Monterey Historics

Inn & Suites Pacific Grove

King Suite

  • Monterey Car Week
  • August Friday 18th - Monday 21, 2016
  • Best Western Inn & Suites Pacific Grove
  • King suite
  • Pebble Beach Concourse D`Elegance
  • 12th Annual Pebble Beach RetroAuto
  • Auctions Entry fees charged on some.
  • Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction
  • Gooding Pebble Beach Auction
  • RM Sotheby`s Monterey Auction
  • Mecum Monterey Auction
  • J-R Auctions
  • Russo and Steele Auction
  • Rick Cole Auction
  • Pebble Beach Motoring Classic
  • Pebble Beach Tour D`Elegance
  • 12th Annual Pebble Beach RetroAuto
  • Automotive Fine Arts Society Exhibition
  • Rental Car if required
  • Concorso Italiano
  • Historic Races at Laguna Seca
  • Legends of the Autobahn
  • The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
  • Exotics on Cannery Row
  • Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally.

Concourse D`Elegance

For ten days each August, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Monterey Peninsula to celebrate the ultimate in automotive design, and engineering.

Over 200 of the most prized collector cars in the world roll onto the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. Tire meets turf and transformation occurs: the stage is set for one of the most competitive events in the automotive world. Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance has grown into the top-ranking collector car competition in the world since its inception in the 1950`s.

In tandem with the competition between these extraordinary historic automobiles, the Concours is also host to some of the world`s most anticipated concept cars and new car debuts.

The Black Horse Golf Course in Monterey Bay California hosts the Concorso Italiano as one of the traditional Monterey Automobile Week Events. The unique Concorso features more than 800 - 1000 vehicles of Italian origin, and its atmosphere reflects the exotic cars, and elements of Italian style such as fashion, food, music and art.

The Quail Motorsports Gathering combines the lush setting on a golf course with a backdrop of the Santa Lucia mountain range. It has exceptional cuisine and the finest examples of vintage sporting automobiles seen during the week. The event`s worldwide reputation is confirmed by its inclusion as a finalist in the Motoring Event of the Year category for the 2014 International Historic Motoring Awards.

Inn & Suites Pacific Grove

With townhouse-style guest rooms, the Best Western Inn Pacific Grove hotel, located within walking distance to the beach and local restaurants, and a few miles from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17-mile drive and Asilomar State Beach, you will truly feel right at home. Each quest room includes a king bed with a pillow mattress, microwave and refrigerator, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, LCD TV with cable and showtime. Amenities include charging stations for your car, free parking, on-site bike rental, and an onsite fitness center.

King suite rooms include a patio, fireplace, kitchenette and sofabed.

Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove is well situated in between Carmel and Monterey. Just two miles from your hotel is Fisherman`s Wharf, which has continued to adjust to the ever-increasing visitor trade. Where once tons of sardines were shipped daily, now thousands of visitors enjoy the Wharf`s many fine restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, tackle and bait shops, fishing, whale watching harbor cruise and party boat concessions. Cannery Row runs through Fisherman`s Wharf, and was named after Stienbecks legendary book of the same name. Walk around, as Cannery Row is an ever changing kaleidoscope of all sorts of exotic cars during Monterey`s Car Week. There are auctions at nearly every large hotel, a car fans perfect vacation, and this is just the beginning.

Like the hotels have auctions, nearly all the golf courses have a Concourse for different makes, some are so difficult to get admission, there is a waiting list or entry is by invitation only, and one such concourse the tickets are by lottery. The answer of course is to get your tickets early. Pebble Beach is of course the most prestigious Concourse in the US or even the World. Pebble Beach was purchased from its Japanese owners by a group led by Peter Ueberroth. The consortium included business men, a famous actor and a retired golf great. Under Peter`s control the Pebble Beach properties have grown to be World renowned. The Concourse has the best exotic cars at a location of great beauty, the 18th hole at Pebble Beach.

Laguna Seca was built in the 1957, after the road race on the narrow lanes of the peninsula was deemed too dangerous. Having hosted nearly every category of racing the track is one of the most exciting and prestigious in the United States. It has a wonderful atmosphere, and is really suited to the Historic races sponsored by Rolex.

Friday, August 18:

Dependant on your means of transportation: If you can get a flight directly to Monterey and pick up a rental car. It may be necessary to fly into San Jose (1:30 mins to Monterey) or San Francisco (2:40 min to Monterey) and pick up a rental car there. You may be driving your own car from LA or SF. Head for the Best Western Inn & Suites Pacific Grove hotel where we have booked a King suite with breakfast daily for you.

Saturday, August 19:

Don`t miss the legendary Concorso Italiano, makes its home at Black Horse Golf Course. Celebrate all things Italian with displays of Italian fashion and art and great Italian food and music, as well as over 800 Italian cars.

Sunday, August 20:

Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance the most elegant exhibition of classic automotives in the world. Only the finest 200 classic cars will be allowed onto the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links during this event. The culmination of a week of classic automotives, the Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance will feature Ruxton, steam cars, Rolls-Royce Phantom IV and Phantom V, Tatra and Eastern European motorcycles. Opens to spectators on at 10:30am While seeing classic cars on a golf course may be a treat, watching them compete on one of the world`s finest racetracks is a can`t-miss experience. See historic cars in motion at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Monday, August 21:

Make your way home after an incredible weekend.

Rick Cole Auction

New to Monterey Auto Week is the Rick Cole Auction at the Monterey Marriott in downtown Monterey. The general public is invited to view items up for sale Thurs, Friday, and Sat.

Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

One of the largest and oldest auctions take place at Quail Lodge Golf Club on Frida and Sat. Spectators can view and bid on rare automobiles, fine art and antique pieces.

Legends of the Autobahn

Legends of the Autobahn plays host to beautiful BMWs of all ages, as well as entrants from the Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi clubs who will share this event. The concours will be held on Friday, from 8am-3pm at the Nicklaus Club. Judging and displays are limited to members of the four respective clubs, but the public is welcome to walk the grounds and enjoy the beautiful array of German cars!

Werks Reunion-A Porsche Gathering

The Porsche Club of America began a new tradition in 2014 with the inaugural Werks Reunion. The new, premier Porsche event exceeded all expectations and brought over 500 Porsches to the field with thousands of onlookers present to take in the sights. This year`s event will take place on Friday, during the world-famous "Car Week" on California`s Monterey Peninsula.

J-R Auctions

The Monterey Plaza & Spa hosts the J-R Auction featuring classic cars, luxurious yachts and exclusive artwork. Auction items will be available for viewing Thurs, Fri and Sat. Auctions will be held daily from 12pm-4pm.

Pebble Beach Tour d`Elegance:

Spectators on roads around Pebble Beach and Carmel-by-the-Sea will be transported back to the past as classic cars participating in the Pebble Beach Tour d`Elegance drive by on Thursday. The tour will depart Pebble Beach at 8am and follow 17-Mile Drive and Highway One and ending at Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The cars will be displayed from noon to 2pm on Ocean Avenue, and then will return to Pebble Beach. For some of these vehicles, successful completion of the Tour will be their key to a win in Sunday`s Concours. A tradition going back over half a century, the Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance is where the world`s collector cars meet and compete. Only the 200 best collector cars in the world roll onto the legendary 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links, and only a handful of those will receive official recognition for style, technical merit and historical accuracy.

Exotics on Cannery Row

On Friday, from 4pm-8pm, Cannery Row in Monterey becomes a haven for rare and exotic cars from around the world. Exotics on Cannery Row is free to the public and will showcase a variety of automobiles and vendors.

Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally

On Friday, from 1pm to 5:30pm, Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove will feel like a trip back in time during the Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally. Over 200 cars will participate at this event, which is free for spectators. At 6pm cars will cruise the streets of Pacific Grove; at 7pm, participants and spectators can enjoy a barbecue dinner at Chataqua Hall.

Pebble Beach RetroAuto

Visitors to Pebble Beach can enjoy Pebble Beach RetroAuto, an exhibit showing not only automobiles from the past, but photos, tools, and other objects associated with automobiles of yore. The RetroAuto pavilion at The Inn at Spanish Bay is open Friday and Satuday from 10am to 5:30pm. It features an elegant and thoughtfully curated collection of exhibitors offering rare collectibles and memorabilia from our automotive past, as well as the latest luxury goods and technological tools to enhance today`s driving experience. RetroAuto exhibitors represent a variety of retail and manufacturing categories, including rare collectables, historic automobilia, art and literature as well as luxury items, technological tools and official Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance merchandise.

The above events are included in tour price.

Parking Pass $85.00

Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance: $395.00

The most elegant exhibition of classic automotives in the world. Only the finest 200 classic cars will be allowed onto the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links during this event. The culmination of a week of classic automotives, the Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance will feature Ruxton, steam cars, Rolls-Royce Phantom IV and PhantomTatra and Eastern European motorcycles. Opens to spectators on Sunday, at 10:30am.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Invitation only or Lottery

Enjoy luxury cars and view the finest in automotive design at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Friday, 10am to 4pm. Themes include Coachbuilt Ferraris, Supercars, Sports and Racing Motorcycles and more.

Serata Italiana Lamborghini Gala: $375.00

The Lamborghini Club gathering is unmatched by any other Lamborghini event in the world, bringing together some of the most affluent and influential admirers and collectors.
In the classic tradition of the uncompromising quality and beauty of Ferruccio Lamborghini’s exquisite masterpieces, Serata Italiana hosts this special awards dinner gala during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Monterey Auto Week. Saturday August 19th at the Nicklaus Club in Monterey.

Concorso Italiano

The legendary Concorso Italiano, makes its home at Black Horse Golf Course. Celebrate all things Italian with displays of Italian fashion and art and great Italian food and music, as well as over 800 Italian cars. This year`s event will be held Saturday, from 9am-5pm.

The Barnyard Ferrari Event Cost wine and Food

The Barynard in sprinkled with bright and sleek Ferraris on Saturday, From 4pm-7pm spectators can lust over dozens of Ferraris with great local wines, plenty of delicious food, and live music among the Barnyard`s signature gardens. Schedule based on 2016 - 2017 TBC


Pebble Beach Auctions $40

Presented by Gooding & Company. The Pebble Beach Auction is one of the premier automotive auctions in the world and has set many world records. The auction itself takes place on Sat and Sun, but window-shoppers can admire the breathtaking displays of automotive magic.

Mecum Muscle Cars and More $30

The Hyatt Regency Monterey hosts muscle cars, motorcycles and more during the Mecum Auction. The general public is invited to view items up for sale Thurs, Fri and Sat.

Russo and Steele Single Day Tickets- $30

"Sports and Muscle in Monterey" by Russo and Steele takes over the waterfront of Old Fisherman`s Wharf. Previews open on Thursday, and the auctions will be held Friday and Saturday.

RM Auctions` Sports & Classics of Monterey $40

Fine classic cars and unique sports cars, including a dedicated Ford-themed auction, will be auctioned at RM Auctions` Sport & Classics of Monterey at the Portola Hotel & Spa, Friday and Saturday. In total, over 200 investment cars will be auctioned off; A $300 bidder registration includes two preview passes, two auction passes and includes an auction catalog.

Price Per Person

Price Per Person: $1,125.00
Single Use Supplement: $1,125.00

Price is per person, based on two persons sharing a room. Single supplement is an additional cost per room (for the entire tour) if traveling alone. Extra nights subject to hotel availability.

Hotel Room Types

King Bedded Suite max 2 person(s)


Saturday/Sunday 2-Day
*Flagroom [+]   $390.00
*Premier Pit Suite [+]   $575.00
All Weekend 3-Day
*GenAd/Padd 3 days [+]   $160.00

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- Tickets are not included with your hotel package and are offered separately as there is usually a choice.
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- Additional options that are not listed here may be available.
- All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars.