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
Friday, Nov 18: 9AM to 9PM
Saturday, Nov 29: 9AM to 10PM
Sunday, Nov 20: 9AM to 9PM
Monday, Nov 21: 11AM to 7PM
Tuesday, Nov 22: 11AM to 7PM
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 7PM
Tickets are now on sale! Ticket types and detailed 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.
*Promo code not valid on VIP, Four Packs, Military Monday, or First Responder tickets
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.
Tickets can be purchased via a mobile device. 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.
No person under 18 is allowed into AutoMobility LA without pre-approval by management. Attendees to AutoMobiilty LA are not allowed to bring guests, everyone must register individually.
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.
Email customer service at [email protected] if you have forgotten your Member ID.