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The Sixth Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance And “Cool Cars for Kids” Fundraiser Revisits The Simeone Automotive Museum (May 24, 2023)

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25
Philadelphia Concours d'Elegance and Cool Cars For Kids Car Show June 24th, 2023

The sixth annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance and “Cool Cars for Kids” foundation will host two days of car-themed events and fundraiser at the Simeone Car Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 24, 2023.

This event is more about the foundation, than the cars. For the past six years, The Simeone Automotive Museum has hosted the Cool Cars for Kids (CCfK) charity event and has successfully raised thousands of dollars for the charity. Specifically, the Cool Cars for Kids (CCfK) foundation raises money for children born with rare genetic illnesses through the Cool Cars for Kids (CCfK) charity.

Inside the Simeone Auto Museum showing all the cars

The Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum! This year’s Concours (2023), named Porsche or “Porsche-delphia,” will showcase an invitation-only display of Rare Porsches, plus classic American and European historic significant automobiles, and race cars.

Over the course of two days, The Philly event will host four events that contribute directly to the foundation. Events include an invitation-only Annual Concours d’Elegance, a Car Preview Gala Dinner, a Porsche Rally, Car Corral Car Show.

EVENTS SCHEDULE

Sixth Annual Concours d’Elegance
The Sixth Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance Porsche-themed car show will take place on June 24th, 2023. Only cars that have been invited to the Concours are displayed throughout the museum according to class. Classes include American and European classic and historic vehicles and race cars. Professional judging and vehicle awards for historical accuracy, technical merit, and style are part of the day-long car exhibition and fundraiser. This year’s car classes are Prewar Cars, Postwar Cars, Sports Cars, Open Cars, Closed Cars, and Muscle Cars.

Preview Gala Dinner
The Car Preview Gala Wine Tasting takes place at the Simeone Museum on June 23, 2023. The preview will include a unique wine tasting with famous coach Dick Vermeil, heavy gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a vehicle concours preview, and a charity silent auction. Tickets for the Car Preview Gala cost $150 per person, which also includes admission to Saturday’s Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance. All proceeds from the  Car Preview Gala Wine Tasting benefit CHOP.

2023 Porsche Rally
For road trippers, the Porsche Club of America Riesent​öter Region will be sponsoring a day-long road rally for Porsche car owners. Make sure to pre-register for this event.

Car Corral
The Car Corral is a great place to get an up close and personal look at all the cars. All classic car enthusiasts and owners are invited to participate in the Car Corral. This year, the car corral will take place at the Samone Museum. Tickets cost $50, which includes two tickets to the Concours. This is an opportunity to show off your coolest car!

Hagerty Youth Judging
The Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance and Cool Cars for Kids are partners with Hagerty , Inc., and together have introduced a “Youth Judging Program”. Introduced as their first official youth service in 2007, the Youth Judging Program is hosted at more than 100 classic car and boat events throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Designed primarily for youth ages 8 to 14, the Youth Judging Program brings the world of classics to a kid-friendly level. (Source: https://www.hagerty.com/corporate/hobby-support/youth-programs )

2022 Philadelphia Concours "Best of Show" award went to the 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra

The 2022 Philadelphia Concours “Best of Show” award went to the 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra owned by Lee and Felicia Cross. The Shelby includes and race Ford racing motor rated at 271 horsepower. The car has a top speed of 130 mph and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 5.8 seconds.

 

2022 BEST OF SHOW WINNERS

The winner of the 2022 “Best of Show” was awarded a 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra owned by Lee and Felicia Cross of Centreville, Delaware. Additionally, the Dr. Fred Simeone award called the “Heart of a Champion Award” for the most original race car went to a 1961 Fiat Abarth Bialbero 1000 GT – Don and Diane Meluzio, York, Pa.

ABOUT THE SAMONE MUSEUM
The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing and sports cars.  The Spirit of Competition is the theme of the museum that celebrates the history and evolution of magnificent historically significant collectible cars. Found over 50 years ago, the car collections include over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Bentley, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Mercedes, Porsche, Jaguar, Ford, Corvette, and more…


FULL DATE & TIME SCHEDULE

TICKETS PRICES

PHILADELPHIA CONCOURS 2023
Jun 24, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Penn State Malvern, 30 East Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
🎫 Concours Ticket Price: $25
(BUY CONCOURS TICKETS HERE)

PREVIEW GALA DINNER
Jun 23, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Philadelphia, 6825-31 Norwitch Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19153, USA
🎫 Ticket Price: $150.00
(Buy Gala Dinner Tickets Here)

RALLY CAR TOUR TICKETS
Jun 24, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Penn State Malvern, 30 East Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
🎫 Ticket Price: $100.00
(BUY CAR RALLY TICKETS HERE)

 

CHARITY BENEFICIARY
Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. is a nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia, Pa. that brings together families of children with genetic conditions and classic car enthusiasts who share a common passion and appreciation for the one-of-a-kind. Funds raised from this unique partnership will directly forward its mission by supporting local and national charities – including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – to deliver care and support to children and families who struggle with the medical complexities associated with rare diagnoses. www.coolcarsforkids.org


The Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance
​Cool Cars for Kids
[email protected]
Phone: 267-982-2235

Organization Address:
136 Gypsy Ln, Wynnewood, PA 19096

​Event Address:
Simeone Automotive Musuem
6825-31 Norwitch Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19153
(Map To Event)

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.philadelphiaconcours.com/

Organizer

Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance
Phone:
267-982-2235
Email:
info@coolcarsforkids.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Simeone Automotive Museum
6825 Norwitch Dr.
Philadelphia, 19153 United States
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Phone:
267-982-2235
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