The second annual Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week welcomes the world’s most exclusive auto brands and car collections back to Aquidneck Island for four days of special events, seminars, gatherings and more on September 30 - October 3 2021.
This year's events include a VIP reception, symposiums and seminars, “The Gathering” at Rough Point, Wine by the Water winetasting event at Forty 1 North, “Hilltop Hangouts,” the Bonhams Auction, the Audrain Auto Museum Annual Fundraising Gala and, of course—the centerpiece of the event—the Audrain Newport Concours d’Elegance. Once the sun goes down, experience exclusive cocktail hours, dinners, and various VIP parties hosted in some of Newport's most impressive venues.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame will act as our Concours Village for the week. The Village will be open through the Motor Week and will feature concessions from local restaurants, vendors with…
The "crown jewel" of Motor Week! The 2021 Audrain Newport Concours d'Elegance will host over 100 cars in various classes all competing for the lusted Best Of Show trophy.
1 Wine By The Water
- Forty 1 North, 351 Thames Street
- Thursday, September 30, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
- Ticket Prices Vary
Start Motor Week in style at the waterfront by sampling luxury wine brands hand-selected by wine experts joined with delicious food pairings from Forty 1 North’s Executive Chef Terence Feury.
2 The Gathering: A One-Day Lawn Party
- Rough Point Museum 680 Bellevue Avenue
- Friday, October 1
- $100 - $250
Make your way to Rough Point, the former home of heiress Doris Duke, for an exclusive lawn party and a look at rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles. Explore the sprawling historic landscape with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean as you sip champagne, wines and Newport Craft specialty cocktails and beers. You'll be in good company with Jay Leno and other car enthusiasts alike.
3 Hilltop Hangout
- Hilltop Inn 2 Kay Street
- Thursday, September 30 - Saturday, October 2
- $40 - $50
1 Tour d’Elegance
- Various Locations
- Saturday, October 2, 6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
The Tour d’Elegance is the scenic drive for all cars that are participating in the Audrain Newport Concours d’Elegance and will be a spectacle not worth missing.
The tour begins Saturday morning at Scarborough Beach in Narraganset, then winds through downtown Jamestown with a stop at Beavertail State Park. The tour will proceed through Aquidneck Island, stopping for coffee and photos at Fort Adams State Park overlooking the harbor and Newport Bridge, continuing with a scenic drive along historic Ocean Drive and the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean.
The tour ends on Bellevue Avenue with all cars parking together on the closed street for the public to view and interact with drivers and owners.
2 Bellevue Car Display
- Bellevue Avenue
- Saturday, October 2, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Following the Tour d'Elegance, make your way up to historic Bellevue Avenue where all cars will be parked together on the closed street for the public to view and interact with drivers and owners. Owners and drivers will be treated to a special lunch at the landmark Newport restaurant, La Forge, while the public enjoys the local vendors and food trucks.
3 Cars & Coffee
- Fort Adams State Park 80 Fort Adams Drive
- Saturday, October 2, 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Head to Fort Adams State Park to explore classic and modern cars on display overlooking the waterfront.
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