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Inspired Experiences for Memorable Meetings

Experiential Meeting Space in Pittsburgh

Tailored experiences to enhance your meeting or event

Business as usual? Hardly. At Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh we delight in working with you to plan meetings and events that have a little something extra—the kind of experience that makes for lasting memories and, hopefully, a good story or two. Our expert team is on-hand with a treasure-trove of creative ideas and cultivated local partnerships to help you think outside the boardroom for your next event. From tailored tastings to live entertainment and hands-on activities—we can’t wait to bring your vision to life.

Below you’ll find a sampling of ideas to give you a sense of what we can do, but don’t let that stop you from coming to us with an idea of your own. We’d love to collaborate on bringing your vision for an unforgettable experience to life!

All of our events can be supplemented by catering from our in-house American tavern, The Commoner.

Sip Sip Hurray For On-Site Experiences

Get ready to indulge! Take drinks with colleagues to the next level by engaging our creative and skilled beverage team for a spirited activity. You can test your sommelier capabilities, explore the complexities of crafting a signature cocktail to remember your event by. Thirsty for something you’re not seeing below? Let us know, we’re game!

3 glasses of wine, red, rose and white

Wine Tasting

Get ready to indulge in a night of exquisite flavors and aromas, where you'll sip, savor, and discover fine wine to suite each palate. Our in house wine expert will lead you through a symphony of flavors, guiding you from velvety reds to crisp whites all while expertly paired with delectable bites. Your taste buds will thank you later.

Someone popping a bottle of Champagne


Pop the bubbly, it's time to get fizzy-fancy! We're talking about those teeny-tiny bubbles that dance like nobody's watching, each sip sending you on a one-way ticket to glamour town. From crisp classics that tickle your nose to luxurious rosés that are basically pink confetti in a glass, it's a sip-and-swirl experience that'll have you saying "cheers" like you invented it

Hand holing up a beer in a glass

Local Brew

Our city is full of small breweries that produce beers to suite every taste, from hoppy IPAs and malty porters to fruity sours and dark stouts. Experience Pittsburgh in an entirely new way, where our bartenders will guide you across the bridges and through tunnels in search of the best craft beer in the area!


Zero Proof

Learning meets libations, join our Head Bartender as they teach you how to craft the kind of classic and creatively challenging cocktails that will impress party guests for years to come. Might there be an element of fire involved? There could be. We love fire!

Assortment of Cocktails at The Commoner


Tap into your inner mixologist as you learn the behind the bar techniques to make cocktails with expert guidance from our beverage team. This mini course will have you and you shaking, stirring, straining and muddling with the best of them! Cheers!

People cheersing a glass of wine and a beer

Gotta Drink Them All

Whether your group wants to zig with cocktails, zag with wine or just go wild with it (to mash or to sour mash—that is the question), you can learn from the experts during a tasting with everyone’s favorites! You don’t need to pick one, wine, bubbles and cocktails—you can drink ‘em all!

Creativity Boosters: On-Site Partner Experiences

We’ve joined forces with a selection of exciting creative partners to offer some outside-the-box activities that will be as unforgettable for your team as they are unconventional. Experiences range from DIY to hands-on team-building to truly magical entertainment offerings. Our team can work with you to plan the kind of event for your group that will have everyone raving. Explore a sampling of our offerings below.

White Roses in Vases

Blooms PGH

Awaken your creativity with an interactive hands-on Flower Bar from Blooms PGH creating your own bouquets or bud vase arrangements. Choose fresh flowers to adorn your room during you stay or forever flowers that can last a lifetime. You will work directly with the florist to create your own unique event where everything is customized from color palette to stem and vase selections. They are a gift to give or enjoy yourself!

Hands holding several fragrances

Una Biologicals

Add an element of self-care and creativity to your next meeting or event with the help of our event partner Una Biologicals’ hands-on workshops. Your group can do anything from making your own face masks to mastering the art of herbal tea making to creating individualized succulent terrariums, all you need is a willingness to get your hands dirty.

Lee Terbosic on Monaco Couch

52 Up Close

Looking to inspire some imaginative thinking or just show your colleagues a great time? Let us introduce you to Lee Terbosic’s intimate magic show 52 Up Close. With just a deck of cards, a sharp mind and an even sharper sense of humor, Lee will dazzle your group with a mix of magic, sleight-of-hand and mind-reading.

Keep it Local: Off-Premises Partner Experiences

Prepare to be dazzled, because we've teamed up with a bunch of wildly imaginative partners to serve you a platter of unconventional escapades that'll make your team-building woes vanish. From crafting your own candles to channeling your inner Warhol with painting, or even diving into the future with high-tech mini golf. Our team is all ears and ready to whip up an event that'll have the town talking.

Puttshack Games
Puttshack Beer Pong


Get ready to unleash your competitive spirit! Puttshack is here to take your mini golf experience to the next level with a fusion of cutting-edge technology and the classic game. Whether you're planning a corporate outing, seeking some friendly banter among friends, or throwing an epic party, Puttshack's unique event spaces offer the perfect setting for unforgettable fun.

tray with wicks, beeswax, candle jar

PGH Candle

Step into a world of candle making with PGH Candle. As you and your group mingle, each guest will craft their own custom candle using up to four aromatic oils at our candle bar, fostering individuality and collaboration. With hot wax cooling and creativity flowing, a glass of wine in hand adds the perfect touch to this experience, making it an unforgettable occasion of scents and smiles.

people cheersing with wine at a paint n sip class

Painting with a Twist

Elevate your meetings with a touch of creativity at Painting with a Twist. Immerse yourself in an artistic experience where friends and coworkers come together to connect and unwind over wine and treats. The best part? No prior artistic skills are required; their mission is to focus on fun art, not fine art!