Wednesday July 15, 2015
If you work downtown, Wednesday of Race Week is a great day to take a long lunch break. Nestled among the skyscrapers several of downtown’s most prominent addresses open their plazas to help us promote the upcoming car show. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix hosts a parade and 4 distinct car displays in the golden triangle. The parade starts at Station Square, where cars will stage in the parking lot next to the Gateway Clipper. Check-in opens at 8:00 am. – look for signs directing you. You don’t have to participate in the parade, you are permitted to go directly to your assigned car display location. between 10:30 and 10:45 am.
Richard Spring has done a great job of improving and growing this event for the last decade. If you have any questions please drop him an email.
The car show starts with a parade into Pittsburgh that departs at 10:30 am. Please arrive at the Gateway Clipper parking lot in Station Square as close as possible to 9:00 am to ensure your space in the parade. Due to space limitations parade participation is restricted to antique, classic or race cars. Sponsor cars are also included. Parade check-in opens 8:00 am and stages from 9:00 – 10:30 am. Parade Departs: 10:40 am for the 10 minute parade across the river and into the city. Cars are displayed from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. The Parade enters the city and thunders through the streets, dropping off cars at four locations:
Due to the growing popularity of this event, starting in 2015 we are asking interested car owners to register in advance and make a small $10 donation. This will also help us to track and communicate with participants.
Many thanks to the City of Pittsburgh and the plazas that host our car shows – we appreciate their generosity. After the car display come on over and join us for the Tune-Up Party at Atria’s from 6:00 until 10:00 PM. There will be plenty of great food and drink and a display of race and show cars – only $40.