ROCK THE BLOCK in Squirrel Hill!

screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-10-14-28-amJoin us for an October festival + block party in the streets!


Rock The Block is an outdoor market and music festival in the heart of the Squirrel Hill business district, Saturday, October 15th from 5-10 PM on Murray Avenue.  Two blocks will be closed down for a street festival featuring 40 local Squirrel Hill businesses and restaurants, food trucks, and artists from I Made It! Market, selling an array of merchandise including clothing, jewelry, art, gifts, and wellness products.


The fun starts at 5:00 PM with a wellness fair hosted by Pitt Pharmacy School, followed by live music on stage at the corner of Darlington Rd. and Murray Avenue. Featuring three of Pittsburgh’s best local bands:


7PM: East End Mile

8 PM: Emerson Jay

9 PM: Nevada Color


Don’t forget to check out these great events:

* 50 local vendors from neighborhood businesses, student organizations from the University of Pittsburgh, and artists from I Made It! Market, selling an array of merchandise including clothing, gifts, art, and wellness products


* A mobile immunization clinic hosted by Giant Eagle — most insurances accepted!


*An outdoor fitness class presented by Pure Barre, a Zumba demonstration, wellness screenings, on-site dieticians, and more!



* Food: offerings from your favorite Squirrel Hill restaurants, including Aiello’s Pizza and Squirrel Hill Sports Bar, and food trucks Pgh Crepes,PGH Pierogi Truck, COOL BEANS FOOD TRUCK, and more


* Beer: bracelets will be available for purchase for those 21+ for $5 to benefit Uncover Squirrel Hill, Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, and the American Diabetes Association


Come out for our final street festival in Squirrel Hill in 2016!

Rock the Block! is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh APhA-ASP Chapter, Squirrel Hill Sports Bar, Uncover Squirrel Hill, and the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition.


Details and updates are always on the Facebook event page!

about SHUC

Preserving, Improving, and Celebrating the Quality of Life in Squirrel Hill

For over fifty years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.


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