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A Tour & Tasting in Old Allegheny

The Allegheny West Civic Council (AWCC) is thrilled to welcome guests once again to tour Pittsburgh’s smallest historic neighborhood. Tour & Tasting is a docent-led walking tour of six properties. At each property, guests will enjoy a unique food and wine paired experience, surrounded by lovingly restored properties and gorgeous garden spaces. We are excited to announce three never-shown properties will be on the tour this year.

Proceeds from Tour & Tasting support preservation initiatives of AWCC.

Six Properties, One Unique Wine and Tour Experience

Friday, June 28, 2024 @ 5:00 pm  |  Saturday, June 29, 2024 @ 1:00 pm or 5:00 pm

Tickets: $100 | Must be 21 years or older.

Allegheny West Civic Council welcomes you to a walking tour of historic Allegheny West. This docent-led tour will guide you through Pittsburgh’s smallest historic neighborhood sharing the rich history of a bygone era. The tour starts at Holmes Hall and continues through the neighborhood visiting six additional homes and gardens. Guests will have their palates delighted with small plates from some of Pittsburgh’s great eateries and complemented with perfectly paired wines. Our “Tour & Tasting” event continues to grow as one of the premier experiences in Pittsburgh. Tickets are limited and it sells out so purchase early!


  • This is a walking tour please consider appropriate shoes.
  • One new property this year has a staircase to enter and exit the home.
  • Parking will be available and free.

Important Details

General Tips

  • Parking | More information coming soon.
  • This is a walking tour of private homes and gardens, which lasts approximately 4 hours, please wear appropriate shoes.
  • We apologize, but we cannot customize the food or wine pairings.  We will post a menu as soon as it is available.
  • Upon purchasing your ticket, please indicate any other guests with whom you’d like to join on your tour.
  • All tours start at Holmes Hall on Brighton Road.


The walking tour takes place over approximately 6 square blocks of our neighborhood and many of the private houses have steps that must be negotiated so please plan accordingly. Holmes Hall, at the start of the tour, is a private home and is accessed by approximately 10 steps.

The tour happens rain or shine and will not be canceled for weather.  If you have questions about the accessibility/suitability of the tour for members of your group please contact our volunteers at or (412) 444-8687 before purchasing tickets.

Refund and Exchange Policy

We are unable to cancel reservations or give refunds for unused tickets after May 15, 2024. You may swap walking tour tickets between tours days/times by calling ShowClix (888) 718-4253  as long as there are tickets remaining in the new tour. 

About Allegheny West

Allegheny City, now Allegheny West once was the home of “Millionaire’s Row”, one of the most prestigious addresses in the country.  Through the hard work of our dedicated residents and the proceeds from events like the “Tour & Tasting” the AWCC supports projects preserving our history and significant structures. Thank you for helping to support the community programs of the Allegheny West Civic Council.

More information about the historic homes of Allegheny West can be found here.