US. Visitors to Pittsburgh International Airport can enjoy a week-long festival of food and drink, live music and entertainment during Celebrate Pittsburgh. Running from 12-16 August, the annual showcase of the region’s signature offerings and attractions is held in the Airside Terminal.

Highlights include a visit from an African penguin from the National Aviary, Carnegie Science Center creating nitrogen smoothies, Carnegie Museum’s Dinosaur Festival, and a vocal performance from Pittsburgh Penguins’ national anthem singer Jeff Jimerson with the band Airborne.

Happy feat: An African penguin from the National Aviary is flying in for the family-friendly Celebrate Pittsburgh event

On the food front, McDonald’s celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic Big Mac – which was invented in Pittsburgh – with free samples of the supersized sandwich. There are also complimentary Smiley Cookies and Clark Bars to be enjoyed during the week.

Pittsburgh Exchange will also treat guests to a taste of Pittsburgh with samples from B’Poppin Popcorn, Pittsburgh Salt Company, Applecious, Pittsburgh Pickle Company and DeLallo’s.

Fraport USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at PIT.

NOTE: The Moodie Davitt Report also publishes FAB, the world’s only media focused on airport (and other travel-related) food & beverage. The FAB Newsletter is published every two weeks and The FAB eZine every month.

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The company also organises the annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference & Awards. FAB 2019 was held in June in Dallas, hosted by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.