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On The Blog: Marconi Event Venue | Open House Recap

This past Sunday, August 14th, the Marconi Automotive Museum held its annual Open House & Meet the Founder Event.

Every August the Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids hosts its annual Open House & Meet the Founder event held on a Sunday. The Marconi invites numerous car clubs throughout the area to fill its parking lots and surrounding area. The museum is open for free tours and guests get a chance to meet Dick Marconi and hear his personal stories about the cars.

This year we had over 800 guests trail through the museum, quadruple the amount in previous years! Here is a recap of the event with pictures, enjoy!

 

 

 

The Porsche Club of American - Orange Coast Region
The Porsche Club of American – Orange Coast Region

John and Vince Marconi showed up in father and son Barracudas!
John and Vince Marconi showed up in father and son Barracudas!

Another awesome shot of the great turnout from the Porsche Club of America - Orange Coast Region.
Another awesome shot of the great turnout from the Porsche Club of America – Orange Coast Region.

Everyone gave a little cheer when this bad boy drove in. Not to mention-it burned your nose hairs. Yes, it was running alcohol.
Everyone gave a little cheer when this bad boy drove in. Not to mention-it burned your nose hairs. Yes, it was running alcohol.

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The KATMOBILE from L.A. Artist JT Burke
The KATMOBILE from L.A. Artist JT Burke


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Dick Marconi giving the guests his welcome speech!
Dick Marconi giving the guests his welcome speech!

Were you at the Open House? Can you find yourself in this photo?
Were you at the Open House? Can you find yourself in this photo?

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The Unique Car Club of OC brought its custom Cadillac's!
The Unique Car Club of OC brought its custom Cadillac’s!

The vintage Mini Cooper Club also made an appearance!
The vintage Mini Cooper Club also made an appearance!

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Rolls-Royce Club lined our back parking lot!
Rolls-Royce Club lined our back parking lot!

A few more from the members of the Rolls-Royce club!
A few more from the members of the Rolls-Royce club!

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The KATMOBILE by L.A. Artist JT Burke.
The KATMOBILE by L.A. Artist JT Burke.

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The Lifestyle Cycles riding group also came out to show their support!
The Lifestyle Cycles riding group also came out to show their support!

So many people! Can you spot yourself?
So many people! Can you spot yourself?

Rebel Off Road was the bell of the ball, but how could it not be?
Rebel Off Road was the bell of the ball, but how could it not be?

The San Diego Miata Club also drove up to be a part of the show!
The San Diego Miata Club also drove up to be a part of the show!

Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.
Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.

Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.
Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.

Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.
Aerial shots of The Marconi parking lot.

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A huge thank you to all of the car club members who drove out to The Marconi and all the guests in attendance! It was spectacular to see that many people in our parking lots and inside the museum.

Thank you for helping us help kids!


The Marconi Automotive Museum is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit located in the heart of Orange County, California. Net proceeds from museum visitors and booked events are donated to at-risk children charities across Southern California. When we aren’t hosting an event, the museum is open to the public Monday through Friday 9AM-4:30PM. Check our event calendar before visiting. 

If you are interested in booking the museum as a venue, please call 714.251.3001 or send in a Request for Proposal form for a quote.  

 

 

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