Largs Classic Car Festival will be staged for the first time on Sunday 31 July. That’s a date for your diary whether you’re a vintage enthusiast, a petrol head or just want to relive or experience a time when driving was in the golden age of style and sophistication of a bygone era.
With its 1930’s feel, this event will be staged undercover at the grassed area of the promenade, and will combine cars with food, music and much more. A television advert has also been produced to promote the event, which is available to view on the Largs and Millport News website.
Millport also recently hosted its third annual classic car rally and was very successful in the summer sunshine at the Garrison, and the Explore Largs team are looking forward to their own event on the esplanade.
Largs has a proud tradition of hosting classic car rallies and events, and if we delve back into the archives, we can see that past events in the 1960s attracted the highest calibre of motoring celebrities.
In the summer of 1965, the town had a VIP visitor in Sir Jackie Stewart when it staged a similar event. 
Largs has an interesting automobile first in the town too - if we turn the clock back to 1 April 1928, it was the opening of the Largs seafront car park which was a big fanfare with various dignitaries and heads of the Automobile Association visiting to mark the big day.
There was a big fanfare for the opening of 'The Largs Motor Park' which was the first municipal car park in Scotland which funded itself as all motorists paid for its use.