Washington Auto Show

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National lawmakers return to Washington in late January, and it’s no coincidence that the Washington Auto Show is timed to their return. This automotive extravaganza takes full advantage of its proximity to Congress, federal agencies and the international diplomatic corps to showcase the industry’s latest products, prototypes and innovative technologies.

Consumers are the real beneficiaries of this high profile show, which some have described as “new car heaven.” In this case, paradise spans over 10 days, two stories and multiple acres, and offers a chance to see and touch more than 700 makes and models from 42 manufacturers. Whether you are planning a new car purchase or just want to see where the industry is going, it’s all here under the Convention Center roof.

The Auto Show features an array of local celebrities including sports stars from the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Redskins, DC United and World Wrestling Entertainment. Kids will delight to see popular cartoon stars from their favorite TV shows.

Celebrity guests, interactive displays, exhibits on futuristic technologies and family activities are just a few reasons to visit the Washington Auto Show — in addition to all those cars.

Travel Tips

The 2015 show runs from Friday January 23rd, 2015 to Sunday February 1st, 2015. Weekends tend to attract the biggest crowds. Advance tickets can be purchased online.

For more information, visit www.washingtonautoshow.com.

Travel Information

Washington Auto Show
Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC 20001-3614

Hours: Mon – Thurs: 12 pm – 9 pm,
Fri: 12 pm – 10 pm,
Sat: 10 am – 10 pm,
Sun: 10 am – 6 pm

Admission: Adults: $12,
Children ages 6-12: $5.
Ages 5 and under, free.
Discounts available for senior citizens (65+) and military personnel
Special promo days: see web site for details

Parking: Limited metered parking is available near the Convention Center.

Metrorail: Mt. Vernon Place/Convention Center on the Yellow and Green lines, Metro Center on the Red, Orange and Blue lines, and Gallery Place on the Red, Green and Yellow lines.

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