Salon Privé Concours Wednesday presented by Aviva

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL | 28 August - 31 August 2024

The Opening Day of the Salon Privé Concours

Wednesday sees the start of the Salon Privé Concours presented by Aviva. Be the first to marvel at the curated line up of rare automobiles revealed on the lawns of Blenheim Palace and watch as they are judged by the most knowledgeable automotive experts in the world.

Welcoming more than 50 cars in classes ranging from Pre-war Classics to Supercar Icons, the Salon Privé Concours presented by Aviva has something for all. Treasured relics from the Edwardian era will return to Britain’s Greatest Palace, joined by some of the rarest and most valuable grand tourers, classic sports racers, era-defining icons and racing legends, alongside the world’s most jaw-dropping supercars and concepts from the present and future.

Listen as the entire Concours Show Field start their engines to take part in the Concours Awards Parade, where each car is presented and Class Trophies announced in front of the enthusiastic audience.




Salon Privé opens



Supercar Manufacturers’ Parade



Champagne Reception
by Pommery



Luncheon service begins in all Pavilions



Salon Privé Concours Awards Parade



Afternoon Tea is served (in the Glass House and Sponsor Pavilions only)



Salon Privé closes for the day

A Partnership of Quality and Expertise

We are proud to partner with Aviva to support the growth and quality of the Salon Privé Concours. The Aviva Private Clients team made their Salon Privé debut in September 2021, supporting the Concours as Platinum Sponsors. They are on hand to meet you in the Aviva Pavilion, and to discuss how together, they can help protect what’s important to you.

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Discover the Show Field

Be the first to see the stunning line up of classic cars on display at the opening day of the Salon Privé concours. Meet the owners and discover the fascinating histories and stories behind the automobiles on show as they are judged.

Concours on the Move

After enjoying a delicious lunch, take a seat with a glass of chilled Pommery Champagne to enjoy the Concours Awards Parade. The cars are stunning on the lawns but nothing compares to seeing these magnificent automobiles driven as intended and presented with gusto by emcee Max Girado.

Silverware on Show

After lunch the concours Show Field fire up their engines to begin the Concours Awards Parade, during which each car is presented and Class Winners and Honourable Mentions are revealed before the eager Salon Privé audience.

Previous Winners

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Do you own a car of significant provenance or exceptional rarity? Join us at Blenheim Palace for the most spectacular Concours experience available in the UK.

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Unforgettable Dining at The Palace

Salon Privé is unique amongst events in the UK, with every single guest treated to exceptional hospitality. Our private dining packages take you to new heights, offering the chance to transform a special occasion into something truly unforgettable.

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Debuting the World’s Finest Brands

Wednesday is the first day to discover debuts from selected automotive marques as well as an array of luxury brands curated to cater for every element of the luxury lifestyle.

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Plan Your Day

Daily Schedules

Salon Privé Week spans 4 days each September, presenting the very best the automotive world has to offer, from unique and rare classics to the latest modern supercars and hypercars.

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Style Guide

Offering the perfect opportunity to don your summers’ best, Salon Privé welcomes all fashions and styles, from demure to eccentric.

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Preferential Parking

Once again, supercars and classic cars will be offered preferential parking in Flagstaff and along the Avenue, close to the Salon Privé entrance.

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Getting to Blenheim Palace

Salon Privé is a destination event. Located just 8 miles north-west of Oxford, in the majestic English market town of Woodstock, benefitting from convenient transport links by road, rail and air.

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Our team is passionate and committed to making Salon Privé the best it can be. For any general queries; we are here to help.

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