Monterey Car Week 2022 & Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

All over Monterey County starting August 12-21, 2022, classic cars take to streets, golf courses, parks, and the world-renowned WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for Monterey Car Week 2022 surrounding visitors with automobiles from yesteryear. Monterey Car Week features nearly 30 car events including car shows, races, auctions, arts & lectures and concludes with the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is only the final event in a packed week celebrating the classic automobile! Said to be the world's premier celebration of the automobile, Concours draws the world's collector car enthusiasts to gather and take part in a competition of elegance. The 200 best collector cars in the world roll onto the legendary 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links, with only a handful of those receiving official recognition for style, technical merit, and historical accuracy.

Check our Events Calendar for updates or check with individual establishments to inquire further. Please use the categories below to navigate the page and browse Monterey Car Week's schedule. 

Travel Information

For traffic advisories & road closures from the county and available shuttle services, visit the Monterey Car Week 2022 Travel Information page. Text CARWEEK to 888777 to receive important safety information throughout the week.

Monterey Car Week 2022 Map

Monterey Car Shows & Races

Auto shows and rallies during Monterey Car Week 2022 offer car fans the chance to see historic and rare vehicles up close, with peeks both inside the car and under the hood.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022

  • Monterey Car Week Kick-Off

Monterey Car Week kicks off with a remarkable collection of historic race cars lining Alvarado Street before racing at next week's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Come on down and meet the drivers of these beautiful examples of racing history while enjoying great music and giveaways. This is a great family-friendly event.

  • Concours at Pasadera

Set against the backdrop of the luxurious private country club, find exceptional food, refreshments and hospitality in celebration of  Ferrari’s recent Formula One wins and Class Victories at Le Mans since 1949. The Club at Pasadera's Center Court will present the custom coach builders of Ferrari over the last 8 decades.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2022

  • Monterey Pre-Reunion

Owners of more than 300 historic race cars, most of which are competing days later in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, will get valuable track time in a more relaxed and less-crowded environment. A great chance for fans to get up close to these unique cars and watch them perform. 

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2022

  • Monterey Pre-Reunion

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022

  • Porsche Monterey Classic

Hundreds of Porsche Classic sports cars will be on display by owners from all around the world with live music performances and food & beverage selections from acclaimed Monterey Peninsula makers, plus the premiere of the 2022 Posche Restoration Challenge Project Car (1979 Targa 911SC) and a charity auction with proceeds benefitting worthy orgs. 

  • Automobilia Monterey Expo

Find and buy original auto literature, artwork, badges, advertising signs, model cars, books, magazines, posters and so much more! Meet 20+/- top international dealers in a single venue in a relaxed indoor setting.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022

  • Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise-In

Time to kick off Monterey Car Week with hundreds of classic sports and luxury cars, muscle cars, newer exotics, and classic 4x4s line up along 525 Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove to put on a show. 

Come check out Acura cars in Carmel-by-the-Sea's lovely Devendorf Park. The event will feature cars (of course!), coffee and light bites.

  • Automobilia Monterey Expo

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2022

  • The Little Car Show

Calling all mini, micro, electric, steam, and arcane vehicles! The Little Car Show takes place in downtown Pacific Grove from Noon to 5 PM. on the city’s main thoroughfare, beautiful Lighthouse Avenue.

  • Motorlux

McCall's Motorworks Revival has a new host and new name. Hagerty invites you to share in their passion for vintage race cars, state-of-the-art aircrafts, the latest supercars, incredible gourmet food, and the best of California’s wines at Monterey Jet Center for the ultimate celebration of automotive beauty, exquisite aircraft, and the motorworks community. 

  • Pebble Beach Motoring Classic

The Motoring Classic will take participants on an epic 9-day journey to the ultimate destination in Pebble Beach. The Motoring Classic participant package includes all meals and accommodations and entertainment en route from Kirkland, Washington to Casa Palmero at Pebble Beach.

  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a museum revving to life with hundreds of historic and period-correct race and sports cars from nearly every era. Yet, they are not for show. Drivers race them in corresponding run groups in an attempt to tame the challenging iconic race track before thousands of enthusiastic fans.

  • Automobilia Monterey Expo

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

  • Legends of the Autobahn

Legends Of The Autobahn is an all-German marque car week event hosted by the BMW Car Club of America, the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, and the Audi Club of North America. The 12th annual celebration of German automotive engineering, which will be held at its new location of Pacific Grove Golf Links this year, draws over 400 registered cars along with exhibits from event sponsors. Spectators are regularly greeted by rare and historically significant models, as well as factory-prepared specials.

  • Pebble Beach Tour dʻElegance

An exhibition of elegance in motion, the annual Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance features more than 150 Concours entrants seeking to prove they are roadworthy and gain an advantage in the Concours as they trace a scenic route on Highway One.

  • Pebble Beach RetroAuto

An automobilia enthusiast’s dream, Pebble Beach RetroAuto hosts a highly curated selection of rare collectibles and memorabilia from the automotive past, to the latest luxury goods and technological tools of the present.

  • Prancing Ponies All Woman Car Show

This all-female-owned car show allows women car enthusiasts to inspire girls to pursue careers in STEM and to explore leadership in the automotive industry. Proceeds help continue the foundation's mission to 'Create Women Leaders One Girl at a Time' by empowering women and inspiring girls.

  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022

  • The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.

  • Pacific Grove  Rotary Concours Auto Rally

This annual event is geared for those enthusiasts who own, drive or appreciate all cars, especially Vintage, Classic, Sports, and Luxury vehicles. The Rally Drive follows a scenic route along the magnificent Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach shoreline.

  • Porsche Club of America Werks Reunion

The popular Porsche show, Werks Reunion is showcasing a breathtaking array of Porsches that are sure to excite Porsche enthusiasts! Expect to view a spectacular array of Porsches, from rare classics to current models and everything in between. Display your own cherished car in model-specific Porsche Corral or enter the Porsche Judged Field and compete to win a unique Werks Reunion Trophy. 

  • Pebble Beach RetroAuto

  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022

  • Concorso Italiano

Concorso Italiano's unique format features 800 - 1,000 vehicles of Italian origin, and the focus is on the vehicles on display, conversations between people who love and appreciate them, and elements of Italian style such as food, music and art - all of this on the beautiful grounds of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course.

  • Concours d'Lemons

Back again to ruin Monterey Auto Week, the Concours d'Lemons has become the "Must Do" event of the week. Crappy cars, lots of laughs, celebrity judges, and free admission. It doesn't get much better/worse. Celebrating the Oddball, Mundane, and Truly Awful of the automotive world! 

Hoopties, Rust Buckets, Misfits, Mistakes, and the worst of the automotive world will be on display and as always celebrity judges will be accepting bribes for our Thrift Shop sourced trophies. The best part is that the show is free for participants and spectators, so you'll get exactly what you pay for.

  • Annual Ferrari Event

Ferrari lovers will not want to miss this gathering of vintage and new Ferrari automobiles and a chance to talk to both owners and representatives from the Ferrari Owners Club. The nonprofit beneficiary this year will be Big Sur Food & Wine, who has arranged a wide representation of local wineries to be featured at the outdoor wine reception in the terraced gardens of The Barnyard. 

  • Exotics on Broadway

This unique event is focused entirely on the Super, Hyper and Exotic Car phenomenon. Exotics on Broadway showcases some of the most rare and exciting cars of our time alongside the companies and brands that can take these cars to the next level in performance and showmanship.

  • Czinger Vehicles Unveils 21C V Max and Hyper GT

Coming off their public world premiere at The Quail, Czinger Vehicles will showcase two pathbreaking, never-before-seen additions to their venerable line-up: the 21C V Maz and Hyper GT at the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Be among the first to view these first-of-their-kind vehicles at this public event from 10am-4pm.

  • Pebble Beach RetroAuto

  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2022

  • Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The finest collector cars gather on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links to compete to be named Best of Show — the ultimate award for automobiles. Experts critique their elegance, technical merit, and history. And crowds come from all corners of the globe to cheer their favorites.

  • Pebble Beach RetroAuto

  • Corkscrew Hillclimb and Community Day

A different form of racing will quite literally ascend upon WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca after the conclusion of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. For the first time in the raceway's 65-year history, special guests will race counter-course up through the iconic Corkscrew for the inaugural "Corkscrew Hillclimb" event featuring exhilarating racing, an open paddock of historic race cars, food trucks and abundant beverage options, music, a festive toast for the anniversary, and more.

Auctions

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

Mecum Auction 2022

  • Mecum Monterey 2022

Mecum Auctions, the world's largest collector-car auction company, offers a range of automobiles from prewar classics and vintage muscle cars to luxury and high-end exotics, modern supercars, and more, along with approximately 100 vintage and antique motorcycles.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022

  • RM Sotheby's Auction

RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction is a long-standing tradition during Car Week with a long history of record-breaking results, high-caliber consignments, unparalleled client service, impeccable presentation, and international footprint.

  • Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction

Bonhams returns to the Monterey Peninsula for the August 2022 Car Week, and the 25th Annual Quail Lodge Auction. The auction, held at the opulent and centrally located Quail Lodge & Golf Club, spans the full spectrum of collectible cars. Bonhams' legacy is rooted in impressive sell-through rates and many worlds auction records. 2022 promises a curated lineup of the highest quality motorcars, marketed to the largest worldwide audience in the business.

  • Pebble Beach Auctions presented by Gooding & Company

The Pebble Beach Auctions host the world’s foremost car collectors, buyers, and sellers, offering car collectors the opportunity to not only see but acquire automobiles of impeccable quality, design, and provenance.

  • Mecum Auction

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022

  • Mecum Auction

  • RM Sotheby's Auction

  • Pebble Beach Auctions presented by Gooding & Company

 

Arts & Lectures

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022 - SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022

  • Pebble Beach Classic Car Forums

Join car conversations with automotive leaders and legends to discuss some of the most interesting topics facing the collector car world today. 

 

Several hotels in Pebble BeachMontereyPacific Grove and Carmel are all a short drive to the various events surrounding Monterey Car Week. Click here to view local accommodations.

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