Join us for the 2016 Pittsburgh Plunge Festival at Stage AE on Saturday, December 10th at Stage AE for inside and outside activities.

The 2016 Pittsburgh Polar Plunge and Festival - Plungers commit to “Freezin’ for a Reason” and raise a minimum of $50 to dip a toe, wade, or jump on into icy waters. Take your pick: plungers can jump into the icy waters of the Ohio River OR one of our outdoor pools at Stage AE courtesy of Pool City. Spectators can cheer on individuals or teams and enjoy the festive atmosphere and activities surrounding the event.

We’re excited to offer the following activities and entertainment!


9:00:     Registration Opens at Stage AE!
Free food and warm beverages from our friends at Pitt Ohio, Sam’s Club, The Salvation Army, Krispy Kreme and The Apartments at The Ridge at Robinson

Warm you Hearts (and toes): Stop inside Stage AE and take part in one of the many Unified Sports activities with our athletes.

9:45:      Put on your Plunging Shoes

                The Clintones take over Stage AE

11:00:    Ready. Set. Plunge!

                Join us at the outside stage and help us kick off the 2016 Plunge!

11:15:    Registration Closes

11:30:    Plunge Time!!

                Plungers plunging in the pools should gather by the pools inside Stage AE

                River Plungers should follow their wave leader down to the water’s edge.

*Please note: ALL wave teams will head down at one time from Stage AE and be grouped by their wave number. It is important that you are inside Stage AE and ready to be grouped with your wave by 11am. Plungers who are not with their groups will be placed with a later plunge wave.

Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services LLC (“Aramark”) is the only person/entity with licensed authority to sell and serve liquor for consumption at Stage AE’s complex at 400 North Shored Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 (“the Venue”). Therefore, by law, liquor is not to be donated or otherwise brought into “the Venue” from any source except by “Aramark”. Alcoholic beverage service may be denied to those guests who appear to be intoxicated or who are under age or who do not have legal identification.