January 14–16 & 21–22

Join us for Frick Winterfest 2023!
A week of outdoor family fun featuring skating, delicious treats, and more. Explore all of the Frick's seasonal festivities below! 


12:00–5:00 PM, last entrance at 4:15 PM
Skate alongside Clayton! A temporary synthetic rink is gracing the great lawn to enjoy the winter season.

No advanced timed ticketing.

$15: Adult
$13: Youth 3-17, Senior, Military
Free: Under 3
10% discount for Members

Skate rental included; visitors may bring their own skates.

January 14–16 & 21–22
12:00–4:00 PM

See the Frick in style! Rove through and around our grounds on a ten-minute journey in a horse-drawn carriage.

No advanced timed ticketing.

$27 per member group; $30 per non-member group
Maximum four people per carriage.

January 14–16 & 21–22
10:30, 11, 11:30, 12*, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2*, 2:30PM
Enjoy a walk through the heart of the Frick grounds as you hear stories from winters past in Pittsburgh. Site walks are appropriate for visitors of all ages, so gather the whole family and discover both the fun and the challenges winter weather brought to our city in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These guided tours take place completely outdoors and will not enter any of the museums on site.

Tours begin at the Grable Visitor Center; the tour route is fully wheelchair accessible. Advance reservations are recommended. Tours take place in all weather.

An ASL interpreter will be available during the 12:00 PM and 2:00 PMsite walks each day.

$5: Adult
Free for Members and Children (16 years and under)
January 14 - 15 & 21 - 22, 12-3 PM

Furnace-fired fun fueled by Pittsburgh Glass Center. Artists will conduct glass blowing demonstrations from this compact traveling glass studio, answer questions, and talk about the art and science of glassmaking.
Sounds & Words, KEA
Saturday, January 14, 1-2:30 PM

A musical and poetic tribute honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Join us as singer songwriter KEA, known for her soul piercing balladeer and storytelling style, opens our eyes and touches our hearts with an acoustic performance filled with original and popular songs and poetry that speak to love, life as a black woman, and healing together as Dr. King desired.

Chamber Connection
Sunday, January 15, 11-4 PM

Throughout the day, string trios, quartets, and quintets will be performing the works of Mozart, Pleyel, Boccherini, John WilliAMs, Schubert, and more. YC² is a collaboration between Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras (TRYPO) and Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO) bringing chAMber music education, enrichment, and performance opportunities to students throughout Pittsburgh and the tri-state area.

HarpWarming, Alyssa Hensley
Monday, January 16, 11:30-1 PM

Harpist Alyssa Hensley presents an engaging program that includes traditional Celtic and French pieces for lever harp. Visitors will have an opportunity to interact with the instruments, learn the basics of playing, and even play along.

Wintertide, South Hills Children's Choir
Saturday, January 21, 12-3 PM

South Hills Children's Choir will delight you with a mix of celebrations from around the world. Some songs are very old, steeped in the history of the region. Other songs come from modern composers, writing tunes and text based on the winter season. The progrAM will be sung mostly a cappella and in the language of origin.

Caribbean WinterVibe, Joshua Garrett
Sunday, January 22, 1-2:30 PM

Celebrate the winter season like you’re on a Caribbean vacation with a wintery mix of songs performed on the steel pan. Steel pannist, Joshua Garrett, invites you to warm up your body and your spirit on a cold day with the sound of steel pan.
January 14-16 & 21-22
10:00-5:00 PM

Experiment with watercolors and learn ways to create 3-D creatures with the Frick’s art teachers! Participants of all ages are welcome to join in artmaking at the Education Center classrooms.
January 14-16 & 21-22
10:00-5:00 PM

Stop in to the auditorium in The Frick Art Museum to relax, warm up, and watch some family friendly films.

Enjoy picturesque views of the Frick's festive grounds while you savor seasonal fare and warm beverages.

Regular Winter Hours
9 AM–3 PM

Winterfest! January 14–16 & 21–22
9 AM–4 PM

Find gifts and merchandise at the Frick Museum Store, offering a curated selection of books, accessories, décor, and more, located inside the Grable Visitor Center. Become a member to recieve 10% off every purchase!

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You can make a difference. The Frick depends on our members and donors to help us continue to offer vibrant cultural programming to our region. Thanks to you, we can continue to be a place where audiences of all ages can discover the art, history, and nature that make the Frick such a special place. Members are provided with enhanced opportunities to enjoy all that the Frick has to offer through free admission, discounts, events, and much more

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Regular Winter Hours
Grounds open 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
Museums open 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Winterfest! January 14–16 & 21–22
Grounds open 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Museums open 12:00–5:00 PM


Thank you to our Sponsor

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Thank you to our Winterfest Friend

R A Miller Consulting LLC

Instrument Donation

Have instruments you're looking to pass along to a new home? Consider donating to Farina Foundation's play-it-forward musical instrument drive while you're on-site! Drop off at Grable Visitor Center