Wednesday July 17, 2019
Wednesday is the first full day of the Cortile della Corsa celebration! Today you've got a full plate of activities that will give you a great view of the city of Pittsburgh! It all starts with an Alfa Romeo Parade into the city of Pittsurgh leading to an Alfa Romeo Car show at Point State Park: Where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet in Pittsburgh to form the Headwaters of the Ohio. There's a duckboat tour that picks up right at Point State Park for a tour around the city streets and rivers. The evening winds up with the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Tune up Party!
Downtown Pittsburgh Parade
We start the morning off with an Alfa Romeo parade into the City of Pittsburgh. We will be part of the PVGP Downtown Parade but we will have our own unique parking area at The Point.
Staging: Gateway Clipper Parking Lot
Parade Cost: $10/car
Arrive by 8:30 ~9am
Parade Starts at 10am
Staging for the PVGP parade is at the Station Square – Highmark/Gateway Clipper parking lot.
GPS: 350 W Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
It's approximately 20 miles from the Doubletree/ Hilton and should take about 30-35 minutes to arrive at the staging area.
Downtown Car Show
Downtown Car Show
Alfa Romeos will have their VERY OWN car show location at Point State Park from 10am ~ 2pm. You can participate in the parade to the show field or you can arrive at the showfield at 10 am if you are worried about overheating a parade.
At Point State Park you will be able to take a self guided tour the Fort Pitt Museum and historic block house. The Fort Pitt Museum celebrates its 50th year in 2019.
You can check out the locations of Fort Pitt and its predecessor Fort Duquesne right at the headwaters of the Ohio River as your registration fee of $25 also covers admission to the Museum. Later you can head over to any of the other PVGP car show locations in the city:
(We are working on an option for other cars beyond the 40 that we will announce once if hit the limit of available space.)
Just Ducky Tours
Just Ducky Tours
Location: Wyndom Grand Hotel/Point State Park
Time: ~ 11:30am - 1:15pm
Cost: $35 /person (Min of 30 people per boat)
Just Ducky Tours is Pittsburgh’s only fully-narrated one hour land and water adventure! The excursion waddles through town then splashing into the river for the ride of your life in an authentic WWII amphibious vehicle. Along the way, you'll see the sights and sounds of our great city, and its important role in history.
Unfortunately there is NOT a handicapped access lift at this special pick up for us.
Free Time 2pm - 5pm
From 2pm until 5pm you can do some sight seeing on your own or head back to the hotel and freshen up before the evenings event.
Tune-Up Party @ Heinz Field
Registration for this Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix hosted EVENT is NOT OPEN YET
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:00 – 9:00 PM
You can park as early as 5pm.
The Alfa Romeo Owners Club car show display will be a key feature of the PVGP Tune Up Party at Heinz Field. There will be a Car Showcase surrounding the stadium as well as a race car corral on the plaza in front of the stadium. The Car Showcase will be on the plazas, Art Rooney Avenue and General Robinson Street.
The Riverwalk will be the location of the Cortile della Corsa Cars with the stunning backdrop of Point State Park and the city of Pittsburgh.
Register in two different ways:
- Tune-Up Party without parking in the Car Showcase. Individual tickets are $50 each.
- If you wish to participate in the Car Showcase it is $25 but you must also purchase at least one pass into the event so the minimum charge would be $75 for a parking spot and one entry. Two people and a parking spot would be $125, three would be $175, etc.