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2013 Chicago International Auto Show (Chicago Car Show)



Date: Saturday, February 9th
- Monday, February 18th, 2013
Where: McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, Illinois
Time: First Look for Charity
6:30pm - 10:30pm

Public Show Hours
February 9th - 17th
10:00am - 10:00pm

February 18th
10:00am - 10:00pm
General Admission: Adult
$11.00

Senior & Children(7-12)
$7.00
Children(6 & under)
Free!
Contact Info: chicagoautoshow.com

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The Chicago Auto show is the biggest auto show in North America. The first Chicago Auto show was held in 1901, making it one of the oldest auto shows as well. With over one million visitors each year, it easy to see that this is an auto show that you don’t want to miss.



In most of the Chicago Auto Shows, there is a massive amount of space that they use. The large amount of space means that there many different things that are able to happen. For example, one of these things is the largest indoor test track. Now think about that, you could be able to drive in one of the newest cars on a test track with a trained professional that will test how well you can keep your cool while riding it. This test track tests SUVs and trucks in the most extreme simulation conditions.

At the Chicago Auto Show there will also be a live band that will come and play for the crowd. The last few years Pontiac and Chrysler have hosted these bands and invited bands like “OK Go” and the Bo Deans. Between the test track and the music this is an event that the entire family can go to and enjoy.

Last Years Chicago Car Show:

  • 2013 Acura ILX
  • 2013 Acura RDX
  • 2013 Ford Shelby GT500
  • 2013 GMC Acadia
  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
  • Kia Track’ster concept
  • 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition

As you can see there is a large amount of new cars that you can go and see.

If you are interested in visiting for more than one day, you might think about finding one of the many hotels that are nearby. There is food that is also close if you get the urge to nibble. Make sure that you bring the family to this awesome event.

There will also be the First Look for Charity event. The First Look for Charity is an event where you pay $250 to get to see the newest cars first. All of the many raised will go to charity. There will be Champagne, wine, soft drinks, and hors d’oeuvres and deserts. This is a black tie event where a tuxedo will be mandatory. Fortunately though, there is a tuxedo rental that helps fun the event.

Make sure that you don’t miss this year’s Chicago Auto Show!