MARCH 7– 10, 2019

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 24th 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 - 4pm
The Golf Club of Amelia Island

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PORSCHE DRIVING EXPERIENCE

March 8, 7am - 4:30pm
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

The Porsche Driving Experience departs from the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport immediately
following the 7:00 a.m. check in. Participants will travel to NAS Mayport where they will enjoy activities to include an autocross in one of the latest Porsches and a spirited ride with a professional driver. To purchase your Porsche Driving Experience tickets click here

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RM Sotheby's Auction

March 9, 11am
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Ballroom

Now in its 21st year, RM's 2019 Amelia Island Sale is again set to reinforce the company's clear market
leadership. Last year’s 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
The Unfair Advantage
Racing Around the Rules

March 8, 3pm - 4:30pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

A behind the scenes look at how the rules of racing were "interpreted" over the years. Scheduled to
appear: Kevin Jennette, Andy Petree, Mark Raffauf, Jay Signore, and Alwin Springer (Panelists subject to change). $35 per person – Tickets can be purchased online HERE or at the door on the day of the event.
Open to the Public. Limited Seating.

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CARS & COFFEE AT THE CONCOURS

March 9, 9am - 1pm
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 9, 6:30pm - 10pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

An exclusive gathering of automotive enthusiasts to honor former Belgian racing driver, Jacky Ickx, who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times, achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in Formula One, won the Can-Am Championship in 1979 and is a former winner of the Dakar Rally. Black tie optional, Advance reservations required.

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Saturday Seminar
The Porsche 962 Experience

March 9, 10:30am - 12pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

 

The thirty-fifth anniversary of the Porsche 962, IMSA's most dominant race car.  Panelists scheduled to appear include Derek Bell, Rob Dyson, Hurley Haywood, Jacky Ickx, Jochen Mass, Mark Raffauf and Alwin Springer.  $35 per person –Tickets can be purchased online Here 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 and Guitars

March 10, 9:30am - 4pm
The Golf Club of Amelia Island​


Exhibit that is part of the overall Concours D’Elegance. Partnering with musician, John Oates of famed
rock & soul duo, Hall & Oates, the exhibit will include a small number of historically-significant vehicles,
previously or currently owned by musicians paired with a carefully selected guitar by Oates.

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OTHER CONCOURS WEEK EVENTS

BONHAMS AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION

GOODING & COMPANY AUCTION

FESTIVALS OF SPEED

WERKS REUNION

RUSSO & STEELE AUCTION

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

 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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