Visit South Side

Welcome Center
1100 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15203


The Welcome Center is conveniently located near the 10th Street Bridge on East Carson Street.

We are generally open five days a week with the following core hours of operation:

  • Monday - 10 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday- 10 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday- 10 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday- 10 am to 4 pm
  • Friday- 10 am to 4 pm

South Side Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is the headquarters for the South Side Chamber of Commerce. We provide a dynamic presence on Historic East Carson Street and a central meeting place and events venue.  Businesses, residents and visitors of all ages enjoy the Historic East Carson Street business district, parks, riverfront trails, and other local South Side attractions. 

In 2017, we welcomed 3967 visitors from around the world. That same year, 363 Chamber Clean Team volunteers generously donated 2,684 hours of work to clean South Side public areas on East Carson and side streets.




The Welcome Center is one of nine official VisitPITTSBURGH Information Centers (some with varying hours of operation). It hosts a wealth of information about great places to visit and the best experiences to be found in our city featuring our South Side establishments. Come visit us.

Welcome Centers are packed with informative attraction and event brochures, city maps, restaurant guides, accommodations information and more, and our knowledgeable staff is available to help make the most of your Pittsburgh experience.

Airport Welcome Center
Landside Terminal in Baggage Claim

M-F: 10am-5pm
Sa: 10am-4pm
Su: Noon-5pm

WELCOME PITTSBURGH - Information Center and Gift Shop
WELCOME PITTSBURGH features a variety of Pittsburgh merchandise from souvenirs like postcards, magnets and pens to products from local attractions including the Carnegie Science Center, The Frick Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Glass Center and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. WELCOME PITTSBURGH is your one-stop shop for information and that special something for the folks back home! Visit us on Facebook!

Fifth Avenue Place ~ 1st Level
120 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

M-F: 10am-6pm
Sa: 10am-5pm
Su: Seasonal

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

T-F: 10am-5pm
Sa: 10am-4pm
Su and Mon: Occasional

Located at our Partner Attractions

Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St., Strip District

M-Su: 10am-5pm

The Welcome Center at the Duquesne Incline
Lower Station: 1197 West Carson St.
Upper Station: 1220 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington

M-Sa: 5:30am-12:45am; information 8am-10pm
Su + Holidays: 7am-12:45am; information 8am-1pm 

Fort Pitt Museum
601 Commonwealth Place, Point State Park, Downtown

M-Su: 10am-5pm

Golden Triangle Bike Rental (Seasonal)
600 1st Ave., Downtown

M-Su: 9am-8pm, April-October

KAYAK Pittsburgh North Shore (Seasonal)
1 Federal St., North Shore

M-Su: 10am-6:30pm, April-October

The VisitPITTSBURGH 2018 Official Visitors Guide is now available! This guide is a resource for everything from hotels, restaurants, things to do and more throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

View an online version or download your copy of the guide here.

Request your free print copy of the guide here.


Trail town south side

If you are visiting us from the Great Allegheny Passage, we have the 14th Edition Trail Book available for sale and a host of free materials to make the most of your South Side Trail Town experience. 

Visit the Trail Town South Side Pittsburgh Facebook page for updates.

View Great Allegheny Passage trail towns information here.

Order your 14th Edition Trail Book here.


Contact Us

If you have questions about the South Side Chamber of Commerce or the Welcome Center, please send us an email. Our team will respond promptly.

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