There’s a whole lot of luxury about to hit the streets of Burlington, Ontario!
The 2nd annual Marques d’Elegance arrives in Burlington this weekend. The three-day event takes place on Friday, August 23, Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25.
With a vision to create a venue in Canada where car enthusiasts can display their moving works of art, this unique weekend promises to be spectacular!
Marques d’Elégance began as a way to raise support for Nelson Youth Centres in Burlington. This year, Marques d’Elegance will be raising funds for and increasing awareness of the Carpenter Hospice and Autism Ontario.
This is an event you don’t want to miss. The only one of its kind in Canada, Marques d’Elegance is the epitome of luxury and refinement.
But there truly is something for everyone this weekend. Here’s the scoop on where you need to be:
Kickstart your weekend at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Featuring gourmet foods, premium wines and champagne, gifts for the women and cigars for the men, this event also offers a fashion show and the chance to take home something fabulous from the silent auction or the door prize draw.
Ferraris aren’t required, but if you’re planning to bring yours, there’s special parking available in the hangar. Tickets are available for this deluxe evening here.
Make sure you wake up early on Saturday morning and get to downtown Burlington for this exciting celebration of speed! You’ll find a preview of the featured exotic cars, street vendors, art exhibits, live music and a beer and wine garden. The road rally is free and the street fest is just $2 (ages 12 and under are free).
Support a couple of great charities by participating in a thrilling Exotic Charity Drive in a supercar and experience the test drive area. Get your pulse racing with excitement!
Head over to the Burlington Performing Arts Centre for An Evening of Luxury on Saturday evening and experience a fabulous display of performance cars by Mercedes-Benz Burlington. You’ll be treated to gourmet food, champagne and wine, as well as art, music, fashion and jewelry displays and exhibits.
The piece de résistance is held at the Paletta Lakefront Park & Mansion in Burlington on Sunday. Enjoy breakfast overlooking the lake from the terrace at the Paletta Mansion. The afternoon will delight you with gorgeous Italian exotics and supercars, as well as fashion shows and live music. More delicious food and beverages will await, and prizes will be awarded for best in class.
Marques d’Elegance will be a feast for your senses this weekend. You can purchase your tickets here to experience this unique and exclusive event.
Be a part of something spectacular!
Teresa Baerg is a writer, editor and self-confessed word-nerd who loves telling a good story. She is proud to call Burlington home for over a decade. She is passionate about her family, sunshine and palm trees, growing veggies, running and cycling, good books, good food and good coffee. And football. Twitter: @teresabaerg Instagram: @teresabaerg Website: teresakbaerg.com
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