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SF Auto Show

SF Auto Show

From 22 Thu Nov 2012 to 26 Mon Nov 2012


The San Francisco Chronicle| 55th Annual International Auto Show is presented by and supported by the California New Car Dealers Association. The International Auto Show features the world’s major manufacturers displaying their 2013 model cars, SUV’s, trucks and vans.


Thursday, (Thanksgiving), November 22 through Monday, November 26, 2012.

Show hours:

Thursday, Nov. 22 – Sunday, Nov. 25: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 26: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Wednesday, November 21 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. (invitation only)


San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., located between 3rd and 4th Sts. on Howard St.  Exhibits are in the North and South Halls plus the Gateway and Esplanade Ballrooms.


Admission $9.00, children 12 and younger free when accompanied by an adult.  Tickets may only be purchased at the door.


  • The 2013 model cars, SUV’s, trucks and vans from 38 of the world’s major manufacturers
  • Alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles
  • Exotic Sports Cars


  • Ride & Drives with Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Scion (schedules TBD)
  • Compare new and used cars and find the best deal at the display, the ultimate automotive marketplace.
  • The GEICO display featuring the GEICO NASCAR and the Paul Jr. Designs custom Gecko Motorcycle, plus autograph sessions with GEICO Supercross drivers Wil Hahn and Justin Bogle on the GEICO Stage (Saturday, Nov. 24 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday Nov. 25 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • The Academy of Art University Classic Car Collection
  • Ferrari Club of America – Pacific Region Display
  • Hot Rods from Dominator Street Rods
  • Sonoma Raceway Display
  • San Francisco Auto Salon featuring modified cars from different genres (Saturday, Nov. 24 only)
  • Aftermarket Alley featuring tricked out vehicles and aftermarket products
  • Auto Accessory Fair and Simulators


The San Francisco International Auto Show is the premier Auto Show held locally and the only one that attracts the top displays from the world’s major manufacturers. It is the largest show of any kind held in northern California.


Ride BART to the Powell or New Montgomery Street stations


Parking is available in lots around Moscone Center.


Kevin Diamond
San Francisco International Auto Show Director
Office phone: 415-331-4406
Show Office phone (beginning Nov. 17): 415-978-3500
Email: or