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CINCINNATI, OH -- The 36th Cincinnati Auto Expo will celebrate the retail automotive industry by providing guests with opportunities to experience new technologies and features found in the newest model cars, crossovers, EVs, SUVs, trucks and more created by popular domestic and import manufacturers. Tickets are $11 in person and $9 in advance online. Kids 12 and under are free. 

Hosted at the Duke Energy Convention Center, the show runs for four days (March 14 - 17):

  • Thu.: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fri.: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat.: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sun.: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Cincinnati Auto Expo Attractions:

  • EV Ride and Drive (NEW)
    • New this year is the EV Ride and Drives featuring electric vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Kia and Mercedes-Benz. Drivers must be at least 18 with a valid license, and passengers must be at least eight years old.
  • The EV Showcase  
    • This will provide guests an opportunity to learn more about the ever-growing EV market. Last year’s Showcase was one of the largest dedicated EV exhibits among national auto shows with 24 models representing nine manufacturers complemented by educational presentations about the ownership experience and home charging.
  • General Electric Credit Union Dream Machine Boulevard will spotlight a collection of hard-to-find and highly-desirable models in our market.
  • The Safe Travel for Kids Family Zone 
    • Presented by the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Toyota Dealers, the zone offers young auto lovers a goody bag and passport, which guides children to safe travel stations throughout the Expo. Children can return the passport to the Safe Travel Family Zone to receive five tickets for the raffle to win an R/C car of their choice. Caricatures, magicians, photo ops and more are available at the Family Zone.
  • The Subaru Pet Park 
    • Guests will be introduced to adoptable animals from Greater Cincinnati shelters. More than 200 pets have been adopted since Subaru began adoption events at auto shows in 2018.
  • The Chevrolet Test Drive 
    • Drivers are offered the chance to experience popular, award-winning models. Drivers must be at least 18 with a valid license, and passengers must be at least eight years old.
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