Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The Concours d’Elegance, one of the best-loved Amelia Island events, is an annual showcase of more than 300 classic and exotic cars from around the world.

Displaying rare vehicles, elegant exotics from overseas, and customized machines with all the bells and whistles, this event is Amelia Island’s celebration of all things “car.”

And you can see it for yourself. Below is a guide to the details covering 2018’s Concours d’Elegance event – be sure to add it to your list of things to do while on vacation.

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Where and When

You can find the wide array of fast, flashy vehicles at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island (4750 Amelia Island Pkwy.) from March 9 to 11, 2018.

Brands on display may include Porsche, Lamborghini, Corvette, Maserati, Daytona 500 vehicles – including some race winners – and many other exotic vehicles.

The three-day showcase runs from morning to evening all three days, with the main event taking place on the final day.

The Golf Club of Amelia Island is part of the Ritz Carlton. While you don’t have to be a Golf Club member to attend, members receive VIP entry to a number of events and, periodically, first access to certain previews and other events.

Both visitors staying at the Ritz-Carlton and those staying at Amelia Island vacation rentals and hotels around the island are welcome to attend the Concours d’Elegance.

Concours d’Elegance Tickets

Though there are many smaller lead-up events on March 9 and 10, the real attraction is the Concours d’Elegance showcase on March 11.

The main event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Golf Club of Amelia Island on the 10th and 18th fairways. General admission is $120 the day of the showcase and $95 in advance. General admission for students is $50, and youth under 12 are free.

The event may feature a number of activities, including auctions, special one-of-a-kind vehicle showcases (to be a surprise announcement), and even driving courses.

Weekend Event Information

Below is a brief overview of some of the featured previews and events at the Concours d’Elegance.

Porsche Driving Experience: You can drive a Porsche for $250 (two people included) from the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport along the coast of Amelia Island. The experience will be offered from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 9. Riders must be 21 years or older to participate. Reservations are required. Riders will also receive a closed ride with a professional driver.

Automobilia and Luxury Lifestyle Merchants: This event takes place March 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. also at Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. This event is open to the public, and tickets are not required in advance. The event will showcase a variety of vendors, and specialty dealers offer insight into upgrades and parts related to high-end exotics.

Cars & Coffee at the Concour

Socialize and learn at this event on March 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snacks and, of course, coffee will be provided. More than 400 classic and exotic vehicles are expected to be on display on the 10th, 18th, and 1st fairways of the Amelia Island Golf Club. This is a family-friendly, come-and-go event that is free to the public.

Visit the website for a full breakdown of scheduled Amelia Island events.

Just one of the many Amelia Island events, the Concours d’Elegance is a must-see. There are countless things to do on our quiet island paradise.

We know you can find an Amelia Island vacation rental to suit your needs. Our waterfront properties are in close proximity to the Golf Club and many coastal attractions.