Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Classic Car Weekend At the Prestigious Keeneland Race Course July 14-17 2022
July 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$25
Lexington, Kentucky – Over 140 historically significant vehicles will be on display at the annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance held on the beautiful grounds of Kentucky’s renowned Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The Concours d”elegance Car Show will feature some of the finest vehicles in the country and the judged for their historical accuracy, presentation, and cleanliness. Awards will be presented to top qualifying cars.
In addition to the Concourse d’Elegance, six other car themed-events will fill the weekend including Car Tour d’Elegance, a Car Club Paddock Car Show, an Automotive Fine Art Show, a Silent Auction, Bourbon Car Tour & Luncheon, and a Maserati Mingle.
Experience Keeneland Concours d’Elegance in the
Horse Capital of the World.
This year, Porsche will be the featured marque at the show. Classes featured will include Air Cooled Cars, Water Cooled Cars, Rare “356” Models, and Porsche Race Cars. You can see these cars at the Concours car show on Saturday, July 16.
In addition to the Concours vehicles, the Car Club Paddock has become an important element of our Concours. Multiple car clubs will proudly display classic unique cars and car collections representative of their car club. Last year’s (2021) Paddock boasted over 14 different car clubs and approximately 425 members. This is a big event an takes place on Saturday, July 16.
This year, be sure to visit the Car Club Paddock and view such car collections from Alfa Romeos, Hot Rods, Audis, British, Corvettes, Cobras, Ferraris, Maserati’s, Mini-Coopers, Miatas, Mustangs, Porsches, and Models. The Car Club Paddock attracts about 500-600 historic and revved-up cars from over 500 miles. Interested members that belong to an existing car club can visit the Car Club Paddock page.
QUICK SUMMARY OF EVENTS:
Bourbon Tour – Thursday, July 14, 2022
Concourse d’Elegance – Saturday, July 16, 2022
Sunday Tour d’Elecance – Sunday, July 17, 2022
(Includes: The Car Club Paddock, Automotive Fine Art, and Silent Auction)
Maserati Mingle – Friday – June 24, 2022
At the Keeneland Entertainment Center, you will be able to enlist in a one-of-a-kind unique Silent Auction. This is a great opportunity to take a break from the other events and purchase a car-themed gift or memorabilia for friends and family. There will be autographed sports memorabilia as well as unique jewelry and more. For more information and items available you can visit the Silent Auction page here.
This year’s events include a Concourse d’Elegance, Sunday Tour d’Elegance, Cal Club Paddock, Automotive Fine Art, Silent Auction, Bourbon Tour, Concourse Bash, and a Maserati Mingle.
The Bourbon Tour offers a VIP Tour through the iconic Buffalo Trace Distillery. You will be able to experience and walk through the newly discovered “Bourbon Pompeii”. These historic distillery remnants were found in 2016 and are an integral part of the underground distillery from 1873. Following the distillery tour, you will take a scenic drive through the Famous Taylor Made Farm in Lexington. Lastly, you will be seated to a four-course gourmet catered dinner at the Farm. Here you relax and enjoy fantastic views of a Kentucky Bluegrass sunset over the rolling green hills of Kentucky. (More info on the Bourbon Tour) Tickets for the VIP Bourbon Tour cats between $1,000 and $1,500. Tickets are available here
Enjoy The Sunday Unique “Tour d’Elegance and Luncheon”
The Tour d’Elegance is a parade of classic cars that caravan through the back roads of Kentucky. The tour takes place on Sunday, July 17th, and lasts about four hours. To start the tour, drivers depart from the Keeneland‘s Entertainment Barn and head first to Pasture at Marksbury Farms in Lancaster, Kentucky. At the farm, drivers will be able to take a break and learn about the importance of sustainable local farming.
The drivers will regroup and continue the tour through the picturesque back roads of Kentucky before a pit stop in Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill. While in Shaker Village, drivers will be able to enjoy a delicious gourmet Kentucky-cooked meal in a picturesque Meadow View Barn. Lastly, all drivers are free to head back to show at their own leisure.
The Tour d’Elegance and Luncheon takes place on Sunday, July 17, 2022. The first car leaves promptly at 9:00 AM
TOUR TICKETS: Two people per car $200. = Driver & Navigator – Each additional passenger $75.(Tour d’Elegance Tickets available here)
Another Fantastic Event is the “MASERATI MINGLE”
The Maserati Mingle is more of an open Preview of cars on display at the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance. Here you can enjoy a relaxing evening featuring over 40 white-glove hand-picked rare, exotic, classic & collectible vehicles. The featured vehicles will be from the car dealership from “Maserati of Cincinnati” which will feature new and exotic Maserati’s. After, you will be able to enjoy food and drinks from local restaurants. The Maserati Mingle event is sponsored by Maserati of Cincinnati.
The Maserati Mingle takes place on Friday, June 24, 2022, at The Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. This event is OPEN & FREE to the public.
**Be sure to also visit the Artists Event section at the show. More information about feature artists will be posted on the websites. The Artwork will be on display at the Keene Barn on the Day of the Show.
CONCOURS EVENT DETAILS
DATE: Saturday, July 16th, 2022
TICKETS: Admission on Sunday, July 17 is $25 per person at the gate.
ADVANCED TICKETS: Tickets for admission can be prior to the show for $20
CHILDREN Are admitted for FREE. Under 12 admitted free
Active Military in uniform are admitted free. Thank you for your service!
- 6:30 am – Field opens to entrants
- 9:00 am – Judging begins: field open to spectators
- 3:00 pm – Award ceremony
- 4:30 pm – Show concludes
► Day of Show gate admission is $25 per person.
► The advance / prepaid website pricing – “Will Call” admission is $20/ person.
► Under 12 admitted free
► Active Military in uniform admitted free. Thank you for your service!
VIP DAY OF SHOW PACKAGE
The package includes Concours admission, VIP parking, a complimentary Concours program, and VIP Luncheon.
VIP Show Day tickets, $100. per person.
Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Date, Location & Admission
- Date: July 14–17, 2021
- Location: Lexington, KY
- Admission: At the gate $25 ($20 in advance online)
- Featured Cars: Porsche – Air Cooled, Porsche – Water Cooled, Porsche – 356, and a Porsche – Race Cars
- Website: www.keenelandconcours.com
- Phone: 859.806.3245
- Year founded: 2004
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KeenelandConcours
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keenelandconcours/
- Presenting sponsors: Keeneland Race Course, Audi of Lexington, Blue Grass Motorsport, James Motor Company, Maserati of Cincinnati, Jake Sweeney Automotive, Grundy Insurance
- Number of classic cars last year: 140
- Host Hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503-3309, 800.291.9434
- Location description: Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY
- Road Car Tour: Tour d’Elegance is on Sunday, July 17, and feat Tour is an exclusive, limited-ticket road trip to one of Kentucky’s famous bourbon distilleries.
- Last year’s Best of Show: 1931 Packard 840 Roadster of
Tom and Donna Tuls
2022 KCdE CAR CLASSES
Class 1 – Antiques thru 1924
Class 2 – Vintage 1925 – 1942
Class 3 – CCCA 1915 – 1948
Class 4 – Coach Built Classics
Class 5 – Collector American 1946 – 1975 “open” Convertibles and Roadsters
Class 6 – Collector American 1946 – 1975 “closed” Coupes and Sedans
Class 7 – European Sports
Class 8 – Foreign Classics
Class 9 – Youngtimers
Class 10 – Chevrolet Corvette
Class 11 – “American Performance” 1955 – 1975
Class 12 – Future Classics
Class 13 – Loud & Furious
Class 14 – Carriages
Class 15 – Motorcycles
VIDEO:Keeneland Concours d’Elegance
Keeneland Concours d’Elegance will be following the most current COVID-19 guidelines posted by our state and federal authorities, along with guidance from Keeneland Race Course. At this time, please wear a mask if you think you have been exposed or have not fully received the COVID-19 Vaccine. Also, we ask that you follow the protocol and standard guidelines for Social Distancing when appropriate. The safety of our attendees is very important to us – make sure to follow hand washing and sanitizing protocol to protect yourself and others. If you are having symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling sick, please stay home, and seek medical treatment when necessary.