CLEVELAND — Calling all car enthusiasts: It’s that time of year again. The annual I-X Center auto extravaganza is coming back to Cleveland, featuring concept, pre-production and production vehicles from auto manufacturers across 1.2 million square feet of exhibits.
The show runs from Feb. 21 through March 1.
Opening Night: Friday, Feb. 21 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays: 11a.m.- 8 p.m.
Regular Adult: $14
Preteens (7-12): $12
Seniors (62+): $12
Kids (6 and under): FREE
Where to buy tickets
You can buy tickets online and visiting the I-X Center Box office during regular show hours.
Ride N’ Drives—Attendees can test drive a vehicle without ever leaving the show. Among the manufacturers offering this option are: Chevrolet, Nissan, Toyota, BMW and Subaru.
Vehicle Giveaway— This year a 2020 Buick Encore GX and a 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Double Cab Elevation will be up for grabs. Visitors can have the chance to win a 24-month lease.
Millionaire’s Row— We’re talking cars, not Cleveland’s famous Millionaire’s Row on Euclid Avenue. This year the lineup includes 2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan, 2020 Bentley Continental GT, 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG-GT63S.
The Classic Car Show—Considered one of the most popular attractions at the show, the classic cars are displayed in the South Hall of the I-X Center. Local Cleveland owners show off their vehicles that are 25 years old or older.
Other features of the show:
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb will be signing autographs on Feb. 24 from 6-8 p.m.
Family Day—Kids 15 and under get in free on Feb. 24.
Big Food Drive: There will be collection for non-perishable food items at the Auto show in the West Lobby Friday night, so bring that macaroni and cheese, canned beans and corn.
Heroes Day—On Feb. 27, active and veteran military personnel, police, fire and other safety and security personnel will be admitted to the show for free of charge with a valid I.D.
The Cleveland Auto Show has been a family favorite since 1903. The first one was held in February that year at Gray’s Armory in downtown Cleveland, featuring 15 Cleveland-made automobiles.