Features & Attractions2020-03-04T13:47:41+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.

Forth Mobility

Electric Avenue

Electric fuel has arrived! PGE, Pacific Power and Clark Public Utilities present Electric Avenue, an interactive display that answers all of your electric car questions including how “electric fuel” is easy to use. Learn how this new, cleaner and powerful fuel lets you travel over 250 miles on a single charge, how to fill up at home, and how to use Chargeway to find over 27,000 charging stations nationwide that allow you to travel throughout the US. Finally, Forth allows you to test drive a variety of electric cars at Electric Drive!

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 on Sunday

Create special memories with your children at the Auto Show. Purchase one adult ticket on Sunday, February 23, 2020 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
12 attractions

The Garage

Throughout the show, 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 wrap a full vehicle. Representatives from Pro Tek Automotive, AR Service, PDX Wraps, Stereo King, WheelKraft, and Pure Addiction Diesel Performance will be available to answer questions as they work on the vehicles. The Gladiator will feature the newest bumper and winch system from Warn Winch. In addition, Webfoot Concrete Coatings will be onsite to show their newest technology in garage floor coatings.

American Family Insurance Sweepstakes

Are you ready to go Back to the Future? Inside this year’s American Family Insurance exhibit, you can do just that. Come have your photo taken while you sit in a Back to The Future DeLorean replica. As a bonus, take time to enter for a chance to win the 2020 Entertainment Sweepstakes consisting of a Samsung 82″ Q60R QLED Smart 4K UHD TV, Xbox ONE 1TB Slim Bundle, Forza 7 and the Crew Ultimate Edition. Also don’t forget to receive your complimentary t-shirt when drop into the American Family Exhibit

Forth Mobility

Electric Avenue by Forth

Electric fuel has arrived! PGE, Pacific Power and Clark Public Utilities present Electric Avenue, an interactive display that answers all of your electric car questions including how “electric fuel” is easy to use. Learn how this new, cleaner and powerful fuel lets you travel over 250 miles on a single charge, how to fill up at home, and how to use Chargeway to find over 27,000 charging stations nationwide that allow you to travel throughout the US. Finally, Forth allows you to test drive a variety of electric cars at Electric Drive!

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 2020 Honda CR-V LX AWD. The car is given away by Metro Portland New Car Dealers Association in conjunction with the Pamplin Media Group. You can enter at the Pamplin Media Group exhibit for a chance to be one of four daily finalists with an opportunity to win the 2020 Honda CR-V LX AWD. On Sunday February 23rd at 5:00pm the four finalist will participate in the live New Car Giveaway event where one lucky winner will draw the key fob that opens the car.

Vehicle Info
2020 Honda CR-V LX AWD
Vin #7FARW2H21LE002597
MSRP $26,550

Subaru Loves Pets

Subaru Adopt a Pet Program

Portland is one of the most pet-friendly cities in America which makes the Auto Show a perfect place to showcase the Subaru Adopt a Pet program. Subaru has partnered with the Oregon Humane Society as part of the Subaru Loves Pets initiative. In the Subaru exhibit on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday attendees will be able to interact with puppies that will be available for adoption after the show.

MLB and Cars In the Diamond

The show has partnered with the Portland Diamond Project to showcase their campaign to bring MLB to Portland. In this unique exhibit you will feel like you are inside the ballpark. Grab a dog from Zenners Sausages, a beer from Breakside Brewery, commemorative gear from Portland Gear and Baseballism, and get your picture taken in The Damond or at the custom back wall. In addition, Friends of Baseball will be on hand to provide information about how you can get involved in bringing MLB to Portland.

Ride & Drives (aka Test Drives)

You will be able to test drive over 45 vehicles from several EV’s to 2020 models from Toyota, Subaru, Honda, Ram, Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep, Dodge, and performance vehicles from Ford. With each test drive, 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 for 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 US Outdoor.

Guess This Mess and Win

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 Lane

Over 95,000 square feet of the show has been allocated to showcase Luxury Brands. In the lane 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 Giveaway

Ally Financial is back with another fun engaging exhibit with activities for all ages like corn hole, connect four and Jenga. While in the Ally exhibit, pick up your $250 down payment assistance voucher. Then make sure to take a few minutes to rest your feet in the Ally customer appreciation lounge while charging your mobile devices and watching some fun Ally commercials.

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.

Chinook Winds Casino

Information coming soon!