The 13th Annual Boca Raton Concours D’Elegance Presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation Coming Feb. 22-24
The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation will take place Feb. 22-24 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Jay Leno, from the “Jay Leno’s Garage” television show, will be the three-day weekend's celebrity guest at the hangar party, gala headline entertainer and celebrity judge. He will be presenting the “Big Dog Garage Award” to his favorite automobile and motorcycle during the Feb. 24 judging on the show field.
Auto enthusiasts will celebrate with Marque of the Year, Bentley Motorcars on their 100th anniversary.
The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is the world’s largest for-charity event, and it fully benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Founded and directed by Rita and Rick Case of The Rick Case Automotive Group, who volunteer annually and have given their leadership and hands-on involvement over the last 13 years, as well as honorary chair Mike Jackson Chairman, CEO and President of AutoNation. The event is to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and the more than 12,300 at-risk youth it serves.
“The entire Concours team is comprised of over 300 volunteers who donate their time to the planning and execution of the event,” said Brian Quail, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. “In 2018, the event attracted thousands of attendees and to date has raised more than $10 million for our organization.”
Friday, Feb. 22
The first day will kick off the weekend of events with the duPont Registry™ Live Hangar Party at Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport with celebrity guest, Jay Leno. Guests will experience gourmet tastings from more than 30 of South Florida’s finest restaurants and indulge in an array of fine wines and spirits, as well as live entertainment.
Guests can also peruse an impressive selection of exotic cars, motorcycles, extravagant boats, private jets, premier vendors and more.
Saturday, Feb. 23
The second day features the Grand Gala Dinner, Auction & Show and a stellar performance by one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country, Jay Leno.
Sunday, Feb. 24
Sponsored by Rick Case Automotive Group, Sunday’s all day-event features the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance automobile and motorcycle exhibition. Celebrity judge Jay Leno will walk through the show field meeting automobile and motorcycle owners and event attendees as he searches for his favorite automobile and motorcycle to present the "Jay Leno Big Dog Garage Award."
Guests from around the world will experience an automotive showcase like no other, featuring vehicles and motorcycles from an array of time periods. Once the show kicks off, guests are invited to walk through a series of vendor tents and enjoy a selection of gourmet food, wine and cocktails from more than 30 of South Florida’s finest restaurants at the Concours d’Gourmet Pavilion.
For additional information on the 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance and a full schedule of events, please visit the website or call 954-537-1010.
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