Features & Attractions2020-01-13T15:00:33+00:00
Features & Attractions

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Technology
3 attractions

Tech Center

Inside this year’s Tech Center, you will experience a wide spectrum of technology from the newest in electric vehicles to in-car apps and driving simulators. OReGO will be demonstrating their app that monitors your vehicle’s on road usage and driving habits. Ford, Audi, BMW, VW, Chevrolet, and others will be showcasing their connectivity, road safety, and crash avoidance technologies. Columbia Willamette Clean Cities Coalition will have examples and information on the EV highway and alternative fuels.

Electric Avenue

Forth and local utility companies have partnered to answer all your EV questions. Learn the facts about Electric Transportation plus how EV’s have improved with vehicles able to travel up to 200 miles on a single charge. See innovations in EV charging and test out the Chargeway beacon to see how easy it is to find charging stations.

OEVA EV Showcase

Experience the latest line up in EVs and learn from the EV experts. Oregon Electric Vehicle Association (OEVA) has partnered with the show to sponsor the EV showcase featuring over 20 of the most exciting EV’s in the market. You will be able to see, touch and feel EV’s from brands like Porsche, Nissan, BMW, Mercedes, Hyundai, Audi, Kia, Chevrolet, Fiat, Chrysler, Smart, Ford and others. EV owners and experts will be available to answer questions. Vehicle detail meter boards will be on display so you can compare all the models’ side by side.

Family Fun
2 attractions

Family Day – Kids are Free

Create special memories with your children at the Auto Show. Purchase one adult ticket and receive free admission for your kids that are 12 and under. On Family Day kids will experience mascots from several local sports teams like the Winter Hawks, Hillsboro Hops, Oregon Ducks and Thorns.

Kids Zone

From face painting and fake tattoos, to balloon artists to riding down the inflatable slide, kids will have the opportunity to make memories and have fun beyond experiencing all the newest vehicles. Also, don’t miss the special kids snacks available next to the slide.

Face Painters and Balloon Artist
Friday        3:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday    12:00pm to 6:00pm

Inflatable Slide
Thursday 10:00am to 10:00pm
Friday       10:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday  10:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday     10:00am to 7:00pm

Interactive
7 attractions

The Garage

In this must-see feature you will experience real-time customization of a 2020 BMW 340 and a 2020 Jeep Gladiator. Watch as local companies install customized suspension, bumpers, exhaust, wheels and tires, brakes, lift kits, over the top sound systems and a full wrap. Representatives from Pro Tek Automotive, AR Service, PDX Wraps, Stereo King, and WheelKraft will be available to answer questions as they rotate on build segments. You can be involved by voting for one of four wraps created for the Jeep Gladiator. The winning wrap will be installed live at the show.

New Car Giveaway

Information coming soon!

Ride & Drives (aka Test Drives)

You will be able to test drive over 45 vehicles from several EV’s to 2020 models from Volkswagen, Toyota, Subaru, and the performance line up from Ford. At each of the test drives, you will receive a complimentary gift for participating so don’t miss out on this free opportunity.

PDX Rides

We’ve compiled an unbelievable lineup of local private vehicles in categories like off-road, tuner, exotics, supercars, hot rod, classic, retro, modified and one of a kind of rides. This year’s PDX Rides feature will showcase the NEW Ford GT, a $500,000 supercar (one of only 700 manufactured). PDX Rides is brought to you by Car Buffs and Cars and Coffee.

Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors will showcase vehicle accessories your next outdoor excursion. You will experience eye-catching vehicles with accessories from ReRack, Yakima, Thule, and US Outdoor. For those looking to tow a unit for their next adventure Aero Teardrop Trailers will be on-site too. Make sure you enter to win a Yakima cargo box packed with equipment from ReRack and the US Outdoor.

Guess This Mess and Win a (Win a 55” Big Screen TV)

Take your best guess at the make, model, year and mileage of the crushed and bailed vehicle. The lucky winner will receive a 55” big screen TV compliments of Schnitzer Steel. Learn more about Schnitzer Steels’ best practices for being an environmentally friendly company focused on reducing their footprint.

Luxury Lofts

Over 95,000 square feet of the show has been allocated to showcase Luxury Brands. In the lofts you’ll find stars like Land Rover, Jaguar, Mercedes, Alfa Romeo, Lexus, Volvo, Porsche, BMW and Audi. Also, don’t miss exotics like Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini, McLaren, Ferrari and Maserati, plus one of a kind exotic cars from personal collections.

Motorcycle Pavilion

This year’s pavilion is stacked with top line motorcycles, scooters, and three-wheeled vehicles from manufacturers like Harley Davidson, Indian, Ducati, BMW, Kawasaki, Honda, Triumph, Moto Guzzi, Aprilia Moto, Yamaha, Suzuki, Polaris, and the debut of Live Wire and Zero electric motorcycles.

Ally Gas Card Giveaway

Information coming soon!

Chinook Winds Casino

Information coming soon!

New Car Giveaway

Didn’t win the lottery, then here is your chance to win big! Enter for a chance to win a brand new 2019 XXXX. The car is given away by Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association in conjunction with the Pamplin Media Group. Attendees can enter at the Pamplin Media Group exhibit located in the MLK Jr Blvd lobby for a chance to be one of four finalists with an opportunity to win the 2019 XXXX. On Sunday January 27th at 5:00pm the four finalist will participate in the live New Car Giveaway event at the Pamplin Media Group exhibit where one lucky winner will draw the key fob that opens the car.