2022 Passport to Elegance Party

Thu. Jul 21, 2022 6:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
21 and Over
$50.00 - $12,500.00
21 and Over
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$50.00 - $12,500.00
21 and Over
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“Passport to Elegance” Jet Center Party
Thursday, July 21, 2022,   6:00 – 10:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is set to celebrate its 40th annual event in style by bringing back its exclusive and anticipated Passport to Elegance event. This high-flying party, presented by UBS Walnut Wealth Management Group and produced by LUXE Creative, will land at Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport on July 21, 2022 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm where guests will be part of a unique experience where every detail rivals the most exclusive of world-class charity events. LUXE Creative, known for their unique, exciting and engaging luxury events that do not disappoint will again be producers of this event.

This year’s party will take you back through time to experience the change, growth and innovation of the past 100 years. Get immersed in the evolution and examples of the rare and interesting automotive and air transportation throughout this period in a festive and lavish atmosphere featuring scrumptious passed hors devours, top notch strolling food stations and two top-shelf open bars. The evening will also include live big band music, silent and live auctions and other surprises you won’t want to miss.

This spectacular event is the highlight of our Race Week parties and a large fundraiser for our charity partners. Your ticket includes all food and drink.

There are quantity discounts available:

1 Individual ticket - $375

2 Tickets for $650 ($325 each)

3 Tickets for $975 ($325 each)

4 Tickets for $1,200 ($300 each)

5 Tickets for $1,500 ($300 each)

6 Tickets for $1,740 ($290 each)

7 Tickets for $2,030 ($290 each)

8 or more tickets ($275 each)


The PVGP's Jet Center Party takes place in the two original hangars that are shown above when the Butler Airport was opened on September 27, 1929. There was much fanfare and aircraft demonstrations for the grand opening which featured three turf runways. It was a spectacular airfield for the times and marked a transition in both the U.S. and Butler County. For more than 20 years the Butler airfield was one of the primary airports servicing Pittsburgh until the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport was completed in the early 1950s. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached an all-time high that same week it opened and was promptly followed just one month later by the Stock Market Crash of 1929.

Amelia Earhart received her instrument training here in addition to having long-range fuel tanks installed on her Lockheed 5B Vega. In 1932 she flew the single-engine aircraft called “The Little Red Bus,” across the Atlantic Ocean and eventually nonstop across the U.S.

Established by Pittsburgh Aviation Industries Corp. the airport opened its 230-acre site in Penn Township, as the Pittsburgh-Butler Airport on September 27 and 28, 1929. The airport was constructed six miles south of Butler on what were originally the Nixon and Dodds farms.

Trans World Airlines showed interest in Butler County. Actually, for a period of time, TWA owned the assets of the facility and changed the name to Keystone Airport. Although they never flew into Butler, the airline did own the rights to all of the air routes in the area. Complete History of Pittsburgh-Butler Airport


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Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport 473 Airport Road
Butler, PA 16002
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