2016 Chicago Auto Show - Escape Indoors from Old Man Winter - Family Fun Around Town

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Drive…He Said” has a prescription for all Chicagoans suffering from Winter Blues/ Cabin Fever.

It’s the 108th running of the Chicago Automotive Trade Association “Chicago Auto Show .

The Chicago Auto Show features sleek concept cars, wild sports cars, and outlandish trucks with snow tracks.

Also, there are indoor driving tracks, driving simulators, and interactive displays for adults and kids. Even live musical concerts. Snacks and fast food to fill hungry tummies.

But North America’s largest exhibition of cars and trucks is really about CARS & TRUCKS which consumers can buy today or in the coming months.

Feel the smooth metal and glass finish. Slide into the glove soft leather and take a whiff of the aroma of new car.

TWITTER-ers can follow the hashtag #CAS2016 , to find the latest exhibit news, share with the world, and even enter to win giveaway contests.

Check out our photo gallery for auto show highlights. And a handy .jpeg Floor Map, which can be enlarged.

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WHAT: 2016 Chicago Auto Show  . Nearly 1,000 vehicles on display along with plenty of interactive activities in over 1 million square feet of space; the largest in North America.

WHERE: McCormick Place (at 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616)

WHEN: from February 13, 2016 through February 21, 2016

WHAT TIME: 9 am to 10 pm daily (8 pm on the final day).

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HOW MUCH:

– Adults: $12, Seniors and Kids aged 7-12: $7

Discounts & Coupons (valid Weekdays only)   :

Women: $7 admission on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016.

– 50% coupons are available at local Fifth Third Bank branches and $6 coupons off Weekday adult admission at Chicagoland car dealers.

– $5 coupon off regular Weekday admission with proof of purchase of 10 gallons of fuel from Shell Fuel Stations .

– $5 coupon off regular Weekday admission with State Farm Insurance card (present card at Better State Help Center kiosk in Grand Concourse)

– Tickets may also be purchased online at: tickets.drivechicago.com

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GETTING THERE:

Parking at McCormick Place runs $15-$23, reduced to $10 after 6 pm.

Public Transportation: the CTA , Metra Electric Line and shuttle buses available to the Millennium Park Parking Garage.

Further details: the 2016 Chicago Auto Show website: www.chicagoautoshow.com

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