Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the lost and found?

Lost items that are found by Los Angeles Convention Center staff during show hours will be returned to the Los Angeles Auto Show office in room 509. After one day, these items will be transferred to LACC Guest Services, located next to the West Hall Atrium doors.

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 accepts all forms of payment.

Can I order tickets from my mobile device and still get in if I don’t have a printed ticket?

Tickets can be purchased via a mobile device by clicking here. Tickets purchased will be delivered via a PDF file that MUST be printed out and handed to an usher at the gates for entry. PDF tickets on a mobile device will not be accepted

Will the LA Auto Show run out of tickets?

No. Tickets are available at Los Angeles Convention Center box offices and online.

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: $20, unless an additional event is taking place at Staples Center or LA Live.). 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.

Where is the main entrance?

There is no main hall or entrance. There are 2 entrances–South and West Atriums.

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 20–29, 2015

What cars are in the show?

Over 1,000 of the 2016 and 2017 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 out a list of some of the vehicles that will debut at the 2015 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 and onsite during show hours.

General admission tickets are $12 Monday through Thursday, and $15 Friday through Sunday.

Senior tickets for ages 65+ are $10.

Children’s tickets for ages 6-12 are $5 (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.