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The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance Celebrates Cadillac And Over 175 Award Winning Classic Cars At The Boca Raton Luxury Resort (February 26, 2023)

February 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance Car Show Award Presentation

The 2023 Boca Raton Concours and Car Show will celebrate its 16th anniversary at The Boca Raton Hotel & Resort with three days of car collector-themed events. The weekend begins with a formal VIP private reception on Friday, February 22nd, continues with a luxurious Gala Dinner, Auction & Live Entertainment on Saturday, February 23rd, and concludes with a Concours d’Elegance and car show on the grassy lawns of the Boca Raton Hotel And Resort in Boca Raton, Florida.
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The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance & Car Show will feature over 175 of the world’s greatest vintage and classic cars. The three-day event is regarded as one of the top Concours d’Elegance in the world.

This year, racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mary T. Barra, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, and Mindy Holman, Chair of Holman Enterprises, will be presented with an “Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award” during Saturday night’s “Grand Gala as comedian David Spade provides laughs.


Two collectible cars incude this 1905 Cadillac Touring Model F four-passenger car and a 1937 Cadillac Convertible Sedan Series 75

Here are two Cadillacs that are extremely rare; they include a 1905 Cadillac Touring Model F four-passenger car and a 1937 Cadillac Convertible Sedan Series 75. Both cars are from the Larry Kopp car collection in Boca Raton.

This year’s Sunday Boca Concours d’Elegance will honor the Legendary Cadillac Marque, with various new and historically significant Cadillacs going as far back as 1905. Car collector Larry Kopp will be featuring two award-winning Cadillac classics, including a 1905 Cadillac Touring Model F four-passenger car and a 1937 Cadillac Convertible Sedan Series 75.

The 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

The 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible (original color: Ochro/Yellow) is a rare collectible car owned by the Dauer Museum in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The Cadillac Eldorado has a wraparound windshield for the first time this year. This 1953 Cadillac Eldorado was used in the famous Mel’s Diner Car photograph at Universal Studios in Hollywood, CA. The original factory price was $7,750, and only 562 examples were produced. Under the hood is a 331 cubic inch V8 pushing 210 horsepower. Lastly, this 1953 Cadillac Eldorado was the first year to offer wire wheels.

Sunday’s concourse and car show will celebrate and commemorate the 70th anniversary of Cadillac’s most iconic model, the “Eldorado.” The Cadillac Eldorado was first launched in 1953 and quickly became America’s most luxurious automobile.

Over a dozen high-end collectible Eldorados, including the 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, the 1958 Eldorado Seville, and the king of all Eldorados, the 1958 Eldorado Brougham, will be on display at the event.

Additional classic cars on display will be a 1928 Hudson Series O Town Car, a 1935 Auburn 851 Supercharged Boattail Speedster, a remarkable 1928 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS, Chassis No. 1353, and a 1936 Packard 1407 Twelve that was once owned by Charlie Chaplin.

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And bonus: If you enjoy Hollywood movie cars, you will definitely enjoy an in-person inspection of a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California like the one driven by Mathew Broderick in the 1986 movie “Ferris Buller’s Day Off.”


  • Pre-war Cadillac vehicles and post-war Cadillacs will be featured at the 2023 marque of the year. Many vintage Cadillacs and Eldorado Cadillacs will be featured in the Eddie and Joanne Dauer car collection from the Dauer Museum located in Fort Lauderdale Florida. On display will be Cadillac Collectible Cars Years from 1903 to 2023.
  • American Production Vintage Vehicles Years: 1928 – 1975
  • Foreign Touring Classic Cars Years from 1931 to 1975
  • Detroit American Sports & Muscle Cars and not just limited to 1953 – 1975 classic muscle car years.
  • Foreign New & Vintage Sports Cars – Years Early and Late
  • Foreign Touring Classic Cars Years 1931 to 1975
  • Future Collectibles Cars Years 1976 to  1999. These future car classics may include such cars as the Dodge Viper, Porsche 914, and International Harvester Scout.  According to Forbs Magazine ArticleGetting In On The Ground Floor Hottest Collectible Cars To Buy And Hold“.
  • One-Offs and Highly Collectable Limited Production Cars for All Years
  • Specialty Tuners Cars up to 2002 (Cars that have been professionally modified for performance)
  • 30 -30 – up to 1999 (A newer car collector category that includes automotive enthusiasts under 30 years old and restored a collectible car for under $30,000.)



• Cadillac Eldorado marks its 70th anniversary with a large collection of historically significant collectible cars.A dominant portion of the classic Cadillacs and Eldorados will be on display from the Dauer Museum and the personal car collection of Drs. Joanne & Edward Dauer. You visit the Dauer Museum in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to experience the completed Dauer Museum Collection.
American Factory Race Cars from such iconic marques Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Ford GT40, classic racing Shelbys, and more.
• Car Collector of the Year—JBS Private Car Collection, owned by Jack Boyd Smith Jr., will feature many of his cars from the JBS Collection location in Indiana. (Read more about the JBS Car Collection and Jack Boyd Smith Jr.)
The Restoration Company of the Year is LaVine Restorations Inc. LaVine Restorations has been an award-winning restoration firm for over 40 years and is regarded as one of the greatest historic automobile restorers in America, if not the globe. LaVine Restorations has completed several restorations for the JBS Car Collection.

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  • Motorcycles Domestic to 1945.- 1975
  • Motorcycles Foreign to 1901 – 1945
  • Motorcycles European Through 1945 – 1970
  • Motorcycles Japanese Through 1945 – 1979
  • Motorcycles British Through 1965 – 1988
  • Custom & Racing Motorcycles (all years)


The following is a schedule of the weekend’s events. On Friday, there will be a VIP Private Dinner and Reception, on Saturday there will be a Gala with live entertainment by renowned actor and comedian David Spade, and on Sunday there will be the famed Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

Friday Night includes a Private Reception for Celebrities, Sponsors, Honorary Guests, and Big Wheel Members
**This reception is an invitation-only affair.
For more information on securing an invite, please contact Kerry Becker at [email protected]



On Saturday night, enjoy the Concours Gala Dinner, Auction & Show.
The evening’s festivities will include the presentation of the Annual Automotive Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Included: Concours d’Elegance Gala Dinner, Live Auction & Live Performance From Comedian David Spade.

🎫 Single Ticket For The Gala Dinner Ticket Cost:  $500.00

🕑 Welcome Reception & Silent Auction: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
🕑 Dinner, Live Auction, and Entertainment: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Lifetime Achievement Awards Dale Earnhardt Nary Barra Mindy Holman Boca Concours

Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to famous race car driver Dale Earnhardt, Mary T. Barra, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, and Mindy Holman, Chair of Holman Enterprises for their lifelong passion and dedication to uplifting the spirit of the automobile. 


This Event Includes The Annual Automotive Lifetime Achievement Recipients:
 • Racing Presentation:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., a well-known racing car driver with 50 victories and two NASCAR titles.
 • Manufacturer Presentation: Mary Barra, Charmian and CEO of General Motors Company.
 • Dealer Presentation: Mindy Holman, Holman Automotive before becoming Chairman of the Board.


THE BOCA RATON CONCOURS d’ ELEGANCE at The Boca Raton Hotel & Resort. The concourse and car show will feature Pre-war Cadillacs, as well as Cadillac Eldorado and Arnolt cars. will be among the featured vintage vehicles at that contour. Pre-war Cadillacs, as well as Cadillac Eldorado and Arnolt cars.

🎫 Car Show Ticket – Ages 18 + $125.00
🎫 Car Show Ticket – Ages 6-17 $50.00  (BUY TICKETS HERE)

 🕑 Show set-up: 7:00 am – 8:30 am
 🕑 Judging: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 🕑 General Admission: 10:00 am
 🕑 Awards Ceremony: 11:00 am


Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
501 E Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 954-537-1010

Parking is available at The Boca Raton Resort Valet. Additional event parking is available at 1515 South Federal Highway. (Additional transportation may be necessary to reach the hotel.) Parking is available at 1515 South Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

The Boca Raton Concours was Founded by Rita & Rick Case from The Rick Case Automotive Group.  The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is currently one of the world’s largest Concours d’Elegance owned by a private charity and benefiting a charity.

The Boca Concours benefits over 12,000 at-risk youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Over the past 15 years, the Boca Concours has raised over $10 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs. This year The Concours Co-Chairs are Marc Cannon (Executive Vice President of AutoNation) and Rita Case (President and CEO of the Rick Case Automotive Group).

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