A Soulful Taste of the Burgh

 
 
PITTSBURGH SOUL FOOD FESTIVAL
 
       Established in 2019 in commemoration of Pittsburgh's past, and present, food service pioneers and entrepreneurs, such as:
 

     Benjamin Richards, who, by 1788, established the first Black Butchery Company in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA on 3rd             avenue (current-Day #1 PPG Plaza)

 

     Charles Richards, who, by 1795, owned the first Black Restaurant & Lodge on Ferry street (present-Day Stanwix Street)        called "The Negro Tavern"

 

      Rev. John C. Peck, who, in 1838 opened the first Oyster House and Ice-cream Parlor on 3rd avenue; and

 

     John R. Pulpress & Benjamin Pulpress who owned and operated the first Black Fish Stall inside Market Square and at          The Allegheny Market House (Northside) on 26th & First Street

 
We began this event to showcase Our historic legacy and the best Soul Food Restaurants in this region.
 
The Pittsburgh Soul Food Festival-A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, will see thousands of visitors from across the Country and throughout Pennsylvania.  
 
Join us on Friday August 30th through Sunday September 1st as we highlight over 100 Small Business Vendors and Food Service Proprietors.
 
Get ready for great Southern Cuisine, multiple ethnic foods vendors, BBQ Contest, Cultural activities, Craft Vendors and Live Entertainment in Downtown, Pittsburgh PA, from 11am to 10pm DAILY
 
 
VENUE LOCATION
 
Downtown Pittsburgh, Pa 15222- Market Square and the Blvd of the Allies (Between Wood street and Stanwix street)
 
MAIN STAGE location: Blvd of the Allies, between Wood street and Stanwix street.
 
 
 
FOOD COMPANIES
 
+Unique Cuisine & Catering +T-Coy Café  +Simon's Food Concession +Early-Mae Bakery +African Cuisine +Ms. Vickey's Soul Food Grill +Neighborhood Hero LLC + Ray Ray's BBQ Restaurant +Very Vendi +Ms. Jean's Soul Food Restaurant +Surf-N-Turf +Aunt Rhonda's Sweet Potato Pie +Far-A-Way Jamaica +Chan's Food Concession +Icey Treats +The Covering Food Concession +RJBC Tasting +Tantalizing Dining +Preeti Pitt Bar & Grill +Hallelujah Hotdog Food Express +Foxy Frans Restaurant +Cuddy's Soul Food Restaurant +Cute Cups +Leon's Caribbean Restaurant +Chef-N-A-Box +Z-Best BBQ Restaurant +Cactus Jack's Grill +Q&M Chicken & BBQ +Family Affair Soul Food Restaurant +Roadside BBQ
 
 
2024 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE 
 
FRIDAY 08/30: WE LOVE THE 2000s - HIP HOP & RnB CELEBRATION
 
7pm FATMAN SCOOP | 8pm TWEET | 9pm CHINGY
 
SATURDAY 08/31: I LUV THAT OLDSCHOOL MUSIC
 
5pm THE HOUSE OF SOUL | 7pm THE LADY'S OF SKYY | 8:30pm RONNIE LAWS
 
SUNDAY 09/01: ALL WHITE LABOR DAY CONCERT
 
7pm BILL HENRY BAND | 8pm SEVYN STREETER | 9pm JADAKISS
 
 
 
 
Sponsored By:
 
Giant Eagle, Black Equity Coalition, Jack Daniel's Whiskey, The Pittsburgh Foudation, UPMC, Stop the Violence Pittsburgh, The Heinz Endowments, and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

 

 

 

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Email: StoptheViolencePgh@yahoo.com

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