Atlanta Concours d’Elegance Announces Inaugural Event


The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is set for October 8-9, 2016

ATLANTA (April 12, 2016) – The first true contest of elegance, concours d’elegance, in a major United States metropolitan area is coming to Atlanta. On Oct. 8-9, 2016 millions of dollars worth of vintage vehicles will be displayed at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort during the The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance.

Event Chairman Harry Krix, who earned his concours credentials working under Bill Warner, founder of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is excited to bring the elegance of the annual premier east and west coast concours events to the Atlanta metro area saying, “One of the finest collections of classic automobiles that has ever been assembled in Georgia will be on display. Our theme for the show is ‘Shifting through Time,’ a celebration of the innovative designs that are the journey of the automobile.”

On Saturday, Oct. 8, the greens of the Chateau Elan Golf Club will welcome ticketholders to feast their eyes on over 300 unique, drivable cars from local car clubs, museums and individuals from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 9, The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance will present a collection of over 200 elegant vehicles in numerous classes, from the Brass Era to imported early 20th Century sports cars to vintage competition cars to unrestored barn finds.

On both dates, event goers are welcome to browse the Merchant Walkway where a variety of automotive industry and lifestyle vendors will sell their products, visit sponsor and exhibitor tents and get behind the wheel of modern luxury vehicles by Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Maserati and Tesla among others. Each event day, tech clinics and seminars will highlight various aspects of vehicle ownership, heritage and restoration.

Throughout the weekend Chateau Elan’s winery will be open for tours and the spa welcome guests for indulgent treatments.

Tickets for the event are on sale now. Early bird pricing is now in effect though prices are subject to rise closer to the date of the event. Pricing is as follows:

General Admission (Saturday): $35

Car Entrant (Saturday): $50 (includes car and driver)

General Admission (Sunday): Early Bird – $60; Regularly $75

VIP Admission (Sunday): Early Bird – $125; Regularly $150

Weekend General Admission Combination Ticket: $100

VIP Weekend Admission: $175

Additional details about The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance and preview events will be announced as the event date nears.

Follow The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. For more information, visit atlantaconcours.org. The event is using #ATLConcours to connect with fans.

EVENT: The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance

BRIEF: The first true concours d’elegance in a major United States metropolitain area is coming to Atlanta October 8-9, 2016. The event will feature two days of vintage vehicle shows and events, including a charity gala on Saturday evening.

WHERE: Chateau Elan
100 Rue Charlamagne
Braselton, GA 30517

WHEN: October 8-9, 2016
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: 9 p.m. to 4 p.m.

HOW: Tickets for the event are now on sale at atlantaconcours.org. Ticket prices are as follows:

General Admission (Saturday): $35
Car Entrant (Saturday): $50 (includes car and driver)
General Admission (Sunday): Early Bird – $60; Regularly $75
VIP Admission (Sunday): Early Bird – $125; Regularly $150
Weekend General Admission Combination Ticket: $100
VIP Weekend Admission: $175
CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/atlantaconcours

Twitter: @ATLConcours

Instagram: @ATLConcours

Snapchat: ATLConcours

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CONTACT: Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
Executive Director of Communications and Media
The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance
email: media@atlantaconcours.org

Please note, applications for media credentials will be accepted starting May 1, 2016 via atlantaconcours.org. Additional inquiries and interview requests may be directed to media@atlantaconcours.org.


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