La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Returns April 7-8, 2018

La Jolla Concours d'Elegance

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance will be returning to the stunning shores of La Jolla, California, Saturday, April 7th through Sunday, April 8th, 2018. 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, we are proud to announce 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.

The 14th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, in addition to Lincoln, 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 United States, the La Jolla Concours continues to attract discerning car enthusiasts from around the globe. The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is not only an incredible weekend of prestigious automotive events; it is also an opportunity to experience the chic allure of La Jolla’s Avenues, which exudes first class hospitality, magnificent boutiques and world-class cuisine.

The La Jolla Tour d’Elegance is set to take its passengers on another exquisite tour around San Diego this year on Saturday, April 7th, 2018. 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 Sunday, April 8th 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.

Kick off this extraordinary weekend event on Saturday, April 7th, at the exclusive VIP Reception, with tickets 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. Continue the exquisite festivities at the 14th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, Sunday, April 8th. 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 the renowned La Jolla Concours Artist, Scott Jacobs and a La Jolla Concours Commemorative program. For $300, attend all of the charming La Jolla Concours events and enjoy first class benefits all weekend long with the Ultimate VIP Package

The 14th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance proceeds will go towards La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the history of the gem known as La Jolla. 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, please visit or call 619.233.5008.

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