June 13, 2013
PITTSBURGH - Pitt will celebrate its official entrance into the Atlantic Coast Conference on July 1 with a night full of entertainment beginning at 8:00 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Stage AE on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, including an appearance from former Pitt great Larry Fitzgerald.
All fans are welcome to the party which will feature live entertainment from national recording artist Love and Theft, and will commence with a Zambelli fireworks celebration over the city of Pittsburgh. A cash bar and food will be available with drink specials running throughout the night and Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan, Y108 and 100.7 Star broadcasting live.
The event, sponsored by McDonalds and Shearer's, will kickoff Pitt's entrance into the ACC and start a week of Pitt activities. Included in the fanfare will be a Pitt tailgate at Stage AE on July 2 for the Pirates contest vs. the Philadelphia Phillies. The tailgate will begin at 5 p.m. and will also have drink specials and food available for purchase.
All fans are encouraged to celebrate with us as we make this milestone move to our new conference home. Parking for the July 1 event will be available in the Gold lots for $5.