10th Annual Highland Village Ferrari Festival Benefits
Texas Children's Cancer Center
By Connie Kwan-Wong | Photography Courtesy of Ferrari Festival | Date: November 9, 2015
Festival to showcase rare Ferrari race cars for a cause
Houston, TX (November 9, 2015) - The Highland Village Ferrari Festival is pleased to announce the 10th annual celebration on Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will benefit research at Texas Children's Cancer Center. More than 100 cars will be showcased on the lovely grounds of Highland Village, the upscale and exclusive shopping center located at 4078 Westheimer Houston 77027.
The Ferrari Festival provides a rare opportunity for Ferrari fans, enthusiasts and the general public to celebrate a distinguished collection of high-end automobiles. Festival attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy delicious treats throughout the duration of the event served free of charge by festival sponsors including Up Restaurant ,Escalante's, P.F. Chang's,and Sprinkles.
Event organizers, Franco Valobra and Paul Cox, have recruited the world famous Le Mans winning race team of Risi Competizione to feature exceptionally rare race cars from their collection. Ferrari of Houston will also offer attendees the biggest showing of the exclusive LaFerrari Super Cars. Only a limited amount of the exotic vehicles are in the United States and four out of five will be showcased at the festival alongside the latest model from the iconic Italian carmaker.
Highland Village's Valobra Master Jewelers has designed and commissioned handmade crystal sculptures made in Italy of Ferrari's prancing horse which will be awarded to the best cars in show. The festival will also be handing out 200 plush teddy bears to children and those that make donations to the hospital.
Franco Valobra has organized this event for the last ten years to support what he believes is a tremendously worthwhile cause. The doctors and young patients of TCH will be the guests of honor as they always have been alongside a panel of expert concours judges.
The event is free and open to the public. All proceeds will go directly to research at Texas Children's Cancer Center in an effort to support the center's mission to cure and prevent childhood cancer and blood disorders. For more information, please contact 713-961-4500 or Franco Valobra directly at 504-621-9001 and follow them at www.facebook.com/FerrariFestival.