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We Have It All!

The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center provides unprecedented recreational opportunities for University of Pittsburgh students. From Pitt Panthers Division I men's basketball, to space for concerts, commencement, and other sports, the Petersen Events Center has it all.

The Petersen Events Center



[Pittsburgh, PA] - The Petersen Events Center continues to closely monitor the latest developments regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally and any potential impact it may have on our day-to-day operations. In response to growing awareness and concern, the Petersen Events Center and continues to follow the precautionary guidelines of the CDC and other public health organizations, which include:

* Increased signage outlining advisable precautions (e.g. frequent handwashing, safety recommendations, etc.)

* Regular cleaning of high touch point areas such as, escalator handrails, stair railings, door handles, purchase devices and elevator buttons with CDC recommended products.

* Regular cleaning and sanitizing of facility public spaces and rest rooms.

* Adding additional hand sanitizer stations in various locations throughout the facility.

Providing a safe environment for our clients, visitors, guests and staff is our top priority. Through public health organizations such as, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) we are staying abreast of the latest updates and developments as they occur. We are also in close communication with our local public health and government officials to determine what additional safeguards may need to be implemented. This is an evolving situation, and rest assured that any actions we take will be consistent with guidelines from these agencies. Please continue to visit our website to learn of any changes to the event schedule as they become available.

Petersen Events Center Upcoming Events

*Please e-mail for refund requests on tickets purchased at the PEC Box Office and leave your name and phone number so a member of the PEC team can contact you. All tickets will need to be returned in order for box office customers to receive refunds. Refunds may take up to 30 days. All information will be discussed once you are in contact with a box office representative.

The Millennium Tour 2021

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

All tickets previously purchased will be honored for the new date.

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The Avett Brothers


The Avett Brothers show, originally scheduled for June 7, 2020 at The Petersen Events Center, has been canceled. Refunds will be available at the original point of purchase.

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for KING & COUNTRY: burn the ships | world tour: North America


Show was originally scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Tickets on sale to general public on November 15th at 10am

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Doors for Q&A open at 5pm, Q&A session begins at 5:30pm

Doors for general public open at 6pm, show begins at 7pm

Meet & Greet for those that purchased the Ship Crew Experience will take place after the show

Disclaimer: for KING & COUNTRY events use flash/strobe lighting. Personal discretion is advised.