Frequently Asked QuestionsThe Concours d’Elegance of Texas is an outdoor event on the Golf Course at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, located on beautiful Lake Conroe.
What is a Concours d’Elegance?
Dating back to the 17th century, when the French aristocracy showed off their horse drawn carriages in Parisian parks, a Concours d’Elegance is a prestigious automotive competition, which judges fine automobiles for appearance, originality and turnout, and celebrates the upscale lifestyle that accompanies the passion for collecting, showing or just enjoying great vintage motorcars and motorcycles. Class Award winners will be determined and, from that group of fine Motorcars, both a Pre- and Post-War “Best of Show” will be chosen.
How do I get to the Concours and where do I park?
The Concours d’Elegance of Texas office will be located in the Arlington Convention Center. The following directions will get you to the Center. The Richard Greene Linear Park (1601 E Randol Mill Road, Arlington, Texas 76011), is adjacent to, and within walking distance from, the Convention Center.
• FROM FT. WORTH ON INTERSTATE 30
Travel east on I-30 to Exit 28 - Baird Farm/ Legends Way/Ballpark Way - onto Copeland Road. Turn right onto Convention Center Drive. Take another right onto Ballpark Way. The Convention Center is located on the right just south of the Sheraton Hotel and north of the Ballpark in Arlington.
• FROM DALLAS ON INTERSTATE 30
Travel west on I-30 to Ballpark Way exit. At the top of the exit, turn right. This will take you back over I-30 (southbound). The Convention Center is located at the bottom of the hill on the right, just south of the Sheraton Hotel and north of the Ballpark in Arlington.
• FROM THE DFW AIRPORT
Travel south on Highway 360 to the Lamar/Six Flags Drive exit. Turn right on Lamar (first light). At the third traffic light, turn left onto Ballpark Way. Cross over I-30 and go through one light. The Convention Center is located on the right, just south of the Sheraton Hotel and north of the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
• FROM INTERSTATE 20 (From Dallas/Ft. Worth)
Whether traveling east or west on I-20 until the Highway 360 exit. Take 360 north to the Randol Mill Road exit. Exit and turn left on Randol Mill Road. Continue to the third traffic light which is Ballpark Way, and turn right. After passing the Ballpark in Arlington (on the left), the Convention Center will be on the left side, south of the Sheraton Hotel.
The Convention Center parking lot is on the west side of the facility adjacent to the Park.
What if it rains the day of the Concours?
The Concours d’Elegance of Texas will be held on April 23th rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
What should I wear the day of the Concours?
Styles range from dressy to resort casual and comfortable shoes are recommended. Most of the events will be held in the Park.
Can I bring my pets?
Due to the expected crowds, pets are not allowed on the Concours grounds.
What should I bring?
To fully enjoy your day at the Concours d’Elegance of Texas you might want to bring the following: sunscreen, a hat, handy wipes, a camera and a blanket for picnicking.
Will food be available on the day of the Concours?
Full bars, as well as other refreshments and food, will also be available. There is no ATM at the site.
I belong to a car club. Are there any discounts available?
Yes - our Car Club Display parking area, on the Concours boulevard in the Park. Contact us for additional information.
Is there a way I can get information on this event throughout the year?
Yes - Please add your email to our list, and we’ll be happy to send you the Concours newsletters and periodic information. It’s secure and easy. Click Here and opt-in.