For those who are vintage car enthusiasts or dream of owning one, McCormics Palm Springs Collector Car Auctions will have nearly 600 cars on display February 23-26, 2023, for McCormick 72nd Palm Springs Classic Car Auction, which includes modern classics of the 80s, 90s, and 2000s.
This much-anticipated event will take place at the Palm Springs Convention Center Outdoor Event area. Tickets will be available for purchase at the gate. Friday is free all-day admission. Admission for Saturday and Sunday is 15 dollars per day or 25 dollars for both days. A free parking and shuttle map is available at www.classic-carauction.com.
The itinerary for Thursday, February 23, includes vehicle check from 8 am to 5 pm. This is the first day of vehicle check-in, and it is advised that if participants have a Friday car, they should get it checked in on-site this day. Also, on-site bidder registration starts inside the main auction office.
Friday, February 24th, will feature 180 cars crossing the block. Free Champagne Happy Hour will last from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for buyers and sellers. The car auction will be from noon to 8 p.m. at Lots 1 through 180. Vehicle check-in will be from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. Gates open at 8 a.m. for preview. Sellers are instructed to check their vehicles on-site then proceed to the auction office to check in their title and DMV paperwork. It is important to get your vehicle on-site this day as it is a free preview day for the public. The Collector Car Auction starts at noon sharp, with 180 vehicles crossing the block. This day is also free admission for the public.
On Saturday, February 25, the car auction will last from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Lots 181 through 405. Gates open at 8 a.m. for a preview. The auction will start at 10 a.m. sharp. 225 cars will cross the block this day at a rate of approximately 20 per hour. The auction lists show the approximate time each car will cross the block. Sellers are advised to be with their car when it comes to the podium.
On Sunday, February 26th, the car auction will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. in Lots 406 – 580. Gates open at 8 a.m. for a preview. The Sunday Morning Coming Down with free Mimosas and Bloody Marys will take place in the main auction tent Sunday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., followed by 175 cars crossing the block at 10 a.m. sharp.
Auction bidder registration is priced at 30 dollars, which includes admission for the bidder and a guest. Also included is a free Champagne Happy Hour for you and a guest in the main auction tent on Friday from 11 a.m. to noon and bidders are welcome to attend the Sunday Morning Coming Down with free Mimosas and Bloody Marys in the main auction tent Sunday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The auction starts immediately after each event.
McCormick’s 72nd auction will take place on February 26th, 27th, and 28th, 2022. This will be a live, in-person auction. The event will take place in the usual outdoor location on the grounds of The Palm Springs Convention Center. We are operating under all CDC guidelines to protect you and our staff.
Classic car show & auction of Classic, Vintage & Muscle Cars. Prices from just $3000 to over $250,000. General public & dealers welcome.
Friday is FREE, Saturday & Sunday $15 each or $25 for all days. Tickets can be purchased at the gate.
$30 bidder registration. Spectators are also welcome!
For Free Parking & Shuttle map click HERE
FRIDAY, February 25th
FREE Champagne Happy Hour 11 am – 12 noon for buyers & sellers. Auction 12 noon – 8 pm (now expanded to 180 cars) LOTS 1 – 180. Vehicle check-in 8 am – 5 pm. Gates open at 8 am for a preview. Sellers check your vehicle in on-site then proceed to our office to check in your title and DMV paperwork. It is important to get your vehicle on-site this day as it is FREE preview day for the public.
THE AUCTION STARTS AT 12 NOON SHARP WITH 180 VEHICLES CROSSING THE BLOCK. THIS DAY IS ALSO FREE ADMISSION FOR THE PUBLIC.
SATURDAY, February 26th
Auction 10 am – 7 pm, LOTS 181 – 405. Gates open at 8 am for a preview. The auction starts at 10 am sharp. 225 cars will cross the block this day at a rate of approx. 20 per hour. Our auction lists show the approx. time each car will cross the block. If you are a seller please be with your car when it comes on the podium.
SUNDAY, February 27th
Auction 10am – 5pm, LOTS 406 – 580 – Gates open at 8am for preview. ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ with FREE Mimosas and Bloody Marys in the main auction tent Sunday morning from 9am – 10am FOLLOWED BY 175 CARS CROSSING THE BLOCK AT 10AM SHARP.