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Twin Cities Auto Show

March 30 @ 10:00 am - April 7 @ 7:00 pm

$6 – $17

The 51st Annual Twin Cities Auto Show presented by
Kwik Trip will roll into the Minneapolis Convention Center for nine days, March 30 – April 7, 2024. The event, the largest consumer show in the Upper Midwest, is produced by the Greater
Metropolitan Automobile Association of Minnesota, Inc. (GMADA).

The Twin Cities Auto Show is the place to compare hundreds of new vehicles in every category – sedans, compacts, SUVs, trucks, EVs, luxury cars – from domestic and imported brands all under one roof without driving to dealerships around town.

Attending the Twin Cities Auto Show simplifies your vehicle search. Here, you’ll be able to compare hundreds of vehicles side by side and all in one place, including new makes and models that can’t be found on dealer lots. The Twin Cities Auto Show is a non-selling show.

What’s New in 2024:

• Get Your Auto Show Tickets at Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip will sell Twin Cities Auto Show tickets at select stores around the Twin Cities. Tickets sold at Kwik Trip stores will be $6 off the at-the-door price of $17. Kwik Rewards members may have the chance for additional perks.

Plus, attendees will be able to register onsite every day of the show to win FREE fuel for a year, compliments of Kwik Trip. No purchase necessary.

• Adrenaline Avenue – where rare rides and exotic cars await

Introducing Adrenaline Avenue presented by DRIVEIFY. This display is your license to dream, your invitation to step into the driver’s seat and feel luxury at its finest. Immerse yourself in the power, style, and exhilaration that define some of the world’s most coveted vehicles. These spectacular cars will be revved up several times throughout the show – you won’t want to miss it.

Show Highlights:

• Twice as big as years past, the 2024 Electric Vehicle Neighborhood and the Electric Garage powered by Xcel Energy will be charged up with experts, examples, and information to help potential EV buyers make their decision to plug in.

The life-size Xcel Energy Garage allows you to see how low-impact and convenient electric vehicle ownership can be, especially when you can charge your vehicle right in your own garage. We look forward to sharing this demonstration with you and helping you make an informed decision about electric mobility.

Sign up to test drive one or more EVs in which a professional driver will acquaint you with the vehicle and ride along on your test drive. Routes have been pre-determined to make it a convenient and comfortable experience.

Legendary Meteorologist Paul Douglas is back as the Electric Vehicle spokesperson for the Twin Cities Auto Show. An EV owner himself, Paul is an advocate for lowering our carbon footprint. He’ll test drive electric vehicles and film his experiences for the Show’s social media and website.

• Ride & Drives will provide attendees with a first-hand feel for the latest vehicles including the latest EVs available for a test drive on local streets.

• Luxury Lane has established itself as a must-see for both automotive enthusiasts as
well as casual car fans. Discover automotive sophistication featuring some of Minnesota’s finest and most lavish vehicles.

• Subaru will be hosting dog adoptions as a part of their Subaru Loves Pets Campaign.
The dogs will be from Midwest Animal Rescues and Services, a local organization
committed to the awareness and support of homeless dogs and cats in their area.

• At the Custom Garage, sponsored by Automotive Concepts, you can make your car as unique as you. Whether you dream of sleek luxury, rugged off-road capability, or cutting-edge technology, we’re here to help you customize your new vehicle to perfectly suit your lifestyle.

• The Unique Classic Cars room is brought to you by Unique Classic Cars of Mankato. Step back in time and explore a fantastic collection of classic cars! Immerse yourself in automotive history as you wander among meticulously restored vintage vehicles, each with its own story to tell.

• Minnesota State Patrol Troopers will be on hand to talk about their mission to keep people safe on the road and answer traffic-related questions from visitors. The troopers will have some of their squad cars on view, including a 1954 Ford and 1979 Dodge St. Regis.

Special Events

Military Appreciation Night: Tuesday, April 2

On this 10th annual Military Appreciation Night, all active military and veterans will receive
FREE entry to the Twin Cities Auto Show courtesy of Toyota. Guests and family
members accompanying military professionals will receive $7 off admission.

A ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., in the Toyota display, complete with color guard and
the singing of “The National Anthem.” On behalf of the GMADA, the Twin Cities Auto
Show will present donations to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota and
the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V).

A highlight of the ceremony will be the thrilling descent of a rappel master from the
Convention Center’s catwalk to the Show floor to personally deliver the contributions.

Careers in Cars Day: Thursday, April 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Minnesota Auto Dealers Association (MADA) is hosting a day dedicated to showcasing the careers available in the retail auto industry for young adults and job seekers. Anyone interested in attending can sign up on the Auto Show website.

Those who register in advance will receive a special credential, free admission to the Twin
Cities Auto Show, and a complimentary Auto Show t-shirt (while supplies last).

Auto Show After Dark: Friday, April 5 beginning at 6 p.m.

On this evening, we turn down the show lights down and illuminate the show floor with headlights, running lights, interior lights – all to produce a brilliant nighttime atmosphere.


March 30 @ 10:00 am
April 7 @ 7:00 pm
$6 – $17
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Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
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(612) 332-1811

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