2019 Weekend Event Details

Upcoming events will most likely run very much like what’s described below. Details will be updated closer to the event and will also be sent by email to registrants.

Tour d’Elegance

Saturday September 21, 2019
7:00am – Registration opens
8:30am – Departures begin

  • The Tour d’Elegance begins at Cole European in Walnut Creek, CA, located at 2103 N Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Google Maps and directions.
  • Check-in will open at 7:00am, along with morning refreshments and socializing. Please arrive by 7:30am and be sure to sign in at our registration table where you’ll receive your route book and any other instructions.
  • When you arrive, please place your car in our departing lineup, and be sure to have our “Tour” decals applied to your car.
  • Coffee and light refreshments will be served during our morning welcome briefing and we’ll try to grab a group photo too.
  • Departures will get underway at 8:30am so that everybody should easily arrive at the lunch destination at about 11:30am, with plenty of time for our tour, wine tasting, and lunch.
  • Please bring either your transponder or $5.00 cash for a toll along the route.
  • Departures from lunch will bring you directly back to Cole European with an expected return time of about 3:00pm.
  • Please note that all entrants need to show a current drivers’ license and proof of insurance (for Thrill Ride participants, you will also need to sign a waiver at registration)

Dinner d’Elegance

Saturday September 21, 2019
5:30pm – Doors open / cocktails
7:30pm – Dinner

  • The Gala Dinner d’Elegance is held at the Blackhawk Museum located at 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506. Google Maps and directions.
  • Doors open and cocktails begin at 5:30pm.
  • When you arrive, please check in at the registration tent located on the terrace in front of the Museum.
  • Silent auction bidding begins at 5:30pm with bids closing shortly before the doors open for dinner.
  • Doors open for dinner at 7:30pm. Tables are assigned and indicated on your auction paddle.
  • Speakers will be introduced throughout the course of the evening.
  • Doors close at approximately midnight.

Concours d’Elegance

Sunday September 22, 2019
7:30-10:00am – Exhibitor registration
11:00am – Show opens to the public


2019 Event Maps:

For Spectators

  • Gates open for spectators at 11:00am. View our 2019 Attendee Map for directions.
  • The very popular Race Car Parade will take place at 11:30am down Hartz Avenue.
  • Our Awards Ceremony will take place at 3:00pm.
  • The Concours d’Elegance closes at 4:00pm.

For Exhibitors

  • We do not send out packets or tickets in advance – you will receive your windshield placard, goodie bag and parking space assignment when you check in at registration between 7:30am and 10:00am on Sunday morning.
  • Street placement is assigned in advance.
  • The Show Entrance is located at the intersection of Railroad Ave. and West Prospect Ave. in Danville, CA. View our 2019 Exhibitor Map for directions.
  • Transporter Parking is located at 140 Love Lane, Danville, CA. View our 2019 Transporter Map for directions.
  • Gates open for spectators at 11:00am and vehicles will remain on display until the show closes at 4:00pm.
  • The very popular Race Car Parade will take place at 11:30am down Hartz Avenue.
  • Our Awards Ceremony will take place at 3:00pm.
  • The Concours d’Elegance closes at 4:00pm, after the awards ceremony. For the safety of all participants and spectators, vehicles must remain in the show until closing at 4:00pm.
  • Yes, you can bring chairs for the sidewalk behind your cars.

For Dealers

  • Registration is open from 7:30am to 9:00am with cars being placed on the street during this time.
  • Vehicles will remain on display until the show closes at 4:00pm.
  • View our 2019 Dealer Map and 2019 Transporter Map for directions.


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Gala Dinner d'Elegance

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The jewel of our fundraising crown, the annual Gala is an elegant affair delivering an evening of great company, great food and wine, great generosity, and dancing!

Concours d'Elegance

September 18, 2022

Join us on the streets of historic downtown Danville when it overflows with classic, sports performance and exotic automobiles, as well as fine wooden yachts and cruisers, motorcycles and vintage trailers.

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