MONTEREY CAR WEEK & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE
Schedule of Events

August 9 - 18, 2019


A tradition going back over half a century, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is where the world's collector cars meet and compete. Only the 200 best collector cars in the world roll onto the legendary 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links, and only a handful of those will receive official recognition for style, technical merit and historical accuracy.

But the Concours is only the final event in a packed week celebrating the classic automobile! All over Monterey County, classic cars take to streets, golf courses, parks and the world-renowned Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, surrounding visitors with automobiles from yesteryear.


Friday: August 9

Monterey Kick Off Cruise-In

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca kicks off Monterey Classic Car Week Kick-Off with a classic car show in Downtown Monterey. You'll be able to see 30 classic race cars lining the 300 block of Alvarado Street.


Saturday & Sunday: August 10-11

Monterey Pre-Reunion

The Monterey Pre-Reunion provides racing fans and visitors with the chance to see more than 300 race cars competing for two full days prior to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The paddock is bustling with teams working on their cars in the pits or on their way to pre-grid. The paddock is completely open to wander for enjoying the historic racing experience.


Monday: August 12

The Porsche Monterey Classic

Join Porsche Monterey in celebrating its designation as a Porsche Classic Partner at "The Porsche Monterey Classic", an exclusive Porsche event highlighting Classic Porsches, while enjoying music, whiskey, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Classic Porsches 10 years of age and older are invited to register, but space is limited so register ASAP.


Tuesday: August 13

Automobilia Monterey

The largest automobilia show in America, and the only time during Concours Week to find 40+ top international dealers in a single venue. A great expo to check out vintage scale models, signs, hood ornaments, books and more.

Concours on the Avenue

Carmel-by-the-Sea's world-famous Ocean Avenue will be closed to traffic and eighteen blocks of downtown will be filled with collector cars and related motorized fun. A fascinating mix of American and foreign cars will be showcased in front of a backdrop of charming shops, critically acclaimed restaurants and numerous galleries. The Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue will focus on vehicles not usually seen during this ten-day period. The cars will include a variety of legendary vehicles. Well over 175 cars will be on display in groups of juried classes during Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue. These will include Luxury Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods and Sporting Cars. Free Admission. Concours on the Avenue is a great option for vintage Ferrari and Porsche enthusiasts.

Classic Motosports Magazine Monterey Kickoff Cruise-In

If you want to savor great food and fine wine, the Classic Motorsports Magazine event may be right up your alley.


Wednesday: August 14

Carmel Mission Classic

If you want to gaze at a Ford truck from 1953 while sipping on excellent wine, the Carmel Mission Classic may be for you.

The Little Car Show

The Little Car Show is a fine event for people who like looking at historic autos that are at least a quarter of a century old.

McCall's Motorworks Revival

For those who appreciate VIP experience, vintage vehicles and pure luxury the McCall's Motorworks Revival is a must-see. World's top aircraft, motorcycle, and automotive manufacturers are onsite with their latest state-of-the-art offerings. From gourmet bites to award-winning wines, you will never forget this unique luxurious experience.

Automobilia Monterey

The largest automobilia show in America, and the only time during Concours Week to find 40+ top international dealers in a single venue. A great expo to check out vintage scale models, signs, hood ornaments, books and more.

Pebble Beach Motoring Classic

At 3pm, head to The Lodge at Pebble Beach to view cars arriving from the tour.


Auction Previews Starts Today August 14:

Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction

Russo and Steele offers a collection of the highest quality, most luxurious and collectable European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles suitable to satisfy any automotive desires with both reserve and no reserve automobiles.

RM Sotheby's Auction

Held at the beautiful renovated Monterey Conference Center, just steps away from downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, the event has been witness to the sale of some of the most important motor cars to ever come to auction. This year's Monterey sale will be extended to three days as we celebrate with Aston Martin's milestone anniversary of its motorsport history and the exceptional roads cars.

Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auction

This auction is among the most attended and anticipated collector car events of all Pebble Beach Automotive Week and the only auction held within the gates of the famed 17‑Mile Drive.

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction

Fresh and private consignments available at Bonhams Quail Lodge two days Auction, with more than 130 cars being without reserve.

Worldwide Auctioneers

This Pacific Grove auction showcase an outstanding line-up pf pre-war automobiles, European and American sports cars and classics, race cars and select American muscle cars.

Thursday August 15

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction

Fresh and private consignments available at Bonhams Quail Lodge two days Auction, with more than 130 cars being without reserve.

Worldwide Auctioneers

This Pacific Grove auction showcase an outstanding line-up pf pre-war automobiles, European and American sports cars and classics, race cars and select American muscle cars.

Mecum Muscle Cars & More

Including everything from prewar luxury motorcars to racing legends and modern hypercars, Mecum's daytime auction offers quality, rarity and diversity in its lineup.

RM Sotheby's Auction

Held at the beautiful renovated Monterey Conference Center, just steps away from downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, the event has been witness to the sale of some of the most important motor cars to ever come to auction. This year's Monterey sale will be extended to three days as we celebrate with Aston Martin's milestone anniversary of its motorsport history and the exceptional roads cars.

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, is the largest event held during the famed Monterey Classic Car Week, and is the only event where cars are doing what they were originally intended to do…race.


Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance presented by Rolex

The traditional Tour traces portions of the original 17-Mile Drive, traverses nearby mountains and valleys, and pauses for a time in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction

Russo and Steele offers a collection of the highest quality, most luxurious and collectable European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles suitable to satisfy any automotive desires with both reserve and no reserve automobiles.

HISTORIC RACES

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

While seeing classic cars on a golf course may be a treat, watching them compete on one of the world's finest racetracks is a can't-miss experience. See historic cars in motion at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The Monterey Pre-Reunion takes place August 10-11 while the main event takes place Thursday-Sunday, August 15-18 from 8:30am until 4:30pm every day. Tickets can be purchased at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca website.


Friday August 16

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has announced that it will host 11 major vehicle debuts and anniversary celebrations from eight different automotive manufacturers as part of its annual event. These displays will include debut entries from Lotus Cars, Bugatti, Aston Martin, Bentley Motors, Acura, Pagani Automobili and Drako Motors along with anniversary celebrations for Singer Vehicle Design, Pagani Automobili and Bentley Motors.

Werks Reunion

Werks Reunion is a strong choice for people who are proud Porsche owners. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, on the other hand, is a strong choice for people who want to witness the glory of competing race cars. Race categories include 1966 ~ 1972 Trans-Am and 1955 ~ 1962 GT Car divisions.

Legends of the Autobahn

Join the BMW Car Club of America, the Mercedes Club of America, and the Audi Club of North America—the world’s preeminent German-marque car clubs—at the annual Legends of The Autobahn at The Club at Pasadera.

Pacific Grove Rotary Concours Auto Rally

Over 200 vintage and exotic automobiles line the picturesque Pacific Grove's downtown business area on Lighthouse Avenue. No auctions here, just plenty of opportunities for food, fun and photographs!

Mecum Muscle Cars & More

Including everything from prewar luxury motorcars to racing legends and modern hypercars, Mecum's daytime auction offers quality, rarity and diversity in its lineup.

RM Sotheby's Auction

Held at the beautiful renovated Monterey Conference Center, just steps away from downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, the event has been witness to the sale of some of the most important motor cars to ever come to auction. This year's Monterey sale will be extended to three days as we celebrate with Aston Martin's milestone anniversary of its motorsport history and the exceptional roads cars.

Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction

Russo and Steele offers a collection of the highest quality, most luxurious and collectable European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles suitable to satisfy any automotive desires with both reserve and no reserve automobiles


Saturday August 17

Exotics on Broadway

Previously called Exotics on Cannery Row, the Exotics on Broadway new location provides expanded event space to offer you an even more legendary Super, Hyper and Exotic Car experience. With over 35,000 fans last year, its is one of the best car week event to close-look at so many super cars in one location.

Concours d’LeMons Monterey

The Concours d’LeMons makes a wonderful event for people who want to enjoy the vehicle universe's biggest mishaps.

Concorso Italiano

Concorso Italiano will once again be a key part the traditional Monterey Automobile Week. Concorso Italiano’s unique format features more 1000 vehicles of Italian origin, and its atmosphere is on the vehicles on display, conversations between people who love and appreciate them, and elements of Italian style such as fashion, food, music and art.

Barnyard Ferrari Owners Club Gathering

The Barnyard Ferrari Event is exactly what it sounds like. It's a wonderful event for Ferrari lovers who want to stare at gorgeous vehicles. It's also full of live music, yummy food and amazing local wines.

RM Sotheby's Auction

Held at the beautiful renovated Monterey Conference Center, just steps away from downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, the event has been witness to the sale of some of the most important motor cars to ever come to auction. This year's Monterey sale will be extended to three days as we celebrate with Aston Martin's milestone anniversary of its motorsport history and the exceptional roads cars.


Sunday August 18

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is yet another biggie well the main reason there is a Monterey Car Week! If you'd like to take in some of the planet's valuable collector vehicles, there's no greater event than this one. You'll be able to check out classes and marques such as the Chapron Coachwork, the Lamborghini Miura and more.

Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auction

This auction is among the most attended and anticipated collector car events of all Pebble Beach Automotive Week and the only auction held within the gates of the famed 17‑Mile Drive.

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, is the largest event held during the famed Monterey Classic Car Week, and is the only event where cars are doing what they were originally intended to do…race.


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A Can't Miss Week Full of Events

Monterey Car Week has something for anyone who has even an iota of interest in the vast realm of classic automobiles. The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is one specific event that people shouldn't miss. If you want to revel in the opportunity to look at some of the most breathtaking historic vehicles on the planet, this event is undoubtedly for you. If you visit this event, you'll also be able to check out introductions to first of a kind concept cars.

If you want to have a blast at one of the biggest and most detailed automobile extravaganzas the nation has to offer, you should put Monterey Car Week on your schedule as soon as possible, no excuses. This car week is full of all different types of car-related excitement and unique experience.

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