Preview Hilton Head Island Concours d’ Elegane

The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegane is one of the most popular motor festivals globally and will celebrate its 15th year in 2016. In its 15th year, the festival will begin with the Savannah Speed Classic from the 28th of October 2016. The first event will be at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in Savannah, Georgia. Following the first event, the motorsport festival will continue with Concours d’Elegane at the Royal Golf Club in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

The festival will continue as per schedule even after the challenges faced due to Hurricane Matthew. Being one of the largest and fastest growing motorsports festival in the country, the organizers have ensured that various partner hotels and the community will experience a quality festival that will keep up with the tradition of the event.

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2015 Best in Show – 1933 Chrysler Custom Imperial Phaeton

Hilton Head Island Concours d’ Elegane will also feature a series of unique events that will cater to the motor enthusiasts visiting the festival. Some of the signature events at the festival include:

  • The 4th of November will be the day for the Flight & Fancy Aeroport Gala event. It iwill feature vintage aircrafts, live music, amazing food and special cocktails.
  • The Aero Expo event will happen on 5th Nov 2016 at the Hilton Head Island Airport.
  • The Westin Head Island Resort & Spa will host the first ever sports car market insider’s seminar. It will have industry experts and collectors talking about the various trends and things that a motor enthusiast or collector should know.
  • The evening on the 5th of November will end with Autoweek. The event will feature Lowcountry cuisine, cocktails and designers that are associated with some of the most prestigious and known car brands globally.
Classics 1933-1948: Automative Design Excellence Award - 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster
Classics 1933-1948: Automative Design Excellence Award – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster

The festival has a number of well known partners including hotels and other businesses related to motors. Some of the well known partners include Port Royal Golf Club, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, BMW, Volvo, Porsche, Mingledorff ’s, Reliable Carriers, Inc., Hargray, Alpha Media, the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and Visit Savannah.

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