Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance Slated for May 1, 2016

Car Enthusiasts from all over the World will gather at this Classic Event .

Beverly Hills, CA – Now in its 7th year, the City of Beverly Hills and the Friends of Greystone are pleased to announce the annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance, to be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Greystone Mansion & Gardens: The Doheney Estate.

Known as one of Southern California’s premier car events, Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is an all marque concours for vintage and classic automobiles and motorcycles manufactured prior to 1974. Over a dozen classes will capture the best in marques like Ferrari, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and others.

Tickets are limited and available for $125 online at www.beverlyhills.org/concourstkts. Exhibitor, vendor and sponsor applications are also available at this site. Exhibitor applications are being accepted until March 1. Exhibitors will receive two tickets to the event.

concours d' elegance greystone mansion photo by media oneThe all-inclusive ticket price gives you up-close viewing of distinct automobiles and motorcycles rarely seen by the public; unlimited gourmet food, beverages and adult libations; free off-site parking and shuttle service; a commemorative program book and event poster; a rare opportunity to see the inside of the Greystone mansion where it becomes a shopper’s delight and marketplace with luxury goods such as automotive fine art, jewelry, fashions, vintage posters and more; lectures and book signings in the living room of the mansion. The event supports Friends of Greystone, a non-profit 501 c (3), volunteer-based organization whose mission is to raise funds to restore and preserve Doheny Greystone Estate.

 

Concours d' Elegance Car Show“This event has become a favorite among car enthusiasts who are passionate about their cars, but is also attracts architectural lovers who enjoy the history of Greystone mansion and look to support Friends of Greystone in their preservation and restoration of the 1927 estate,” said Cindy Brynan, Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance Event Director. “The historic Greystone mansion and estate is a nationally registered historic landmark and one of a few located in Southern California. What better way to enjoy a display of over 150 world class automobiles and motorcycles while being in this enchanting setting,” said Brynan.

There will be 140 cars this year, with 18 classes as follows:

Pre-war US, European Grand Touring, Porsche 911, Porsche 356, Post-war US, Pre-war European, Morgan,  Jaguar, Preservation, , Cadillac/LaSalle, Corvette, Ferrari, Packard, Mercedes-Benz, Post-war British sports, Special Interest, Shelby/Ford Muscle, Alfa-Romeo.

Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is produced by the City of Beverly Hills Community Services Department in partnership with the Friends of Greystone and its sponsors.

Children under 10 are free.

Parking and ticket sales on the day of the event will be at the
First Credit Bank Building, 9255 Sunset Blvd., in West Hollywood.
No Refunds – No Will Call – No Pets Allowed

Your all-inclusive ticket covers:
•Viewing of world-class vintage automobiles and motorcycles
•Commemorative program book & poster
•Rare access to the interior of Greystone Mansion and all Estate grounds
•Gourmet food, beverages and libations
•Marketplace of automobilia, books, fine art, jewelry, fashion and antiques
•Free off-site parking and shuttles to Greystone (no on-site parking is available)
•Access to the Friends of Greystone Historic exhibit/gift shop

Greystone Estate has limited handicap accessibility.

A portion of proceeds goes to The Friends of Greystone’s restoration fund. For further information about the Friends of Greystone, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, click here.

For more information, call 310-285-6830 or visit www.greystoneconcours.org. For media inquiries, please contact Dana Beesen at dbeesen@beverlyhills.org or call 310-285-2530.

 

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