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Join Us For This Special Event! August 27, 2023

August 27, 2023

Classic Car enthusiasts will gather together again this year in Geneva, Illinois and view a beautiful collection of antique, classic and modern automobiles. Participants from all over the Country will display their prized automobiles on Third street and some will be awarded one of the coveted "Benz" Trophies. Third Street is the heart of Geneva's charming downtown shopping district lined with shops, restaurants, parks and historical buildings. This event is open to the public at no cost making this a wonderful family event with something for everyone to enjoy and marvel. The Geneva Concours d’Elegance is your only opportunity in the area to view this fantastic collection of award-winning, unique and rare automobiles. Celebrate with us this year on Sunday August 27, 2023 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

The mission of the Geneva Concours d'Elegance NFP*is to produce the best classic, exotic and race automobile event that showcases the heritage, artistic and engineering significance of the automobile in the surroundings of historic Geneva, Illinois.

Benefiting Northwestern Medicine LIVINGWELL Cancer Resources .

The historic and beautiful town of Geneva, Illinois is located in Kane County. A city of 23,000 residents, it is located 32 miles west of Chicago, and is situated perfectly in the Fox River Valley. The event is held on Third Street, the heart of the downtown district’s charming shops, boutiques and wide variety of restaurants.

Saturday, August 26, 2023   10:00am
Driving Tour to the Elgin Historical Museum / Elgin, Illinois
Lunch / Classic Automobiles / Homes and History
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At 10:00am, meet at the parking lot at Geneva’s Old Kane County Court House and start your drive traveling over scenic side roads, passing by some of Elgin’s oldest, stately homes and arive at the Elgin Historical Museum. At the Museum we will have a an interesting presentation about the Elgin Road Races. The Elgin Road Races played an inportant part of the development of early automobiles and they attacted drivers from all over the world. Along with viewing the artifacts from the Road Races, we will be able to view artifacts showing the early history of Elgin with a special focus to the Elgin Watch Factory. At lunch time we will serve a boxed lunch and refreshments. There is ample parking available in the surrounding car lot. Dress comfortably and include good walking shoes. When we depart the museum we will travel the roads that were used for the Elgin Road Races and return to Geneva or your home base.

Reservations, please                    $25.00 / Person

Saturday, August 26, 2023   6:00pm
Cocktails / Candlelight Dinner / Copper Fox / Geneva, Illinois slide 1

We invite you to join us for Cocktails and Candlelight Dinner at the picturesque and private Copper Fox, located in Dodson Place, South 3rd Street Geneva, Illinois. This will be a gathering of Concours Participants, friends of the Concours and our partners in Sponsorship. Cocktails will be available starting at 5:30 pm and dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. Dress: casual but elegant.

Reservations, please                    $110.00 / Person

Sunday, August 27, 2023    10:00 am - 4:00pm
The Geneva Concours d’Elegance
       Third Street from State to South Street/All side streets,
          Open to the public, donations please.

    7:00 am Registration - Fulton and South Second Street
    9:00 am Judging Commences
  10:00 am Concours Opens and is Free to the Public
    2:30 pm Awards Ceremony - Franklin and South Third Street
    4:00 pm Geneva Concours Concludes

*The Geneva Concours d'Elegance (not-for-profit) is a501(c)(3), registered in the State of Illinois. Our FEIN# is 02-0804081. Contributions made to us are fully deductible under Section 170 of the IRS code.