Events & Attractions

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While the cars are the stars of the Connecticut International Auto Show, there’s a full range of activities to make it a fun outing for the whole family.  The Connecticut International Auto Show is a place where auto enthusiasts, potential buyers, and people who are looking for a fun day out can come together.  Whether you’ve come to shop for a vehicle, to share your passion for cars with others, or just to have some fun with your family and friends, the Connecticut International Auto Show is more than a showroom of new model year vehicles — it’s an event!

The Floor

It’s a beauty – plan your trip now by checking out the floor plan to see all your favorite makes and models. Whether you’re shopping for a new car or you just can’t get enough ‘new car smell’ in your life, the floor is chuck full of eye candy!


Ride & Drive at the Connecticut Auto Show

Find love at first gear!  Get behind the wheel and go for a spin around the Convention Center with complimentary test drives from Mazda & Toyota all weekend!  Check out our Ride & Drive page for more details.

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Heels & Wheels Night, Sponsored by Cadillac

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It’s Ladies Night at the Auto Show! Sponsored by Cadillac, all women arriving after 5:00PM on Friday, November 18 will receive $2 off their admission. Bring a new or gently worn pair of shoes as a donation and get a complimentary Pink Cadillac Martini!  Cadillac will be handing out goodies to all the ladies that attend, so don’t miss out!

Cars of the Era – Antique Classics at the Connecticut Auto Show

If all the latest and greatest vehicles on the market aren’t enough, take a stroll down memory lane and look back at the glory of early automotive history with our classic car showcase, sponsored by Klingberg Family Centers, including a 1928 Franklin, 1948 Davis Divan, 1903 Pope-Hartford B and the 1914 Trumbull Coupe.

Ferrari Showcase

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Your dream cars will be within your reach at the Show! Get up close and personal with one of the most dreamed about cars, the Ferrari!

*exotic car line up subject to change

Motorcycle Showcase

NEW IN 2016! Our very first Motorcyle Showcase at the Connecticut Auto Show will have the best of both 2-wheeled worlds featuring the latest technologies from Indian Motorcycles, BMW, Harley Davidson and Victory, and a glimpse at the very first Motorcycles that ever were with a pair of rare replica 19th Century antiques – the 1867 Roper Steam Velocipede and the 1885 Daimler Reitwagen, the world’s first gasoline internal combustion motorcycle.

Meet the Hollywood Robot

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He’s tall – he’s shiny – he loves cars – and he’ll be your new best friend! Check out the 8 foot robot at the show Saturday and Sunday!

Cloudy with a Chance of Cars

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The WFSB Weather Tracker Truck will be at the Show on Saturday, November 19th, broadcasting live from the Show floor! Meet all your favorite meteorology marvels from the team and get a face-to-face forecast while you do your car shopping!

Toyota Monster Truck

Toyota Monster Truck

Toyota’s larger than life Monster Truck is getting out of the mud and into the Connecticut Convention Center for the weekend! Come down and check it out all three days!

Fun with Ford!

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Stop by Ford’s display to have your luck at some classic games like Pinball, and to take a virtual spin in their Forza Motorsport 6 simulator.

A little help with that new car…

Just by taking a few minutes to take our brief survey, you’ll be entered to win $15,000 toward your next new car!

*Events, attractions and vehicles shown are subject to change without notice.