Features & Attractions

The Houston Auto Show boasts more than 800 of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles, concept cars and even classics, along with extreme dirt road kings, modified vehicles and ultra-luxuries, will all be on display for you to experience up-close and personal, at NRG Center.
The Houston Auto Show, produced by the Houston Automobile Dealers Association and presented by the Houston Chronicle, welcomes nearly 40 manufacturer participants including; Acura, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Genesis, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, JEEP, Kia, Land Rover, Lamborghini, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Maserati, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Toyota, Scion, Subaru, Volkswagen and Volvo.
The Aftermarket Expo of the Houston Auto Show continues to excel and includes everything from the exotic to the extreme vehicles and their specialty parts and accessories, from ultra-luxury to off-road and everything in between.
You don’t want to miss the greatest Houston Auto Show in 34 years. Get your tickets today, online or at the door April 5-9, 2017.

Ride & Drives

The Houston Auto Show is the only Auto Show providing you with the opportunity to test drive more than 70 vehicles in one place. This is your chance to drive and evaluate the latest models from major car manufacturers in a no-pressure, no-hassle environment. Plus, there’s no additional charge!
Ride & Drive Lounge on the Show Floor and in front of NRG Center.

Military Salute

In honor of Texas veterans and active military, the Houston Auto Show and Houston Automobile Dealers Association is supporting the construction and placement of the new Texas War Memorial. On Thursday, April 6, veterans and active military with a valid military I.D. will have the privilege to enter the Houston Auto Show for just $1. Proceeds from ticket sales, up to $125,000 will go towards the Texas War Memorial. Veterans will also be honored with a special ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the lobby of NRG Center before doors open to the public.
Time: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Details: Veteran ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in Lobby of NRG Center

It's a Family Happy Hour

On Friday, April 7, the Houston Auto Show will host an exclusive family time with special guest, Dora the Explorer. Visit the Auto Show to discover your next family vehicle or dream about the car you wish you had and treat your children to fun with their favorite cartoon character. Also, learn from Car Seat Mari about the best installation practices and car seat products available today, all while exploring the all new Chrysler Pacifica. Car Seat Mari will host demos on proper in the Chrysler space on Friday at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Come check out a variety of car seats from infant seats to multi-use convertible car seats and ask all your important safety questions.
Kids under 6 are always free into the Houston Auto Show and from noon to 4 p.m. adults receive a $2 discount on Friday, April 7 with printed coupon.
Time: Friday, April 7, 2017 noon to 4 p.m.
Details: Kids under 6 enter free, adults with children get $2 discount.

Live Music

Adding to the festive atmosphere of heart-pounding excitement brought on by new cars, the Houston Auto Show is partnering with Lone Star Beer to bring you a line-up of music for even more Friday and Saturday night fun. Guests will hear the sounds of Strange Days, Vinyl Ranch, The Navigators and Soul Creatures throughout the weekend.
Time: Friday, April 7, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. & Saturday, April 8, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. & Sunday, April 9, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: On the show floor, near the Ride & Drive lounge.

Classic Cars

Today’s latest vehicles wouldn’t exist without the beauty and ingenuity of yesteryear’s classics. Admire the beauty of the past scattered within the excellence of today at the Houston Auto Show. More than 50 classic cars will be on display in the NRG Center lobby and on the show floor.

Aftermarket Expo

If words like “track-tested,” “record-setting” and “one-of-a kind” get your heart racing then you’re going to love this year’s Aftermarket Expo at the Houston Auto Show! Fan favorite exhibitors return with their hottest new builds, and new exciting companies join them featuring everything from the extreme to the ultra-luxury to the off-road. You’ve read about these customizing companies—they innovate, convert, even transform the mundane into the magnificent. Come out for the eye-candy and while you’re here check out the latest technologies, select your car wrap, your next lift kit, and even a great bed-liner for your truck.


NRG Center. One NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054