FAQ: All You Need To Know

Show Dates & Location

  • Feb. 1412:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Feb. 15-2210:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Feb. 2310:30 am - 6:00 pm

AutoShow 2020 is held at the North and South Buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

S. Buildings: 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, ON M5V 3L9
N. Buildings: 255 Front St. West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

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Most Common Questions

  • What food options are at the show?

    There are multiple food vendors at the AutoShow located in the North (Level 200), South (Level 600 & 800) concessions. *New this year! Food Trucks will be available outside the Ceremonial Entrance, Level 500 of the South MTCC. In addition, there are many restaurants and cafes immediately surrounding the Convention Centre.
  • Can we bring any food/drinks in the show?

    Unfortunately food and drinks are not permitted from entering any of the exhibit halls. You may walk around the main lobby halls (North MTCC, Level 200 and South MTCC, Level 500) with your beverages before entering the Show.
  • Does the show have coat check? If so, how much does it cost?

    Yes, coat check is available in room 203D in the North Building, and in front of the VW PlayCare Centre in the South Building. Coat check is $4.00 for each item checked.
  • Where can I park and for how much?

    Parking is available at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre but at a first come, first serve basis. Parking costs may vary depending on your duration of stay at the Show, however, the maximum amount for day parking at the MTCC is $32.00. Click here to view rates: https://www.mtccc.com/attendees/parking.aspx. For additional parking lots in the area, download the Green P parking app.
  • Where is the show located?

    The 2020 Canadian International AutoShow is held at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) in both North and South Buildings.Click here for location and directions: http://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx
  • What are the dates and hours of the 2020 Canadian International AutoShow?

    AutoShow dates: Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 23. Regular Show Hours: 10:30 AM- 10 PM. *Please be aware that the CIAS opens at NOON on Friday, Feb 14 and closes at 6 PM on Sunday, Feb 23.
  • What is the ticket cancellation policy?

    All tickets are non-refundable.
  • Will there be any meal deals at the Show?

    Everyday after 6PM, there will be discounts offered throughout the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on select combos. The two combo offers will be:
    1. A Slice of Pizza & a Soft Drink for $8.50 (regular $9.50)
    2. Burger & Fries for $12.00 (regular $16.50)
    *Prices above includes tax
  • GO + AutoShow Combo Tickets

    Your GO + AutoShow Ticket includes:

    -One round-trip (home to the AutoShow, and back home from the AutoShow) VALID FROM ANYWHERE IN ONTARIO

    -One admission to the AutoShow

    After purchasing, please present your ticket on your mobile device or printed ticket when you board the BUS & TRAIN.

    Your ticket will be scanned once you arrive at the AutoShow. Please keep your ticket for the ride home.

    NO YOUTH TICKET OFFERED

    -Youth fall under the "Adult Category" for GO + AutoShow

    -Children under 7 years of age ride free

How To Get Here

  • By Car From South (QEW)

    Follow the QEW East. It will become the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto. For the North Building exit at Spadina and proceed north on Spadina Ave., turn right on Front St., turn right on Simcoe St, then turn right into the garage. For the South Building Exit at York St and proceed north two lights then turn left on Bremner Blvd., left on Lower Simcoe St. and right into the garage. Details can be found here: https://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx.
  • By Car From North (Barrie)

    Take HWY 400 South to HWY 401 West. Continue on HWY 401 West to HWY 427 South. Follow HWY 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway. For the North Building exit at Spadina and proceed north on Spadina Ave., turn right on Front St., turn right on Simcoe St, then turn right into the garage. For the South Building Exit at York St and proceed north two lights then turn left on Bremner Blvd., left on Lower Simcoe St. and right into the garage. Details can be found here: https://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx.
  • From The Airport (Pearson)

    Take HWY 401 E to HWY 427 South. Follow HWY 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway. For the North Building exit at Spadina and proceed north on Spadina Ave., turn right on Front St., turn right on Simcoe St, then turn right into the garage. For the South Building Exit at York St and proceed north two lights then turn left on Bremner Blvd., left on Lower Simcoe St. and right into the garage. Details can be found here: https://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx.
  • By Public Transit (Toronto)

    There are a variety of options to reach the Convention Centre via public transit using the TTC, GO Transit and the UP Express. Directions can be found here: https://www.mtccc.com/map.aspx. GO riders can purchase discount tickets for your ride and admission to the Show! 
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  • Are there any hotels offering special rates for the AutoShow?

    The AutoShow is pleased to partner with the InterContinental Toronto Centre- 255 Front Street West, Toronto ON and Marriott Hotels- 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON. Click the respective hotel to be directed to their booking page for hotel rates.    

  • Is there a day-care service provided at the Show?

    Yes! We are pleased to offer you complimentary child day care services in the Volkswagen PlayCare Centre located in the South MTCC, Level 600. Ages 2-10 are welcome. 

  • Are strollers allowed in the show? Can I rent a wheelchair or scooter?

    Unfortunately, you are not able to rent strollers or scooters, however you may bring your own stroller or scooter into the Show. Wheelchairs are available on Level 200 in the North MTCC at the Nurses Station. Wheelchairs are on a first come first serve basis.

  • How do I access both North and South buildings?

    You can access the North building through the main entrance doors on Front Street, or from the east via a Skywalk, a glass-enclosed access way from Union Station and mass transit. The South building entrance doors are located at 222 Bremner Blvd, and for easy access to the North Building, you are able to walk through the MTCC’s climate-controlled walkway. Alternatively, the Show has a shuttle bus service to get you to and from both buildings.

  • What form of payment options are accepted?

    VISA, DEBIT, AMEX, MASTERCARD and CASH are accepted

  • Where is the lost and found?

    Our Lost & Found is located in the Security Office in room 202 D, North Building of the MTCC. You may also call (416) 585-8360 or go to the Guest Services Desk in the North and South Buildings to inquire about lost items.

  • Can I leave and come back?

    You may leave and re-enter the Convention Centre on the same day provided you get your hand stamped before exiting.

  • Can I bring a backpack, bag or purse into the Show?

    Yes, you may bring any of the above items into the show. All backpacks, bags, purses etc., will be searched prior to entry.

  • Are cameras allowed in the Show?

    Yes, cameras are allowed at the Canadian AutoShow granted they do not disrupt the enjoyment of the show for others.

  • How do I contact the Canadian AutoShow?

    You may contact us via email at cias@autoshow.ca or by calling us at 905-940-2800.

  • What cars are at the Show?

    The Canadian International AutoShow is pleased to bring you over 1,000 vehicles from around the world. For specific cars featured at the AutoShow, please refer to our VENUE MAP.

  • Can you purchase cars at the Show?

    Each manufacturer exhibit will provide knowledgeable staff to give you vehicle details and pricing. You may purchase vehicles on site, however most sales personnel working the Show will direct you to the appropriate dealership to purchase your vehicle after your visit to the AutoShow. *Remember, not all staff working the booths are licensed and permitted to discuss price, so please ask to speak with the most appropriate sales personnel when you arrive at the booth.

  • Are pets allowed in the Show?

    No, pets are not allowed in the Canadian International AutoShow.

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