The 2021 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week kicks off this Thursday, September 30th thru Sunday October 3rd. The beautiful and bucolic avenues of Newport, RI, will be transformed into the home base for a fantastic and elaborate celebration of automotive excellence, luxury, and sport. Audrain and the city of Newport will be rolling out the welcome mat to car lovers from all corners of the globe to an impressive selection of vintage automobiles rarely seen in public.
The four-day event features educational seminars, a black-tie gala, elegant lawn parties, and of course, the internationally recognized Concours d’Elegance, to name a handful of automobile and lifestyle luxury events.
WHAT’S ON TAP FOR MOTOR WEEK?
Thursday, September 30th, the Concours Village, presented by Parker Construction, at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will open its gates to the public for all four days and also include an area for families to relax courtesy of BankNewport. Audrain’s Seminars will kick off the celebrations midday on Thursday and carry on through the week featuring notable celebrity hosts such as Jay Leno, McLaren F1 CEO Zak Brown and Jay Ward of Pixar Animation Studios. Bringing a close to the day will be two luxurious get together’s — Wine By The Water at Forty 1 North in Downtown Newport, & Hilltop Hangout, a private cocktail and cigar party, at Hilltop Inn on Kay Street.
Friday, October 1st, Audrain’s seminars will continue in the morning and the featured event of the day, The Gathering, an upscale lawn party will be held at Rough Point. Concluding the days events will be the Hilltop Hangout followed by the fast-paced action of the Bonhams Auction at the Concours Village in the evening.
Saturday, October 2nd, will begin bright and early with the Audrain Tour d’Elegance, followed by an Audrain staple: Cars & Coffee, to complete the morning. The Bellevue Car Display will take over Bellevue Avenue as some of the most impressive cars in the world parade to their parking spaces, for the public to enjoy. At the end of another fun filled day, Audrain’s Annual Fundraising Gala will go deep into the night with live entertainment from Kenny Loggins.
Sunday, October 3rd, begins at the break of dawn with the crown jewel of Motor Week, the beloved Audrain Newport Concours d’Elegance. The Concours will take place at The Breakers mansion and at the end of the day a handful of cars deemed the most impressive in class will receive prestigious class awards.
The Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week begins in just one week on Thursday, September 30th and will conclude on October 3rd, 2021, with fun for everyone in the days in between. For more information about events, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.audrainconcours.com.
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