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Cleveland Prepares for the 2014 Auto Show


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The 2014 Cleveland Auto Show at the IX Center promises to be one of the biggest Auto Shows to ever hit Northeast Ohio. There will be more Ride-N-Drive events than ever, and some of the biggest names in Cleveland Sports will be there signing autographs.

About the Show

The Cleveland Auto Show takes place March 1 through March 9 at the IX Center in Cleveland. The show takes place from 11 a.m .to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m .to 8 p.m. on Sundays. This year’s show is sponsored by AutoTrader and Medical Mutual. Tickets for this year’s show are $13 for adults, $11 for preteens and senior citizens. You can even buy tickets online at the Auto Show’s website.

Parking is free, compliments of local car dealers like the Waikem Auto Family.

All the manufacturers are on display at the show, and you’ll get chance to climb in and see all the features of the latest models. According to its website, the Cleveland Auto Show is a non-selling show.┬áThis means that no sales are allowed to be made on the floor and no one will pressure you into buying anything. So visit the show on the floor, and then visit Waikem to see what the car looks like yourself.

Celebrity Sightings

Along with the cars, the Cleveland Auto Show is the best place to meet your favorite TV and Sports Stars.

Cleveland Cavalier Kyrie Irving is scheduled to sign autographs from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 3. Irving was recently named MVP of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game.

At the same time, visit the Ford display to meet new Browns Coach Mike Pettine and Browns Quarterback Brian Hoyer. They’ll be singing autographs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Are you a fan of Discovery’s Fast N’ Loud? Meet Richard Rawlings on from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 6. He will sign autographs and meet fans.


Test Drive your favorite vehicle again at this year’s show. Kia, Hyundai and Subaru are manufacturers offering the popular Ride-N-Drive this year. Take one around the outside of the center with a product specialist, and get a feel for these models before you visit the showroom.

Take a blast from past again at this year’s show with the 16th annual classic car competition. Learn more here or sign up.

Looking for the finer things in life? Visit Millionaire’s Row for to see models from Aston Martin, Mercedes Benz, Rolls Royce, McLaren, and Maserati.

The Waikem Media will again be on hand at this year’s Auto Show to show you the photos and videos of what to expect in this year’s show. Follow our blog and Facebook pages, and you can learn even more about the Cleveland Auto Show.