La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Celebrates 10 Years

La Jolla Concours d'Elegance

One of the top three most anticipated car shows of the year, the Concours d’Elegance returns to La Jolla on April 11th – 13th, marking its 10th anniversary in production. The event showcases some of the world’s most exquisite automobile displays celebrating the exhilarating history of European Racing – featuring the likes of Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, and Rolls-Royce. According to Webster, “Concours” comes from the French and means “a crowd or confluence of things; also a park promenade.” The word calls to mind elegance, grandeur, sparkling coaches, and glistening groomed horses, and the renowned La Jolla Concours D’Elegance (previously simply the Motor Car Classic) isn’t too far off from that image today.

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LA JOLLA MOTOR CAR CLASSIC – La Jolla Concours d’Elegance


**2012 UPDATE: This year it’s back as La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – experience the evolution on Sunday April 1, 2012. ** To buy tickets Click here

La Jolla, California was driven to a fever pitch this past Sunday as the La Jolla Motor Car Classic road in to La Jolla village and delivered family fun for the 7th consecutive year.

The beauty of the world’s finest classic automobiles parked along La Jolla’s picturesque oceanfront cove on a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon is a portrait normally reserved for art galleries and movie screens. That it was captured in living color this past weekend is  what makes La Jolla ‘The Jewel’ of America’s finest city.

The La Jolla Blue Book hopes you enjoy these pictures and video of the La Jolla Car Classic as much as the community of La Jolla and all its’ visitors and residents enjoy attending this one-of-a-kind event each year. This special event is promotion that San Diego and the La Jolla community can’t afford to lose.

The La Jolla Blue Book would also like to extend a very well-deserved thank you to the La Jolla Historical Society for hosting this spectacular event. La Jollans and the local merchants are very lucky to benefit from the goodwill and headlines generated by the La Jolla Historical Society’s efforts with this car classic event and all that this special organization does for the community.

Please support the La Jolla Historical Society along with all the other community organizations that work to help preserve La Jolla and maintain it as the Jewel we all love!

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