A nearly decade old charitable car show is returning to Vancouver Island next month, but with a brand new name and new scenic location!
The eight annual Vancouver Island Concours d’Elegance & Motorcar Weekend (formerly the Vancouver Island Motor Gathering) showcases a range of unique and custom classic sports cars and motorcycles that raises money for a variety of charities.
Over the past 7 years, the show has drawn thousands of spectators and raised over $1 million for local families in need.
This year, over 600 cars and motorcycles have registered for the event, with all funds raised from the show going towards the David Foster Foundation and Cowichan District Hospital Foundation, as well as a selection of local families with children in need on Vancouver Island.
The 2019 Concours d’Elegance & Motorcar Weekend will take place on the scenic grounds of Shawnigan Lake School on August 25th.
“Thank you to everyone for your continued support over the last 7 years,” reads the event website.
“With the help of our generous sponsors, spectators, and community supporters, we have been able to raise over $1 million in cash donations and over $1.5 million in in-kind donations for our families in need. We look forward to seeing you all this year!”
- When: August 25th, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Where: Shawnigan Lake School, 1975 Renfrew Road