Mission Statement

Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit incorporated in the State of Florida. We exist to support Tampa Bay charities that serve children who are most in need in our community.  We operate through direct donations and monies raised through our annual juried classic car competition featuring rare, original, and historically important vehicles.

Proud Sponsor of GCDE

  April 17 -19, 2020. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602

The organizers of this event receive NO COMPENSATION and are truly Volunteers!

We are a 501c3 IRS recognized charitable organization.

The proceeds will be donated to Shriners Healthcare for Children- Florida. 

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


Vendors are given a variety of marketing opportunities, including mass emails,

social media, signage and more.

A sampling of Vendors who joined us already:

Vendor Inquiry Form

Solicitation by companies and/or individuals who have not purchased a Sponsorship or Vendor booth will not be allowed, and the non-paying solicitor will be escorted off the property by security. We do this to protect those who have spent the time and money to support this worthy cause.

NOW is the time to get involved!  Get more marketing "Bang for your Buck" by being included on the 10,000 monthly mass emails and the busy website... as soon as you commit to a vendor booth or sponsorship.

This event will be held on the banks of the Hillsborough River in beautiful Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, featuring the stunning backdrop of the historic minarets of the University of Tampa, nestled between the Glazer Museum & Tampa Museums of Art and Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. The newly completed River Walk brings the tourists in, and our event keeps them entertained. We want to show the very best Tampa has to offer.

Vendor booths include a tent, table, chairs, signage, display area to show and/or sell products and services on Friday Night and Saturday.

Please make checks payable to:

 Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance Inc

and mail to:

PO Box 260292, Tampa, FL 33685-0292

or call for a meeting to discuss further

(813) 714-1019


​Why should you business partner with the Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance?

The name "Gasparilla" says it all! Since 1904, Tampa has celebrated the legend of Jose Gaspar with the Mardi Gras styled festivities of Gasparilla. It attracts millions of visitors, and has become a premier event in the USA, spanning an entire social season. Tampa is a nationally known growth city, with all the culture and history that comes with it's well deserved reputation of charm and elegance.

The Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance will be attracting a national audience of automobile collectors and enthusiasts from all over the country in attendance to the Tampa Bay area. These collectors have a real appreciation for a wide variety of finer things in life.

The event is hosted in the most picturesque venue, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, nestled between the Tampa Museum of Art, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts and the Glazer Children’s Museum and against a backdrop of the University of Tampa minarets and the Hillsborough River.

Proceeds will benefit a local charity with headquarters right here, the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, Florida.


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Save the Dates ! Gasparilla Concours d'Elegance * April 17-19, 2020. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL

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