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:
2021 - Friday, August 13
2022 - Friday, August 19


The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2020


For eighteen 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 23rd Annual Bonhams Quail Lodge 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
  • The Evolution of the Supercar
  • The Great Ferraris
  • Custom Coachwork
  • Sports and Racing Motorcycles

2020 Featured Classes

  • 50th Anniversary of the Lamborghini Urraco & Jarama
  • 50th Anniversary of the Alfa Romeo Montreal
  • 50th Anniversary of the Citroen SM

If you are interested in entering a vehicle, please CLICK HERE to submit your application.


To view the 2019 Event Video please CLICK HERE.


Friday, August 14, 2020


10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California