The Cove - Alson Clark

We have an obligation to maintain these places, to provide these sanctuaries, so that people may be in the presence of forces larger than those of the moment.

Ken Burns   Documentary Film Director and Preservationist

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance & Motor Car Classic

Next Event: April 12-14, 2019

Now in its second decade, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance & Motor Car Classic is among the top automotive events in the world, and is a celebration of historic and contemporary automobiles and motorcycles shared by owners, enthusiasts, and friends.  Visitors from throughout Southern California, as well as travelers from national and international destinations, come to enter the judged competition, to appreciate and learn about the history of the automobile, and to savor the beautiful setting of La Jolla's Scripps Park.  The span of history from which these vehicles are drawn covers that of the automobile itself.  The care and passion by which these classics are preserved celebrates the engineering and innovativeness by which they were built.  The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is recognition of the value of this history and of the competitor’s excellence in preservation.