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Hagerty launches 2023 events calendar

Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand and leading specialist insurance provider, today announces its 2023 global events calendar.

Hagerty UK events include the ever-popular Festival of the Unexceptional, which returns to Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire next July. RADwood UK will also make a comeback in 2023, with exact dates and venue soon to be announced.

Hagerty’s US calendar announces a host of premier events for the year ahead, including The Amelia, Greenwich Concours d’Elegance and Motorlux.

The full list of Hagerty events follows:

Hagerty UK events
Hagerty Hill Climb – 27th – 28th May
On the 27th and 28th May, Hagerty will bring together an eclectic mix of cars to tackle the historic hillclimb course at Shelsley Walsh. Along with a number of demonstration drives, Hagerty offers the chance for guests to drive their own car at speed at one of the most memorable motorsport locations in the UK. Non-drivers can enjoy a full day of hillclimbing, quality food and drink and a host of additional entertainment.

Festival of the Unexceptional, 29th July
The world-famous Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional returns to Grimsthorpe Castle on Saturday 29th July, bigger and better than ever before. The Concours de l’Ordinaire – quite literally, a show dedicated to sharing some of the greatest everyday classic cars on our roads – was originally launched by Hagerty in 2014 and has earned its place in the automotive calendar, remaining the only concours to celebrate the everyday cars we all know and love.

RADwood UK – 2023 dates to be confirmed
US-born RADwood was created to celebrate the excess of ’80s and ’90s car lifestyle culture, blending period-correct dress with automotive awesomeness to celebrate cars, trucks, and bikes from 1980-1999. Founded in America in 2017, Hagerty took stewardship of RADwood in March 2022 and will bring RADwood back to the UK once again in 2023. Dates and venue to be announced.

Hagerty US events
The Amelia, 2nd – 5th March
Now in its 28th year, The Amelia is a multiple award-winning motoring event held March 2-5, 2023, at The Golf Club of Amelia Island and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Luxury shopping, auctions, new vehicle reveals & experiential drives, exclusive gatherings and entertaining seminars surround Saturday’s Cars & Community and Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance. Each year The Amelia honors a racing legend and attracts celebrities from across the automotive landscape.

The Amelia has donated more than $4 million to deserving non-profit and charitable organizations. For more about The Amelia visit our website.

California Mille, 23rd – 27th April
Each spring, the California Mille gathers an intimate group to celebrate history, cars, and camaraderie on some of California’s best driving roads. The California Mille is officially recognized by the original Mille Miglia and driven by the founding philosophy: “important cars, little roads and wonderful friends.” Starting off in Berkeley, this year’s route celebrates California’s wonderful mountain destinations before finishing in beautiful wine country. The California Mille is dedicated to bringing enthusiasts together to celebrate car culture while also fueling our communities through an annual charitable contribution. For more about the California Mille visit our website. 

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, 2nd – 4th June
Founded in 1996, Greenwich Concours d’Elegance is a three-day premier motoring event in Greenwich, Conn. Exclusive gatherings, luxury shopping, ride and drives, new vehicle experiences and entertaining seminars complement Friday’s Grand Tour and Saturday’s Cars & Community. Sunday’s nationally recognized Concours d’Elegance celebrates historically significant American and International vehicles along the town’s picturesque harbor front. Each year the event supports local charities as a part of Hagerty’s larger giving strategy. For more about the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance visit our website.

Motorlux, 16th August
Motorlux is a vibrant celebration of cars, craft and community held during Car Week at the Monterey Jet Center. Now under the stewardship of Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand, Motorlux remains faithful to its entertaining and elegant roots while elevated with artfully curated experiences celebrating automotive, aviation, fashion, and design. For more visit the Motorlux website.

Detroit Concours d’Elegance, September
The Detroit Concours d’Elegance is a weekend-long tribute to the people who designed, built, and drove American car culture, and to the vehicles at its heart. Held in the city of Detroit, complimentary and ticketed activities include new-vehicle showcases, Ride & Drive opportunities, exclusive experiences, and engaging seminars, as well as Saturday’s family-focused Cars & Community and Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance. The Detroit Concours d’Elegance builds on more than four decades of world-class automobiles, fine dining, exceptional hospitality, and impactful community giving. Its heritage can be traced back to its beginnings in 1979 at Meadow Brook and Concours of America. For more about the Detroit Concours d’Elegance, visit our website.

RADwood US – 2023 dates to be confirmed
RADwood is an automotive lifestyle event dedicated to the totally awesome ‘80s and ‘90s. RADwood features standalone car shows throughout the United States and the UK and is held in conjunction with The Amelia, the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance and the Detroit Concours d’Elegance. For a full schedule and pictures/video from past events visit our website.

Concours d’Lemons – 2023 dates to be confirmed
Produced by Hagerty, The Concours d’Lemons is a car show that celebrates the oddball, mundane and truly awful of the automotive world with events held in conjunction with The Amelia, Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, Detroit Concours d’Elegance and during Monterey Car Week. For a full schedule and pictures/video from past events visit our website.