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Unfortunately, due to a variety of circumstances, the Carmel Mission Classic will no longer be able to continue. We had a fantastic seven year run and we thank all our friends, sponsors, and participants for the success we have enjoyed.

 The Carmel Mission Classic was the octane fueled inspiration of Brother Knights Frank DiPaola and Richard Pepe to bring car enthusiasts together and provide funding for charitable causes. Since its inception in 2013 we have raised almost a half a million dollars for the charities of the Knights of Columbus and the Carmel Mission. The blessing of the autos has added a most-revered spiritual component as well.

Thank you all and God bless you,
Frank DiPaola, Event Chairman

"Car Week's Most Relaxed, Inspirational, and Charitable Event"
"Objects of Art, Ego and Transportation, Saving Lives and Saving Souls"

1936 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special Roadster
2019 Best in Show Winner: 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster, shown by Craig Hopkins

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 through the grounds of the crown jewel of the Monterey Peninsula, the historic Carmel Mission.  A no-host gourmet food bar  is available by a local chef.  The Carmel Mission Classic has quickly become a crowd favorite for visitors to the Carmel/Monterey area during "Car Week", and is held annually on the Wednesday prior to the world famous Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

From Ferraris to Funny-Cars and Blessings to Beverages, there's something for everyone!

Barry and Karen Meguiar with Michael Hammer,
owner of this 1927 Bentley 4 1/2 litre Le Mans Special

Sponsored Hotel of the 2020 Carmel Mission Classic
2019 Carmel Mission Classic Poster
This original work of art by renowned Carmel artist
Ed Greco is the featured artwork on our
2019 event poster.

One of our 2020 Feature Cars,
proudly presented by the Automobile Driving Museum
1917 Packard Twin Six
"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
1927 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre Le Mans Special
1927 Bentley  4 1/2 Litre Le Mans Special
Generously shown by Michael Hammer
Click here to see photographs of Featured Vehicles

Click here to see our Generous Past Sponsors

1951 Baldwin Special
1 of 4 Produced with Race History
1936 Packard V-12
2019 Feature Vehicle
1930 Stutz Monte Carlo, Coach Work by Weymann,  Only three of these cars are known to exist.  The body is 100% hand constructed out of ash wood and its exterior is covered in a leatherette material, deeming this a "fabric bodied" car.  Graciously brought to us by our friends at the Los Angeles Driving Museum
The Blessing of the Cars 2016
The Blessing of the Cars - 2016
Grecin Motorcycle
Eugene Garcin's immaculately restored 1929 BMW R63 Motorcycle
2018 Ford GT
See it Here!   The New 2018 Ford GT

1910 Birmingham Small Arms (BSA) Model 15/20
Presented by the Automobile Driving Museum
Pagani Huayra