“Passport to Elegance” Jet Center Party

Due to the current covid restrictions, the location and date of this event have not been announced. 

Get ready to swing back to the age of glamour, opulence, and decadence at our Great Gatsby-themed luxury bash.

Make an entrance and arrive in style donning your flapper dresses and bow ties to party amidst rare and exotic vintage cars and airplanes in an atmosphere of pure luxury and fanfare. A top-shelf open bar and a top-notch menu will have everyone talking. Don’t miss the rest of the surprises in store for our guests.

This spectacular event is the highlight of our Race Week parties and a large fundraiser for our charity partners. The price is $375 per person and includes all food and drink. 


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“I love the beauty of vintage cars, especially ones from the ’50s and ’60; and this event easily rivals the one out in California’s Monterey Bay.” –  BOBBY RAHAL, Indianapolis 500 winning race driver and special guest at the inaugural Passport to Elegance party.

Single Ticket: $375

  • Package of 10 Tickets: $3,250
  • Combo Ticket for Jet Center and Blacktie Gala – $595 (save $75)

This event boasts the crème de la crème in people, cars, airplanes and experiences, no tuxedos or formal gowns needed. Don your own interpretation of chic jet-setter party fashion for a balmy July Pittsburgh night. We can’t wait to see your style! 


Our menu from Rania’s harkens back to the Great Gatsby times of glamour and opulence. The Bootleg Bar will feature top-shelf cocktails, wine and beer from Helltown Brewery.


The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix’s Passport to Elegance is designed by LUXE Creative, a Pittsburgh-based design agency working in the worlds of live music, the arts, large-scale events, fashion and interiors.

A special thanks to Presenting Sponsor UBS Walnut Wealth Management Group for their recognition of and desire to once again be associated with this first-class event for the third year! There are currently limited opportunities available for event sponsorship that includes event tickets and logo placement on signage. But don’t wait long if you would like to be associated and involved with the sponsorship of this event.  For more information on sponsorship and display opportunities and the amenities available within the many package levels, download the Passport to Elegance – Sponsorship – PDF or contact Dan DelBianco.


Jet Center Committee
Eric Zagrocki
Susan Gera
Bob Speer
Cara Palmiere
Kelly Gremba
Ed Rice
Ted Sohier
Andy Schor

We want to extend a big thank you to the volunteers from Merakey AVS and the BMW Club that make the Passport to Elegance Party such a big success!

Please contact Event Chairs, Eric Zagrocki and Susan Gera if you have any questions or would like to get involved on the committee