Construction Junction - Building Material Reuse

Construction Junction promotes conservation through the reuse of building materials.
Pittsburgh’s first non-profit building material reuse retailer.

The 10th Annual Steel City Big Pour will be held on Saturday, SeptemBeer 10th, 2016!

Becoming a sponsor of the Big Pour is a great way to secure tickets! You can download a sponsor packet HERE, or email Terry Wiles. Below are the organizations who have made a major commitment to Big Pour 10 to date. You can see all our awesome sponsors HERE.


Don't want to sponsor? You have two chances to purchase Big Pour tickets. Reuse Enthusiast tickets ($130 includes t-shirt, ticket and $30 donation to CJ) go on sale in mid-July - and historically Reuse Enthusiast tickets haven't sold out. Regular tickets ($80 or $35 for designated driver) go on sale in late July - they sell out within an hour.


From the archive:

The 9th annual Steel City Big Pour® Saturday, Septembeer 12th, 2015

Big Pour Day is here! And don't forget that there are still some more Big Pour Week events to enjoy Saturday and Sunday!

You can see all the craft beers and delightful dishes you'll be able to sample on the Big Pour APP RIGHT NOW! There's an event map too! Download the Big Pour App free - just scan the QR code!

Alternatively, the Event Layout is below, or download the pdf including alphabetical listing HERE!

You must be 21+ to attend, including designated drivers and you must bring proof of your age, such as a driver's license or state issued photo ID card!!

What to expect at the Big Pour

  • Sample beers from the most awesome local craft breweries, foods from the best of local restaurants and locally made sodas and seltzers.
  • Live music and art.
  • Live beer and food ratings on the Big Pour App.
  • Big Pour kegerator and bar raffle.
  • Big Pour's own brew.
  • And Much, Much More! 

From our unique warehouse ambiance, to the live music and art, to our wide selection of the highest quality local craft beers and food from our pick of the finest area restaurants—there is NOTHING like the Big Pour! Tickets regularly sell out within minutes, raising funds to sustain Construction Junction and our mission to promote conservation through the reuse of building materials.

Steel City Big Pour® Sponsors support our environmental mission and secure Big Pour tickets! Click here to see the awesome local organizations who support us!

Event Layout


Tickets (maximum purchase 4 tickets including DD tickets)

You must be 21+ to attend, including designated drivers!!

Tickets are all sold out.

There are two sessions of the Steel City Big Pour: Session 1, 12:00—3:00 PM and Session 2, 5:00—8:00 PM. 

Reuse Enthusiast Tickets $125/each. Ticket includes a t-shirt, complimentary Taster Glass, Brew Caddy, all fees & taxes (except mobile delivery, if selected), and $30 donation to CJ. [Please Note: this ticket doesn't entitle the ticket holder to use the Sponsor entrance—sponsorships begin at Pint/$750 level.] There is no designated driver ticket at the Reuse Enthusiast ticket level.

Regular Tickets
$80/each Regular Admission & $35/each Designated Driver.
Ticket includes a complimentary Taster Glass, Brew Caddy, and all fees & taxes (except mobile delivery, if selected).

Ticket security: Tickets contain a bar code that will be scanned at the gate on paper or from your smartphone to allow entry.   Electronic tickets printed more than once will not allow additional entry per ticket.  Once presented at the gate, your ticket will be scanned and immediately become invalid.  For this reason, we do not recommend the purchase of tickets through any source other than ShowClix.


Find out more about the Big Pour and why it exists in this YouTube excerpt from Rick Sebak's "25 Things I Like About Pittsburgh" - we are #s 7 and 8 (Big Pour and Construction Junction). To buy the DVD click here to get to WQED to buy!  (It's worth it, there's loads of cool stuff about the 'burgh in it!)