While the cars are the stars of the Connecticut International Auto Show in Hartford, there's a full range of activities to make it a fun outing for the whole family. The Connecticut International Auto Show is a place where auto enthusiasts, potential buyers, and people who are looking for a fun day out can come together. Whether you've come to shop for a vehicle, to share your passion for cars with others, or just to have some fun with your family and friends, the Connecticut International Auto Show is more than a showroom of new model year vehicles -- it's an event!
The 2012 Auto Show has come to a close. While we count the days until the 2013 Show, take a look at what the 2012 event had to offer!
- Nissan Ride & Drive: You don't have to wait until after the Show is over to go on a test drive. Why wait? Get behind the wheel while you're here! Nissan will have some of their most popular vehicles available for you to take out for a spin around the Convention Center. There's no pressure and no hassle. Don't limit yourself to just drooling over the cars, drive them! You can test drive the latest Nissan models while at the Connecticut International Auto Show!
- The Nissan Ride & Drive event is open all day at the Show! Take a spin around the Convention Center day or night. Check out the 2013 lineup, including the all electric Leaf, and enter to win a 2013 Pathfinder!
- Heels & Wheels Friday: Ladies, it's time to get your girls together for a night of fun at the Auto Show! Sponsored by Cadillac, all ladies arriving after 5:00PM on Friday, November 2 will receive a $2 discount on admission. Let our color analyst determine which vehicle color is the best fit for you! Pick up a signature Pink Cadillac martini and take in short seminars, like the top 10 questions to ask when buying a car and new safety options! Enter to win a Massage Envy gift card while you're here! Bring in a pair of gently worn shoes and score a ticket for a free signature Pink Cadillac martini!* Ladies night has never been more exciting!
- *One ticket per person.
Kids Stop Pit Stop
Kids (and parents too!) can check out our ultimate video game party! Jam out, score touchdowns and race like a champion on our XBox stations, all at the Connecticut International Auto Show!
The Connecticut International Auto Show features showcases of specialty vehicles and products highlighting the glamour of the auto industry. Check out vintage cars from the early decades of the 20th century, courtesy of the Klingberg Foundation, or drool over exteme performance and luxury, courtesy of Miller Motorcars. The Show is also the perfect place to shop for auto accessories for the auto enthusiasts on your holiday list!
Spot the Show Staff
Spot a member of the show staff on the show floor and instantly win a movie pass! If you see a member of our intrepid staff on the show floor, flag them down, snap a picture and upload it to our Facebook page to win a movie pass on the spot (first 100 people only)!
WMRQ Crushed Car Contest
What exactly is, or should we say WAS, that giant heap of metal you see in front of you? Guess the correct make, model and year of the crushed car on display at the show and you could win a brand-new flat screen TV!
WTIC Crack the Vault
Be one of the first 500 people to visit the CBS booth at the Connecticut International Auto Show and you'll get the chance to try to crack the vault and win $25,000!
Gas Up Your Car for Life
Take our brief survey at the show and be entered to win gas for life! You will also have the chance to instantly win prizes!
WCCC Live Broadcast
Stop by the WCCC booth during their live broadcast to play games and win prizes on the spot!
Events & Attractions are subject to change without notice.