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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2023

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2023

Local Events | November 28, 2022 | SWSS Staff

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale: Dates, Tickets & More Information

Did you know Barrett-Jackson, one of the greatest collector car auctions in the country, is headquartered right here, in Scottsdale, Arizona?

Although they host collector car auctions all over the country, including Palm Beach, Las Vegas, and Houston, the company’s Scottsdale auction is the largest, longest, and most awaited auction of the year! Based on previous auctions, this event is expected to attract 20,000–50,000 visitors and 500+ exhibitors. To top it off, Barrett-Jackson is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the 2023 auction in Scottsdale, AZ!

Before planning your trip to the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, AZ, here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 event.

What Can I See at the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction?

When you attend the Barrett-Jackson Automobilia Auction, you will have the chance to see one-of-a-kind vehicles and automotive collectibles, including gas pumps, racing posters, dealership signs, and more.

This year, the Future Car Collector Show will also be held at the auction on January 22nd. This event will feature vehicles that represent the future of the hobby of car collecting and a celebration of the collectibles of tomorrow!

When is Barrett-Jackson?

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale takes place from January 21–29, 2023. Typically, the event lasts from 9 AM – 6 PM each day. Check the upcoming events schedule to confirm the times of the event as the auction approaches.

Where is the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction 2023 Scottsdale?

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale takes place at WestWorld of Scottsdale, an internationally recognized, multi-use facility located at 16601 North Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.

How Much Are Tickets for the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction in Scottsdale?

General admission tickets for the Barrett-Jackson Auction 2023 Scottsdale at WestWorld of Scottsdale vary depending on when you buy your tickets, the day you visit, and several other factors.

You can visit the Barrett-Jackson website for ticket prices on the day(s) you plan to visit.

Can I Buy a VIP Auction Tour for the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction?

There are several VIP Experiences for the Barrett-Jackson Auction 2023 Scottsdale, including the following:

Craig Jackson’s Box

Craig Jackson’s Box includes hospitality access to the owner’s private skybox and a bidder’s badge on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, a VIP auction tour, access to exclusive areas of the auction, an opening night gala ticket, all-week general admission access, and VIP exclusive extras, like a merchandise card, auction catalog, and fast-pass entry to the thrill rides.

Luxury Lounge

Luxury Lounge includes hospitality access to the Luxury Lounge and a bidder’s badge on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, a VIP auction tour, access to exclusive areas of the auction, an opening night gala ticket, all-week general admission access, and VIP exclusive extras, like a merchandise card, auction catalog, and fast-pass entry to the thrill rides.

Staging Lanes

Staging Lanes gives you a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of each vehicle before it hits the auction floor and a bidder’s badge on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You’ll also receive a VIP auction tour, access to exclusive areas of the auction, an opening night gala ticket, all-week general admission access, and VIP exclusive extras, like a merchandise card, auction catalog, and fast-pass entry to the thrill rides.

How Many Cars Are Sold at Barrett-Jackson?

At the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction in Scottsdale in 2022, a total of $266.7 million was spent on 2,107 collector cars. The 2022 auction was the second-largest in Scottsdale, second only to the auction in 2016, which made over $307 million.

How Much Does the Seller Pay at Barrett-Jackson?

To sell a vehicle at Barrett-Jackson, the seller is responsible for paying the entry fee (based on the time of day of the auction and the lot number) and a seller’s commission of 8% of the hammer price. The buyer pays a 10% buyer’s premium on the sale.

Who Owns Barrett-Jackson?

Craig Jackson is the Chairman and CEO of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. However, in 2022, IMG acquired a majority stake in Barrett-Jackson. IMG is a global leader in events, sports, media, and fashion and owns, operates, and represents hundreds of worldwide events, including the Miami Open Tennis Tournament, New York Fashion Week, and Formula Drift. 

IMG will serve as a strategic partner to help Craig Jackson and the team at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company (based in Scottsdale) further enhance the business.

What Is the Most Expensive Car Ever Sold at Barrett-Jackson?

The most expensive car ever auctioned at Barrett-Jackson was the 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake—reportedly the last “Super Snake” in existence. It sold for $5,500,000 in 2007, was auctioned again for $5,115,000 in 2015, and sold for $5,500,000 in 2021.

1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake (source)

Some notable contenders for the most expensive car ever sold at Barrett-Jackson also include the original Batmobile (sold for $4,620,000 in 2013), the 1950 General Motors Futurliner (sold for $4,400,000 in 2015), and the 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 (sold for $3,850,000 in 2014).

Original Batmobile
Original Batmobile (source)

Stay Right Next to the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction with Stay With Style Scottsdale

If you’re planning a trip to Scottsdale, AZ, to attend the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction 2023, you’re likely looking for a convenient place to stay that will put you near all the action!

If so, we recommend staying at one of the spacious, luxurious vacation rentals from Stay With Style Scottsdale. We offer vacation rentals just a short drive from WestWorld of Scottsdale, so you’ll be able to get to the auction quickly each day. When the auction is over, come back and lounge in your heated swimming pool, play a game of mini golf, or relax until your next morning at the auction.
Browse our selection of short-term vacation rentals to find the perfect place for your stay.

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