The Virginia Festival of The Wheel Concours Welcomes The “Cars of the Autobahn” to Charlottesville, VA (August 27, 2023)
August 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$35
(Updated: July 17, 2023) — On the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Virginia Festival of the Wheel Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 5th annual event at the Boar’s Head Resort in the beautiful city of Charlottesville, Virginia. on August 27th, 2023.
The 2023 Virginia Festival of the Wheel has been Cancelled!
From The Virginia Festival of the Wheel Website…. “It is with extreme sadness that we must announce the cancellation of this year’s Virginia Festival Of The Wheel due to a serious health issue that is affecting an essential and beloved member of our team. Our goal is to return in 2024 with an event that will be bigger and better than ever.” Source; https://www.vafestivalofthewheel.com/
This year, the Virginia Festival will celebrate the “Cars of the Autobahn” for the 2023 event. The “Cars of the Autobahn” will feature such famous German marques as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi. Other German classes such as Karmann-Ghia, Opel, and VW will also be on display.
Additional vintage car classes include American Sports, American Post-War Production Cars, British Sports Cars, Classic Pre-War, Foreign Sports Cars, Foreign Production Cars, Vintage Race Cars, and two new classes, Custom Cruisers of the Fifties and Sixties and Vintage Motorcycles.
The show will host a special Hagerty Car & Coffee event on Saturday morning, August 27, featuring many less significant vehicles – but still classic vehicles.
Summary: The Virginia Festival of The Wheel car show happens on Sunday, August 27, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Boar’s Head Resort in Charlottesville, Virginia. Tickets for the car show cost $35 at the gate. Parking is available at the JPJ Arena with a free shuttle to the Concours.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, August 26 (5:00 – 7:00 PM)
CARS & CONVERSATION RECEPTION
Tickets: $35 per person (Buy Tickets)
“On Friday evening, all participants, including our honored guest, Hurley Haywood, gather for a casual CAR-THEMED social gathering at the Boar’s Head Resort. **Registration is required; light fare is served.”
Saturday, August 26, 2023 (8:00 – 10:00 AM)
CARS & COFFEE CAR SHOW
Tickets: $30 Per Car Donation (Buy Tickets)
“On Saturday morning, August 26, Hagerty will host a Cars & Coffee event that offers cars that are cool, but not quite Concours-worthy. Tickets are $30, which includes free spectator admission to the Concours on Sunday, August 27. “
Saturday, August 26 (12:00pm – 2:30 pm)
JEFFERSON TRAIL ROAD TOUR
Tickets: $40 for a Car and Driver (Buy Tickets)
“On the Jefferson Trail Road Tour, you can enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful countryside outside of Charlottesville, with a finishing line at the Pollak Vineyards for a gourmet cuisine lunch and a glass of wine..”
Saturday, August 26 (5:30 PM – 8:00 PM)
GALA EVENING AT BOAR’S HEAD RESORT
Tickets: $100 per person (Buy Tickets)
“The Boar’s Head Gala Evening Dinner is a fundraiser that includes a gourmet dinner, a live auction, and a dance. It concludes with a speaker and special guest, Hurley Haywood, a famed road racing endurance driver. “
Sunday, August 27, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Take a Test Drive in a Brand New Ferrari
This event is sponsored by Ferrari of Washington where you can drive a brand new Ferrari through Charlottesville. Don’t worry, you are not obligated to buy it!
• Tickets for a Test Ride: $100 per person
• Tickets for a Test Drive: $250 per person.
Sunday, August 27 (9:30 AM – 3:30 PM)
THE VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE WHEEL CONCOURS
Tickets: $50 per person (Buy Tickets)
“Over 100 rare classic, vintage and antique cars will be on display from a variety of car collections”
TICKETS: Concours Spectator Tickets | $35
VENUE: Boar’s Head Resort
ADDRESS: 200 Ednam Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903
PARKING: Parking is available at the JPJ Arena with a free shuttle to the Concours.
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