Embracing Excellence: Another Year at the 2023 San Marino Concourse

In the realm of celebrating the allure of classic automobiles, few gatherings can rival the San Marino Concourse Car Show. The summer of 2023 heralds this automotive event, promising a captivating spectacle of vintage and exotic cars that will undoubtedly leave aficionados and connoisseurs in awe. This has always been an exhilarating odyssey, delving deep into the essence of fine automobile collecting, unveiling its historical significance, remarkable vehicles, and uncovering all the excitement.

The San Marino Concourse Car Show has been a force in the realm of automotive exhibitions. The event has consistently upheld its reputation as a melting pot for some of the most exceptional and exquisite vehicles from across the globe. Nestled amidst the serene confines of Lacy Park in San Marino, California, it has emerged as a revered sanctuary for automotive enthusiasts, collectors, and devotees of automotive craftsmanship.

The 2023 rendition of the San Marino Concourse Car Show was a grand celebration of automotive excellence. This year's exhibition featured an eclectic array of classic and exotic vehicles, providing a panoramic view of automotive design and engineering, spanning from the early 20th century to the contemporary era. As usual I love the section showcasing vintage classics, offering a rare opportunity to gaze upon iconic models that have left an indelible imprint on the annals of automotive history.

Spotlight on Timeless Classics


One of the most riveting facets of the San Marino Concourse Car Show is the chance to intimately acquaint oneself with classic automobiles. The show serves as a canvas to a diverse selection of classic automobiles, ranging from the opulent pre-war classics to the sleek and iconic mid-century gems. Expect to be mesmerized by legendary marques such as Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Duesenberg, among others. Visitors had the privilege of admiring these meticulously restored classics, each one a poignant reminder of the enduring allure of vintage automobiles.

An Extravaganza of Exotica

In tandem with the classics, the 2023 San Marino Concourse Car Show played host to an extravagant display of exotica that left visitors spellbound! This area of the event featured a constellation of the world's most exotic and opulent vehicles. From high-performance supercars to ultra-exclusive hypercars, it definitely was an encounter with the epitome of automotive opulence.

Prestigious marques like Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, and Bugatti were prominently featured, showcasing their sheer beauty. For those who harbor a penchant for velocity and precision engineering, this has always been a golden opportunity to witness automotive excellence in its purest form.

Beyond the Automobiles

While the automobiles unquestionably occupy the limelight, the San Marino Concourse Car Show always offers an encompassing experience that transcends the mere display of magnificent machines. Visitors can immerse themselves in a vibrant automotive culture that encompasses an array of merchandise vendors, food vendors, and an opportunity to commune with kindred spirits. 

The event, moreover, offers a convivial ambiance that is conducive for family outings, making it a perfect escapade for automotive enthusiasts spanning all generations. 

Charting Your Journey

The San Marino Concourse Car Show is typically slated for August at scenic backdrop of Lacy Park in San Marino, California  the idyllic canvas for this automotive extravaganza. To ensure your visit I always recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as the event is poised to attract a gathering of enthusiasts. San Marino's picturesque environment provides the quintessential setting for a weekend that promises to be saturated with automotive grandeur.


The 2023 San Marino Concourse Car Show is a spectacular ode to automotive history and artistry. With an enchanting ensemble of classic and exotic automobiles, the discerning judgment of connoisseurs, and a vibrant automotive culture to embrace, this event is a must-attend for aficionados and collectors alike.

In an age where the automotive landscape continues to evolve, events like the San Marino Concourse Car Show stand as eloquent reminders of the timeless allure and innovation that have sculpted this industry. As the dates approach, mark your calendars, secure your tickets, and prepare to be ensnared by the symphony of automotive excellence that awaits you amidst the tranquil environs of Lacy Park in San Marino. 

Do not let this opportunity slip through your grasp—bear witness to the past, present, and future of automotive opulence converged in one amazing spectacle.

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Another year and again a very sincere and special thanks to Mr. Aaron Weiss for accommodating and allowing me to cover the event!  See you at the next one!

Signing off,