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Show Dates and Times:

March 22, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 23, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 24, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
March 25, 2018 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 2018 Auto Show.

Win A 2018 Mini 3 Door Cooper Hatch at the Auto Show

Once again our friends at Mini Ottawa are giving away a one year lease for a brand new 2018 Mini Cooper Hatch at the Auto Show. For your chance to win, just fill out a ballot at the Mini Booth on the third level at the top of the Escalators.

Thanks to Mini Ottawa, a member of the Mierins Automotive group for helping to make the show bigger and better this year.


March 22, 2018 / 10:00 am – Opening day for the public

Doors open at 10:00 am and stay open until 10:00 pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

March 23, 2018 / Military and First Responders Day (Open to the Public)

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.

Military and first responders: buy your tickets at the door and save $5.00 on one regular Adult Admission. Please be sure to present your ID to the sales personnel. Note: this discount is for tickets purchased at the door only.

March 24, 2018 / 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 24-25, 2018 / 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 25, 2018 / 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 2018 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.