Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel Window Reflects Holiday Spirit for Light-Up Night

November 15, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
[Pittsburgh, PA – November, 2007] - The scene is set in the gilded window of the splendid Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel on Sixth Street, where Light-Up Night revelers can peak inside to see a sleigh with Santa and a reindeer, two twinkling seven-foot holiday trees, and four gingerbread-style houses up to 33-inches tall.

Santa and his sleigh will descend on a gingerbread city in the hills, just in time for Pittsburgh's annual Light-Up Night festivities on Friday, November 16, 2007. Complete with live entertainment, meandering carolers, various tree-lighting ceremonies and the unveiling of the holiday window displays around downtown, Light-Up Night is an evening meant to kick-off the Pittsburgh holiday season. With 100,000 visitors expected to attend, the city will be bursting with excitement as downtown unites to light up the night. Culminating in a remarkable fireworks display, Light-Up Night results in many happy children and children at heart.

If cold weather beckons visitors indoors, they can take a break at one of the three downtown Pittsburgh restaurants and lounges found at this trendy Pittsburgh hotel. Relax at The Bridge Bar, a nouveau gathering spot serving edibles and spirits with a backdrop of black-and-white photography of the city’s many bridges. Sip wine in style at Prelude Wine Bar where restaurant sommelier pours over 50 different labels to be enjoyed by the glass, or order dinner at Opus Restaurant, boasting masterful Mediterranean-inspired cuisine which earned the distinction of being Pittsburgh’s top ten restaurants.

Three-hundred luxurious guest rooms offer a comforting end to an exciting evening. Draw your eye to the European “light well,” which affords guests with an amazing view of the city’s bustling North Shore and the bridges that Pittsburgh is known for. Suited for sophistication, these Pittsburgh accommodations offer individualized service and savvy style, perfect for any business trip, family vacation, or romantic getaway.

From the moment you arrive at the Renaissance Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania hotel, step into the exquisite rotunda, laid with intricate mosaic tiles and original marble detailing, and delight in the opulent public space that creates a grand entrance as well as a charming exit from a bygone era.

About Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Welcome to the architecturally stunning Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, where heritage and adventure blend into a magnificent landmark. Housed in the classic Fulton Building, this Pittsburgh luxury hotel was masterfully restored, exuding the timeless elegance of old-world charm, while providing the personal service designed for modern contentment. Surrounded by five world-renowned theaters in the heart of the Cultural District, this hotel in downtown Pittsburgh is near the excitement of Heinz Field, PNC Park, and Mellon Arena, as well as the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. A stylish choice among boutique hotels in Pittsburgh, PA, the Renaissance offers lavish guest rooms that combine the luxuries of yesterday with the conveniences of tomorrow. Stir the body and stimulate the senses at Opus, featuring American Fusion cuisine complemented by an award-winning wine list. Discover the only four-star Downtown Pittsburgh hotel, where culture and comfort co-exist at the legendary Renaissance Pittsburgh, PA Hotel. For more information or to make a reservation, call 412-562-1200 or visit