Vail Automotive Classic Car Show and Concours September 15–17, 2023
September 15 @ 8:30 amFree
(Updated: August: 8, 2023) – The Vail Automotive Classic Car Show & Concours will celebrate its 13th annual three-day car and automotive festival in Vail, Colorado, on September 15–17, 2023.
The three-day car-themed event will take place at one of Colorado’s secret hot spots called Vail Village. The event will host over 100+ collector cars including antique cars, vintage cars, modern supercars, and motorcycles.
Above Image: A 1967 Ferrari 330 P4 mid-engine that won the 1000 km Monza in 1966. It is powered by a V12 engine that had been originally designed Pininfarina engine designed by Franco Rocchi and new bodywork by Piero Drogo.
Featured car-themed events and experiences include a Barrett-Jackson Mountain Road Tour; Cars and Cocktails Drinks and Dinner; Cars & Coffee Car Show; and The Vail Concours and Car Show as a finale. The three-day event starts on a Friday and ends on Sunday.
The Vail Concours Is A Three-day, Annual, Car-themed Event And Car Show Hosted In Vail, Colorado.
Since its inception in 2009, the Vail Concours has attracted a varied mix of car enthusiasts from across the U.S. and Canada. Participants showcase everything from modern supercars and sports cars to classic collector vehicles and motorcycles. But the Vail Concours is more than just a car show; it provides two days filled with driving adventures and social gatherings leading up to the main event.
Vail, Colorado, is a hub of entertainment, boasting world-class outdoor activities, exquisite dining, cultural experiences, and scenic sightseeing.
– Schedule of Events –
DAY 1 – “THE SCENIC ROAD TOUR”
Friday, September 15
The first day of the event starts on Friday, September 15, with a Barrett-Jackson-sponsored Mountain Road Tour. The tour includes a beautiful scenic drive from Downtown Vail to the majestic city of Steamboat Springs. In the middle of the tour, there will be a pit stop in Steamboat Springs for a catered picnic lunch.
After lunch, the tour returns to Vail via a new and exciting scenic route. At any time, drivers can break away from the tour to further explore the beautiful city of Steamboat Springs or other parts of the mountainous region of Colorado. (Advance Registration Required)
AFTER DINNER PARTY
Later in the day, after the tour, there will be a “Cars & Cocktails” Texas BBQ Dinner. This is an opportunity to meet new friends, catch up with old friends, and share car stories and experiences. The event is filled with all types of food, drinks, beer, wine, dancing, lawn games, and live music featuring an original country Twangbox. The dinner is open to car show participants.
DAY 2 – “CARS & COFFEE”
Saturday- September 16
On the second day, Saturday, September 16, there will be a casual “Cars & Coffee Car Show” at the base of Vail Mountains on the lawns of Gondola 1. The show includes all types of old antique, vintage, muscle, and brass-era collector cars. Beyond the old cars, the show will include ultra-exotic sports cars as well as newer supercars and hypercars from brands such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Paganini.
The Cars & Coffee Car Show takes place on the lawns of Vail Sports Mountain Plaza at the base of Gondola 1. If you’re in the area, it’s a must to see! The Car Show is FREE and there is plenty of parking. The show takes place from early morning to mid-afternoon.
DAY 3 – “THE VAIL CONCOURS CAR SHOW”
Sunday- September 17
The Vail Concours Car Show is the main event of the three-day weekend where some of the finest cars in the world will be on display. The car show takes place on Sunday, September 17 throughout the charming streets of Lionshead Village. The show will feature over 100 pristine, ultra-rare, and expensive cars from car collections around the country.
Over the course of the day, the cars will be judged by experienced car collectors and rated for their appearance, design, and condition. The judges will then present awards for the best show cars.
Sunday’s Vail Concours Car Show is FREE to attend and there will be plenty of free parking. If you want to feel like a local, then stick around and join the in-town parties…
TICKETS & ADMISSION
• The Cars & Coffee event FREE
• The Vail Concours & Car Show is FREE
521 E Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657 (MAP)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
• Friday, September 15th morning to afternoon:b“ROAD TOUR”
• Friday, September 15th evening: CARS & COCKTAILS AFTER DINNER PARTY”
• Saturday- September 18 – 9 am to 3 pm: “CARS & COFFEE CAR SHOW”
• Sunday- September 17 – 8:30 am to 2:00 pm:”THE VAIL CONCOURS CAR SHOW”
VIDEO: Vail Automotive Car Show 2018
**The Vail Automotive Classic Car Show and Concours is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization . Your donations are tax-deductible. We support local nonprofit community organizations that directly support local residents and workers. Donations are gratefully accepted at our mailing address below or via credit card via the link. Donation options are accessed via “Buy Tickets”