At a glance:
- San Antonio Auto Dealers Association (SAADA) will host its 49th annual Auto & Truck Show from Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 12, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
- The Truck Capital of Texas will emphasize an amazing variety of the newest, innovative, efficient, and heavy duty trucks from manufacturers near and far, along with myriad sleek cars, custom rides, and the popular, growing AfterMarket Expo
- This year’s show will feature a new award to add to the annual mix – the Green Performance Award
- Tickets will be available in September at www.saautoshow.staging.wpengine.com
August 9, 2017 (SAN ANTONIO) – The San Antonio Auto & Truck Show is gearing up for its 49th annual event. The San Antonio Auto Dealers Association has announced its 2017 show dates and highlights of the upcoming showcase. The four-day event will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center from Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 12. The show’s media morning, a special sneak peek for members of the media, will be held prior to the show floor opening on Thursday, November 9.
“Our manufacturers will be taking their showcases up a notch in 2017, from fast, sleek speedsters to safe, efficient road navigators, you will be able to see it all,” said SAADA president Pam Crail. “This year, guests can also expect to see more interactive experiences that will allow them to connect with the cars and trucks as they are being enhanced exponentially with new technologies and conveniences.”
The show will feature the latest new vehicles, hot, exotic cars, exclusive ride-and-drive opportunities, and hundreds of 2017 vehicles from the world’s leading automotive manufacturers. The third annual Green Truck Award will be presented by Green Car Journal, as well as the second annual Commercial Green Car Award – both internationally-acclaimed awards.
The College Challenge will also be back in the mix, as students from local universities will compete against each other to be the fastest to get their respective student bodies into a small vehicle to claim bragging rights and a donation for their university group from the San Antonio Auto Dealers Association.
Show visitors will be also able to drive their favorite vehicles in the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show Ride and Drive Event. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to see and interact with a great variety of options for personalizing their cars and trucks in the ever-expanding AfterMarket Expo.
Admission is free for children, ages 5 and under, $4 for children, ages 6-10, $12 for adults online, $14 for adults at the door and $8 for military and seniors. Tickets will be available in September at www.saautoshow.staging.wpengine.com.
About San Antonio Auto & Truck Show
The San Antonio Auto and Truck Show (SAAS), produced by the San Antonio Automobile Dealers Association, is a preeminent automotive event, bringing all things automotive to South Texas each November. Dubbed “the largest showroom in South Texas,” show visitors may shop and compare all makes and models of cars and light trucks, under one roof. The show is also the Truck Capitol of the South. SAAS offers up exciting automotive manufacturer displays of the newest model vehicles and the latest, cutting-edge technologies every year. Visitors can also experience the most current and innovative ways to personalize their vehicles in the ever-expanding Automotive AfterMarket Expo. The show is in its 49th year and will take place at the spectacular Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on November 9th thru 12th, 2017. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.saautoshow.staging.wpengine.com.