This weekend the City of Beverly Hills third annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance returns to the historic former Doheny Family Estate. This prestigious event will feature more than 125 vintage, rare and unique automobiles and is fast becoming one of the most prestigious concours events in the United States. Ideal for car and motorcycle aficionados as well as lovers of luxury items, architecture and Southern California history, the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance has something for everyone.
The Concours exhibition will also include four lectures that will take place beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continue one per hour at 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Speakers include Donald Osborne, Contributing Editor of Sports Car Market Magazine who will speak about the “Top 10 Reasons Not to Buy in the Current Market, & 10 Why You Must”; Carl Bomstead, Sr. Auction Analyst of Sports Car Market Magazine who will speak on the art of Automobilia, and Margaret Leslie Davis, author of Dark Side of Fortune, who will speak about the history of Greystone Mansion and the infamous Doheny family murder. An awards presentation will take place at 3:00 p.m. and honor select vehicles.
The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience this historical landmark. Built in 1928, the exquisite mansion features 55 rooms and more than 18 acres of lush gardens, and stunning interiors. A high-end marketplace located inside the mansion will feature fine art, jewelry, automobilia, and accessories. Tours of the Greystone Estate will take place throughout the day and food stations catered by Lawry’s Restaurants as well as beer and wine gardens, margarita and espresso bars will be conveniently situated throughout the estate grounds.
A portion of proceeds from the Concours ticket sales will benefit the non-profit Friends of Greystone, and their ongoing restoration efforts of the Estate. Tickets are $108 per person when purchased in advance and $133 at the door. Ticket sales are limited to 3,000 and ticket purchase includes unlimited food and drink, program book and poster, access to the estate grounds and mansion, as well as a two for one admission to the Peterson Automotive Museum.
WHAT: Concours d’Elegance at the Greystone Mansion
WHEN: Sunday May 6, 2012 | 10 am – 4 pm
WHERE: 905 Loma Vista Drive | Beverly Hills, CA 90210
CONTACT INFO: (310) 285-6830
- Free parking at Beverly Hills Parking Structure (Parking Structure is located at 450 N. Crescent Drive in Beverly Hills) Guests will be picked up at the parking structure and transported to and from Greystone Manion via shuttle.
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