 27th Street

Comments, Media Tour & Refreshments

Join us in the Park at 11 a.m. for comments followed by a media tour and refreshments 

Pittsburgh Haunted Tours!

  Come listen as “THE STORY TELLER” weave some tales of the macabre and wraps you up in a world of scary ghost stories, interwoven with unbelievable mysteries that remain unsolved to this day.                 

Board The Pittsburgh Tour Company’s Double Decker Bus as it navigates through the darken streets of the city showing you real places and telling you real stories about the darker tales who are no longer with us…..or are they?   

Join us and decide for yourselves…......If you DARE!  

The Pittsburgher 2017

October 7, 2017

Just when you thought the burgers were enough...we have added a COCKTAIL COMPETITION to the mix! This year's Pittsburgher event will feature not only 10-15 restaurants competing for Best Burger in the Burgh but will also include a cocktail competition showcasing some of the city's best mixologists and creative cocktails!

The Pittsburgher Burger Bash is an annual burger and chef competition featuring burgers, culinary professionals, celebrity guest judges, local vendors/artists and performances by local entertainment.

This year's event takes place on Saturday, October 7th from 2pm-7pm at SouthSide Works. Over 3,000 burger enthusiasts have attended the event each year. 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Biggies Bullies, Girls Hope of Pittsburgh, Inc. and 412 Food Rescue.

Who will take home 1st place!?


The Claddagh - Pittsburgh 

Casey's Draft House 

Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh 

Tequila Cowboy - Pittsburgh 

Pirata Caribbean Cuisine x Rum Bar  

Buford's Kitchen 

Day La Soul Catering LLC 

Franks' Pub & Grill 88 

Bobby D's BBQ PA   


1st Place - $2,000

2nd Place - $1,000

3rd Place - $500

People’s Choice Winner - Steel City Media Advertising package valued at $1,500 (Based on available inventory)


Come hungry and thirsty as this competition is about to be packed with awesome local restaurants whipping up their best burgers and cocktails! Tickets are available online 

Car Cruise & Food Festival

Saturday August 12th 1-8 PM

Come check out the 1st ever SouthSide Works Car Cruise & Food Festival on Saturday August 12th from 1-8 p.m.! Good music, great food, Hofbrauhaus serving up bier and cocktails and cool cars lining S. 27th Street!

*please note that the Car Cruise portion is weather permitting. The Food Festival along with all performances and Hofbrauhaus will still be on rain or shine. 

Live Music!

1:00 The Brighton Boys

3:30 Jeff Jimerson and Airborne

6:00 Scott, Rob & Greg of The Clarks

Food Trucks!


Kazours Gourmet


Oh My Grill

PGH Crepes

PGH Pierogi

South Side BBQ Company

Sugar & Spice on Wheels

SouthSide Works Exposed

Grab interest

60+ Artists will line S. 27th Street for the 3 day festival featuring homemade and handmade items. Live music, food trucks and Hofbrauhaus serving up cocktails!

July 7th 5-11 p.m.

July 8th 12-11 p.m.

July 9th 12-5 p.m. 

Free and Family Friendly

Kids Day July 9th

Free Live Music June 2017

SouthSide Works Summer Entertainment Series

Come down Friday & Saturday nights for free live music from local musicians! Bands perform 6-9 p.m. on the stage in Town Square. Weather permitting, please check event calendar for a full list of performers!

Cars 3 Road to the Races Tour

Cars 3 Road to the Races Tour

Come to the SouthSide Works on Wednesday April 26th from 12-5 p.m. (last guest entry 4:00 p.m.) for the 1 day only event! Come see Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez and Jackson Storm plus see an exclusive trailer for the upcoming film Cars 3. Enjoy activities and take your photo with the Cars! 

Event will take place in SouthSide Works on Cinema Drive and Tunnel Blvd. Event is free and open to the public.


Cars 3 hits theaters June 16th! 


Saturday May 27, 2017

Get your Strider bikes ready for the Strider Cup in the SouthSide Works! 

Race Schedule

9AM-10:30AM          2 & Under

10:30AM-11:30AM     4 Year Olds

11:30AM-12:30PM     Special Needs Race

12:30PM-1:00 PM      LUNCH BREAK

1:00PM-2:30 PM       3 Year Olds

2:30PM-3:30PM       5 Year Olds

Register Now!

Pre-registration is now open! There will be no day of registration. 

Meet Colby Armstrong

Colby Armstrong will be at the PensGear store in the SouthSide Works on Thursday March 9th from 7-8 PM. 

I Made It! Mine Market

February 4, 2017

 I Made It! Market pops up on Saturday, February 4th from 12 - 5 pm at the SouthSide Works with handmade gifts for your sweetie.

Find 65 local artisans inside the former Joseph Beth Bookseller space, who will offer items including: chocolates, cookies, canned jams & jellies, hand-knits, plush, jewelry, Valentine's Day cards, organic bath and body products, men's and women's accessories and more.