The inaugural Two-Way Street Fest celebrates Wilkinsburg’s strongest assets including community, small business & excellent access to transit. Hosted by the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), the event also marks the borough’s project to change Wood Street from one way to two, improving traffic flow through the business district & access to businesses.
Activities will include: Climbing Wall with Venture Outdoors, extreme pogo performances w/ Xpogo, bounce castle obstacle course sponsored by Community LIFE, Wilkinsburg Skate Jam Skateboard Demo presented by Steel City Movers, bike share demo w/ Healthy Ride PGH, caricatures by Angela Love, dance & hula workshops w/ A Peace of Mind, Inc & Move Yinz, music by Timbeleza, Yamoussa Camara Drum & Dance & DJ Dave Zak, Block Party for Peace w/ The Sanctuary Project & more fun w/ Bike Pittsburgh, Repair The World: Pittsburgh, Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce, Nine Mile Run Watershed Association, FlowerHouse, New Sun Rising & other local business and nonprofits.
Food & drink (for purchase): Chef Chaz & the Culinary Artists, SaludPgh, Leona’s Ice Cream, Health-A-Licious
*CobblerWorld, beer garden hosted by The Independent Brewing Company, Wigle Whiskey, TLC Libations, Biddle’s Escape, ChicKory Cafe, Rolling Pepperoni.
Event sponsors include Port Authority of Allegheny County, Community LIFE, The Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf, Highmark, BNY Mellon, Milestone Centers, Inc., CS McKee, LP, Neighborhood Allies, Witherel & Associates, First National Bank, and Pittsburgh Urban Christian School.
The Two-Way Street Fest is free & open to the public, on Wood Street between Penn & Franklin Avenues in Wilkinsburg’s central business district.