The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering | The Peninsula Signature Events

For ten days each August, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Monterey Peninsula to celebrate the ultimate in automotive design, engineering and camaraderie among fellow aficionados.

The crown jewel in a whirlwind of events is The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Since its inception, it has combined a lush setting on a golf course nestled against the Santa Lucia mountain range with exceptional cuisine and the finest examples of vintage sporting automobiles seen during the week. Sponsors also provide today's cream-of-the-crop luxury cars to be sampled by guests on local roads.


Future Event Dates for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering:
2020 - Friday, August 14
2021 - Friday, August 13
2022 - Friday, August 19


The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2019


For seventeen years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.

Held in conjunction with The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, is the 22nd Annual Bonhams Motorcar Auction on the western grounds of Quail Lodge & Golf Club offering easy access, plenty of convenient parking, and lots of sunshine amidst the famous Carmel scenery.

The Quail will continue to create an enhanced experience for attendees and sponsors alike. Guests will enjoy exquisite motorcars on display and culinary pavilions, with the ease of onsite parking.

Traditional Classes

  • Post-War Sports
  • Post-War Racing
  • Supercars
  • The Great Ferraris
  • Custom Coachwork
  • Sports and Racing Motorcycles

The Featured Themes for 2019
  • 100 Years of Bentley Motors
  • 25th Anniversary of the McLaren F1
  • A Tribute to the Electric Car Movement

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  • Date
    Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Time
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Location
    Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California