Des Moines Concours d’Elegance, September 10-11

The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance™ is a premier automotive exhibition held September 10-11, 2016 in downtown Des Moines. The Des Moines Concours is a community event, open to the public at no charge, and will also present an invitation-only exhibition of more than 100 vintage and classic motor vehicles, selected to celebrate the fine art, design evolution and amazing innovations of motor vehicles through the years, as well as the talented designers and engineers that created them.

Saturday, September 10th

  • 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Heartland Driving Tour
  • 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Exhibitor Check In at Wellmark Garage
  • 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Exhibitor Roundup Reception in Wellmark Garage
  • 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.: Exhibitor Banquet
  • 6:15: Buffet Dinner begins
  • 7:00 to 7:30: Featured Speaker

Sunday, September 11th

  • 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.: Staging begging on the north side of Pappajohn Center (12th and Grand)
  • 7:00 to 7:30 a.m.: Exhibitor late arrival- check in (12th and Grand)
  • 8: a.m. to 4 p.m.: Sponsor and Exhibitor Hospitality Area open at Pappajohn Center (Exhibitor receive two badge for access to PP center.  Additional badge $5)
  • 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Concours
  • 10:00 a.m. to Noon: Concours judging
  • Noon: 9/11 Remembrance – Northwest corner of Pappajohn Sculpture Garden
  • 1:00 p.m.: Class winners notified
  • 1:30 p.m.: Class winners staged
  • 2:00 p.m.: Award presentation start
  • 4:00 p.m.:  Concours ends (All cars and vendors remain in place until 4:00 p.m.)

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