The 2016 Kansas City Auto Show will fill Bartle Hall with over 500 new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and minivans. This year we’ve added new attractions that will make the auto show more fun for people of all persuasions, ages, and interests. This year, we’re staging an AutoFest. “What is an AutoFest?” you might ask. Let’s break it down:
Auto (adj.) – of or relating to automobiles
Fest (n.) – any activity which we understand to include fun, food, and beer
Put it all together and you won’t want to miss this year’s Kansas City Auto Show: music to create our own party atmosphere, a brand new Kids Korner to entertain our younger audience, local food trucks, and craft beers served in KC’s Garage (our new beer garden)
It’s the social event of the year. It’s the place to see and be seen. Don’t miss the party.
Bartle Hall Convention Center
Downtown Kansas City
301 West 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64105
March 2, Wednesday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
March 3, Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
March 4, Friday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
March 5, Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
March 6, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday – Sunday
Adult – $11.00
Junior (8-12) – $6.00
Credit cards are accepted.
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Auto Show Floorplan Coming Soon.
Click on the brand logo to see some of the exciting vehicles featured at the show. These represent only a few of the 500 innovative new vehicles you can experience at the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show.
This year we’ve added new attractions that will make the auto show more fun for people of all persuasions, ages, and interests. Check out the new attractions that will be bringing the party to this year’s AutoFest below.
Head over to KC’s Garage for a cold one and fabulous food from local food trucks. Enjoy a beer or glass of wine and listen to music in a laid-back atmosphere. Check back later for a lineup of craft and domestic beers that will be available at the show. KC’s Garage will feature food by the Kansas City Food Truck Mafia. In addition, DJs will be spinning your favorite tunes Friday from 6-9:30 PM; Saturday from noon to 9:30 PM: and Sunday from noon to 5 PM.
The Food Truck Mafia is a tightly knit family of food trucks with a passion for bringing fresh quality and unique food to the streets of Kansas City. Their culinary teams pride themselves on serving delicious street food in a fast and professional manner. Trucks scheduled to appear at the auto show are: Bochi, Crave of Kansas City, Beauty of the Bistro, KC BBQ Truck, Cheesy Pop’s, Monks Roast Beef, El Tenedor, Savana Jane Lemonade, and Ohana’s Shaved ice. Learn more about the lineup of trucks and their menus at: www.kcfoodtruckmafia.com (Prices on the menus listed on their site are subject to change)
Three MINIs are transformed into colorful art after being wrapped with winning designs from KC Art Institute students. Vote for your favorite to determine who receives the largest scholarship from the Automobile Dealers of Greater Kansas City Charitable Foundation. First place winner receives $2,000, second place winner $1,000 and third place takes home a $750 scholarship. (Photo for example only. The Art Institute will have their own unique designs displayed at this year’s auto show.)
Nostalgic for the good old days? Check out beautiful classic and vintage cars in two separate areas brought to you by the Art of the Car Consours and Kansas City Automotive Museum. Six antique firetrucks will also be on display.
Bring your family to Kids Korner for a sneak peek of LEGO KidsFest, a three-day traveling LEGO extravaganza coming to Kansas City May 13-15. Activities include:
LEGO® KidsFest will be open during all show hours
Want to look at vehicles without chasing the kids around? Drop your four to nine year-olds off for free-supervised play. Retired teachers from Paradise Park will keep them busy with auto themed activities for up to two hours while you enjoy looking at the vehicles and experiencing all the adult fun the AUTOFEST has to offer.
Paradise Park will be open:
Friday, March 4th from 4 PM – 9 PM
Saturday, March 5th from 11 AM – 9 PM
Sunday, March 6th from 11 AM – 4 PM
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