Exhibitor Guide

Welcome to the Barrington Concours d’Elegance!



Friday, July 12th, 2013 – LEGACY CLUB ONLY

6:00 p.m.    Legacy Club & VIP “Car-B-Que”

Our Legacy Club members and special invited guests will join us on Friday evening before the Concours for a fun “Car-B-Que” featuring the muscle car collection of Mike & Ivy Guarise and co-hosted by Dave and Susan Nelsen. This event is invitation only. For more information, e-mail patty@barringtonconcours.org..

Legacy Club members and invited guests will receive information and logistics for this event at the end of June.

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

9:00 a.m.    Road Rally through the Barrington Countryside

Don’t miss the fun and family-friendly Road Rally through the Barrington countryside.  Vehicles depart from Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington and travel 35 miles through the bucolic Barrington countryside until you arrive back at Citizens Park for lunch and prizes.  Everyone can participate, from those with Maserati to those with mini-vans!  Classic cars are welcome but not necessary.

Where:    Wickstrom Auto Group                          600 W. Northwest Highway

Exhibitors receive one complimentary vehicle ticket, which can be ordered on your Exhibitor Commitment Form.

5:30 p.m.    Great Gatsby VIP Cocktail Party and Great Gatsby Garden Party Gala

Join us at Barrington Hills Country Club for our Charity Gala and Cocktail Reception to benefit our Legends & Legacies Foundation 2013 charity, Barrington Area Conservation Trust.  We’ll be hosting a  “Great Gatsby VIP Cocktail Party” at the Country Club with our gala “Dinner in the Cotton Club” to follow.  Live and silent auctions and special prizes will be  featured.  All proceeds benefit the Barrington Area Conservation Trust, which works to protect open spaces in the Barrington area and the greater Chicago region.

Where:    Barrington Hills Country Club                 300 W. County Line Road

5:30–7:30 p.m. – Great Gatsby VIP Cocktail Party (complimentary for exhibitors)

7:30 pm. “Dinner in the Cotton Club” – $100 per person for confirmed exhibitors

Tickets may be ordered on your Exhibitor Commitment Form.

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

6:45 a.m.    The 7th Barrington Concours d’Elegance

We will begin to load exhibitor show vehicles onto the showfield at 6:45 a.m.; doors will open to the general public at 11:00 a.m.  Our awards ceremony will begin at approximately 2:30 p.m. and conclude by 4:00 p.m. Once the awards have been presented, the showfield will be closed to the general public and we will host an afterglow reception to honor and thank all of our exhibitors for helping make the Barrington Concours d’Elegance a smashing success.

Where:    Makray Memorial Golf Club    1010 S. Northwest Hwy.

Exhibitors receive 2 complimentary VIP Tickets (Legacy Club members receive 4). Additional Tickets can be ordered on your Exhibitor Commitment Form.

10:00 a.m.   Spouse Event

At 10:00 a.m., a shuttle bus will take spouses off-site (if you choose) for a tour of the beautiful gardens and model railway at the estate of Elaine Silets in North Barrington. Her unique gardens and trains have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, NBC, CNN, CBS, FOX, NBC, and more. Following a tour of her estate, we will head to The Garlands of Barrington for lunch, and then back to Makray by 1:30 p.m. for the Concours Awards Ceremony. Cost for this program is $30 per person.

Where:    Makray Memorial Golf Club    1010 S. Northwest Hwy; shuttle leaves at 10:00 a.m.

Tickets may be ordered on your Exhibitor Commitment Form.


Hotel Information

The Barrington area is located 40 miles northwest of Chicago and about a half-hour from O’Hare International Airport. If you will be staying in our area for Legends & Legacies, we have several hotel recommendations.

Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Deer Park

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Deer Park, which is located about 10 minutes east of Barrington in the Deer Park Shopping Center area. We have arranged for a “Good Neighbor” rate of $109 for two queen beds. Call 847-726-0500 for more information and mention the “Good Neighbor” rate.

Marriott Chicago Northwest

The Marriott Chicago Northwest is located about 10 minutes south of Barrington at I-90 and Route 59. Call 847-645-9500 for information on rooms and rates.

Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates

The Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates is located at Barrington Road and I-90, just 10 minutes south of Barrington. Call 847-277-7889 for more information on rooms and rates.

Barrington House Bed and Breakfast

The Barrington House Bed and Breakfast is located in downtown Barrington at 203 Dundee Avenue. Call 847-381-0203 for more information on rooms and rates.



Trailer Parking
Station Middle School
215 Eastern Avenue
Barrington, IL 60010

Due to limited space at Makray, all trailers must park at Station Middle School (located 1 mile from the golf course).  Exhibitors are welcome to unload their vehicles at Makray Memorial Golf Club but are required to drive their trailer to Station Middle School once the exhibit is unloaded.  A volunteer will be at Station Middle School with a van to shuttle exhibitors between the school and Makray between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Exhibitor/VIP/General Parking
Barrington Union Pacific Metra Train Station
201 South Spring Street
Barrington, IL 60010
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

There is no public parking at Makray Memorial Golf Club.

Area Map

Click here for a full-scale printable version of the map below: 2013-Event-Locations-Map

2013 Event Locations Map