MONTEREY CAR WEEK SHOWS & RACES

 

AUTO SHOWS

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

Tuesday, August 13

Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue

Concours on the Avenue will be held Tuesday, August 13 from 10am-5pm. Sixteen blocks of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea will showcase over 175 domestic and foreign collector vehicles.

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise

Hundreds of classic sports cars and vintage automobiles line up along Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove on Tuesday, August 13 from 3pm-7pm.

Wednesday, August 14

Carmel Mission Classic

The iconic Carmel Mission is the backdrop for a variety of vintage automobiles during the Carmel Mission Classic on Wednesday, August 14 from 10am-4pm.

The Little Car Show

Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove lines up all sorts of tiny vehicles during Auto Week. The Little Car Show is Wednesday, August 14 from 12pm-5pm.

Prancing Ponies Car Show

The Prancing Ponies Car Show is an all women car show which lines the streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea on Wednesday, August 14 from 11am-3:30pm.

McCall's Motorworks Revival

On Wednesday, August 14 at 5pm the exclusive Motorworks Revival takes centerstage at the Monterey Jet Center from. The VIP event showcases some of the best in food, wine and automobiles.

Little Car Show 2015

Thursday, August 15

Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance

Spectators on roads around Pebble Beach and Carmel-by-the-Sea will be transported back to the past as classic cars participating in the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance drive by on Thursday, August 15. The tour will depart from Pebble Beach at 9am and eventually end at Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The cars will be displayed from 11:30am to 2pm on Ocean Avenue, and then will return to Pebble Beach. For some of these vehicles, successful completion of the Tour will be their key to a win in Sunday's Concours.

Friday, August 16

Legends of the Autobahn

Legends of the Autobahn plays host to beautiful BMWs of all ages, as well as entrants from the Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi clubs who will share this event. The Concours will be held on Friday, August 16 from 9am-3pm at the Nicklaus Club. Judging and displays are limited to members of the four respective clubs, but the public is welcome to walk the grounds and enjoy the beautiful array of German cars! 

Werks Reunion - A Porsche Gathering

The Porsche Club of America hosts the Werks Reunion on Friday, August 16 from 7am-3pm. The show will feature the latest Porsches, special vehicle presentations and celebrity guests at Corral de Tierra Country Club in Salinas.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

Enjoy luxury cars and view the finest in automotive design at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Friday, August 16 from 10am to 4pm. Themes include Great Ferraris, Supercars, Sports and Racing Motorcycles and more.

Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally

On Friday, August 16 from 12pm to 5pm, Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove will feel like a trip back in time during the Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally presented by the Rotary Club of Pacific Grove. Over 200 cars will participate at this event, which is free for spectators. At 5pm cars will cruise the streets of Pacific Grove. Afterwards, participants and spectators can enjoy a barbecue dinner at Chataqua Hall.

Saturday, August 17

Concorso Italiano

The legendary Concorso Italiano, makes its home at Black Horse Golf Course. Celebrate all things Italian with displays of Italian fashion and art and great Italian food and music, as well as over 800 Italian cars. This year's event will be held Saturday, August 17 from 9:30am-5pm.

Concours d'Lemons

Craving Pintos, Pacers and Corvairs instead of Porsches, Ferraris and Rolls-Royces? For an auto show that is the reverse of everything the Concours d'Elegance holds dear, head to Concours d'LeMons on Saturday, August 17 from 8am-1:30pm at Seaside City Hall on Harcourt Avenue.

Sunday, August 18

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

The banal term "auto show" hardly befits the most elegant exhibition of classic automotives in the world. Only the finest 200 classic cars will be allowed onto the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links during this event. The culmination of a week of classic automotives, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance features special classes including Motor Cars of the Raj, Rollston Coachwork, Vintage-Era Sporting Cars and more. The event is open to spectators on Sunday, August 18 from 10:30am to 5pm. Purchase tickets on the official Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance website.

HISTORIC RACES

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

While seeing classic cars on a golf course may be a treat, watching them compete on one of the world's finest racetracks is a can't-miss experience. See historic cars in motion at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The Monterey Pre-Reunion takes place August 10-11 while the main event takes place Thursday-Sunday, August 15-18 from 8:30am until 4:30pm every day. Tickets can be purchased at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca website.

Motorsports Reunion races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

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