WordCamp Pittsburgh is SOLD OUT!

Thank you, Pittsburgh WordPress Community! Our first WordCamp Pittsburgh is sold out!

We are thrilled at the response we’ve been getting. While we wish we could open up more tickets, there isn’t room at our venue this year. If any tickets do open up, we’ll be announcing them via Twitter, so be sure to follow us there. And if you’re not already a member, please join the Pittsburgh WordPress Developers & Designers group on meetup to stay connected with the local community after WordCamp Pittsburgh.

WCPGH Schedule Live

Start planning your day at WordCamp! Check out our schedule for the day, read details about our sessions and meet all of our speakers. In addition to all of our great talks, don’t forget about the ever popular “Hallway Track” where you can chat with new and old friends and our “Happiness Bar” where you can get some one-on-one help with your WordPress sites. Stay tuned for additional information about the after party.

Visiting Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh is an extremely walk-able city, and there’s a lot to see and do when you’re there.


The Art Insitute of Pittsburgh is located at 420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Google Maps Directions


If you’re looking for a place to stay, there are many hotel options in Downtown Pittsburgh. Most of them charge for parking in addition to your stay. If you are driving to Pittsburgh and are looking for a cheaper option, the hotels in Green Tree are just outside of downtown. You would then need to drive into downtown, where Saturday parking is usually in the $5 to $6 range for the day.

Sheraton Station Square
Station Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 261-2000

Station Square is just a short walk/drive across the Smithfield Street Bridge from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. If you happen to venture there, you’ll have access to something uniquely Pittsburgh – the Duquesne Incline. You can ride the incline up the hill to Mount Washington and take in the gorgeous view of Downtown Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 471-4000

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
250 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 281-5557

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-5800

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown  
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 391-4600

You can get more information about accomodations in on the Downtown Pittsburgh website.

There are also some accomodations available a little outside the city, along the most common route from the Airport into the city:

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh/Greentree
555 Trumbull Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(412) 922-0100

Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West-Green Tree
401 Holiday Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 922-8100


Pittsburgh also has a few listings on airbnb, though most are outside of the downtown core and are not walkable to the venue.


The closest airport is Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

Pittsburgh International Pittsburgh
1000 Airport Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15231

If you’re flying into Pitsburgh, here’s some transportation options available at the airport.

Public Transit

Pittsburgh does have a limited bus and light rail system, though service is limited in many areas on the weekend. Learn more at Port Authority’s Website.

Pittsburgh also has Uber and Lyft.

Parking Near the Art Institute

There are lots of places to park in the area. Below are some of the closer parking garages. If you’re staying at an area hotel, you might want to ask if there’s shuttle service available if you want to avoid driving in an unfamiliar city.

InterPark Garage
200 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
*This garage is the closest to the Art Institute and has reasonable day rates on Saturday.

Pittsburgh Parking Authority Garage
232 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Pittsburgh Parking Authority – Third Avenue Garage
238 4th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
*This garage has been under construction and has some limited parking areas.

Ticket Sales Coming Soon!

Yes! It’s almost time to buy your ticket for the first ever WordCamp Pittsburgh, taking place at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m., the sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and the after party begins at 5 p.m.

Ticket sales will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 1st. We have a limited number of tickets this year, so if you are planning to attend, don’t delay.

Your $20 ticket will get you access to our one-day conference. You can attend a number of sessions and hear from many great speakers. Your ticket also includes a WordCamp T-Shirt, some cool swag, lunch and admission to the after party.

Check back here on Monday to purchase your ticket!

Call for Speakers

***Speaker Submission is now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied!***

WordCamp Pittsburgh brings together designers, developers, bloggers, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and educators from around Western Pennsylvania. What can you share with this community? We’re looking to build an awesome program which reflects the diversity of the greater Pittsburgh WordPress community, and we want you to be a part of it!

Interested? Read on for additional details and submit your proposal below.


  • We’re looking for talks that are immediately relevant (or directly applicable) to casual WordPress users, experienced developers or anywhere between.
  • Talks will be allotted 45 minutes. You can use that time however you like (30 minutes for talking and 15 minutes for questions, 25 for talking and 20 for hands on, etc.).
  • Speakers will be offered free admission to WordCamp Pittsburgh and get to attend a speaker dinner, but we can not reimburse travel, lodging, or other expenses.
  • All proposals are due by Midnight, Saturday, June 18th.
  • Everyone who submits a proposal will be notified of our decision by July 17, 2016
  • If you’d like to propose multiple topics, please submit the form multiple times, once for each topic.


Welcome to WordCamp Pittsburgh

We’re happy to announce that WordCamp Pittsburgh is officially on the calendar!

WordCamp Pittsburgh will be September 17, 2016 at Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Subscribe using the form in the sidebar to stay up to date on the most recent news. We’ll be keeping you posted on all the details over the coming months, including speaker submissions, ticket sales and more!