ince 1927, the Carriage House has been the setting for various lawn events and other car related activities. The Lawn Event season grew out of a Sunday afternoon tradition begun by the Anderson family, who would open the doors to the Carriage House so that the general public could admire their growing collection of American and European cars.
Today we host lawn events almost every Saturday and Sunday from May-October. Our Lawn Event season features events from every marque and era. Italian, German, British, American, Custom, Tuner, Alternative Fuels, Trucks, Hot Rods and European Motorcycles will all be on display at different times throughout the season. Presently, we host twenty-five car shows each year.
It’s highly recommended that you register online prior to the Lawn Event (if available). Please note that some of our Lawn Events do not have online registration available. Registering online does not guarantee you a space on the Lawn.
If your Car Club or group is interested in sponsoring a Lawn Event or holding a meeting at the Museum, Please contact the Lawn Events Manager at email@example.com.
If a show is canceled, postponed or changed due to weather it will be posted on this page and our Facebook page at least one day prior to the event. On occasion, we may end an event early due to weather or other circumstances.
Alcohol is NOT permitted at any of our Lawn Events per the Town of Brookline and Brookline Police Department. We reserve the right to check your personal cooler if you are attending our events.
The Museum does not allow ‘For Sale’ signs or Dealer placards on show vehicles at our Lawn Events.
If you would like to attend the Lawn Event as a spectator, you do not need to register online or buy tickets in advance. Simply show up at any time during the show’s duration and check-in and pay admission at the front gate. You will be given a wristband to prove payment. Admission to the Lawn Event includes admission to the Museum. Museum Members receive free admission to the Museum and any of our season long Lawn Events as long as their Membership is valid. Museum Membership does not waive your Car Registration fees.
Dogs are allowed at Lawn Events as long as they are kept on a leash at all times! Unless your dog is a service dog, no dogs are allowed in the Museum.
No drones are allowed at the Lawn Events or in Larz Anderson Park. No exceptions!
When you attend a Lawn Event, you agree that your likeness, your vehicle and your guests may be used in photographs, video, or other digital media in any and all of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum's publications, including web-based publications. you hereby irrevocably authorize the Larz Anderson Auto Museum to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. If you do not want your photo to be used, please check in with a Museum staff person.