The Elegance at Hershey Takes Over This Weekend

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Patricia Hetrick, CMP, Executive Director; 717-649-0904



The Elegance at Hershey Takes Over This Weekend

WHAT:  The Elegance at Hershey brings the finest of race cars and show quality classic cars of the pre-World War II and immediate post-World War II period together for a weekend celebrating the automobile and raising funds for its 3 charity beneficiaries. The Elegance at Hershey is a three-day weekend event at the historic and magnificent Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA. The annual event features:

The Grand Ascent – June 9 & 10, 9 am – 4 pm; $10 tickets

A fine tradition is brought back to life as drivers pilot some of the finest vintage racecars up the historic serpentine back road of The Hotel Hershey. Spectators will be treated to a rare opportunity as they view historical racecars in action from several key vantage points along the route. Tickets to ride in selected cars are available for purchase!

Cars & Coffee – June 10, 9 am – 1 pm; $10 per car, no pre-registration required

Cars & Coffee is a tradition among car lovers, offering club members and car enthusiasts an opportunity to show and discuss vehicles in a casual atmosphere. In addition attendees will be able to view vintage cars participating in the Hershey Grand Ascent Hill Climb. Join us for coffee, doughnuts and car talk.

Concours d’Elegance – June 11, 9 am – 4 pm; $30 tickets

Modeled after the grandest concours hosted in Europe and America, The Elegance at Hershey is the ultimate garden party featuring the world’s most exquisite collector cars, displayed in and around the impeccably manicured European style gardens of the Hotel Hershey. The race cars from The Grand Ascent will be on display Sunday as well as automotive art, wine sampling, life style art and much more will complete your memorable Elegance experience. Bring the family for the weekend and take advantage of all the Hershey area has to offer!

WHO:  The Elegance at Hershey, a 501 (C) (3) organization based in Hershey, PA, was established in 2010.

WHY:  In just 6 short years, The Elegance has become known as one of the hottest events to attend and is very proud to have donated more than $850,000 to its three charities. Named one of 10 Best Car Shows in USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Contest, it raises funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the AACA Library & Research Center and the AACA Museum.

WHEN:  Friday, June 9: 9 am – 4 pm; Saturday, June 10: 9 am – 4 pm;

Sunday, June 11: 9 am – 4 pm

WHERE:  The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033

TICKETS:  Friday $10 per person; Saturday $10 per car; Sunday $30 per person. Tickets can be purchased on site and day of. If you purchase tickets online, be sure to bring the printed tickets with you.


CONTACT:  Patricia Hetrick, Executive Director

Office: 717.534.1910; Cell: 717.649.0904;


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About The Elegance at Hershey
The Elegance at Hershey, a 501 (C) (3) organization based in Hershey, PA, was established in 2010. In its first 6 years, The Elegance at Hershey has donated more than $850,000 to its three charities, JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), the AACA Library & Research Center and the AACA Museum. Contributions are facilitated by significant sponsor support. Together with a great team of volunteers and donors, The Elegance is excited to move forward with the 2017 event. The event will be held on June 9-11, 2017. Visit for more information.

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501 West Governor Road, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
(717) 534-1910,