Event Schedule

The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is a full two day event featuring automobiles from high interest driver level cars in an informal setting on Saturday, to the Concours d’Elegance featuring  rare, museum quality automobiles from the first half of the twentieth century in a formal judged competition on Sunday.  Surrounding both days are a variety of terrific automotive and lifestyle events to be enjoyed by both avid car collectors and curious auto enthusiasts and lifestyle spectators.

This is a preliminary event schedule. Other events are in-process and will be added weekly as they are confirmed. Please check periodically for updates. All Events are held rain or shine!

More information, registrations and tickets will be available in the Spring.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Drivers at the Chateau

9 am – 2 pm

A selection of auto enthusiasts high interest and unique cars displayed on the Concours show field.  Don’t miss this opportunity to display your car,  mingle with other car enthusiasts and participate in the following exciting  automotive events:

The Magnificent Seven Competition

9 am – 3 pm

Judging of all the cars displayed on the show field, seven of which will be selected and invited to return the next day to be entered into a special class of fine driver cars at the Concours d’Elegance.

Merchant Walkway

9 am – 3 pm

Lifestyle and automotive merchants will exhibit their products and services on the show field.

Food Pavilion

8 am – 3 pm

A breakfast menu has been added this year. ( Yes, we heard you loud and clear!).  And a selection of gourmet food trucks (yes, Cousins Lobster will return) will  provide limited menus of their best luncheon entrees for your dining pleasure in our food pavilion overlooking the show field. 

Automotive Manufacturer Row

9 am – 3 pm

Luxury and exotic automotive manufacturers will show their newest models on Automotive Manufacturer’s Row overlooking the show field.

Manufacturers Ride and Drive Experience

9 am – 3 pm

Drive the car of your dreams!  All ticketed guests can register to drive our sponsors newest models.  Participating manufacturers will be available in the Spring.

Technical Sessions with Nationally Renowned Celebrities and Classic Automobile Experts

10 am – 3 pm

We are assembling a group of renown guest speakers to present technical sessions on the show field.  Topics and speakers will be announced in the Spring.

Restoration Center Brought To You By Atlanta Classic Cars

9 am – 3 pm

Atlanta Classic Cars the only  Mercedes dealership in Georgia with restoration certification presents a variety of  highly acclaimed classic automobile restoration experts.  More information will be available in the Spring.

Consignment Corner

9 am – 3 pm

A variety of classic cars on consignment for purchase will be displayed on the show field near the Restoration Centre.  This is a rare opportunity for avid classic car collectors and those new to the hobby to actually purchase automobiles in various stages of restoration.  The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is not the consignee nor does it have any affiliation with the consignees. However, we will select the consignees based upon a strict set of guidelines to ensure that the automobiles are worthy of your interest and time.

Chateau Elan Winery Tour

10 am – 4 pm

Reserve a time to tour the winery and learn about the Château’s award winning wines at Chateau Elan’s website.

Chateau Elan Award Winning Spa

10 am – 4 pm

Reserve spa time at the host hotel’s award winning spa. Review all the relaxing services the spa has to offer at Château Élan’s website.

Concours Entrants Driving Tour Brought to you By Magellan

Magellan Planning Group

Only officially accepted Concours d’Elegance entrants may participate in this event.  Spectators are welcomed to get a sneak peek of some of the Concours cars that will be on display on the Concours d’Elegance show field on Sunday.

10 am – 2:00 pm

All 2017 Atlanta Concours d’Elegance officially accepted entrants are invited to participate in our driving tour.  The tour will depart from the Chateau Elan Winery on Saturday morning bound for Road Atlanta and tour laps around their course.  Leaving Road Atlanta for downtown Braselton, the City will welcome the parade of entrants to “A Taste of Braselton” for lunch where spectators are invited to get  a sneak peak of the entrants cars. The tour will then parade back to the Chateau Elan Winery for a presentation of tour medallions.   Only officially accepted Concours d’Elegance entrants may participate in this event.  More information, registration and tickets will be available in the Spring.

Atlanta Concours d’Elegance Honoree Gala

This event requires reservations and a separate ticket for participation.  All proceeds will benefit a non- profit organization.

6:30 pm – 11 pm

An evening  of charitable giving honoring The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance 2017 honoree. Reservations required.   Seating is limited.  Tickets for the Gala will be available in the Spring.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017

The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance

9 am – 4 pm

More that 150 rare, museum quality automobiles will be featured on the show field in this judged competition. These Concours cars span the first half of the twentieth century and are owned by museums, collections, and individual car collectors from across the country.  This is a rare opportunity to view these magnificent, unique and beautiful automobiles and to participate in the following exciting automotive and lifestyle events:

Merchant Walkway

9 am – 4 pm

Fifty lifestyle and automotive merchant booths will exhibit their products and services on the show field.

Food Pavilion

9 am – 4 pm

A breakfast menu has been added this year. ( Yes, we heard you loud and clear!).  And a selection of  gourmet food trucks (yes, Cousins Lobster will return) will  provide limited menus of their best luncheon entrees for your dining pleasure in our food pavilion overlooking the show field. 

Automotive Manufacturer Row

9 am – 4 pm

Fifteen luxury and exotic automotive manufacturers will show their cars on Automotive Manufacturer’s Row overlooking the show field.

Manufacturers Ride and Drives

9 am – 4 pm

Drive the car of your dreams!  Ticketed guests can register to drive our sponsors newest models.  Participating manufacturers will be available in the Spring.

Technical Sessions with Nationally Renowned Celebrities and Classic Automobile Experts

10 am – 4 pm

We are assembling a group of renown guest speakers to present technical sessions on the show field.  Topics and speakers will be announced in the Spring.

Restoration Centre Brought To You By Atlanta Classic Cars

9 am – 4 pm

Atlanta Classic Cars the only  Mercedes dealership in Georgia with restoration certification presents a variety of  highly acclaimed classic automobile restoration experts.  More information will be available in the Spring.

Consignment Corner

9 am – 4 pm

A variety of classic cars on consignment for purchase will be displayed on the show field near the Restoration Centre.  This is a rare opportunity for avid classic car collectors and those new to the hobby to actually purchase these automobiles in various stages of restoration.  The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is not the consignee nor does it have any affiliation with the consignees. We will select the consignees based upon a strict set of guidelines to ensure that the automobiles are worthy of your interest and time.

Official Judging

8 am – 12 pm

Officials will be judging the automobiles throughout the morning. Our judges are an elite group of automobile experts each having knowledge in certain classes of cars. They judge shows all over the world!

Class Awards and Grand Awards

3 pm – 4 pm

Chateau Elan Resort Winery Tour

10 am – 4 pm

Reserve a time to tour the winery and learn about the Château’s award winning wines at Chateau Elan’s website.

Chateau Elan Award Winning Spa

10 am – 4 pm

Reserve spa time at the host hotel’s award winning spa. Review all the relaxing services the spa has to offer at Château Élan’s website.

(This is a preliminary event schedule. Other events are in-process and will be added weekly as they are confirmed. Please check periodically for updates. All Events are held rain or shine!)