Atlanta International Auto Show Returns in March

Announcements

The Atlanta International Auto Show will celebrate its 34th anniversary when it returns to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) on March 9-13, 2016.  It is produced by the Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association (MAADA).

Not only is the Atlanta International Auto Show the largest annual consumer event held annually at the GWCC, it is also one of the nation’s great auto shows, attracting many of the world’s major automotive manufacturers during its five day run.

There will be over 400 new and preproduction vehicles on display on the 400,000 square foot show floor.

At press time, the following manufacturers have agreed to participate in the show:  ACURA, ALFA ROMEO, AUDI,  BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FIAT, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, INFINITI, JEEP,  KIA,  LEXUS, LINCOLN, , MAZDA,  MERCEDES-BENZ, MINI, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, RAM, SCION, SUBARU, TOYOTA, and VOLKSWAGEN.

At press time,  the following 2017 pre-production vehicles have been scheduled for display:  Audi R8, Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac XT5, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivan, Ford Escape, Ford F-150 Raptor, F-250, Ford Fusion, GMC Acadia, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Kia Forte, Kia Sportage, Lexus LC 500, Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 S Coupe Edition 1, Mercedes-Benz E 220 d, Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 and Mercedes-Benz GLS 63.

This event will once again take place in the C Building of the GWCC.  This is a perfect location, since the exhibition area is located on the street level of Northside Drive, where there is plenty of available public parking and a shorter walk to the facility.  Those who wish to take a test drive merely have to sign up in the lobby area and then go outside to visit their manufacturer of choice. It doesn’t get any easier than that.

At press time, the following manufacturers will be participating in Ride & Drive events:  BUICK, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FIAT, FORD, GMC, HONDA, JEEP, KIA, MAZDA, RAM, and TOYOTA.

As always, the Auto Show will be presenting a number of special attractions.   Marvel’s Spider-Man and Ant-Man  will appear on March 12 and 13.  Scooby Doo will also be onsite during these same two days, sponsored by Comcast Spotlight.

The Georgia Cool Cruisers will once again display their vintage vehicles and muscle cars in the show lobby and in a special attraction area on the show floor.

The Auto Show will have Seniors Day on Thursday, March 10, and College Day on Friday, March 11.  All Seniors 55 and older and all College Students can show their identification of age/student id’s at the show box office and receive a 50% discount off the $10.00 Adult Admission.  These same Seniors and College Students can also save 50% on parking by showing their identification of age/student id’s at the entrance of the Yellow Parking Lot of the Georgia World Congress Center on Northside Dr.

The Georgia World Congress Center is offering a $3.00 discount off public parking on March 9 & 10 ONLY in their Yellow Lot on Northside Drive.  To receive this discount, attendees must tell the parking attendant that they are attending the Auto Show.

SHOW HOURS:

Wednesday, March 9                     12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 10                       12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, March 11                             12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 12                        10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 13                          10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

BOX OFFICE CLOSES ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SHOW CLOSING DAILY.

TICKET PRICES: $10.00 Adults; $5.00 Children 6-12; and Children under 6 Free.

For more information, please visit www.GoAutoShow.com.

 

 

 

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