Thursday, March 16 - Sunday, March 19

More than just a car show

Win A 2-Year Lease on a 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback 1LT!

Enter for a chance to win a 2-year lease on a 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback 1LT, courtesy of the Central Ohio Chevy Dealers. The winner will be drawn on March 19th at the Auto Show!

Specialty Vehicles and Prototypes

See in person a variety of concept vehicles, prototypes, and specialty signature edition vehicles.

Accessory Avenue

New to the show this year, Accessory Avenue shows you all the great things you can add onto your vehicle, all right through your local dealership. From electronics to grille guards to body kits and custom packages, we have it all for you to see. Stop by and get some ideas for your dream car!

WIN A 2-YEAR LEASE ON A 2017 CHEVY CRUZE HATCHBACK 1LT!

Enter for a chance to win a 2-year lease on a 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback 1LT, courtesy of the Central Ohio Chevy Dealers. The winner will be drawn on March 19th at the Auto Show!

Subaru "A Lot To Love" Indoor/Outdoor Ride & Drive

Experience the exciting "A Lot To Love" Ride & Drive Event at the Subaru display inside the Auto Show. Guests can choose from: Outback 2.5i, Forester Touring, Crosstrek Limited, Legacy 3.6R, Impreza Sport and Impreza. Find the schedule and more information on the Ride & Drive page.

For the first time ever, the experience will be indoor/outdoor!

Toyota Drive Center

Get behind the wheel of the newest Toyota vehicles at the Toyota Drive Center. Check out more information and times on the Ride & Drive page.

For the first time ever, the experience will be indoor/outdoor!

Nissan Leaf Indoor/Outdoor Ride & Drive

Get the electric experience- Hop into a 2017 Nissan Leaf and cruise the streets of downtown Columbus in style!

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 and logs, and a RAM mountain. You'll see what RAM is all about.

Accessory Avenue

Stop by Accessory Avenue, new to this year's show, and start envisioning your dream car! Body kits, leather and heated seats, grille guards, audio systems, homelink, automatic starters, window tint, graphics, and all sorts of custom packages. You can get them all right through your local Columbus auto dealer. Also check out live demos of the ClearMask protection system.

World's Fastest Corvette

Come see the Worlds Fastest Corvette right here at the Columbus Auto Show! Carlyle Racing is proud to display this amazingly fast 3000hp, twin turbo drag car, that can go to 228mph in just 6.54 seconds!! It contains the fastest independent rear suspension in the world and has won 12 WORLD RECORDS!

Art on Wheels

Wrap designs from Ohio State University design students come to life! Students are competing for scholarships- be sure to vote on your favorite!

"Are You Here Yet?" Social Media Contest

"Are You Here Yet?"
Win a Columbus Blue Jackets Prize Pack!
It’s as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
2. Post a photo from the auto show floor with the hashtag #Columbusautoshow
3. Check your social media to see if you’re a winner

"Picture This" Photo Scavenger Hunt

Do you see what we see?

Stop by the ticket booth and pick up an entry form, then walk around the show and identify the mystery photos. When you think you found them all, bring it back and if you’re right, you’ll be entered to win a brand new Samsung 55" LED Smart 4k Ultra HD TV!

Columbus Zoo

Columbus Zoo Animals

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

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 states, 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. The kids are sure to love her!

STINGER!

Columbus is proud of its Blue Jackets, and so are we! We are thrilled to welcome the famous Blue Jacket mascot Stinger to the auto show. If you see him on the floor, come say hello! He’s very photogenic and would love to take a picture with you!

Ultimate Tailgate RV

Who says public transit can't be fun?
Known as "Velma," this city bus now lives its life as a one-of-a-kind party bus! It seats 18 with a bathroom and a huge bar! What more could you want from a tailgater!? This custom beauty was stripped down and built from scratch specifically for tailgating fun. There's ample storage, custom curved lounge sofas, a rear bar with a huge ice chest and two refrigerators, color changing LED lights, a dinette, HVAC, built-in generator system, three interior TVs with BIG sound, and an incredible exterior area with a waterproof TV, massive portable PA system, and an awning.