14th annual Concours d’Elegance announced
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The 14th annual La Jolla Concours d'Elegance will be held on April 7 and 8.
The 14th annual La Jolla Concours d'Elegance will be held on April 7 and 8.
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The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance will be returning to the stunning shores of La Jolla on Saturday, April 7 through Sunday, April 8. As a tradition, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance chooses a featured marque each year to set the theme of this prestigious automotive event. This year, they have announced Lincoln as the honored marquee for the 14th annual Concours d’Elegance.

Having started as a small company that supplied Liberty aircraft engines for the Army during WWI, Lincoln has had a deep-rooted evolution to becoming a world-renowned luxury automobile manufacturer. The 1930’s marked a monumental turning point of Lincoln’s rise in the luxury market with the launch of its classic V12 engine models. Setting the path to sales success with the release of the Lincoln-Zephyr and introducing an icon of automotive design, the Lincoln Continental, the 1930’s designs are forever synonymous with Lincoln’s tasteful elegance. Lincoln vehicles are not only popular antiques of the decade but also an integral part of US automotive history. Lincoln automobiles were prime examples in their day of American-made cars at their finest and we are pleased to present the finest specimens of these painstakingly preserved and restored automobiles in 2018.

In addition to Lincoln, the Concours will also showcase some of the most exquisite automobile displays in the world. Earning the reputation as one of the finest internationally-renowned classic automobile showcases in the U.S., the La Jolla Concours continues to attract discerning car enthusiasts from around the globe.

It is not often you get a sneak-peek behind the curtains of the some of the most beautiful collections and clubs in San Diego – this is a one of a kind opportunity to be on the highly regarded tour of the year. Continue the celebrations into the night with the exclusive VIP Reception presented by Fraser. Saving the most extravagant for last, the weekend will conclude with the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance on April 8 with 125 spectacular vehicles, cocktails, and cuisine from San Diego’s finest restaurants, VIP Lounges, and more. Staying true to tradition, we will also be featuring the La Jolla Motor Car Classic at the Concours, which will once again be free and open to the public and will expand the show from the Ellen Browning Scripps Park into the La Jolla Village roadways displaying a variety of over 90 automobiles from select car clubs.

Ticket costs are starting at $175. The Saturday night soiree will be held down on the field of the La Jolla Concours for an art deco inspired theme that will be filled with delicious food, creative cocktails from the 30’s and moonlit dance floors. Entry for this luxurious event begins at $50 for general admission. Upgrade your elegant experience in true VIP style for $150, and enjoy exclusive VIP check-in, fabulous bites from 15 of San Diego’s finest restaurants, hosted bar in the VIP sponsor lounge, a signed poster from artist Scott Jacobs, as well as a La Jolla Concours commemorative program. For $300, one can attend all of the charming La Jolla Concours events and enjoy first-class benefits all weekend long with the ultimate VIP package.

Proceeds will go towards La Jolla Historical Society. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance benefits several additional local community nonprofit partners each year.

For additional information to register or to purchase tickets, visit lajollaconcours.com or call 619.233.5008.
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