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The 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance Returns For 2024

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance Returns For 2024. Get ready to rev your engines, fellow car lovers! The prestigious 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance is back after a brief hiatus, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 15, 2024, and prepare to be amazed by a stunning display of automotive history and elegance.

This year, the event moves to the sprawling green infield of Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota. From 10 am to 4 pm, you’ll have the opportunity to wander among over 125 meticulously curated vehicles, each boasting a unique story and representing a significant piece of automotive history.

Concours d’Elegance In Minnesota?

You betcha… A Concours, which translates to “competition of elegance” in French, is a prestigious event where exceptionally rare and pristine automobiles are displayed and judged for their historical accuracy, technical merit, and overall beauty. It’s not just a car show; it’s a celebration of automotive heritage, craftsmanship, and design.

What Is A Concours d’Elegance?

  • Exclusivity: Minnesota and the Midwest region are home to many great collectors. The selection committee will choose the best of the best from the nominations that have been submitted in the respective categories. These can range from vintage classics and rare sports cars to meticulously restored antique vehicles.
  • Prestige and History: Many Concours d’Elegance events boast a long and rich history, attracting car collectors, enthusiasts, and industry professionals from around the world.
  • Originality and Authenticity: How closely the car adheres to its original factory specifications and condition.
  • Restoration Quality: The level of craftsmanship and attention to detail in any restoration work.
  • Condition: The overall physical state of the car, including paint, interior, engine, and undercarriage.
  • Elegance and Design: The aesthetic appeal and historical significance of the car’s design.

More Than Just Cars:

While the focus is on exquisite automobiles, the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance offers something for everyone. Feast your eyes on a collection of historic motorcycles, tractors, and other farm equipment. Enjoy live music, indulge in delicious food and drinks, and browse through the offerings of local artists and vendors. There’s even a dedicated children’s play area to keep the little ones entertained.

Supporting a Worthy Cause:

By attending this event, you’ll not only be treating yourself to a day of automotive splendor but also contributing to a noble cause. Proceeds from the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance will benefit Gillette Children’s, a renowned healthcare institution dedicated to improving the lives of children with complex medical conditions.

Don’t Miss Out!

Tickets for this all-day event are $25 per person, with free admission for children under 16 and active or retired military members. For more information and to secure your tickets, visit the official event website: 10000lakesconcours.com.

Don’t forget to check out all the upcoming events on the Chanhassen AutoPlex calendar.


September 15
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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10000 Lakes Concours
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Canterbury Park
1100 Canterbury Rd
Shakopee, MN 55379 United States
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