La Jolla, CA – The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty is celebrating its 16th year of automotive excellence the weekend of Friday April 17th, Saturday April 18th, and Sunday April 19th. 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. What sets the La Jolla Concours apart from other Concours around the globe is that it is more than just a Concours – it is an incredible weekend of prestigious events appreciating the outstanding specimens that make up the automotive industry, as well as celebrated chefs showcasing their craft of specialty amuse-bouche to eager attendees at elevated VIP parties. This is a weekend-long affair that boasts style, class and grace, in all aspects. To ensure this experience is exceptional from start to finish, the 2020 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance offers first-class treatment for all our attendees who gather for this extraordinary event in the jewel of the West Coast – La Jolla, California.
Kick off this World Class Weekend at the inimitable Concours Social Club presented by Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, Ferrari of San Diego, THE LOT La Jolla and Viejas Casino and Resort on Friday, April 17th, at THE LOT La Jolla from 7 pm to 10 pm. Dress in your stylish best for the trendiest cocktail party in San Diego and enjoy a night of contemporary luxe. Sip on effervescent cocktails and taste luscious bites and scotch tastings from the Glenfiddich Portfolio 14-year-old Reserve. Live entertainment, interactive excitements and photo moments await you at this high-end extravaganza. Tickets for the Concours Social Club start at $100 through April 1st.
Continue the marvelous festivities with the Saturday Night VIP spectacular, The Aston Martin San Diego Le Cabaret du Concours presented by Fraser, on Saturday, April 18th from 5 pm to 9 pm, at Ellen Browning Scripps Park. Outrageously glamorous and glittering in frivolity with underground performances that kick to fascination as dynamic entertainment towers with an opulent “je ne sais quoi.” Showmanship abounds through a Live Auction of unrivaled prizes and a Silent Auction of exceptional appeal. A hosted bar of artistic cocktails from the William Grant Portfolio’s expert mixologist and 21 delicacies from the “crème de la crème” of San Diego’s most highly regarded chefs. Granting “carte blanche” to all revelers, improv and intrigue will light up the night as a revue of humor and wit dance through the night of avantgarde theatrics. Tickets to this magical night at the Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla starts at $175 through March 2nd.
Conclude the weekend with the most extravagant event of all, the 2020 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, on Sunday, April 19th, from 9am to 4 pm. The La Jolla Concours will feature over 130 one-of-a-kind automobiles displayed along the stunning Pacific bluffs of La Jolla Cove. Prepare to be amazed from sea to sky with the vintage air parade presented by Icon Aircraft at 10 am. Stop by the Bugatti Champagne and Honey Tasting Garden presented by Fraser as you toast your complimentary French 75 cocktail, paired with chocolate tastings and sample honey flights offered from various regions. Browse sponsor and vendor booths, swing to live music, and take in the surrounding beauty of the timelessly restored vehicles gathered for one of the largest Concours events in the US. General Admission tickets for Sunday’s event start at $55 ($75 the day of the event). Upgrade your experience as a VIP, with tickets starting at $155 ($200 day of event), and enjoy all the bountiful benefits of General Admission in addition to VIP check in, a hosted bar in the VIP Lounge, and dine on delicacies from 15 premium restaurants in San Diego. Participating restaurants include The Cork and Craft, Tavern + Bowl East Village, Flemings Prime Steakhouse, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Piazza 1909, PURE Cupcakes, Sweet Petite Confections and more. Spend this exciting weekend of events with only the most elite offerings included in the Ultimate VIP Package, which includes entry into all the lavish VIP events starting at $350. This package, with a value of $520, provides you with all of the exclusive first-class benefits to enhance your elegant experience from beginning to end.
100% of the proceeds of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance go to the La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the history of the village of La Jolla. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, the La Jolla Concours benefits several other local community nonprofit partners each year. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.lajollaconcours.com