Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance

The South Carolina Lowcountry and Hilton Head Island has something for everyone.  The island offers many annual events throughout the year – from the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament held each year at Harbour Town Golf Links to the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration which celebrates the Gullah people and their contribution to the history of the Sea Islands and this lowcountry region, to the Hilton Head Celebrity Golf Tournament that matches amateurs and celebrities to raise funds for children’s charities.  Another one of those special events is the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance which is returning to the island for its 12th annual celebration.  One of the nation’s signature automobile events, the festival takes place October 25 – November 3, 2013 and includes major international names in automotive collecting and racing.

Festivities kick off with the Savannah Speed Classic taking place at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, located across the water from Savannah’s famed River Street in Hutchinson Island, October 25 – 27.  This weekend event features races and a unique participant’s track experience including lap rides and pit access.

Playing host to some of the country’s finest collector automobiles, the Festival continues at Hilton Head Island’s Port Royal Golf Club which sets a beautiful backdrop to the world class automobiles that will be center stage November 2 – 3 with a series of events for car enthusiasts to enjoy including:

  • The Car Club Jamboree on Saturday, November 2, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Following its tradition of a European showcase, the 2013 Car Club Jamboree will feature marques of Italy including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Fiat Lancia.
  • The Motoring Midway on Saturday, November 2 & Sunday, November 3 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM which will feature a “Life on the Beach” exhibit including an array of beach mobiles, Woodies, scooters, and dune buggies, along with other displays of specialty vehicles, marine craft, an exhibit honoring Porsche, this year’s Honored Marque, and its involvement post 1973 in the racing world, a one-time only display showcasing “The Great Gatsby” vehicles, and world renowned collectors Sam and Emily Mann and Jim Schmidt showcasing their personal award-winning collections.
  • The Concours d’Elegance, Sunday, November 3 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM . This year, 150 cars and 25 motorcycles will compete for honors.

Additional Concours d’Elegance events will be taking place around Hilton Head including Cars & Cigars evening at Carolina Cigars, a Rolls-Royce Driving Tour, Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana’s Annual Tribute to Ferrari Wine Dinner, Le Grand Prix de Monte Carlo Wine Dinner at OMBRA Cucina Rustica, and much more!

View the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance Event Schedule

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