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 current COVID-19 indicators and trends in Cook County, Illinois, attendees at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show can expect that face masks will be required while indoors during the event. Currently there is no requirement to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test and there is no indication these measures would be in place in February.

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. Extensive shuttle bus service from all area parking lots to and from McCormick Place. Weekend-only shuttle service from the Millennium Park and East Monroe underground garages. Shuttles stop in 10-15 minute intervals near Columbus/Upper and Lower Randolph and at Gate 3 at McCormick Place. Visit our Directions and Parking page for more information. 

Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting Scootaround toll-free at (888) 441-7575. 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). While Scootaround will make every effort to accommodate all needs, you are encouraged to reserve in advance. Visit the Scootaround event reservation page for more information. 


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 115th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

The Chicago Auto Show utilizes more than 1 million square feet in the North and South Exhibit Halls of the McCormick Place complex. McCormick Place offers a total of 2.7 million square feet of exhibit halls with an additional 700,000 square feet of meeting room availability.


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.