The Philadelphia Auto Show Kicks Off On Saturday
By Jericka Duncan
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The 110th Philadelphia Auto show kicks off this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The theme this year is bigger, bolder and better. More than 700 cars are on display, covering an area of 600,000 square feet.
The 2012 Philadelphia Auto Show hours are:
• Noon to 10 p.m. on weekdays
• 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays
• 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 29
• 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 5
Tickets are $12 for adults (age 13 and up) and $6.00 for children (ages 7-12) and may be purchased at http://www.phillyautoshow.com or at the box office. Children age 6 and under do not require a ticket. Senior citizen tickets (age 62 and over) receive a special admission price of $6 on weekdays only. Senior citizen tickets are not available for purchase online.
Weekday discount coupons can be picked up at your new car and truck franchised dealer. Coupons can be redeemed at the box office at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a $3admission discount to the Auto Show. For a partial list of participating dealers, go to http://www.adagp.com.
In addition, the Auto Show has again partnered with McDonalds restaurants to circulate discount coupons of $2 off the regular adult admission price of $12. Show information will be featured on the restaurants’ tray liners and in the Entertainment Value Centers located inside area McDonalds. The Auto Show will donate $1 from each discount coupon redeemed at the show from January 30 – February 3 to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House Charities.