Visit the gift shop where you can browse and shop the new and unique items that come directly from Padua and Vatican City, Rome, including candles, pictures, Pope items, third class relics, metals, and more. Donations are accepted and appreciated!
Tour de Troy with Bike Pittsburgh
A scenic bicycle tour of Troy Hill with Bike Pittsburgh, Grab a Tour de Troy map and bike through the community to see the sights or sign up for an organized ride happening mid-Festival. All riders who sign up for the organized ride receive a free drink ticket (21+)! Sign up at the Bike Pittsburgh tent, where you can also park your bike securely at the free Bike Parking Station.
Self(ie) Guided Tour
Pick up your very own Self-Guided Tour booklet at the N3D Tent at the Festival, and start your journey through one of Pittsburgh’s hidden gem neighborhoods! While you explore, you will come across labeled areas for the perfect Troy Hill Photo Opps! Stop and take a selfie (or a photo with friends), then upload to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and use the hashtag #N3DTroyHIll. Participants will win everything from free drink tickets that day to a spot on the Festival’s celebrity Bake-Off panel, to the grand prize of a feature in a future edition of NEXTpittsburgh!
Travel through Troy Hill with a Green Gears Pedicab Tour
Hop into a FREE Green Gears Pedicab! Travel through Troy Hill with various stops along the way visiting our many neighbors and activities taking place throughout the community.
Troy Hill Traditions
Grace Lutheran Church Pancake Breakfast
Get an early start to the day’s celebration at the Grace Lutheran Church Pancake Breakfast, starting at 8 a.m. Indulge in pancakes with Bavarian cream toppings, plus, sausage, fruit and fresh juices for just $5.
Grace Lutheran Church Red Door Thrift Shop
Located at 1701 Hatteras Street, the Red Door will be opened for business from 9 a.m. to noon for a Fill a Bag Sale. Small bags are $1 and larger bags are $3. Fill your bags with children’s clothing galore, women’s clothing, men’s clothing, books, shoes, toys, bedding, skate boards, snow boards, household items, and much more. Come see what they have to offer!
Hidden Treasures Rummage Sale at Most Holy Name
Get a jump on some neighborhood finds by starting the day at the Most Holy Name Rummage Sale. The Most Holy Name Hidden Treasures Rummage House has sales monthly throughout the year. Generally, the sales are on the second Saturday of each month from March through December. The hours are from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Rummage House is the former convent located at 1626 Hatteras Street (Troy Hill).
Oktoberfest at Most Holy Name
Most Holy Name will be hosting their Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 3rd, and we’re tagging along. Follow the Festival down Hatteras Street and let the celebration begin. Join in the fun with authentic German foods, live entertainment, activities, and more!
Most Holy Name is located at 1700 Harpster St.
All Day: German Soup Sale and German cookie Sale
Noon – 4 p.m.
- German Cuisine
- Children’s Activities:
- Dime pitch
- Photo in German costume
- German children’s games, etc.
- Adult Activities:
- German sing-a-long
- Enjoy German Dancers (in costume) strolling
- Button Box player
- Basket raffles
- Bake off contest
- Das Boot
- Discover Most Holy Name:
- Parish activities spiritual, social, charitable and educational (From its beginnings to today) Docents will be on grounds to speak to anyone interested.
4 p.m. – ? Oktoberfest Dinner: German Dinner
6-7 p.m. Mass – St. Anthony’s Chapel
- Some Scripture Readings in German & English
- Some Songs in German & English
8 p.m. Big Raffle Drawing
Entertainment, Community & Contests
Bake Off featuring Rick Sebak
CALLING ALL COOKS AND BAKERS!
Think your cakes and bakes can persuade and influence the sweet tooth of Rick Sebak, Leah Lizarondo of The Brazen Kitchen and other celebrity judges?
Check-in and register from Noon-12:45 p.m. at the Bake-Off Registration tent near Troy Hill Citizens Park on Saturday, October 3rd.
You must provide 24 pieces of the dish you are entering.
The judging will take place in Troy Hill Citizens Park at 1 p.m.
*You must be a Troy Hill resident or have ties to Troy Hill to enter.
Catch some local musicians perform at the N3D Festival!