Friday, February 22, 6pm-9pm – Atlantic Aviation, 3700 Airport Road, Boca Raton
Saturday, February 23, 9:30am-11pm – Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton
Sunday, February 24, 10am-4pm – Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton
The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation on February 22-24, 2019 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club announces Jay Leno, from the “Jay Leno’s Garage” television show, to attend the entire 3-day weekend as the celebrity guest at the hangar party, gala headline entertainer and celebrity judge. Jay will be presenting the “Big Dog Garage Award” to his favorite automobile and motorcycle during the Sunday, February 24th judging on the Show Field. Auto enthusiasts will celebrate with Marque of the Year, Bentley Motorcars on their 100th Year Anniversary.
The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is the world’s largest for charity, and fully benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Founded and directed by Rita & Rick Case of The Rick Case Automotive Group as volunteers who have annually continued their leadership and hands-on involvement over the last 13 years and Honorary Chair Mike Jackson Chairman, CEO and President of AutoNation, is all to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County and the more than 12,300 at-risk youth it serves.
The weekend kicks-off with the duPont Registry™ Live Hangar Party at Atlantic Aviation at the Boca Raton Airport with celebrity guest, Jay Leno. Guests can peruse an impressive selection of exotic cars, motorcycles, private jets, premier vendors and more and will also experience gourmet tastings from more than 20 of South Florida’s finest restaurants and indulge in an array of fine wines and spirits as plus live entertainment.
Saturday features educational automotive seminars designed for the true automotive collector enthusiast followed by the Gala Dinner, Auction & Show. Prior to dinner, guests will enjoy a wonderful cocktail hour and will have the opportunity to bid on a unique array of items at the silent auction. Immediately following the cocktail party, guests will be served a gourmet dinner then have the chance to bid at the live auction on one-of-a-kind trips and experience packages, luxury jewelry, and more. Additionally, guests will enjoy the presentation of the National Automotive Manufacturer Lifetime Achievement Award to Mercedes-Benz USA President & CEO, Dietmar Exler, National Automotive Dealer Lifetime Achievement Award to Rick Hendrick, Chairman and Owner of the Hendrick Automotive Group and Hendrick Motorsports, National Automotive Racing Lifetime Achievement Award to Ryan Hunter-Reay, followed by a stellar performance by one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country, Jay Leno.
Sponsored by Rick Case Automotive Group, Sunday’s all day-event features the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance automobile and motorcycle exhibition. The day starts with an exclusive private brunch where guests can join Jay Leno and Wayne Carini, Host of TV Show Chasing Classic Cars for an intimate brunch with a Q&A session. ($1,000 per person).