CHICAGO — The Chicago Auto Show. It’s the nation’s largest auto show and it returns once again McCormick Place this week.

The 2023 Chicago Auto Show rolls into town and is open to the public starting on February 11.

Where is Chicago Auto Show held?

McCormick Place,
2301 S. King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616

When is Chicago Auto Show held?

Media Preview: February 9 – 10
First Look For Charity: February 10
Public Show: February 11 – 20

How much does it cost to go to the Chicago Auto Show?

Adults – $15
Seniors 62+ – $10
Children 4-12 – $10
Children 3 and under – $0
You can buy tickets at Chicago Auto Show Ticket Site

Parking Information according to the Auto Show’s website
McCormick Place offers on-site parking. There are three main McCormick Place lots. A, B & C. Lot A & C are $25. Lot B is $16. During the Chicago Auto Show, all McCormick Place lots are $11 after 6 p.m. Parking fees must be paid by credit card; VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Parking lots are open throughout event hours. Overnight parking is not available, and there are no in-and-out privileges. More information at You can also book reserved parking in Lots A and C for $38 by clicking here

Handicap Parking at McCormick Place: McCormick Place has accessible parking available in Lot A (located on Martin Luther King Drive), Lot C (located underground in Lakeside Center) and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place parking garage. However, any given lot may be full upon your arrival. Therefore, it may be recommended to drop off your guest and then find parking. For the Chicago Auto Show, the best drop off location is at the South Building, Gate 4 located on Martin Luther King Drive.

More about the show and vehicle on display
According to the website, 27 manufactures will show vehicles, accessories, antique cars, collector cars and interactive exhibits.

Full map of the show can be viewed here

It will feature more than two dozen manufacturers showing off their vehicles, accessories, antique and collector cars and interactive exhibits.

This year, the show is putting a major focus on electric vehicles.

“There’s been so much growth the last couple of years in the models that are available and it’s just really exciting to see that,” Robert Kelter, a senior attorney at the Environmental Law and Policy Center, said.

Jennifer Morand, the general manager of the auto show, said there is something for everyone, including driving simulators, a running event on Super Bowl Sunday and a craft beer-tasting event the last weekend of the show.

Anderson Humane is hosting an adoption event in the Subaru booth when the show is open to the public.

Anderson Humane said they will have puppies at the event.