2015 Winter Park Concours D’Elegance

Winter Park concours d'elegance

14th Annual Winter Park Concours D’elegance Redefines Automotive Luxurty November 13-15, 2015

Central Florida’s Premier Weekend of Motoring Events Showcases Enhanced Experiences:
Live Entertainment, Premium Food & Beverage, Celebrity Appearances, and More

Celebrate the art of automotive design during Central Florida’s premier weekend of motoring events: the 14th Annual Winter Park Concours d’Elegance, November 13-15, 2015.

This year’s event will be highlighted by three days of exclusive experiences and new enhancements including live entertainment, hospitality village with premium food and beverages and celebrity appearances.

“This  year’s Concours has been elevated to new heights with more than double the show size, live entertainment, premium food and beverage, a classic car expo,  exotic car showcase and so much more,” said Tim Webber, event producer. “Staying true to the passion and art of automotive design is very important to us while bringing new, distinctive experiences for the next generation of car enthusiasts.”

One of the most highly-regarded, judged classic/exotic car shows in the United States, the show annually attracts more than 10,000 attendees and features 150 of the world’s rarest and most collectible cars.


Friday, November 13: 7 – 10 p.m.    

Orlando Sanford International Airport

Experience a unique evening set among handsomely transformed hangars for a progressive celebration with premium food and beverage, live entertainment, luxury lifestyle exhibitions, fireworks and runway thrill rides in high-performace cars. The duPont REGISTRY LIVE reception and celebration benefits KIDS HOUSE Wayne Densch Children’s Advocacy Center to fight against child abuse.  Over the past five years (2010-2014), more than $110,000 has been raised for KIDS HOUSE from this elite event.

Tickets: $150 per person (combo tickets available)

Tour d’Elegance

Saturday, November 14:  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.    

Hannibal Square – Park Avenue, Winter Park

The Tour d’Elegance is considered by many to be the heart and soul of the weekend.  Invited Concours participants ‘exercise’ their automobiles for a ceremonial and qualifying cruise.  The mile-long cavalcade of more than 70 classic and exotic cars begins in Winter Park’s Hannibal Square and travels down Park Avenue, proudly escorted by the Winter Park Police Department. Route details to be announced for public viewing. The Tour will conclude at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. Guests will enjoy a garden party lunch with premium food and drink overlooking Lake Osceola. A presentation of Packards will be on display on the front lawn to showcase the 2015 Honor Marque. Scenic boat tours will be available for guests to explore Winter Park through the chain of lakes and canals.

Tickets: A limited number of tickets are available for $100 each by calling 407.649.9190.

Winter Park concours d'elegance

14th Annual Winter Park Concours d’Elegance

Sunday, November 15: 10 a.m.5 p.m.

Winter Park Country Club Golf Course

More than 150 of the world’s rarest, most exotic and sought-after automobiles and unique transportation vehicles will be on display. Attendees enjoy intimate access to individual and group autos for viewing and exclusive photo opportunities.
Tickets: $25 per person in advance, $30 person at the gate (combo tickets available)

Winter Park concours d'elegance

NEW for 2015, the Concours d’Elegance will also feature:  

  • live entertainment featuring Los Angeles-based saxophonist and vocalist, Jessy J, as she continues to tour the world supporting the new album, “My One and Only One”; pianist and vocalist Blake Guyre performing a variety of genres from musical influences Billy Joel, Elton John and Michael Buble; and cover band SWITCH playing the best party and dance rock of the 80’s, 90’s and today.
  • a hospitality village with premium food and beverage for purchase presented by Cask & Larder, Marlow’s Tavern Winter Park, Morton’s The Steakhouse and Primo by Melissa Kelly;
  • duPont REGISTRY Supercar Showcase  and the Classic Car Expo with expanded displays of rare, judged classic and exotic cars, vintage motorcycles and wooden boats; and
  • guest appearances by celebrity classic car enthusiast and host of Velocity’s Chasing Classic Cars Wayne Cariniwho will also serve as the Concours’ honorary chief judge.

Additionally, two distinct cars will be honored:

  • The 2015 Honor Marque (an automotive term for make) is Packard. A dominant force among hundreds of automotive companies, the Packard automobile quickly earned a reputation for its solid construction, superb reliability and ease of operation.
  • The 2015 Anniversary Marque is the Ford Thunderbird. Introduced in 1955, the Thunderbird was Ford’s answer to the Chevrolet Corvette and a British invasion led by the Jaguar XK 120. The car has style, refinement, V8 power and was initially available only as a convertible.

“The Concours d’Elegance is an essential event for the City of Winter Park to showcase the classic charm of the area and the contemporary vibrancy of its residents and visitors,” noted City of Winter Park Mayor Steve Leary.  “We congratulate and commend the Concours d’Elegance for bringing national recognition and forward-thinking events to our community.”

Winter Park concours d'elegance

About Winter Park Concours d’Elegance

Founded by Bob Tallgren and produced by Tim Webber Events in 2002, the Winter Park Concours d’Elegance has gained recognition as one of the nation’s premier car shows in terms of elegance of venue, variety of cars displayed and quality of judging. The Concours is an invitational, judged event that meets the same high judging criteria of prestigious car shows such as Pebble Beach and Cavallino Classic.  More than 150 cars will be evaluated by a staff of 50 nationally-certified judges who volunteer their time and expertise.

To learn more about the 14th Annual Winter Park Concours d’Elegance or to purchase event tickets, visit winterparkconcours.com. Follow Winter Park Concours d’Elegance on Facebook, @WP_Concours on Twitter and WinterParkConcours on Instagram with #WPConcours.

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Winter Park Sip And Stroll Celebrates The City’s 125th Anniversary

Winter Park Sip And Stroll Celebrates The City’s 125th Anniversary

Winter Park
The Winter Park Sip and Stroll – September 27, 2012

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Area Association invite you to sip, stroll and celebrate 125 years at the Winter Park Sip & Stroll.

This fall the City of Winter Park will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its incorporation, and you can join in the fun on September 27, 2012 from 5:00pm-8:30pm along Park Avenue.

Enjoy an evening on the Avenue with friends and family, and stroll to your favorite Park Avenue area shops and restaurants in Winter Park.

Each stop along Park Avenue will feature food and beverage samples. All attendees of the Winter Park Sip and Stroll will receive a commemorative 125th anniversary wine glass for the event.

There are 25 Sip & Stroll Locations located along Park Avenue:
•    Cocina 214
•    DownEast
•    Gary Lambert Salon & Spa
•    Galopin
•    iLashWorks
•    Kilwin’s Chocolates and Ice Cream
•    LaBella Intimates & Boutique
•    Lilly Pulitzer
•    Luma on Park
•    Luxury Trips
•    Park Plaza Gardens
•    Peterbrooke Chocolatier
•    Selective Eyewear Elements
•    Spice & Tea Exchange
•    Sultre
•    The Ancient Olive
•    The Bistro on Park
•    The Doggie Door
•    Things & FASHION
•    Through the Looking Glass
•    Timothy’s Gallery
•    Tugboat and the Bird
•    Unleashed
•    Winter Park Land Company

This event looks like it will be a blast, but you will want to reserve your glass today!

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The Winter Park Sip and Stroll Poster


Reservations will be available for $25 at the Winter Park Welcome Center, located at 151 W. Lyman Avenue, or you can register on-line using the links below.

More information: http://winterpark.org/content/winter-park-sip

Reserve glass/purchase tickets:  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e68fytmydbd2a2e7&oseq=

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Weekly Review – Our Week On The Go September 10-14

Weekly Review – Our Week On The Go September 10-14

Weekly Review time!!! This past week here at On the Go has been full of great stuff, and now it’s time to look back at all that happened September 10-14!!!

Let’s Go!

Monday started with a review of Walt Disney Pocahontas and Pocahontas II: Journey into a New World action-packed animated musical adventure Pocahontas and Pocahontas II: Journey into a New World debut for the first time ever in vivid High Definition on August 21, 2012.

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Walt Disney Pocahontas and Pocahontas II is available on Blu-Ray on August 21, 2012.

Aurora shares some of her highlights from Nights of Joy with Shalon at the Magic Kingdom. Included are links to our many performance videos on YouTube and Facebook Albums of pictures!

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Lecrae putting on an AMAZING Show in front of Cinderella’s Castle!

Wordless Wednesday took us to the roofs of Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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Wordless Wednesday – The Roofs of Hogsmeade

It’s almost time for Oktoberfest in Celebration, and if you are in the area you will want to swing by because it is a lot of fun for the whole family!

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Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando City Soccer’s President are visiting other parks in the Kansas City area, including Livestrong Sporting Park, to explore stadium options for the Citrus Bowl.

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Orlando City Soccer

Betsy had the chance to attend a Lunch and Learn for Joe’s Crab Shack, and their new menu additions look delicious!!!

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Joe’s Crab Shack entrance

The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Derick Martin.

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Star Wars Celebration VI was held at the Orange County Convention Center, and Cheryl shares some of her preparations and pictures!

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The Orlando Solar Bears announced that single game tickets for the 2012-13 season will go on sale beginning Wednesday, September 19.

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Thanks for joining us this week at On the Go, and we can’t wait to bring you even more posts next week!!! We are going to be dedicating a lot of our posts to one of our favorite events at the Magic Kingdom…Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!!!

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