The 5th Annual Benedict Castle Concours is coming to Riverside, CA on Sunday, April 22nd. The historic and picturesque Benedict Castle becomes ground zero for Concours quality cars, from every genre of the Car Hobby, displayed under mature trees across the manicured lawns that surround the castle. This show brings out the best of the best from all genres of the Car Hobby. From Antiques to Classics, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, European Sport, Low Riders, Japanese Classics, Trucks, Exotics and One-Off Customs, this show has something for everyone!
Grand Marshal this year is Wayne Carini, Host of Chasing Classic Cars along with Honored Guest for the Saturday Night Gala, Linda Vaughn, Miss Hurst Golden Shifter. Master of Ceremonies for both events is none other than Ed Lucas, known as the Voice of Concours. They join a host of other stars and builders such as Barry Meguiar, Mike Brewer, Rick Dore, John D’Agostino, Troy Ladd and more. An autograph table will be set up at 1 pm during the show to get all your favorites and selfies at one time.
The Petersen Automotive Museum hosts a VIP Pavilion, where guests enjoy hot breakfast, delicious South West style lunch, desserts and goodies along with great conversations with the Who’s Who of the car world. Tickets for the Pavilion can be purchased online or at the gate.
The Nethercutt hosts a High Tea at Noon & Fashion Show in the Castle Sanctuary. This is a wonderful reprieve from the hustle and bustle during the show. With 5 Star catering, boutique shopping, goodie bags and plenty of fun, this will be a show your wives will love to come to and is more than worth the $20 ticket price.
The Concours takes place on the beautiful grounds of the historic Benedict Castle, known as the “Jewel of the Inland Empire”. It is the home to over 100 motion pictures including the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Bride of Frankenstein. For only $10 you can purchase tickets to take a Castle tour.
The Benedict Castle is the home to Southern California Teen Challenge, the oldest, largest and most successful drug and alcohol program in the world. It is a year-long residential program and free of charge. Over 130 of their male students live on the grounds and wear red t-shirts on the day of the event. It is incredible to hear them give their testimonies about how Teen Challenge has changed the course of their lives. Crossroads Car Shows is honored to put on the Benedict Castle Concours 100% for their benefit. Last year the show raised $250,000 for Teen Challenge and plans to exceed that this year!
Notable Sponsors of this show include Meguiar’s, The Petersen Automotive Museum, Coker Tire, O’Reilly Auto Parts, duPont REGISTRY, Ken Eberts, Barris Kustoms, RME, Merle Norman Cosmetics and more.
Mark the date on your calendar and head out to Riverside, CA for the weekend and enjoy this fun event. General Admission is $10 and kids 17 and under are free. Registration for vehicles is full. To purchase tickets go to the website online at . Tickets will also be available at the gates. See you all on April 22nd!