The second annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance is gearing up for Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the world-class Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Presented by the nonprofit Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. (CCfK), the Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance benefits the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in providing help and hope to children with rare birth disorders and their families, and to support research that will identify the best possible treatments. The second annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance will showcase an invitation-only assembly of 35 American and European classic and historic automobiles and racecars. This year’s classes are: Open Cars, Closed Cars, Pre-war Cars, Post-war Cars, Sports Cars, and Muscle Cars. The deadline for entries is May, 25, 2018.
The day-long, fundraising event includes professional judging and awards presented for historical accuracy, technical merit, and style; family-friendly activities; celebrity guests, among whom will be Super Bowl-winning Coach Dick Vermeil; a Car Corral behind the Simeone Museum for local car enthusiasts; food and specialty vendors; and access to the Simeone Museum – one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars.
On Friday, June 15, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., the 2018 Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance Preview Gala will be held at the Simeone Museum. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, Concours preview, silent auction and celebrity keynote. Preview Gala individual tickets, $150, include admission to Saturday’s Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance; and tables for eight guests are available for $1000. All proceeds from the evening benefit CHOP.
Premiere Concours Entries:
Classic car collectors from throughout North America are invited to submit their entries for the 2018 Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance. All entries will be considered for acceptance into the Concours. Nomination Submission Deadline, May 25, 2018 http://www.coolcarsforkids.org/car-registration.html
Car Corral Registration:
Classic car enthusiasts and owners are invited to participate in this year’s Car Corral to be held on the grounds of the Simeone Museum. Individual Space, $50. http://www.coolcarsforkids.org/concours.html