10 Best Places to Propose in Pittsburgh PA (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, rivers, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Pittsburgh to ask that special person.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Pittsburgh for Outdoor Lovers
  • Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
  • Mount Washington Overlook
  • Point State Park
  • Wineries
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Schenley Park
  • North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Romantic Destinations in Pittsburgh
  • Mellon Park Walled Garden
  • Altius
  • North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Best Places to Propose in Pittsburgh

Romantic Locations in Pittsburgh for Outdoor Lovers


1. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

This lush and beautiful botanical garden provides a tranquil and romantic setting for a proposal. You can choose to propose in the outdoor gardens or in one of the elegant indoor spaces. Phipps Conservatory is renowned for its stunning and diverse botanical displays. The lush greenery, colorful flowers, and serene water features provide a captivating backdrop for your proposal.


2. Mount Washington Overlook

The scenic vistas from Mount Washington are breathtaking, offering panoramic views of Pittsburgh's skyline and the three rivers (Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio). The overlooks here, including Grandview Avenue and West End Overlook, are perfect for a romantic proposal, especially during sunset or at night when the city lights up.


3. Point State Park

Schenley Park in Oakland is a large urban park with beautiful gardens, walking trails, and the iconic Phipps Conservatory. You can propose by the Schenley Park Bridge or within the park's lush green spaces.


4. Wineries

Located in Gibsonia, approximately 30 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh, Narcisi Winery is a family-owned winery known for its Italian-style wines. They offer tastings, a beautiful outdoor patio, and live music during the warmer months. Situated in Chalk Hill, about an hour and a half south of Pittsburgh, Christian W. Klay Winery offers a picturesque setting in the Laurel Highlands. You can enjoy wine tasting, tours, and beautiful views of the vineyards and countryside.



5. Pittsburgh Steelers

Proposing at a Pittsburgh Steelers football game can be an exciting and memorable experience, especially if you and your partner are die-hard Steelers fans. Many stadiums have large screens or Jumbotrons that display messages and moments from the crowd. You can work with the stadium staff to arrange for your proposal message to be displayed on the Jumbotron during a break in the game.


6. Schenley Park

Schenley Park in Oakland is a large urban park with beautiful gardens, walking trails, and the iconic Phipps Conservatory. You can propose by the Schenley Park Bridge or within the park's lush green spaces.


7. North Shore Riverfront Park

This scenic park along the Allegheny River offers riverfront views and is a peaceful place for a proposal. You can propose on one of the park's piers or riverfront walkways.


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Romantic Destinations in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is full of romantic gardens, restaurants, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular garden, or at a beautiful restaurant.

8. Mellon Park Walled Garden

This historic garden in Shadyside features a stunning walled garden with elegant architecture and lush landscaping. It's an idyllic spot for a private and intimate proposal.


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9. Altius

Located on Mount Washington, Altius offers panoramic views of downtown Pittsburgh and the rivers. The restaurant specializes in contemporary American cuisine and is known for its upscale atmosphere.



10. North Shore Riverfront Park

The North Shore, located on the Allegheny River side, features riverfront parks with walking paths, green spaces, and scenic views of downtown Pittsburgh. You can propose along the riverfront or at one of the piers.


Best Places to Propose in Pittsburgh

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Pittsburgh has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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