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Show Dates and Times:

March 16, 2017 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 17, 2017 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 18, 2017 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 19, 2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (doors close at 4:45 PM)
Presented by:
Ottawa Citizen

Never a dull moment! There is plenty to see and do at the 2017 Auto Show.

March 15, 2017 / Ottawa International Auto Show Auto Dealers Gala Now Open to Public

It is a pleasure to invite you and your associates, to join us as we present our V.I.P. Gala Reception on Wednesday evening, March 16, 2017, the prelude to the official opening to the public of the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show. The doors to the V.I.P Gala Reception open at 6:30 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet socially with our Dealer members and their senior management teams, as well as representatives of the Manufactures and other business partners of the automotive business community.

The beautiful Shaw Centre (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre will be an excellent opportunity for networking – renewing old acquaintances and making new ones – while you enjoy an array good music, fine food, and beverages all included with your ticket purchase. And of course, you will have the opportunity to examine the latest in automotive styling and applied technologies.

There will be a limited number of tickets available to the general public on a first come basis so don’t delay Book your Tickets Here.

Presented by the Ottawa New Car Dealers Association

Ottawa New Car Dealers Association

March 16, 2017 / 10:00 am / Media Day – The Official Opening

Doors open at 10:00 am and stay open until 10:00 pm, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

March 17, 2017 / Military and First Responders Day

We salute our members of the military and the City of Ottawa’s first responders including police, fire, paramedics by offering a special discounted rate ( with ID). Take the time to remember those of our community that play an active role in keeping us safe.

Save $5.00 on one regular Adult Admission, for purchases at the Door Only.

March 18, 2017 / Cruising in the Capital – Shop or Have Dinner and then the Auto Show

The show stays open late on Saturday night until 10:00 pm and allows plenty of time for a night out, a date night or just a casual night of dinner in the trendy Byward Market or shopping at the Rideau Centre and then the Auto Show. Make a night of it and come on out and get “Cruising in the Capital”.

March 18-19, 2017 / Family Fun Days at the Auto Show

With special rates for families it’s a great place to come on down and check out your next family vehicle, cruise the show and have a great day out. Shake off those winter cobwebs and bring the whole family out. There is always something to see and do for the family at the show.

March 19, 2017 / Prizes and Giveaways are Announced

Check back to find out whether you have won a great Auto Show Prize. Every year there are great prizes to be won at the Auto Show. Everyone is a winner at the 2017 Auto Show.

There will be more events added to this section as they appear. Please check back periodically for updates on new features and events.

The best day to beat the crowd and see the show at its best is opening day. Check for special ticket prices and promotions as they become available.

Event information subject to change. Check frequently for most up-to-date schedule.