About The Show

2022 Chicago Auto Show - Dates & Times

  • Feb. 12 - 20, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Feb. 21, 10 a.m. - 8 pm.

2022 Chicago Auto Show - Location

  • South Exhibit Hall, McCormick Place - map it
  • 2301 S. King Dr, Chicago, Illinois, 60616

2022 Chicago Auto Show Tickets - BUY TICKETS

It is suggested that attendees purchase tickets in advace. Tickets will also be available at our McCormick Place ticket booths on public show days. (Show box office closes one hour before the show closes.)

$15 for adults

$10 for seniors aged 62 and older

$10 for children 4-12

Free Admission for children 3 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Family members only.

For The Safety Of All Attendees

The Chicago Auto Show is 100% committed to delivering a safe and welcoming event!

Based on guidance from the City of Chicago, the current health and safety protocols are in effect for the PUBLIC DAYS (Feb. 12-21) of the 2022 Chicago Auto Show.

  1. Masks are REQUIRED for all attendees age 2 and over, except when eating and drinking. Masks must cover the nose and mouth.
  2. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine WILL NOT be required for admission. However, designated areas will be set up for the consumption of food and beverage and proof of COVID-19 vaccine WILL BE required for entry into those areas. As a result of this requirement, outside food and beverage are not permitted into the 2022 Chicago Auto Show. 

For food and beverage entry, the Chicago Auto Show will follow the City of Chicago’s direction on proof of COVID-19 vaccine, this includes a photo ID for those age 16 and older. More information can be found here

All bags subject to search. Patrons will be randomly selected for security screening. All mobility devices must be approved by show management. Hoverboard, Segway and similar devices are not allowed on the show floor.


McCormick Place is easily reached by car or public transportation. Visit our Directions and Parking page for more information. 

Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available through Scootaround. Scooter rentals are $55.00 a day and wheelchair rentals are $20.00 a day. Scootaround accepts all major credit cards. Scootaround is located at Gate 4 of McCormick Place (west end of the Grand Concourse). Scooter and wheelchair rentals are on a first-come first-serve basis. For more contact Scootaround toll-free at (888) 441-7575.


Call Us - 630-495-2282

Special Days & Special Events

Media Preview - Thursday & Friday, Feb. 10 - 11 - more info

First Look For Charity - Friday, Feb. 11 (7 p.m - 11 p.m. black tie) - more info

First Responders/Military Appreciation Day - Tuesday, Feb. 15 - more info

Chicago Auto Show Food Drive - Wednesday Feb. 16 through Friday, Feb. 18. - more info 

Show Background

First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 114th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

Held in McCormick Place South Building, the Chicago show features multiple world and North American Introductions and the complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars, trucks, sport-utility vehicles, minivans, and experimental and concept cars.

In total, the 2022 Chicago Auto Show boasts nearly hundreds of different vehicles from 19 different manufacturers. In addition, you'll find numerous automotive accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles, project cars, antique and collector vehicles, and interactive exhibits.


The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935.


All Chicago Auto Show exhibits are held in the McCormick Place complex. Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; and experimental or concept cars. In total, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display. Additionally, attendees will also have the opportunity to see numerous accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles and project, antique and collector cars.


Special appearances and events take place every day. Please check our Event Schedule for up-to-date listings.