SAN DIEGO, CA - The prestigious La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, proudly presented by LPL Financial and Panerai, is making a triumphant return to the stunning shores of La Jolla. Now in its 18th year, this celebration of automotive excellence is set to unfold over an exquisite weekend from Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, 2024. Recognized globally as one of the finest classic automobile showcases in the United States, the La Jolla Concours consistently draws discerning car enthusiasts from around the world. This year's La Jolla Concours theme, celebrating the Roaring 20s and the Glamorous 30s, promises to infuse the event with a sense of yester-year nostalgia and timeless elegance. The theme serves as an artistic backdrop that will curate a showcase of automobiles from this extraordinary era. Attendees can expect to witness a breathtaking array of classic cars that epitomize the spirit of opulence and sophistication synonymous with the Roaring 20s and the Glamorous 30s. From sleek Art Deco designs to the powerful engines found within, these vehicles will transport spectators back to a time of innovation, luxury, and boundless enthusiasm for automotive craftsmanship.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2024
Experience the Delights of La Jolla: Kick off the weekend by exploring the enchanting offerings of La Jolla, including its diverse range of restaurants, art galleries, and unique attractions, each extending exclusive La Jolla Concours d’Elegance specials.
La Jolla Concours d’Elegance VIP Party | 6PM-10PM | Ellen Browning Scripps Park
Embark on an unforgettable journey at the renowned La Jolla Concours d’Elegance VIP Party, set against the majestic Pacific Ocean and greens of Ellen Browning Scripps Park on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 6pm to 10pm. Known for its ingenuity and trendsetting event themes, this year’s celebration promises to be a night to remember. Immerse yourself in live music, savor artistically crafted cocktails from a hosted bar, relish gourmet delights from 20 of San Diego's top restaurants, and participate in an exciting live auction featuring unique items. There are limited tickets to this exclusive soiree, that boasts a history of selling out, guests are encouraged to secure tickets now. The event's theme will be revealed February 2024.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2024
The La Jolla Concours Tour d’Elegance | 7AM-2PM
Take part in an intimate, exclusive experience during the La Jolla Concours Tour d'Elegance from 7AM to 2PM. Start your day by visiting a remarkable car collections followed by a driving tour of the breathtaking scenery of San Diego. Spend the day with fellow car aficionados and conclude your day with a sumptuous lunch at the private venue. Cars may enter to participate for a fee of $425.
Porsches on Prospect | 5PM-9PM
On Saturday evening, ignite your passion for Porsches during "Porsches on Prospect" in the heart of La Jolla Village. Witness 75 magnificent Porsches lining Prospect Street, and immerse yourself in the village's vibrant atmosphere, featuring live music, exclusive retail offers, gallery openings, restaurant specials, and much more. This event is free for viewers of all ages. If you want to showcase your Porsche, limited spaces remain for a registration fee of $125 which grants true VIP status and access to Porsches party at the Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Party.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2024
The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance | 9AM-4PM | La Jolla’s Ellen Browning Scripps Park
This is a once in a lifetime chance to view over 200 spectacular and rare vehicles that will be displayed on the La Jolla Cove lawn along the breathtaking Pacific Coast. Indulge in the Champagne and Honey Tasting Garden and other unique experiences throughout the day. Enjoy live music, visit exclusive vendors, indulge in refreshing beers and cocktails – all while surrounded by a once in a lifetime display of cars. Don’t forget to look to the skies for a vintage fly over along the coast!
GO VIP: Enhance the LJCDE experience with an upgraded premium or VIP ticket. Attend the La Jolla Concours in true VIP style, skip the line and breeze through with a dedicated check in, enjoy fabulous bites from fifteen of San Diego’s finest restaurants, and enjoy hosted access to the newly expanded VIP bar, a commemorative poster from the renowned La Jolla Concours artist, Scott Jacobs, and a La Jolla Concours Program. Various VIP tiers available for the Sunday La Jolla Concours d’Elegance as well as other weekend events while supplies last. Learn more at lajollaconcours.com.
Tickets for the 2024 LJCDE are priced as follows through March 6th* when ticket prices increase. It is encouraged to buy tickets now to ensure your entry to this year’s show.
- La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Friday VIP Party
- Porsches on Prospect
- Tickets: None – FREE event!
- La Jolla Concours d’Elegance
- GA: $80*
- Premium: $175*
- VIP: $275*
- Additional VIP experiences, packages, and suites available for purchase online at lajollaconcours.com
- Enter your qualifying car for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance or the Motor Car Classic at the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance online now for a limited time.
About the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance: The 18th Annual La Jolla Concours proceeds will go towards the La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the rich history of the village of La Jolla. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, the La Jolla Concours benefits several additional local community non-profit partners each year. For more information, to obtain a registration form or to purchase tickets to the featured weekend events, please visit http://www.lajollaconcours.com or call 619.233.5008