Chicago Auto Show is the largest show in North American and it’s been held more times than any other auto exposition in the continent. The year 2013 marks the 105th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. North America’s largest auto show, the 2013 Chicago Auto Show spans more than one million square feet of contiguous one-floor space of the McCormick Place complex displaying multiple world and North American introductions and a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars, trucks, sport-utility vehicles, minivans and concept cars. In all, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display, plus hundreds of interactive, aftermarket, accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles, antique and collector cars. The Chicago Auto Show also features several indoor test tracks and outdoor ride-and-drive opportunities.
Did you know that this year’s Chicago Auto Show will be open to the public? Yes, the Chicago Auto Show was not available to the public since 1998, but the show will be opened to the public on a Saturday this year on February 9 to allow new limit of attendees viewing vehicles on display at the show.
They will also have a 2013 First Look for Charity that will help raise funds for benefiting charities such as Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and many more. This event is one of Chicago’s greatest one-day fundraisers, raising more than $2 million to benefiting charities. Ticket to attend this one-day fundraiser event is $250 and attendees will have a sneak peek of Chicago Auto Show and will be treated to first-rate hors d’oeuvres and beverages and can enjoy entertainment by famous musical Million Dollar Quarter and Beatles tribute band American English. Not only that, two of the lucky quests will event’s grand prizes which includes 2013 Buick Encore and a 2013 Hyundai Sante Fe.
If any of you are able to attend this year Chicago Auto Show, we suggest you take a visit!
The 2013 Chicago Auto Show is open to the public from February 9-18, 2013.
- Show hours: February 9-17: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. February 18 (Presidents Day): 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission prices are as follows:
- $12 for adults
- $6 for seniors ages 62 and older
- $6 for children ages 7-12
- Free admission for children 6 and younger when they accompany a paying adult (family members only)
- Weekday discount coupons ($6 off the regular adult admission) available at various area new-car dealers.
For more information, visit their website: http://www.chicagoautoshow.com/default.aspx
Check out some photos from CAS 2012