What forms of payment are accepted?
Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted at both onsite ticketing kiosks and online for e-tickets. The box office only accepts cash.
Can I order tickets from my iPhone/Blackberry/PDA and still get in if I don’t have a printed ticket?
No. You must have a printed ticket to gain entrance to the show. Each online ticket has a barcode that must be scanned before entering.
Will tickets sell out on-site?
What days and times are the least crowded?
Weekdays and early mornings are the least crowded.
Where can I park?
On-site parking is available at South and West Halls (Rate: $15 from Mon-Thu and $20 from Fri-Sun). The entrance to South Hall parking is off Venice Blvd., west of Figueroa Street. West Hall parking entrance is on LA Live Way, north of Pico. Valet parking is available for the annual Preview Party on Thursday, Nov. 20, as well as Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays of the public show for $40/day. The valet parking entrance is located on Figueroa Street, south of Pico Blvd. (South Hall side).
Where is the main entrance?
There is no main hall or entrance. There are 2 entrances–South and West lobbies.
Can I leave and come back?
Yes, but make sure you get your hand stamped before leaving. Hand stamps are only valid for re-entry to the show on the same day.
Are cameras and videos allowed?
Yes. However, tripods are not allowed.
Can I bring a backpack?
Are pets allowed in the show?
No, we do not allow pets.
Are wagons allowed in the show?
No, we do not allow wagons on the show floor.
Can I bring my own food and beverages into the Convention Center?
No. All food and beverage must be purchased at LACC Food and Beverage locations.
Is there someplace to have a meal?
Yes. There are many places to eat in and around the Convention Center.
· Compass Café/South Hall: sandwiches, salads, pizzas, hot and cold entrees and a full bar
· Galaxy Café/West Hall: sandwiches, salads, Shanghai Express Asian Grill, Cucina Rosso, and Pizza Gourmet Grill
· Tradewinds Cafe/Kentia Hall: hamburgers, sandwiches, hot and cold sides
In addition to your options onsite at the Convention Center, there are several exciting restaurants conveniently located at LA Live (across the street from the STAPLES Center).
When is next year’s Los Angeles Auto Show?
November 21–30, 2014
What cars are in the show?
Over 1,000 of the 2013 makes and models of import and domestic cars, including several World and North American debuts, as well as alternative fuel/electric vehicles and race cars. Check them out for a list of some of the vehicles that will be at the 2013 Show.
Can you purchase cars/accessories at the show?
While you cannot purchase cars at the Show, you can shop: i.e. look, sit inside the cars, and speak with auto representatives. You can purchase certain manufacturer merchandise from their exhibits, as well as aftermarket accessories and other auto-related products for sale in Kentia Hall.
Do you rent strollers or wheelchairs?
Yes. At both West Hall and South Hall lobbies Fun Riders rents strollers and wheelchairs (electric and manual). The cost for strollers is $10 for the entire day, non-powered wheelchairs $15 per day and electric scooters $40 per day. A photo I.D. is required with payment at time of rental.
How much are tickets and how can I purchase them?
Tickets are now available online at www.laautoshow.com and onsite during show hours.
General admission tickets are $12.
Senior tickets for ages 65+ are $8 (valid weekdays only; special senior price not to be combined with any other discount offer).
Children’s tickets for ages 6-12 are $6 (children 5 and under are free when accompanied by an adult).
Please note: online ticket purchasers must have a printed e-ticket to gain access to the show.