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The Daily Herald‘s Family Day at the Chicago Auto Show, Presented by Meet Chicago Northwest to Take Place Monday, Feb. 19, with Free Kids’ Activities, Games and Family Fun Performances

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The Daily Herald‘s Family Day at the Chicago Auto Show, Presented by
Meet Chicago Northwest to Take Place Monday, Feb. 19, with Free Kids’ Activities, Games and Family Fun Performances

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- FEB. 5, 2024 – Family Day at the Chicago Auto Show 2024 will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, February 19, with children’s activities sponsored by some of Chicago-area’s most popular attractions – all for free with the purchase of an Auto Show ticket. The daylong event at McCormick Place is presented by Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) and will give attendees the chance to experience some of the many fun and adventurous activities in Chicago’s own backyard, while exploring the largest auto show in North America.

The Chicago Auto Show’s Family Day is a popular tradition that draws in attendees from the projected 35,000 guests attending the show’s final day. Activities at Chicago Northwest Family Day this year are sponsored by Radio Flyer, Game Show Gurus, Bottle and Bottega, the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team, Trickster Cultural Center, the Schaumburg Park District, Opera in Focus, Forest Preserves of Cook County, School of Rock, My Party Princess and more.

The Family Day is located inside the show this year in the South Hall of McCormick Place, positioned next to the popular Electric Vehicle test track. Tickets are required to enter the Chicago Auto Show and can be purchased at ChicagoAutoShow.com. Enter from Parking Lot B or C. Parking fees will apply.
“There are so many exciting venues and attractions in the Chicago Northwest region, and we’re thrilled to have the Chicago Auto Show platform to promote them,” says MCNW president Heather Larson, CMP. “Families will find a great variety of family fun activities to take part in on Monday, Feb. 19 at McCormick Place.”

About Meet Chicago Northwest
Meet Chicago Northwest (MCNW) is a non-profit, destination marketing organization whose mission is to promote its eight member communities (Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Wood Dale) for meetings, conventions, sporting events, group tours and leisure visitors. MCNW concentrates on direct sales and marketing programs designed to promote the area and increase overnight hotel stays, enhancing the local economy through visitor spending. MCNW is one of 37 Illinois-certified convention bureaus and the first in the state to have achieved the prestigious DMAP Accreditation through Destinations International. For more information, visit chicagonorthwest.com.

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About the Chicago Auto Show
First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the nation’s longest running auto exposition in North America. The show is produced by Chicagoland’s new-car dealer association, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, which has staged the show since 1935. The 2024 public show is Feb. 10-19 at McCormick Place. For more information and the latest updates, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com.

About the Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904 and located in Oakbrook Terrace, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group’s dealer members employ about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information, please visit www.CATA.info.
 

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