When: Open to public
January 19 - 27, 2019 Where: Cobo Center Tickets: $14, seniors & kids $7 Getting there: Detroit People Mover
Time once again for the hottest ticket in what's coming down the road -- in the latest new car concepts and updates to already popular car models.
In 2019, the annual North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Conference Exhibition Center celebrates its 112th anniversary.
2019 Detroit Auto Show schedule
This year, the 2019 Detroit Auto Show opens to the public on Saturday, January 19 through Sunday, January 27, 2019 beginning at 9AM each weekday until 10PM and on Sunday from 9AM - 7PM
REGULAR HOURS Saturday, January 19 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
9 AM. - 10 PM (no admittance after 9 PM)
CLOSING DAY Sunday, January 27, 2019
9 AM - 7 PM (no admittance after 6 PM)
2019 Detroit Auto Show ticket information:
Seniors: $7 (65 and older)
Children: $7 (7-12 years old; 6 and under free with a parent or guardian)
DID YOU KNOW? Detroit Auto Show fun facts
1965: Detroit Auto Show moves to the Cobo Center.
• The Detroit Auto Show has been held in Detroit every year since 1907, expect during World War II. Through the years, the show has moved from various locations before settling into its permanent home in 1965 at the Cobo Center.
• It's always been popularly known as the Detroit Auto Show, but it’s official name is the North American International Auto Show. The name change was announced in 1989 when show organizers wanted to attract more international car makers.
• The Detroit Auto Show actually begins a week prior to the public opening. The first two days are for industry press only, followed by two days when auto insiders get a chance to preview the latest car models. There is also a charity preview day when all ticket proceeds go to Detroit charitable causes. The following day, the doors officially open to the public.
• The Detroit Auto Show is actually two shows in one. While major attention is given to new makes and models coming off the assembly line, a different spotlight shines on concept cars that show off advances in car design, safety, performance and computer technology.
Debuts at the 2018 show included the 2019 Acura RDX, 2019 BMW i8 Coupe, 2018 BMW X2, 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, 2019 Honda Insight, 2019 Hyundai Veloster, 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, 2019 Toyota Avalon, and the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta.
Jeep also introduced its updated 2019 Jeep Cherokee and, for the first time in 10 years, a new Ram 1500 pickup arrived to entice half-ton truck buyers.
From top left, major 2018 Detroit Show debuts included the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, 2019 Volkswagen Jetta,
2019 Honda Insight, 2019 BMW i8 Coupe, 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, and the 2019 BMW i8 Coupe.
More about the 2019 Detroit Auto Show around the Web:
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2019 North American International Auto Show - The official site with late breaking news, press releases and photo archive along with online ticket purchase and times, driving directions, hotel and parking info, exhibit map and links to major exhibitors, Detroit Auto Show trivia, factoids, and history.
Detroit Auto Show - Detroit News Online - As show time nears, watch for special reports from the digital version of the print paper with what to watch for, ticket information, sneak previews, editorials and reviews.
Cobo Center - The official home of the Detroit Auto Show with easy access to directions, the best way to get there, parking, nearby attractions, and lots more.
A Car Shopper's Guide to Auto Shows - Check out expert tips on avoiding the weekend crowds, what questions to ask, how to score a test drive and related advice for making the most out of your visit, from Edmunds.com.