New York International Auto Show: March 29-April 7

March 5, 2013 12:09:10 PM PST
What started in 1900 as America's first automotive exhibition has blossomed into one of the premier events of its kind in the world with approximately 100 conferences, industry forums, symposiums, award ceremonies -- and, of course, tons of the latest cars!Here's the show's vital information:

LOCATION: Jacob Javits Convention Center 11th Ave. (between 30th and 40th streets), Manhattan

PUBLIC SHOW HOURS: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 29 through 7, 2013; Sundays: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. WEBSITE:


ADMISSION: General admission to the 2013 Chicago Auto Show is $15 for adults and $5 for children (ages 2- 12). Group tickets are available for $13 for groups of 20 or more, but most be ordered by Feb. 15.

In addition, private group tours are also availalble on select dates -- ranging from $40-$50 -- as well as early access passes, which will allow attendees to enter one hour early at 9 a.m. than the rest of the public on Fridays and Saturdays. These tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children. Plus, those visitors who were planning on taking the nearby NY Waterway ferry, can purchase discount combo e-tickets for admission and a round-trip ferry pass for $31 for adults and $17 for children.

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBILITY: Information on wheelchairs can be found by calling (212) 216-2196.