235 Northside Drive Atlanta GA, 30313 770-916-1741

General Info

The 36th Annual Atlanta International Auto Show will return to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) on March 21-25, 2018.  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 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 hundreds of new and pre-production vehicles on display on the 400,000 square foot show floor.

ADMISSION:

Wednesday, March 21 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. 
Thursday, March 22 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. 
Friday, March 23 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. 
Saturday, March 24 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Sunday, March 25 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

CASH ONLY

Adults  $12.00
Children 6-12  $6.00
Children 5 and under Free

 
HEROES DAY
All of our “HEROES,” can show their identification cards (i.e. badges for police, paramedics, firefighters, veterans, etc) at the show box office on Wednesday, March 21 only, and receive a 50% discount off their $12.00 Adult Admission. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount offer for this day.

SENIORS DAY
All Seniors 55 and older can show their identification of age at the show box office on Thursday, March 22 only, and receive a 50% discount off the $12.00 Adult Admission. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount offer for this day.

COLLEGE DAY
All college students can show their student id’s at the show box office on Friday, March 23 only, and receive a 50% discount off the $12.00 Adult Admission. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount offer for this day.

Getting Here


FROM THE AIRPORT AND THE SOUTH:

Take I-75/85 north to the Central Avenue Exit (Exit 246). Turn left on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Turn right onto Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your right immediately following the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is available in the Blue and Yellow Lots on Northside Drive across from Building C.

FROM THE NORTH:  

Take I-75 south to Northside Drive (Exit 252). Turn right on Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your left immediately preceding the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is also available in the Blue and Yellow Lots located on Northside Drive across from Building C.Take I-75/85 south to 10th Street (Exit 250). Turn right onto 10th Street. Turn left on Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your left immediately preceding the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is also available in the Blue and Yellow Lots located on Northside Drive across from Building C.

* Alternate Route: Take I-75/85 south to North Avenue (Exit 249 D). Turn right on North Avenue. Turn left on Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your left immediately preceding the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is also available in the Blue and Yellow Lots located on Northside Drive across from Building C.

FROM THE WEST:  

Take I-20 east to Spring Street (Exit 56B). Turn left onto Spring Street and left onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Turn right onto Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your right immediately following the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is also available in the Blue and Yellow Lots located on Northside Drive across from Building C.

FROM THE EAST:

Take I-20 west to Spring Street (Exit 56B). Turn right onto Spring Street and left onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Turn right onto Northside Drive. GWCC Building C is located on your right immediately following the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Parking is available in the Gold Deck located between Building C and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Surface parking is also available in the Blue and Yellow Lots located on Northside Drive across from Building C.

 

FAQ

WHAT ARE THE DATES FOR THE AUTO SHOW FOR 2018?

Wednesday, March 21
Thursday, March 22
Friday, March 23
Saturday, March 24
Sunday, March 25

WHAT MANUFACTURERS WILL BE ATTENDING THE SHOW?

ACURA, AUDI, ALFA ROMEO, BUICK, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FIAT, FORD, GENESIS, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, INFINITI, JEEP, KARMA, KIA, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MINI, NISSAN, RAM, SUBARU, TOYOTA, & VOLKSWAGEN

IS THE AUTO SHOW OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC?

Yes.

WHERE IS THE GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER LOCATED?

The Georgia World Congress Center is located on Northside Drive (near Mercedes-Benz Stadium) in Atlanta, Georgia (30313).

HOW MUCH ARE THE TICKETS?

Adult – $12
Children 6 – 12 – $6
Children Under 6  – Free

HOW DO I PURCHASE TICKETS?

You may purchase tickets at the door with cash only.  ATM’s are available in the lobby of the GWCC.

CAN I GET A REFUND?

No. Tickets are non-refundable.

WILL TICKETS SELL OUT ON SITE?

No.
WHERE CAN I SIGN UP FOR A TEST DRIVE?

Ride & Drive events are scheduled on various days/times during the Auto Show (vary for each manufacturer).  Visit HERE for an official schedule.

DO YOU HAVE WHEELCHAIRS AVAILABLE ON SITE AT THE SHOW?

Yes. Wheelchairs are available “first come, first serve” at Business Center of Building “B.”  Rental is $55 per day – call 404-223-4660.

ARE STROLLERS ALLOWED ON THE SHOW FLOOR? Yes.  ARE CAMERAS & VIDEO CAMERAS PERMITTED ON THE SHOW FLOOR?

Yes. And encouraged!

IS THERE A LOST AND FOUND OFFICE?

Yes.  Lost and Found is at the Exhibitors Registration Desk next to the main entrance and ticket booth.

IS THERE A PLACE TO EAT?

There are multiple concession stands throughout the GWCC that offer a variety of dining options.

MAY I PURCHASE A CAR AT THE AUTO SHOW?

No, but you will be given a full dealership listing of dealerships in the Atlanta area in order to find the closest dealership to your home. You will also be provided with plenty of brochures and informational materials on vehicles of interest.

WILL THERE BE ANY DISPLAYS OF EXOTIC OR CLASSIC CARS? 

Yes, Caffeine and Octane/Caffeine & Exotics will have a great display of exotics and classic cars at this year’s show!

WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO PARK?

Yellow, Gold, or Blue Lots

IS THE GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER A SMOKE-FREE FACILITY?

Yes, the Georgia World Congress Center is a smoke-free facility.

CAN I BRING MY DOG AND/OR PET TO THE SHOW?

No. Only seeing-eye dogs and service dogs are allowed inside the Georgia World Congress Center during Auto Show operating hours.

Ride & Drive

Chevrolet Test Drive
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 6pm
Featured Vehicles: Bolt EV, Camaro, Colorado, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, Silverado, Traverse

Drive FCA!
Wednesday, March 21: 12pm - 8pm
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 8pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 8pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 8pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 8pm
Featured Vehicles: Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Fiat 500, Fiat 500X, Fiat 124 Spider, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Compass, Jeep Wrangler, Ram 1500

Ford Ride and Drive
Wednesday, March 21: 12pm - 7pm
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 7pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 7pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 7pm
Featured Vehicles: EcoSport, Explorer, Expedition, Escape, Focus, Fusion, F-150

Discover the New Kia
Wednesday, March 21: 12pm - 7pm
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 7pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 7pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 7pm
Featured Vehicles: Cadenza, Forte, Niro, Optima, Rio, Sedona, Soul, Sorento, Sportage, Stinger

Mazda Ride & Drive Experience
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 6pm
Featured Vehicles: Mazda3, Mazda6, Mazda Miata MX-5, Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-5, and Mazda CX-9

Atlanta MINI Dealers Test Drive
Wednesday, March 21: 12pm - 9pm
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 9pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 10pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 10pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 8pm
Featured Vehicles: JCW Countryman, PHEV Countryman, 2DR Hardtop S, Clubman S Convertible

Toyota Drive Center
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 8pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 8pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 6pm
Featured Vehicles: Camry, C-HR, Highlander, Prius, RAV4

Volkswagen Driving Experience
Wednesday, March 21: 12pm - 7pm
Thursday, March 22: 12pm - 7pm
Friday, March 23: 12pm - 8pm
Saturday, March 24: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, March 25: 10am - 6pm
Featured Vehicles: Atlas, Golf GTI, Jetta GLI, Passat, Tiguan

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