mellon park

Walled Garden

History Project Master Plan
Public Art Installation Photo Gallery

Mellon Park Events

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch

This longtime favorite series entertains music lovers on the lawn at Mellon Park.  Satisfy your appetite for classical music by treating yourself to a special Sunday morning composed of Bach, Beethoven and Brunch.  Join Citiparks for this delightful buffet of classical melodies, and don’t miss the “Best Brunch” competition during intermission – the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts will award prizes! For more information visit

Mellon Park – Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze/Squirrel Hill
Sundays: June 17 – August 11, 2013
10:30AM – 12:00PM

Sponsored by Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Bagel Factory, WQED-FM 89.3 and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

June 16                The Pittsburgh Philharmonic
June 23                River City Brass
June 30                Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra
July 7                   Allegheny Brass Band
July 14                 Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh
July 21                 West Hills Symphonic Band
July 28                 Cello Fury
August 4              Cincopation
August 11            East Winds Symphonic Band

Summer Soul Line Dancing

Whether you’re an experienced dance or just a novice on the dance floor, step out for Citiparks Summer Soul Line Dancing. Instructor Roland Ford incorporates R&B music in free classes that begin with basic steps and finish with more advanced moves. For more information call 412-225-9190 or visit

Highland Park
Highland Avenue and Reservoir Drive, Highland Park
Sundays: August 4-25, 2013
7:00PM (following Reservoir of Jazz concerts)

Mellon Park Tennis Center
Fifth Ave. at Beechwood Blvd., Shadyside
Saturdays: July 13 & August 10, 2013
3:00PM – 5:00PM
*athletic footwear required at this location

Schenley Park Skating Rink
Overlook Drive, Oakland
Wednesdays: June 26, July 24, & August 21, 2013
6:30PM - 9PM

West End Overlook
Sunday, June 16, 2013
3PM - 5PM

Private Event Rentals

If you're interested in holding an event at Mellon Park, contact the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works permit department at 412-255-2370.

Sponsor a Star

Honor someone you care about with a gift that is out of this world -- sponsor a star in Mellon Park's award-winning public art installation! Learn more here.

wall weeding tuesdays

Join us on Tuesdays and helped the Walled Garden grow! Click here for details.

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