Special Events

Don’t miss out on these special events!

Twilight Soiree

Pittsburgh’s illustrious skylines set the stage for an elevated experience on Rivers of Steel’s green riverboat, the Explorer. Join us for an evening tour paired with food from Black Radish Kitchen and drinks from Kingfly Spirits.

Don't miss out!Don't miss out!

Rick Darke Talk: Carrie Furnaces’ Iron Garden

Join Rivers of Steel for a special presentation by renowned landscape design consultant, author, lecturer and photographer Rick Darke.

Iron Garden TalkIron Garden Talk

Iron Garden Tour with Rick Darke

Join Rivers of Steel for a special tour of the Carrie Furnaces Iron Garden led by renowned landscape design consultant, author, lecturer and photographer Rick Darke.

Iron Garden TourIron Garden Tour

Science Saturdays for Families

Avoid the summer brain drain—round up the family and embark on a Science Saturday excursion on our riverboat classroom!

Hands-on FunHands-on Fun

Golden Triangle Bikes X Rivers of Steel

Explorer the industrial history along our riverfront trails in the special collaborative series of tours with Golden Triangle Bikes.

Ride N' LearnRide N' Learn

National Aviary x Rivers of Steel

Join us and the National Aviary for a special “Birding & Brunch” excursion on the Explorer riverboat featuring the Aviary’s own ornithologist Robert Mulvihill on August 17.

Go BirdingGo Birding

Learn more about the events

such as tours, workshops, and festivals happening at each unique attraction.