MARCH 8-18, 2018

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AUTOMOTIVE OBSESSIONS.
FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS.


EVENT SCHEDULE

Times and days are subject to change.
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The 23nd Annual
Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

March 9 – 11, 2018
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

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.

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Automobilia and Luxury Lifestyle Vendors

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

Porsche Driving Experience

Friday, 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.

Cars & Coffee at the Concours
with the Automobile All-Stars 2018 Awards

Saturday, March 10, 9am – 1pm
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
Free to the public
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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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Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner

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

Honoring Al Unser, Sr. An exclusive black tie optional gathering of automotive enthusiasts to honor Al Unser, Sr. Advance Reservations required.

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OTHER EVENTS


THURSDAY, MARCH 8TH, 2018

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BONHAMS AMELIA ISLAND AUCTION
FERNANDINA BEACH GOLF CLUB

Bonhams Amelia Island Auction, scheduled to complement the events of the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is slated for March 8th, 2018 at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Set among the verdant splendor of sub-tropical Florida on the warm shores of the Atlantic, Fernandina Beach is, like the rest of Amelia Island, an easy and scenic drive from Jacksonville and its international airport.

Location:
4700 Amelia Island Parkway
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32024

E-mail: motors.us@bonhams.com

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GOODING & COMPANY AUCTION
OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT

Gooding & Company’s East Coast auction commemorates the prestigious Amelia Island weekend of collector events. Located at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, a classic Southern resort, this venue caters to the enthusiast looking for a relaxed yet rewarding springtime getaway. Held on the Friday before the celebrated Concours d’Elegance®, Gooding & Company’s auction showcases a curated lineup of cars, inviting spirited bidding in a comfortable setting. Since joining the Amelia Island experience in 2010, Gooding & Company’s auction has more than doubled, building its reputation as the premier East Coast collector car auction.

Location:
Racquet Park, Omni Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Hwy
Amelia Island, FL 32034
(1 mile south of Amelia Island Parkway)

Viewing:
Thursday, March 8, 9am – 6pm
Friday, March 9, 9am – 4pm

Auction:
Friday, March 9, 11am


FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2018

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FESTIVALS OF SPEED
OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT

The event kicks off Friday night, March 9th, 2018, with a luxury lifestyle cocktail reception featuring an incredible display of the world’s most exotic cars, custom created motorcycles, and luxury lifestyle products. The reception will also include cocktails, mouthwatering food displays, live music, and a live and silent auction to benefit Communities In Schools of Nassau County. The event showcases an array of vintage and contemporary vehicles of all makes and models, and offers the opportunity to view some of the world’s most exotic supercars, custom motorcycles, watercraft, and other extraordinary vehicles. In 2014, Festivals of Speed brought $50,000 in much needed funding to Communities In Schools to provide additional services to more Nassau County children and teens.

Luxury Lifestyle Cocktail Reception
Omni Amelia Island Grand Ballroom
Friday, March 9, 2018 6pm – 10pm
Includes premium brands open bar, themed food stations, live band, gift bag, event poster.
In Support of: Communities in Schools, Nassau County.


WERKS REUNION
OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT

Porsche Club of America (PCA) welcomes all Porsche clubs, owners, and enthusiasts to the first annual Werks Reunion Amelia Island. Membership in PCA is not required to participate in this celebration of Porsche automobiles. Expect to view a breathtaking array of Porsches at this free-to-spectators event, from rare classics to current models and everything in between. Display your own cherished car in model-specific Porsche Corrals or enter the Porsche Judged Field and compete to win in more than 20 prize categories. Werks Reunion was created by the Porsche Club of America as an event to celebrate both the Porsche marque as well as the camaraderie of being an enthusiast.

More Information:

Werks Reunion is free to the public.
The event will be located on the first fairway of Oak Marsh golf course with driving range parking.
Porsche owners can register here.

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GOODING & COMPANY AUCTION
OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT

Gooding & Company’s East Coast auction commemorates the prestigious Amelia Island weekend of collector events. Located at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, a classic Southern resort, this venue caters to the enthusiast looking for a relaxed yet rewarding springtime getaway. Held on the Friday before the celebrated Concours d’Elegance®, Gooding & Company’s auction showcases a curated lineup of cars, inviting spirited bidding in a comfortable setting. Since joining the Amelia Island experience in 2010, Gooding & Company’s auction has more than doubled, building its reputation as the premier East Coast collector car auction.

Location:
Racquet Park, Omni Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Hwy
Amelia Island, FL 32034
(1 mile south of Amelia Island Parkway)

Viewing:
Thursday, March 8, 9am – 6pm
Friday, March 9, 9am – 4pm

Auction:
Friday, March 9, 11am


SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH, 2018

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FESTIVALS OF SPEED
OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT

Festivals of Speed Display of Exotics
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Golf Fairway
Saturday, March 10, 2018 10am – 4pm


Motostalgia Amelia Island Auction

Motostalgia will again join the motoring elite on the stage set at Amelia Island for their second annual collector car auction.  Motostalgia’s weekend of events kicks off Thursday with a display preview and culminate on Saturday, March 10, at 5 PM when the 95 collector cars roll across the block. Motostalgia’s catalog for the 2017 Amelia Island features the widest breadth of collector cars on the island, from iconic American muscle, Italian classics, racing powerhouses, and a broad sampling of the most exotic modern supercars.

Location:
4171 Amelia Island Parkway
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Auction:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 5pm


MARCH 16TH – 18TH, 2018

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2018 AMELIA ISLAND VINTAGE GRAN PRIX

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix adds the heart-pounding excitement of vintage car racing to the established prestige of classic automobile events during 2018’s Amelia Concours Week. The Vintage Gran Prix line-up from March 16-18 (with races open to the ticketed public on March 17 and 18) will excite enthusiasts of any age and includes not only auto racing, but also vintage aircraft flyovers, vintage motorcycle demonstrations, a “Show & Shine” car show, and a children’s Pine Wood Derby. The Fernandina Beach Municipal airport, originally built as a training facility for pilots of the WW2 era, will also display aircraft including General George Patton’s observation plane from WW2 on display.

Location:
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

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ACCOMMODATIONS


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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. 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. For the seventh consecutive year, Amelia was voted among Top 10 North American Islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards.

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.

ISLAND ACTIVITIES


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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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