IMPORTANT UPDATE! Sadly this event has been CANCELLED.

Yinz better watch aht! Santa’s still coming to tahn. 

On Saturday, November 21 a YaJagoff Yuletide is coming to Pittsburgh’s Northside from 1pm-9pm. 


Socially distant? Check. 

Outdoors? Check. 

Santa approved? Check. Starting at 3pm the jolly old man himself will be ready to safely stand for your selfies. (PS. Make sure the kids bring their Christmas letters for him!) 

Cost? $10 — with all of it going to the Pittsburgh Firefighters and Operation WARM, to purchase coats for area kids in need. 

Where? RJ Casey Industrial Park, 1800 Preble Avenue

What to expect? 

Multiple selfie stations with Pittsburgh icons like a 6ft Isaly’s chipped ham sammy, Kennywood’s Kenny Kangaroo trolley, Mancini’s Bread Christmas tree, and a yinzer T-Rex. 

All day long a jumbo screen will have Holiday audio and video messages and social media shout-outs. Get your post on the big screen with #LightsYaJagoff.

Small Business Mini Marketplace with Sprezzatura, the Pittsburgh Smokehouse food truck, Yinz Lids, SinBin Kreations, North Country Brewing, and other unique giftables to start your holiday shopping right. 

A pop-up tree farm.

A Pittsburgh Yuletide of carols where you can even be on Facebook Live singing “Santa Claus is Goin’s Dahntahn” at 7:30pm.

At 7:35pm enjoy a “Lite Up Night” moment — aka “Lights, YaJagoffs!” — with a special message and celebratory lights. And don’t forget to turn your lights on at home before heading dahn! 

Get your ticket and entry time frame at Eventbrite.


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Mo Macel

Mo is a pun-loving Pittsburgher who likes to take photos and write. She blogs at and

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