"Carmel Mission feeds the spirit, fine cars feed the passion, fine wine and gourmet food feed the body. Join us in celebrating all three." 
Frank DiPaola, Event Chairman

The 2016 Carmel
Mission Classic will be held on >
Wednesday, August 17th,
 10 am to 4 pm
Tickets are $50 each and will be available for purchase online beginning June 12th. Tickets are limited. Online sales will continue through August 7th unless sold out prior.

A ONE OF A KIND EVENT   combining the passion for fine automobiles with the Faith and the Palate. Enjoy wine tasting by some of Monterey County's finest vineyards, a self-guided tour, and beautiful live harp music in the background as you stroll the grounds of the crown jewel of the Monterey Peninsula, the Historic Carmel Mission. A no host gourmet food bar will also be available by a local chef.
All net proceeds go to the charities of the Knights of Columbus and Carmel Mission!

Another Best and Blessed trophy winner , the 1933 Rolls Royce 20/25 Delivery Van

This original work of art by renowned Carmel artist Ed Greco was auctioned off to the highest bidder on August 12th during the 2015 event. Posters will be available online soon! 

Due to the success of last year's show, there has been an overwhelming response from vehicle applicants for the 2016 show. Please click here to submit a photograph and an application online for review by the Entrants' Committee.
Thank you, and God Bless,   Frank DiPaola

Frank and Friends

Click here and here for more information about Rita Hayworth's custom bodied Cadillac

Best and Blessed Trophy Winner , Rob Talbott's 1959 MV Agusta Raid 250 cc

We are honored to have Barry Meguiar , the host of  the "Car Crazy" TV Show as our celebrity guest Master of Ceremonies

The Star of the Show , winner of the Best In Show award,  brought to us by the Stephens family, and the Academy of Art University of San Francisco, was the 1949 Delahaye 175 Saoutchik

All the way from Texas, proudly presented by our good friend Richard Atwell, the 1930 Rolls Royce PI Windblown Coupe

Our feature car , The Rita Hayworth Cadillac, most generously provided by the Petersen Museum

2014 McLaren P1, where the past icons meet the future icons, at the iconic crown jewel, the Carmel Mission

Another show stopper , the Cord 812 Cabriolet, proudly shown by Chris Cord, grandson of E.L. Cord

Click here to view the 2015 Carmel Mission Classic on YouTube!