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  • February 6, 2017

    2017 Application to Exhibit Now Available

    Submit your Application to Exhibit for the 2017 Des Moines Concours d'Elegance to be held Sunday, September 10th in downtown Des Moines. Read More

  • February 3, 2017

    Des Moines Concours d’Elegance Raises Money for the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

    Members of the Iowa Automobile Heritage Foundation presented a $20,000 check to the Children’s Cancer Connection. The money was raised through the annual Des Moines Concours d’Elegance held in Downtown Des Moines. It was also announced today that the 2017 Concours will be held Sunday, September10th. Read More

  • September 25, 2016

    2016 Winners Announced

    The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance awarded Best of Show to a 1928 Gardner 85 on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. The car led a field of Class Winners that included well-known makers like Cadillac and lesser-known ones like Economy. Read More

  • November 20, 2015

    Children’s Cancer Organization Helped by Des Moines Concours d’Elegance

    The Iowa Automobile Heritage Foundation, organizers of the 2015 Des Moines Concours d’ Elegance automobile exhibition, today presented $25,000 to Children’s Cancer Connection. Read More

  • September 21, 2015

    2015 Concours d'Elegance Winners

    On behalf of the entire board and committee members, we would like to thank everyone that came out for the event. It was another successful year, showcasing some of the best vehicles Des Moines, Iowa and the surrounding states have to offer. We'd also like to congratulate all of this year's winners. Read More

  • July 8, 2015

    2015 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance: In the shadow of the Father of the Used Car Trade

    Raise the name “Cunningham” among members of the Classic Car Club of America and wait for the response. Roughly sixty percent will shrug their shoulders. Perhaps twenty percent, comprised primarily of Baby Boomers, may wax on about West Palm Beach racing legend Briggs Cunningham who, in the early 1950s produced his venerable Cunningham racers and road cars. Read More

  • September 29, 2014

    Winners of 2014 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance

    We’re pleased to announce the following list of winners our 2014 event: Best of Show People's Choice Hagerty Junior Judging Preservation Class Antique Class The Classics Rolls Royce and Bentley Class Pre-War Collectibles Class Post-War Collectibles Class Chrysler Class Ford Mustang Class Vintage Motorcycle Class Exotic Car Class Read More