Travel

Getting There

JAZZ TRAIN
Join pianist and travel host Orrin Evans on the inaugural Jazz Train, which picks up fans at Amtrak stations in New York, Newark and Philadelphia before arriving in Pittsburgh on September 14 and departing on September 18. The package includes round-trip train tickets from each city, live jazz music during the trip, gifts bags, light refreshments and a shuttle bus to/from the festival. Passengers are responsible for securing the hotel and festival events of their choice.

This is a limited time offer through AWAACC in partnership with Amtrak, and Amtrak will distribute itinerary, instructions, and further details closer to depature date!

Estimated Times:
NYP | Moynihan Train Hall @ Penn Station | 10:52am
NWK | Newark, NJ @ Penn Station | 11:09am
PHL | William H Gray III 30th St Station | 12:42pm

Arrive at Union Station by 8pm, in time to attend the Uhuru Jazz Session at 9pm at AWAACC
BOOK YOUR TRIP

THURSDAY, 9/14/23
UHURU JAZZ SESSIONS WITH MADISON MCFERRIN & SAMORA PINDERHUGHES
August Wilson African American Cultural Center
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222
awaacc.org

FRIDAY, 9/15/23
CONCERT AND TASTE OF JAZZ PARTY
August Wilson African American Cultural Center
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222
awaacc.org

For closest parking
The Westin Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222
Grant Street Transportation Center 55 11th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Real-Time Parking Information
Visit ParkPGH, https://parkpgh.org/destination/1 a project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, for real-time garage parking information provided by iPhone and Android apps, desktop, and mobile website.

SATURDAY/SUNDAY, 9/16-17/23
PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
Highmark Stadium
510 W Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
highmarkstadium.com/directions-and-parking/

Highmark Stadium is located at Station Square on Pittsburgh’s South Shore, overlooking the city’s downtown skyline from across the Monongahela River. Its breathtaking views provide a stunning backdrop to any athletic event, concert, festival or private function.

The venue is surrounded by a variety of restaurants, hotels and nightlife.

Pittsburgh International Airport is a 20-mile drive west of the stadium along the I-376 freeway.


Accessibility

Highmark Stadium provides a full range of accommodations for guests with disabilities.

Accessible Drop Off and Pick Up Points — Located inside Station Square’s west parking lot outside the stadium’s main entrance.

Accessible Parking — Located inside Station Square’s west parking lot outside the stadium’s main entrance. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Further parking is also available in other lots throughout the Station Square campus.

Accessible Seating — Reserved seating can be found throughout the stadium.

Elevators — Highmark Stadium is equipped with one elevator located inside the main building. It is accessible to suite ticket holders, club ticket holders and guests with accessible needs.

First Aid — Trained emergency medical personnel are present at every event held at Highmark Stadium. Please notify a stadium employee or member of security if you require medical attention or assistance.

Restrooms — All restrooms are accessible.

Service Animals — All animals that are specifically trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability are welcomed. Service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness and be under control of the guest with a disability or designee. The service animal must rest in the seating area with the individual and not in the aisle.

Suites — All suites at Highmark Stadium are wheelchair accessible. Elevator access is available inside the main building.

Pittsburgh International Airport is a 20-mile drive west of the stadium along the I-376 freeway


Accommodations

Book your hotel rooms now for Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival Weekend. Don’t wait to book your hotel room, limited time offer for discounted rates.


Drury Inn and Suites
745 Grant Steet
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Reservations
Closest hotel to PIJF late night jam sessions at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center.

Sheraton Hotel Pittsburgh at Station Square
300 W Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 261-2000
Reservations

Additional Accommodations

AC Marriot
AC by Marriot Hotel Pittsburgh
1126 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Reservations
Cambria Suites Pittsburgh at CONSOL Energy Center
1320 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 381-6687 or (877) 424-6423
Reservations
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Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
945 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 434-5551
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
435 Fort Pitt Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
250 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Hyatt Place Pittsburgh North Shore
260 North Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 321-3000
Reservations

Kimpton: Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Reservations
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Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-7100
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Renaissance Hotel
107 Sixth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 562-1200
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Westin Convention Center Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 281-3700
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Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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