A Celebration Of The Art & Design Of The Automobile

A Celebration of the Art & Design of the Automobile

Create your memorable experience at the Des Moines Concours d’Elegance


Friday, September 9th – The Concours Charity Gala [NEW FOR 2022!]

Kicking off the weekend, a limited attendance Gala will be held at the fabulous Stine Barn featuring cars & cocktails, buffet dining, and guest speaker Tom Cotter, the Barn Find Hunter. RSVPs are required by registering for this event through the below link. For more information, download our flyer.

Saturday, September 10th – The Heartland Driving Tour presented by Hagerty

The 2022 tour takes drivers back in time along an historic highway, and through Iowa towns and countryside, visits an automotive collection and military tribute, and features photo ops at points of interest along the way. The tour ends at Raccoon River Park with a BBQ lunch provided to all tour participants. Purchase tickets today.

Sunday, September 11th – 2022 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance Premier Auto Exhibition

The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance™ is a premier automotive exhibition held at the internationally recognized John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines. The Concours presents an exhibition of 13 classes of vintage and classic motor vehicles, selected to celebrate the fine art, design evolution and amazing innovations of motor vehicles through the years, as well as the talented designers and engineers who created them. This exhibition is a free event. See the full schedule of events to learn more.

There's something for everyone at the Des Moines Concours. Watch our latest video to get a taste of it all.

Thirteen classes of sculptured machines – from Classics to Kaisers, Edsels to Exotics. All on display around the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park.