Proud Sponsor of GCD

The organizers of this event receive NO COMPENSATION and are truly Volunteers! We are a 501c3 IRS recognized charitable organization.

The inaugural year's  proceeds will be donated to Shriners Hospital for Children, Tampa. 

We do it for the love of the community, great classic cars, and the charities we support !

The Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance

is an official club event of the

Hillsborough Region AACA

(Antique Automobile Club of America) 

Old Wheel Restorations

formerly known as 

Pistorius Collectible Autos

Sales & Restoration Services

​(813) 917-9205

Live Entertainment

Ali McManus, ​Singer / Songwriter 

​My journey has been a series of twists and turns… and I mean that literally. Life – and my body itself – have thrown me some serious curves. But music saved my life. One song means three minutes of no pain, and I can say things with song that I can’t speak in words alone.

I don’t see myself as a person in a wheelchair. I see myself as a regular person who just happens to sit down all day. I don’t sweat the small stuff, and I believe positivity is the only way. I write songs that reflect my life, and I hope to connect with people through my lyrics and inspire with my message. Music has been my greatest healer. Through music, I have become UNBREAKABLE.

Kechi Okwubi, a finalist in "America's Got Talent" will tell us about her inspiring journey after a plane crash that killed 107 people, she and one other survived. After hundreds of surgeries, many at Shriners Hospital for Children, she was able to create beautiful music again and sang her way to the finals of AGT and the hearts of millions. Kechi will also honor us with singing the National Anthem opening the Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance.

Terry Muldoon, donating her time and talents for the benefit of the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa. How did it all begin? I was longing for a way to combine my love of percussion instruments, Trop-Rock music, beaches, and the tropical lifestyle. After being inspired by several steel pannists, I decided to pursue studying the Steelpan, and now the rest is history!





Wednesday- Friday, March 6-8, 2019


“Gasparilla Great Endurance Run” Tampa to Jacksonville,

1909 Re-enactment

Media send-off and greeting at every historical marker along the route is planned.

Downtown Tampa

Saturday, March 9, 2019


Endurance Run cars on display at Heacock Classic Auto Insurance "Cars & Coffee" at MotorXpo as part of Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Week.

Ritz Carlton Golf Course. 

Friday, April 12, 2019


"Cars in the Park" FUNraising Cocktail Party & Charity Auction - Gates Open 

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

6:00pmLive Music BeginsRed Carpet Area


Silent Auction Begins

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

6:30pmFood Buffet OpensRed Carpet Area

7:30pmLive Auction BeginsRed Carpet Area

8:30pmLast call, park closes at 9pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Saturday, April 13, 2019


Volunteers & Judges Breakfast

Four Green Fields Irish Pub


Judges Meeting

Four Green Fields Irish Pub


Concours cars move in

Alternate Parking Lot


Gates Open to the Public

Ashley St. and Riverfront entrances


Opening Ceremonies Begin

Pres. Wilson's 1919 Pierce Arrow arrives with

Grand Marshall, Ford Heacock and Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister.

Kechi sings National Anthem.

Rough Riders Color Guard.

Vintage Airplane Flyover.

Red Carpet Stage


Social Media Booth Opens: 

Re-charge, Re-post, Go Live

Southside Booths


Live Music Begins

Red Carpet Stage


Good Humor Ice Cream Truck- Free Ice Cream!

Show Field


Lunch will be delivered to the participants' vehicles

Show Field


Live Entertainment

Red Carpet Stage


Vintage Bicycles Demonstration

Red Carpet


Vintage Fashion Show

Red Carpet Stage


Ribbon Awards- Sponsor Choices

Show Field


Awards Ceremony

Red Carpet


Best in Show Awards

Red Carpet Stage


Unwind with a Poolside Sunset

Host Hotel, The Aloft

Sunday, April 14, 2019


"Nickel Tour" of Historic Tampa

Gasparilla Plaza


Farewell Luncheon

Columbia Restaurant, Ybor City


Schedule of Events


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Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Inc.  is a 501c3  Non-Profit Florida Corporation

Our website will be completely updated very soon to reflect all the fantastic accomplishments of the Inaugural Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance, and to announce the plans for the 2020 Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance. Same great location, same great atmosphere, keeping all the things you loved the most about it, and improving on those first year tweeks. We look forward to seeing you April 17-19, 2020.