Cleveland, OH - The countdown to automotive excitement can begin again, with a new destination.
The 2021 Cleveland Auto Show will open on Friday, December 3 for media and automotive industry employees at the Convention Center in downtown Cleveland. Public show dates are planned for Saturday, December 4 through Sunday, December 12, 2021.
“With so many changes and hardships throughout 2020, we are very excited to bring one of Cleveland’s favorite events downtown later this year,” says Joey Huang, chairman of the Cleveland Auto Show and owner of the Great Lakes Auto Network. “You’ll still be able to see everything under one roof, making shopping comparisons in a no-pressure environment but with an all-new layout inside the Cleveland Convention Center.”
In addition to all the new vehicles, including 2022 introductions, the Show’s popular Ride N’ Drives are in the works as well. Show management is working with the convention center and automaker staff to bring as many test drive opportunities as possible.
“We’ll see the return of attractions like Ride N’ Drives and Millionaire’s Row, as well as classic and celebrity vehicles to round out our specialty displays,” adds Louis A. Vitantonio, president of the Cleveland Auto Show. “And with our Show dates in December, we’re planning festive family fun and entertainment along with celebrity appearances throughout the Cleveland Auto Show’s ten-day run.”
“The Huntington Convention Center team is delighted to bring the Cleveland Auto Show back to downtown Cleveland,” said Ron King, General Manager. “Our team has worked closely with the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers' Association to ensure that this show returns to the calendars of thousands of Cleveland area residents in 2021. Decades ago, the Cleveland Auto Show was held in the old downtown convention center and we’re excited to reintroduce our building to many Northeast Ohio residents who haven’t had the pleasure to visit the building since it opened in 2013.”
Other special event days are planned for the reimagined Cleveland Auto Show, including Heroes Day and the Grand Finale Vehicle Giveaway. This year, if you’re active or veteran military, first responder, or healthcare worker, you will be admitted to the Show free of charge on the designated day(s), with proper I.D.
Tickets will cost $16 for adults, or $13 when purchased ahead of time online. Children six and under will get in free. Show hours are currently planned to run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day, with Sunday hours from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information and tickets can be found on our Facebook page or at clevelandautoshow.com.
The Cleveland Auto Show in December marks the launch of a new model year for Northern Ohio, featuring concept, pre-production and production vehicles from the world’s auto manufacturers. The Show also features an array of entertainment including sports and celebrity appearances throughout the ten-day run. The Cleveland Auto Show is a consumer show and a favorite family tradition since 1903. Find us online at clevelandautoshow.com.
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