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Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association
See Your Favorite Sports Heroes and More
at the Cleveland Auto Show
February 16, 2016 – The cars are always the stars at the Cleveland Auto Show, but you’ll also see plenty of sports and media stars there as well. The Cleveland Auto Show always attracts more than its fair share of sports and media celebrities, and this year is no exception.
It all starts on Saturday, Feb. 27, when CAR PPO Jerry Reynolds Broadcasts from the Cleveland Auto Show. The Show usually airs on WTAM from 1 to 3 p.m., but you can see it live on the Show floor as soon as the doors open.
With over 35 years of experience in the automotive industry, Jerry Reynolds provides straight forward and entertaining information about the car and truck buying process, allowing you to make the best possible choice when it comes to buying or leasing your next truck.
Family Day, presented by Medical Mutual, is your chance to see thrilling BMX bike performances and meet some Cleveland Browns. The Thriller BMX Bike Show team will perform at 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29. You’ll be dazzled while the Team runs through a series of amazing stunts and jumps. You’ll also get to meet and greet the Team after each performance.
After making an interview with ESPN in the Ford display, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet Cleveland Browns Donte Whitner and Brian Hartline on Monday, Feb. 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
On Tuesday, March 1, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love stops by the Show from 6 to 8 p.m. The next day, Bernie Kosar will also be at ESPN in the Ford display from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Stop by the Show after work on Wednesday, March 2, and you’ll also get the chance to meet Cleveland’s Matthew Dellavedova. You can find out what’s in store for the future of the Browns when you meet Coach Hue Jackson on Thursday, March 3 from 6:30 to 8 p.m at ESPN in the Ford display.
Those are just a few of the celebrities you’ll see at the Cleveland Auto Show this year. Don’t forget to visit on Saturday, March 5 for the Rubber City Classic Car Show, which starts at 2:30 p.m. The bidding is fast and furious and the action is just as exciting as the auto auctions you see on television. This year, the number of cars up for sale is almost double what it was last year.
You have to register to take part in the auction, but if you just want to watch, it’s a part of the admission to the Show. If you’d like to see what’s up for auction, the vehicles will be on display in the South Hall for the duration of the Show.
And don’t forget to register for the Cleveland Auto Show’s Official Vehicle Giveaway Contest. This year the Show is giving away a two-year lease of either a 2016 Honda Civic or a 2016 Toyota Tacoma, courtesy of your Northern Ohio Honda Dealers and Toyota. All you have to do is register to win at the Official Vehicle Giveaway Contest booth at the show. Mail-in entries are accepted, too. For more details on the contest, celebrity visits and more, go to clevelandautshow.com. You can also beat the line and get tickets online with no convenience fee courtesy of Huntington Bank.
The Cleveland Auto Show opens its doors on Friday evening, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. and runs through Sunday, March 6. Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and preteens. Children six and under get in free. Parking is free for the duration of the Show, courtesy of your franchised new motor vehicle dealers.
Show hours are: from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. the first Friday evening; from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays.
About the Cleveland Auto Show
The Cleveland Auto Show marks the start of the spring selling season in Northern Ohio. Featuring concept, pre-production and production vehicles from the world’s auto manufacturers, the show is held annually at the I-X Center with nearly one million square feet of exhibits. The Show also features an array of entertainment including sports celebrity appearances from the Browns, Cavs, and more. The Cleveland Auto Show is a consumer show and a favorite family tradition since 1903. Find us at facebook.com/TheClevelandAutoShow and @CLEAutoShow.