DANA POINT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Returning for its 31st year, the Dana Point Concours d’Elegance® has evolved into the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle WeekendTM, Southern California’s premier celebration of the automotive hobby. From Friday, June 21, to Sunday, June 23, 2013, the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle WeekendTM will encompass an array of exciting activities for enthusiasts of all ages, including Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance.
“It will be a perfect time to relax at one of the most spectacular locations in the country, while checking out the best cars and cycles ever built. We promise that it will be an experience unlike any other.”
“Southern California is one of the most automotive-centric places in the world, which has propelled the Dana Point Concours’ evolution into a multi-day celebration of the hobby,” said Jeff Spellens, president of the Dana Point Concours d’Elegance®. “With so many additional activities that complement the Concours, it is time to present the weekend in a way that better reflects that growth. Over the next few months, we plan to announce several new attractions scheduled throughout the collector car and vintage motorcycle weekend.”
This year, the Dana Point Concours d’Elegance® will honor the 100th anniversary of the Duesenberg as the featured automobile marque. Special car classes include the 100th anniversary of Aston Martin, the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911, the 25th anniversary of the BMW M3 in the U.S. and Factory Concept Show Cars. The Concours will highlight Harley-Davidson as the featured motorcycle marque for the brand’s 110th anniversary.
As part of the three-day schedule of events, the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle WeekendTM will host a variety of activities including the prominent Art Exhibit on Sunday, June 23, and the popular reception on Saturday, June 22. Other prominent events will soon be announced that span the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle WeekendTM.
Concours tickets are $30 for general admission tickets in advance; children 12-years-old and younger can enter for free with any ticket-holding adult on Sunday, June 23. For the first time, the Concours will offer active military and DOD personnel free admission to Sunday’s Concours plus one discounted ticket for a friend or family member at $15.
“As we gear up for this exciting year, we ask that everyone mark their calendars for the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle WeekendTM,” added Spellens. “It will be a perfect time to relax at one of the most spectacular locations in the country, while checking out the best cars and cycles ever built. We promise that it will be an experience unlike any other.”
To learn more about the Dana Point Concours d’Elegance®, log on to www.danapointconcours.org. Please note, car and motorcycle exhibitor information is coming soon. Like the Dana Point Concours d’Elegance® on Facebook, follow them on Twitter or review their blog weekly for the latest Concours announcements.
About Dana Point Concours d’Elegance
The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance® is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, with excess proceeds supporting local Southern California charities. The event is presented primarily with Full Classic® Cars from the Classic Car Club of America (CCCA), and other non-classic classes. The Dana Point Concours® organizing committee aspires to create a premier automotive event that showcases the rich Southern California automotive heritage. For more information, please visit www.DanaPointConcours.org.