The Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance

is an official club event of the

Hillsborough Region AACA

(Antique Automobile Club of America)

www.AACAHillsborough.com 


Wooden boats will be display along

Riverwalk,

alongside the

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Show Field


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 !



Schedule of Events

Master of Ceremonies

Day 

Time

Description

Location

Thursday- Friday, March 7-8, 2019

7:00am

“Gasparilla Great Endurance Run”                            Tampa to Jacksonville, 1909 Re-enactment


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


A documentary will be filmed of this journey, including all displays of the cars at Amelia Island and Curtis Hixon Park

Downtown Tampa

Saturday, March 9, 2019

9:00am

Heacock Classic Auto Insurance "Cars & Coffee" at Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Ritz Carlton Golf Course. 

Our Endurance Run Cars will be on display.

Friday, April 12, 2019

6:00pm

"Cars in the Park" FUNraising Cocktail Party & Charity Auction

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Saturday, April 13, 2019

7:00am

Volunteers & Judges Breakfast

Four Green Fields Irish Pub


8:00am

Judges Meeting

Four Green Fields Irish Pub


8:00am

Concours cars begin move from alternate parking lot to show field

City of Tampa Parking Lot


9:30am

Gates Open to the Public

5 entrances


10:00am

Opening Ceremonies Begin

Red Carpet Stage


10:30am

FMoPA Photo Safari

Show Field


11:00am

Rowing Demonstrations

Hillsborough River


11:30am

Wooden Boat Presentations

Hillsborough River Docks


12:00noon

Lunch will be delivered to the participants' vehicles

Show Field


12:30pm

Live Entertainment

Red Carpet Stage


12:45pm

Vintage Bicycles Demonstration

Red Carpet


1:00pm

Vintage Fashion Show

Red Carpet Stage


1:30pm

Ribbon Awards

Red Carpet Stage


2:00pm

Awards Ceremony

Red Carpet


3:00pm

Best in Show Awards

Red Carpet Stage


5:00pm

Unwind with a Poolside Sunset

Host Hotel, The Aloft

Sunday, April 14, 2019

9:00am

"Nickel Tour" of Historic Tampa

Tampa Bay History Center


12:00noon

Farewell Luncheon

Columbia Restaurant, Ybor City


                         

We are fortunate to have the world famous Ed Lucas as our Master of Ceremonies.


Ed has been the expert in automotive history for decades, and his golden voice has earned him the title of "The Voice of Concours" at dozens of Concours d'Elegances including Amelia Island, Lake Mirror Classic, Lake Bluff,  French Lick, Michigan, Cincinnati and many more.


Pistorius Collectible Autos

Sales & Restoration Services

​(813) 917-9205

www.OldWheel.com


The Rowing Demonstration will happen
alongside the 
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Show Field


   

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


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