FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The LA Auto Show will be open to the public from November 18-27, 2022. Tickets will go on sale on August 16th, 2022!
Every year hundreds of brand-new makes and models are displayed at the LA Auto Show including concepts and vehicles making their Global, North American, and Auto Show debuts. Additionally, in Galpin’s Hall of Customs and The Garage aftermarket showcase, you’ll always discover an amazing mix of customs, classics, lowriders, exotics, race cars, and more.
Each year, LA Auto Show invites every major automaker across the globe to participate in our spectacular showcase held in the nation’s top car-buying market. The individual automotive brands who decide to bring an exhibit generally confirm their participation by late summer and we will announce those automakers soon!
Test drives happen every day at the LA Auto Show, inside and out! Enjoy test drives and rides across all areas of the LA Convention Center, allowing you to experience dozens of different makes and models! Visit our test drives page closer to the show dates to see the full lineup and locations!
Yes! Vehicles will be open similar to previous years where attendees can sit inside and take a closer look at their top choices. Select vehicles may not be open as it is up to each automaker which vehicles they unlock and allow attendees to sit in.
Weekdays and early mornings are typically the least crowded times to explore the show. On the weekends the VIP Early Entry ticket is a great way to get on the show floor before larger crowds show up.
Yes, we will have wheelchairs, strollers, and kids carts available for rent for 5 hours, and kids strollers for sale. Rental pricing and pick-up locations will be announced closer to the show.
There are two main entrances: the main entrance to South Hall can be found at the corner of Pico Blvd and Figueroa St and West Hall’s entrance is off Gilbert Lindsay Plaza, adjacent to Crypto.com Arena. You can enter the LA Auto Show from these locations, or at select entrances located in Los Angeles
For safety and security reasons, the following items are not allowed at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. See a complete list here.
- Bags larger than 12″ by 15″
- Alcoholic beverages or any illegal substances
- Strollers larger than 36″ by 52″, wagons, rolling suitcases
- Wheeled devices with less than three wheels that cannot maintain stability when stopped, including but not limited to Segways, hoverboards and scooters. This does not include motorized wheelchairs.
- Camera tripods
- Animals, excluding approved service animals
- Glass containers
Information for lost and found will be available closer to the show.
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.
No, smoking or vaping of any kind is not permitted inside the Convention Center.
Yes. There are many places to eat in and around the Convention Center.
- Compass Café/South Hall: salads, pizzas, hot and cold entrees and a full bar
- Galaxy Café/West Hall: sandwiches and salads
- 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 L.A. LIVE.
Check back closer to the show for updates!
While you cannot purchase cars directly at the show, you can comparison shop and sit inside the cars, and speak with auto manufacturer representatives, who can connect you with a local dealer. Some automakers also offer information on how to pre-order certain vehicles. You can also purchase certain manufacturer merchandise from their exhibits, as well as aftermarket accessories and other auto-related products for sale in "The Garage" located beneath South Hall
The LA Auto Show will be open to the public from November 18-27, 2022.
Friday, Nov 18: 9AM to 10PM
Saturday, Nov 29: 9AM to 10PM
Sunday, Nov 20: 9AM to 9PM
Monday, Nov 21: 11AM to 8PM
Tuesday, Nov 22: 11AM to 8PM
Wednesday, Nov 23: 11AM to 7PM
Thursday, Nov 24: 9AM to 4PM
Friday, Nov 25: 9AM to 10PM
Saturday, Nov 26: 9AM to 10PM
Sunday, Nov 27: 9AM to 6PM
Once the show goes on sale August 16th, ticket information can be found HERE. Save time by purchasing your tickets online in advance instead of via onsite ticketing kiosks at the show!
VIP Early Entry Tickets will be available on Saturdays and Sundays and will allow access to the show one hour before the general public. VIP Guided Tours with an automotive expert are available on select Weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays only and usually sell out quickly!
Group tickets will be available for groups of 20 or more. EMAIL US HERE for more information and group sales.
Yes, our "Any Day" ticket is your best option for anyone needing flexibility. "Any Day" tickets allow guests to visit the show on any ONE day of their choosing.
Thanks for your service, and yes! The military promo code will be available once tickets go on sale August 16th.
Thanks for your commitment to your community! First responder discounts will be available when tickets go on sale August 16th.
Tickets can be purchased online in advance with a credit card. Ticketing kiosks will also be available onsite and only accept major credit cards. No cash sales onsite so we highly recommend to save yourself the time and purchase online in advance.
Once they are available (Summer of 2022), tickets can be purchased via a mobile device and you may choose mobile entry when purchasing your tickets to enter using Google/Apple wallet.
General Admission Tickets generally do not sell out and are available online and onsite via ticketing kiosks. We highly recommend buying your tickets online to save time to avoid potential kiosk lines.
VIP Early Entry and Guided Tours will sell out and are only available online, so buy them as soon as they are available.
All purchases made directly thru LA Auto Show are final and non-refundable.
After you purchase your tickets online, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your order as well as a link to view your PDF or mobile ticket. Please save this email for reference prior to arriving at the show.
If you have questions about your ticket order, please email us at [email protected] and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
The Los Angeles Auto Show's AutoMobility LA is the new auto industry’s first true trade show. The event, which is on November 17, includes global vehicle debuts, product reveals and press conferences. Registration opens Summer of 2022.
For more information regarding AutoMobility LA, please email show management.
Registration for Automobility LA opens in Summer of 2022.
Attendees will use their registration confirmation for entry into the Los Angeles Convention Center.
All registered guests will need to go thru Health Verification to receive credentials for AutoMobility LA. Full protocols can be found here.
The ability to use the show floor as a location to either broadcast live or taped is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please email the show to discuss specific needs.
There is only one type of pass for this year's Automobility LA. Registration provides attendees access to the entire event. Attendees will use their registration confirmation for entry into the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Working print, broadcast or web journalists will qualify for media credentials. To apply, please click here.
Yes. We welcome dealer principals and dealership general managers, public relations and advertising agencies, automobile designers, and individuals in the automotive industry. Additionally, professionals in the technology sector can also apply including but not limited to developers, startups, and investors. All applications will be reviewed by show management and are subject to verification by the exhibitor being represented. Registration is now open
No, your credential is non-transferable. However, we encourage you to invite your coworker to register for AutoMobility LA here, beginning summer 2022.
You can get a duplicate printed on-site at any registration desk. Please see the previous FAQ regarding registration locations and hours for more information.
Click here to begin your online registration process and if you are new user the site will guide you through registration.
Email customer service at [email protected] if you have forgotten your Member ID.
Individuals who attended AutoMobility LA the previous year will receive Member ID numbers. If you did not attend the show last year, then you will need to register again. If you are experiencing difficulty locating or using your Member ID number, please contact Experient Registration customer support.
You can use your credential during AutoMobility LA hours only, on November 17, 2022. Credentials are not valid during public show days.
Credentials for individual registrants will not be mailed out in advance, and must be picked up on site at the LA Convention Center (please see previous FAQs regarding locations and hours of AutoMobility LA registration desks). If you are a part of a manufacturer or exhibitor group, please contact your group manager for specific details regarding your AutoMobility LA credentials.
Each design studio and manufacturer has identified an individual responsible for credentialing all employees. Please check internally with your company. If you do not know who to contact, please contact registration support for the name of your internal contact.
Please email AutoMobility LA & LA Auto Show management with answers to the following points:
· Planned dates and times of load in AND taping (live or taped)
· Type of equipment your crew plans to bring
· Special shots/interviews requested
· Anticipated airdate
· Anticipated viewership details of your show
· Any other production-related needs
There is no longer a Preview Party or charity event night.