One of the most anticipated events on the island each year – at least for classic car enthusiasts – is the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival. And after a hiatus last year from the pandemic, motorheads are even more excited for this elegant affair. Yes, the festival will be continuing in 2021 for year nineteen, so mark off the weekend of November 5-7 on your calendar and get your tickets. Here’s what’s in store for you this year:

Friday, November 5

Flights and Fancy Aeroport Gala

Hilton Head Island Airport

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kick off the weekend with a celebration. While the weekend primarily focuses on automobiles, this is the time to find some classic aircraft among the vehicles. Wine and dine with the best the island has to offer as you peruse the beginning of the show.

Saturday, November 6

Car Club Showcase

Port Royal Golf Club

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Here’s the meat of the show. You’ll be looking at nearly two hundred cars ranging from a selection from local clubs to the Italian brands, power cars, cars driven by women, new ideas, and more. Click the link above for a complete listing of clubs participating.

Design Among the Stars

Harbour Town Clubhouse (Sea Pines Resort)

6:30 pm

If you can’t get enough, don’t worry, there’s still more! Have you ever wanted to see behind-the-scenes car design? This is your chance to talk to some well-known car designers in the world and bid on automotive art.

Sunday, November 7

Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance

Port Royal Golf Course

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cars, cars, and more cars! Wrap up the weekend with another once over of the impressive vehicles on-site and see who goes home with Best in Show.


The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival is a unique experience that is fun for everyone. The early November timing is perfect for something a little different in one of the most beautiful places in the country.