Thursday, March 15 - Sunday, March 18

2018 show details

Watch the Schedule Unfold...

We're trying to figure out the details, but we will be adding them as they are confirmed- Be sure to keep checking back for more information!

RAM Truck Experience

Back by popular demand, the RAM Truck Experience returns to this year's Columbus International Auto Show! It's an adventure over side hills, dirt, bumps, logs, and a RAM mountain.

You'll see first-hand what RAM is all about.

Toyota Drive Center

Get behind the wheel of the newest Toyota vehicles at the Toyota Drive Center! Choose from: the all-new Camry, the first-ever C-HR, the RAV4 and the Highlander. Located at the Summit Street entrance.

*Drivers must be 18 years or older and present a valid driver's license
*Vehicles subject to change.

Subaru Indoor/Outdoor Ride & Drive

Experience the exciting Ride & Drive Event at the Subaru display inside the Auto Show. Guests will have a variety of new vehicles to choose from. Find the schedule and more information on the Ride & Drive page.

*Drivers must be 18 years or older and present a valid driver's license.
* Vehicles subject to change.

Smart Columbus Ride & Drive Roadshow

Smart is Just the Start- The Smart Columbus Ride & Drive Roadshow is coming to the Columbus Auto Show! You’re invited to get behind the wheel of some of the newest electric vehicles on the market and learn how easy, efficient and affordable it is to be a part of the future of transportation in Columbus.

Volunteers from Drive Electric Ohio, an initiative of Clean Fuels Ohio, will be there to answer any questions you may have about EVs, or what it is like to own one. There will be a few electric cars on display and a test track for those who don’t want to take a full ride and drive. Stop by and say hi to one of our Drive Electric Columbus EV ambassadors!

Kids PitStop

Bring the kids to the show and let them play in the Kids PitStop-Featuring a playground by Recreation Outlets, a basketball court and a Power Wheels Race Track!

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Do you see what we see? Correctly identify the makes and models of the vehicles featured in our photos to be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a brand new TV!

Pick up a copy of the images at the Auto Show or check back closer to showtime for a downloaded PDF.

Arthritis Foundation Classics

Want a change of scenery? Check out the impressive collection of classic cars and trucks at the show, provided by the Arthritis Foundation!

Luxury Lane

Take a walk down the red carpet at Luxury Lane and admire the beauty of our luxury vehicles!

Matt the Balloon Guy

Matt has been twisting balloons since his freshman year of high school. Over the years balloons have taken Matt to some pretty exotic locations and events: the Cayman Islands, trade shows in many state, NASCAR races, thousands of locations in and around Ohio, and even a brief stint in Europe- He's done balloons in 24 states and 7 countries! Check our schedule, then bring the kids and stop by to challenge him to make whatever your heart desires. Trust us, he can make ANYTHING!

Face Doodles by Jen

Jen is a talented artist who sees faces as a blank canvas. From elaborate full-face artwork to intricate face doodles, she will constantly WOW you with her creations... and the kids are sure to love her!

Columbus Zoo Animals

Visit with some of your favorite fuzzy (and creepy crawly) creatures from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium!