"The Courtyard of Italian Macchina" July 20-21, 2013
What car show participants & spectators CAN bring:
Sunscreen, cameras, coolers, picnic baskets, ponchos, blankets,
folding chairs, baby strollers. Food and refreshment stands are
available if you wish to purchase on-site.
What car show participants & spectators CAN NOT bring:
There are 125 portable rest rooms placed throughout the park for
your use. There is also a rest room with running water at the
Schenley Park Golf Course Clubhouse - although it is very crowded.
On Saturday, Cortile Car Show participants can use the facilities
inside the Pittsburgh Golf Club. There is also are portable rest
rooms located between the Cortile and the Jaguar Concours.
Due to the large amount of spectators, corporate tents and
moving cars we strongly encourage you to not bring dogs to the
event. If you choose to bring your dog you must keep it on a leash
and you will be responsible for clean-up and subject to a City fine
if not disposed of properly.
On Site Parking:
Public parking, for any non participating car in the Cortile Car Show is available on Flagstaff Hill, across the street from Phipps Conservatory for $15 per car per day - proceeds directly benefit our charities. Free shuttle buses will take you to the golf course or over to the start/finish line. To get there turn right from Forbes Avenue onto Schenley Drive Extension, just before you reach the Carnegie Museum, and proceed through first light and across the bridge. If you want to use a GPS plug in the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
Free shuttles run throughout Schenley Park and will take you up
to the golf course or over to the start/finish line. Stops are made
at Flagstaff Hill, the CMU Parking Garage, the clubhouse and to the
Start/Finish Line. Map of Schenley Park and Shuttle Bus Routes
Lost & Found:
The Schenley Park Golf Course Clubhouse radio room, next to the
Pro Shop, has a Lost & Found box. The PVGP, its sponsors and
car club partners are not responsible for any lost, stolen or
damaged personal property.
Only PVGP volunteers and sponsors/car clubs are permitted to use
golf carts. The Golf Course does not own golf carts, the PVGP
contracts to bring them in to help run the event. They are not
available for anyone to rent and can not be borrowed. You are not
permitted to bring your own golf cart or powered cart onto the golf
Handicap Parking & Accessibility:
Vietnam Pavilion along the Boulevard of the Allies provides a great
view of the golf course and it is handicap accessible. There is a
PVGP shuttle bus called the Blue Line/Outer Loop that circles the
entire Park and makes regular stops at the Pavilion. There is
limited parking available at the Vietnam Pavilion via the Charles
Anderson Bridge and Overlook Drive. There is also limited parking
available on a first come basis at the Schenley Park clubhouse. The
Grand Prix benefits handicaped individuals so we want to make an
extra effort to accomodate your needs.
Cash /Credit Card Machines:
There will be 6 ATM cash machines on the premises at the
clubhouse and large PVGP merchandise tents. The PVGP merchandise
booth also have credit card machines that honor all major credit
is a First Aid station at the Schenley Park Golf Course Clubhouse.
It is staffed by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.
Hours of operation are 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Paramedic vehicles are required on site for race course emergency.
If one is needed for a spectator emergency the races will be
stopped until a back-up unit can replace it - if it is not a true
emergency please come to the clubhouse or stop a PVGP volunteer to
radio for help.
Tents are only permitted if you are an official sponsor, a paying vendor or a participating car club. Tents must be secured through the PVGP and All Ocassion Party Rental - the master tent company. The Grand Prix rents the golf course for the weekend and has the final approval of any tents or display structures on the property. Spectators are not permitted to bring 10' x 10' pop-up tents or beach umbrellas as they block spectator views and can become a safety hazard in windy conditions.