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Chicago Auto Show Feb. 9 – 18 @ McCormick Place
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – Feb 18 @ 10:00 pm

Chicago Auto Show Feb. 9 – 18

The Chicago Auto Show will be held February 9 through 18, 2019 at McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616.

First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 111th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

The Chicago Auto Show utilizes more than 1 million square feet in the North and South Exhibit Halls of the McCormick Place complex. McCormick Place offers a total of 2.7 million square feet of exhibit halls with an additional 700,000 square feet of meeting room availability.

Chicago Auto Show, Bat Mobile from 2013. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Chicago Auto Show, Bat Mobile from 2013. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935.

All Chicago Auto Show exhibits are held in the McCormick Place complex. Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; and experimental or concept cars. In total, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display. Additionally, attendees will also have the opportunity to see numerous accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles and project, antique and collector cars.

Guests at the Auto Show taken in 1963. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Guests at the Auto Show taken in 1963. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Dates & Times

  • February 9-17 | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m
  • February 18 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m

Location

  • McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616

Ticket Prices

  • $13 for adults
  • $7 for seniors aged 62 and older
  • $7 for children 7-12

Free Admission for children 6 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Family members only.