The great automobiles and motorcycles of Europe will be coming to Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland, MS for the 8th annual Renaissance Euro Fest Classic European Auto and Motorcycle Show. Entries in the show must be twenty-five years or older (built prior to 1992) except for a selection of newer special interest autos. For European auto enthusiasts, this is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the beauty of British, Italian, German, and many other European vehicles. If brands such as Rolls-Royce, Volkswagen, Ferrari, Porsche, Land Rover, BMW, Alfa Romeo, Daimler, Jaguar, Norton, Ducati, Royal Enfield, BMW, Bugatti, Talbot Lago, Mercedes Benz, Marcos, and Henson (to name just a few) excite your senses, then get all in!
It’s a perfect time of year to be outside, strolling around the Renaissance, and viewing gorgeous autos and motorcycles. This year the event will be held on Saturday, October 1st, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The show is open and free to the public. Over 15,000 spectators are expected to view 150 entries manufactured in five different countries, coming from nine different states.
If you are interested in entering an auto or motorcycle in the show, you may find an entry form at the top of this page. THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE FOR PARTICIPANTS. Awards will be presented to Best In Class of 13 Different Classes, 15 Sponsor’s Choice, Ridgeland Tourism “Art of It All” and Best of the Renaissance Vintage and Nouveau . Additionally the Mayor’s Travel Award and the Governor’s Travel Award will be presented to out of State entries for the Best of Show, pre 1992 and after 1992.
This year’s show will start with the Renaissance Rally Drive for entries, starting at 3:00 on Friday, September 30th, from the Hyatt Hotel at the Renaissance. The police-escorted drive will travel on an enjoyable route to an equally enjoyable location and then back to the Renaissance for the “Pick Up Your Packet” Reception.
For More Information, please click topics at the top of web site page or contact Mike Marsh for details.
From North/South: I-55 to Old Agency Road, exit 105C (from South) or 105B (from North) to Renaissance at Colony Park.
From East: I-20 West towards Jackson: Merge onto I-55 North to Old Agency Road, exit 105C, to Renaissance at Colony Park. From West: I-20 East towards Jackson: Merge onto I-220 North to I-55 North. Follow to Old Agency Road, exit 105C, to Renaissance at Colony Park.
Registration for the 2017 show will reopen in July.