MARCH 8– 11, 2018

Automobile aficionados (or shall we call them aficianautos?) flock to Amelia Island for the legendary Amelia Concours Week, featuring rare and vintage vehicle auctions, driving experiences, and high style for the true connoisseur of all things car.

 
AUCTIONS & MORE

 

CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE EVENTS

The 23rd Annual
Concours d'Elegance

Two-time winner of the prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards, “The Amelia” draws over 300 rare vehicles from collections around the world for a celebration of the automobile like no other.

March 10, 9:30am - 5pm
The Golf Club of Amelia Island

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AUTOMOBILIA AND
LUXURY LIFESTYLE VENDORS

March 9 & 10, 9am - 5pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

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PORSCHE DRIVING EXPERIENCE

March 9, 7am - 4:30pm
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

The Porsche Driving Experience and the speed runs with Le Mans and Daytona winner Hurley Haywood return. In addition to the high performance, high speed driving exercises at NAS Mayport, the Porsche Driving Experience will also visit two private local car collections.

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Reliable Carriers
Eight Flags Road Tour

March 9, 8am - 4pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

The tour starts at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and stops at various points on and around Amelia Island and concludes with a public display and lunch in downtown Fernandina Beach. Open to concours registered vehicles only.

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RM Sotheby's Auction

March 9, 3pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Now in its 20th year, RM's 2018 Amelia Island Sale is again set to reinforce the company's clear market leadership. Last years sale boasted successful results and rose the bar once again above our competitors in sell-through rate, percentage of cars sold within estimate range, and number of lots sold above $1 million.

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Friday Seminar - Watts Next...Design Challenges of the Electric Car

March 9, 3pm - 4:30pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

Stewart Reed, Chair Transportation Design Department, Art Center College of Design hosts a seminar to include: Alfonso Albaisa, Senior Vice President Global Design, Nissan Motor Co.; Moray Callum, VP of Design, Ford Motor Company; Ralph Gilles, VP of Design, FCA; Grant Larson, Exterior Design, Porsche; Michael Simcoe, VP Global Design, GM; Gorden Wagener, Mercedes-Benz. $35 per person –Tickets can be purchased online at www.ameliaconcours.org or at the door on the day of the event. Open to the Public. Limited Seating. Poster signing follows seminar.

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CARS & COFFEE AT THE CONCOURS

March 10, 9am - 5pm
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
Free to the Public

The Amelia’s Cars & Coffee at the Concours allows individuals with vintage, exotic, and collectible vehicles to gather on the same show field used to display vehicles entered in the following day’s prestigious Concours d’Elegance. Proud owners of beautiful collectible and exotic vehicles gather with like-minded enthusiasts on the fairways for a cup or two of fresh coffee. The AICDE views Cars & Coffee as a gift to the community, a family-friendly “thank you” for supporting the event.

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MERCEDES- BENZ COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND GALA DINNER

March 10, 6:30pm - 10pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

An exclusive gathering of automotive enthusiasts to honor double Formula 1 World Champion and two-time Indy 500 winner, Emerson Fittipaldi. Black tie optional, Advance reservations required.

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Sunday Seminar - Drivers of
the IMSA Prototypes

March 11, 10:30am - 12pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

Bob Varsha hosts a seminar with drivers: Hurley Haywood, Davy Jones, Tommy Kendall, Brian Redman and Chip Robinson, as well as Mark Raffauf, the Executive VP of IMSA during the Camel GTP days. All were involved racing, winning races and championships and writing the rules during the heyday of 800hp ground effects prototype racing in the 80's and early 90's. $35 per person –Tickets can be purchased online at www.ameliaconcours.org or at the door on the day of the event. Open to the Public. Limited Seating. Poster signing follows seminar.

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OTHER CONCOURS WEEK EVENTS

BONHAMS AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION

GOODING & COMPANY AUCTION

FESTIVALS OF SPEED

WERKS REUNION

MOTOSTALGIA

ACCOMMODATIONS

TREASURE THE LUXURY OF AN AMELIA ISLAND GETAWAY
Escape the everyday world and find inspiration in our peaceful, relaxed seaport community. Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. Continuously voted as a Top 10 Islands in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards, Amelia Island features 13-miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters. This barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike. From upscale beachside resorts designed with the sophisticated traveler in mind, including the Concours d’Elegance host hotel The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, to charming bed and breakfast inns, to comfortable hotels at value rates, Amelia Island is home to a wide array of accommodations to suit any traveling style.

BOOK A RESERVATION

**As of 2/16/18, rooms are still available at The Residence Inn Amelia Island by Marriott. Call (904) 557-9804 to book.**

ISLAND ACTIVITIES

Play on the beach. Spend some time in, on or under the water. Shop for unique island gifts and then enjoy a award-winning meal at our restaurants. Or tee off on some of Florida’s finest golf courses. At Amelia Island, the options are virtually limitless. For those looking for something adventurous to add some spice to life or something relaxing to pass the time, Amelia’s wealth of leisure activities means you’ll always have plenty to do. Whether you’re an active adventurer, shopper, restaurant connoisseur or just ready for a relaxing day on the golf course, Amelia Island knows how to help fill your days with fun and rewarding activities.

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Unique to
Amelia Island

Named to TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Islands - United States, and Conde Nast’s Best Islands in the U.S., Amelia Island continues to be a southern jewel and must-visit destination for beachgoers and epicureans near and far. If you’re hungry for exploration and culinary flair, come discover 13 miles of pristine Atlantic coastline and world-class dining. Located just off the coast of ordinary, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget.

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About Amelia Island

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

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