Join Antique Boat Museum for the 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance on June 29


The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, invites you to join them for the ninth annual 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance on June 29th!  This year’s marque is cars of the German Autobahn but cars of all marques can be seen.

Come see 50-70 antique and classic cars alongside our antique boats and vote for your favorite car!  You’ll also have the opportunity to row a St. Lawrence Skiff and tour George Boldt’s 1903 houseboat, La Duchesse.  Regular admission is required for visitors to attend the event.  Admission to the Museum is $14 (ABM members get in free as a benefit of membership).

Interested in showing your car at the 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance? For a $40 registration fee a car be entered either to be judged or as a display only entry. Registration provides admission for the driver and guest, a discounted lunch, a ride in an antique boat, and admission to a post-event exhibitors’ reception.  The show is followed by a Sunday Exhibitor’s Cars & Coffee.

To be eligible for competition in the Concours, cars must be at least 25 years or older. Modern cars or owners not wishing to participate in judging are welcomed to register as display only entries.

Online registration link and a downloadable registration form for the 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance are available on the ABM’s website, or by contacting Caitlin Playle, Events and Communications Coordinator: or 315-686-4104 x236.

Car clubs that would like to travel to the 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance event as a group are encouraged to contact the Museum to learn about group discounts.

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