Auto Show Preview Charity Gala Now Benefits Local Four Charities

2020 Houston Auto Show Opens Jan. 22 with more test drive opportunities than ever before
December 17, 2019
Bo's Place, Ducks Unlimited, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Easter Seals Greater Houston logo

HOUSTON (Dec. 11, 2019) – The Houston Auto Show has selected four local charities as beneficiaries to its annual Charity Preview Gala. Bo’s Place, Duck’s Unlimited, Easter Seals Greater Houston and Ronald McDonald Houston Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston, will all participate in the Roaring Twenties themed gala on January 21, 2020 at NRG Center.

Just last year the Auto Show opened its exclusive Preview Gala to the public and successfully raised $100,000 for Texas Children’s Hospital – Cancer Center. Previously reserved for industry professionals and VIPs, the charity gala is the kick-off event to the Houston Auto Show that gives guests a chance to preview the latest in automotive innovation before the public.

“We’re honored to have such wonderful local charities as beneficiaries for the 2020 Preview Gala,” said Wyatt Wainwright, President of the Houston Automobile Dealers Association. “These organizations assist our community in a wide variety of causes that fulfill needs across greater Houston and it’s a privilege to work with them to achieve their missions through funds raised at the gala.”

This no auction, limited seating, adult only fundraising event, is one of a kind. Guests will enjoy a roaring twenties theme with entertainment to match from Julie Johnson and the Fifth Avenue Band and the Texas reveal of two all new vehicles.

Concluding Preview Night, the Houston Auto Show will open to the general public on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 for five days. The Show expects to include at least 700 new and classic vehicles with the opportunity to test drive nearly 80 different models.

Gala tickets are $250 a person, of which $100 of the ticket is tax deductible. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. This event is already supported by American Financial Automotive Services, Allegiance Bank, ACV Auctions, the Houston Chronicle, Navcon, Service Group, SPD Construction, Teal Construction, and Vitu. Visit for more information.


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