National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Event Calendar

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Pittsburgh Networking Activities

Start Date: 8/5/2024 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 8/7/2024 4:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15219

Organization Name: NASRA

Mary Hiatte
Phone: (202) 624-1418

Sponsor: NASRA

All tours and activities are organized by an outside destination management company.
Downtown Pittsburgh Walking History Tour

Pittsburgh Walking History Tour
$80 per person – Approximately 2 hours (Includes private group tour, tour guide, VOXbox assisted listening device system with earbuds, transportation, staff, taxes, gratuity and fees.)

1:00 pm - Walking tour meets in lobby of Omni William Penn
1:00 - 3:00 pm - Private walking history tour experience
3:00 pm - Return to Lobby of Omni William Penn Hotel
History and Landmarks
This tour will bring the Pittsburgh region’s rich history and architecture to life!  Distinguished architectural historians over the course of its 50-plus year history and have documented the Pittsburgh region’s architectural history through their research and writing, will lead your tour.  In the process, participants learn to value diversity (because it’s the different styles and ages of buildings that make a city distinctive), and have the chance to imagine, inquire, investigate, explore, create, and share. 
Acrisure (Pittsburgh Steelers) Stadium Tour - NOTE:  Deadline to sign up is July 22
Acrisure Park Stadium Tour
$85 per person – Approximately 1.5 hours (Includes private group tour, tour guide, transportation, staff, taxes, gratuity and fees.)

12:30 pm - Depart Omni William Penn Hotel
12:40 pm - Arrive at Acrisure Stadium
1:00 - 2:30 pm - Private Ultimate Tour Experience
2:45 pm - Depart for Omni William Penn Hotel
Tour guests will have the opportunity to get an up close and personal view of the FedEx Great Hall, Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl trophies, Pitt Panthers exhibits, 2021 ACC trophy, premium spaces, locker rooms, the field level, local high school football memorabilia and a photo opportunity with the famous Heinz Ketchup bottle at Gate C.  (The NFL Clear Bag Policy is in effect for ALL stadium tours.)
Bike the Burgh Tour

Bike the Burgh Tour
$94 per person – Approximately 2 hours (Includes private group tour, tour guide, bike and helmet, location within walking distance of Omni William Penn Hotel, staff, taxes, gratuity and fees.)
12:50 pm - Depart Omni William Penn -- walk to bike shop
1:00 pm - Arrive at Downtown Bike Stop
1:00 - 3:00 - Private Beauty of the Burgh Tour Experience
3:00 - Depart for Omni William Penn - walk back to hotel
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh.  But, if you know the Burgh already, we promise that you will still learn unknown historical facts.  On this tour, we will cruise through the streets of the Financial and Cultural district, explore the Strip District and check out the North Shore on its scenic river trails.  We will dive into the history of Pittsburgh, tracking down the people who shaped this city to what it is today:  a beauty.  Old and new buildings, city squares and public art will turn this ride into a unique event full of exciting (re)discoveries of The Burgh.
Group Kayak Experience - NOTE:  Deadline to sign up is July 22

Group Kayak Experience
$140 per person – Approximately 2.5 hours (Includes 2 hour group experience, on-water tour guide, PFD, paddle and watercraft rental, transportation, introduction to paddling instructions and safety talk, venture outdoors sticker, staff, taxes, gratuity and fees.)  Available - 15 single and 10 Tandem kayaks

12:45 pm - Depart Omni William Penn Hotel
12:55 pm - Arrive at Downtown Pop-up
1:00 -3:00 pm - Guided Kayak Experience
3:15 pm - Depart for Omni William Penn
Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers – Experience a unique view of Downtown Pittsburgh from the seat of a kayak.  Bring your group to Kayak Pittsburgh’s three rivers and see downtown Pittsburgh from the water.  Boats launch from the North Shore.