2024 PVGP Calendar
A 10-DAY MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL
THAT BENEFITS LOCAL CHARITIES
There is something at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix for anyone who has a fondness for things that go “vroom.”
Car Show at the Terminal in the Strip
Saturday, June 8, 2024 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The PVGP and the Terminal will host a distinct car show in front of the Terminal Building on Smallman Street between 16th and 18th Streets. This promises to be a special display of race and exotic cars, including PVGP race cars. “Markets at the Terminal” takes place from 10 AM – 2 PM. Shop from local vendors outside the 18th Street Passageway while enjoying music by DJ.
Sponsored by the Terminal in the Strip and McCaffery
Kick-Off Rallye at Dual Devils Garage
Sunday, July 21, 2024 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
If you like cars and country roads, this is a great way to spend a summer Sunday and kick off the Grand Prix. The Rallye is a driving tour and a scavenger hunt rolled into one. This is a casual and fun event with no experience required. Your $80 entry includes participation in the Rallye for driver and navigator. We’re starting and concluding in Houston, PA at Dual Devils Garage with awards and a deluxe cookout dinner and with a great seasonal rotation of 17 Helltown Taproom craft beers. Take a tour of their car exhibits and check out upcoming cars for auction in their showroom.
Sponsored by Dual Devils Garage
Invitational Car Show on Walnut Street
Monday, July 22, 2024 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience the unique character of 125 rare, classic and exotic cars. Take in the sights and sounds of this charming event nestled on Walnut Street in Shadyside’s exclusive shopping district. Cars by invitation only, the event is free to spectators.
Sponsored by Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty
Black Tie & Tailpipes Gala
Friday, July 26, 2024 – 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
This formal event is a must for any auto enthusiast. The plaza and streets around PPG Wintergarden will feature an extraordinary car show. Sponsorships and tables are available.
Sponsored by Bobby Rahal Auto Group
Historics at Pittsburgh International Race Complex
July 25-28, 2024 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
If you’re into racing and the thunderous roar of historic cars and ground pounders on a 2.8-mile purpose-built track at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, this is the weekend for you! The Historics have developed into one of our most popular events. The GT40 60th Reunion join us on the track and on the VDA with a spectacular show of original and current GT40s and Ford GTs. Admission is $25 per day online and $30 at the gate; kids under 12 are free. Special trackside parking on Spectator Hill and by the Water Tower.
Waterfront Car Cruise
Monday, July 29, 2024 – 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Traditionally held on Tuesday this event is shifting to Monday July 29 for 2024. Join us for a vast car show at the Waterfront Shopping Center in Homestead! Check out classic and modern vehicles from all makes and years. Enjoy a day of automotive fun and fellowship with food, music, vendors, and giveaways. Bring your friends and family. $10 charity donation per car.
Sewickley Stampede & Roundup
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This event debuted in 2023 with great success and fanfare. The Stampede is a parade of cars through downtown Sewickley that starts at 5:30 PM. The party gets underway at 6:00 PM at the Hotel and Rosa’s Cantina at 509 Beaver Street.
Presented by Sewickley Porsche
Downtown Car Display
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
This show is a great way to have a power lunch in downtown Pittsburgh. You will see a preview cars that will be on the show field of the upcoming International Car Show in Schenley Park. The shows are staged at PPG Place and Market Square. The cost is $15 to participate with proceeds benefiting our charities.
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Grand Prix’s Tune-Up Party and Automotive Showcase has been a popular event since it was created back in 2006. The party shifted gears and moved to its new home at the Town Square at the SouthSide Works last year and is back for an encore. Hundreds of cars will gather for a fabulous car show including race cars, exotics for this exciting street festival in Town Square surrounding the Cheesecake Factory, and anchored by Shop 412. $50 to get into the Car Showcase and includes 2 drink coupons.
Sponsored by Bank of America
Thursday, August 1, 2024 – 10:00 am– 3:00 pm
If you have a vintage car from 1983 or earlier, you’re invited to tour the Laurel Highlands with us. The route changes each year. We are excited to announce that the tour is returning to Jamison Farm for an incredible lunch and continues through the southwestern Pennsylvania countryside. $85 per car.
Sponsored by Jamison Farm
Racer Parade & Reception
Friday, August 2, 2024 – 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm
Location to be determined and details to follow soon.
Schenley Park Car Show and Race Qualifying
Saturday, August 3, 2024
International Car Show 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a day full of family-friendly automobile-themed activities at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park. Thousands of classic, antique and exotic vehicles fill the golf course for our International Car Show. If speed is more your thing, watch 125 vintage racers compete on the track all day to qualify for Sunday’s featured races. During the day, visit the main stage, grab a snack at our food courtyard or shop at our Vendor Village. Register your car for the weekend Car Show. Charity donation for spectators aged 12 and over is only $10 for the weekend.
International Car Show | Cortile Car Show | Food Courtyard | British Car Day | Spectator Parking | Shuttle Buses | Donation Stations | Vintage Ride Experience | Cars n Coffee | Vintage Motorbikes
Vintage Races 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Our vintage racers will be on track all day. Each of the race groups will run in practice sessions starting at 8:30 am. At noon racers with passenger seats come up to the VIP Tent at turn 14 and for $50 you can experience a real lap of the track. The track goes hot again at 1:00 with all groups racing in qualifying sessions.
Race Schedule | Race Groups | Vintage Ride Experience | Race Entries | Schenley Park Race Circuit | Track Map | Road Closures |
Schenley Park Race Day
Sunday, August 4, 2024
International Car Show 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Our Motorsport Festival roars to a close as we continue with our races and car shows all day long at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park. Most of the of classic, antique and exotic vehicles that appeared on Saturday return for Race Day at the International Car Show. Grab lunch at our food courtyard or shop Vendor Village. International Car Show entry fee is $50 per show car for the weekend. Charity donation for spectators aged 12 and over is only $10 for the weekend.
Vintage Races 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
At 8:30 am racers come out for 20 minute warm-up sessions in preparation for the featured afternoon races. At 11:00 we begin the Opening Ceremonies with Parade laps by Patron Parkers.
The afternoon races start at noon with featured races for each of the groups with top finishers recognized in the Helltown Brewing Winner’s Circle.
Bentley Pittsburgh Invitational
Sunday, August 25, 2024
Bentley Pittsburgh has been a tremendous supporter of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Jason Moka and his team have hosted this intimate and exclusive car show to benefit the PVGP charities since 2019. This will be the sixth year that Bentley Pittsburgh has hosted this now annual event.
This is an invitation only show of special cars featuring Bentley, Rolls Royce and Maserati cars of all years, but you will see plenty of Ferraris, Porsches, BMWs, and others. Bentley clears their showroom and parking lot to make room for the car show. They also provide a delicious lunch for all attendees.
5 Card Garage Tour
Saturday, August 31, 2024
Join us for an exciting afternoon in your favorite car as we tour some of the neatest garages/man caves in Pittsburgh. Entrants get a playing card at each stop and at the end of the day, the best poker hand wins! Location to be determined and details to follow.