Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala

Friday, July 26, 2024

Our Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala opens Grand Prix Race Week in formal style! This is a must for any auto enthusiast who enjoys shiny cars, fine dining and great company. In addition to being one of the city’s best summer parties, it is also a significant fundraiser for our charity partners. Bobby Rahal Auto Group is the Presenting Sponsor. We are excited to take the Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala to the beautiful PPG Wintergarden downtown.


2024 PVGP Gala at the PPG Wintergarden

We are excited to take the Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala downtown to the beautiful PPG Place and the Wintergarden downtown. The 8,000 sq ft plant-filled, glass-enclosed event venue is bathed in natural light. Based in Pittsburgh’s iconic PPG Place, there really is no other location like it. It is a stunning event venue in an urban setting, Wintergarden is sure to impress.

Tickets On Sale Now

Single tickets are $325 each, and a table of 10 is $3,000.

Thank you to our generous sponsors

If you would like to sponsor our event there are still opportunities available. 2023 Gala Sponsorship – PDF

 

2023 PVGP Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala

 

Schedule
Event Opens: 7:00
Silent Auction: 7:00 – 9:30 PM
Open Bar: 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Opening Remarks: 8:00 PM
Dinner: 8:15 PM
Live Auction: 9:00 – 9:30 PM

 


 

Gala Committee – We welcome Jennifer Bainbridge and Bella Searle to the committee!

Brenda Tenison – chairperson
Jennifer Bainbridge
Amy Hahn Beck
Deborah Davis
Michelle DelBianco
Beatriz Harrison
Bella Searle
Evelyn Kelly Searle
Maggie Schmotzer
Jessie Tait

If you are interested in learning more or contributing an auction prize please email Brenda Tenison

 

Event details: Start date Friday, July 26, 2024 7:00 pm End date 11:00 pm Calendar Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala
Organizer

Brenda Tenison
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association

Organizer details

 

Venue details Venue

PPG Wintergarden

Address

1 PPG Place

City Pittsburgh Postal code 15222 State PA
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