2023 Des Moines Concours d'Elegance

  • Western Gateway Park | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Iowa Automobile Heritage Foundation
  • Dates: September 10, 2023
  • Location: Pappajohn Sculpture Garden
  • Phone: (515) 360-9176
  • Start/End Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Create your memories at the Des Moines Concours d’Elegance!

    The Concours is the Midwest’s premier annual exhibition of distinctive antique, vintage, classic and special interest motor vehicles that are selected for exhibition each year. The event is held each year on closed streets surrounding the Western Gateway Park and the Pappajohn Sculpture Garden in downtown Des Moines.

    The primary purpose & mission of the Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation is to enhance & promote the automotive heritage of Iowa and the Midwest through educational projects & public awareness programs that celebrate automotive art and design &highlight the social and economic benefits of our automotive heritage.

    This is a community event that is free & open to the public!

    Vehicles will be judged & the winners will be announced starting at3 pm. The event ends with a Roar at Four when all of the exhibitors rev their engines.

    Proceeds from donations and sponsorships will benefit the Children’s Cancer Connection. Fun note: a group of children from the Children’s Cancer Connection will have their own official judging and announce their winner. A great event for the entire family!