2023 Seattle International Auto Show @ Lumen Field

Calling car buffs 🚗💪

📸: Seattle International Auto Show

📍 Lumen Field Event Center: 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle
🎟 $17 general admission
🗓 Thursday, November 16th: 12 pm – 9 pm

🗓 Friday, November 17th: 10 am – 9 pm
🗓 Saturday, November 18th: 10 am – 9 pm
🗓 Sunday, November 19th: 10 am – 6 pm
📚 Check out the 2023-2024 Buyer’s Guide for details about vehicles

The 2023 Seattle International Auto Show is rolling into Lumen Field. This annual event for car buffs and industry heads showcases new models from numerous manufacturers—and if you plan on car shopping soon, you can test-drive various models. Guests can cruise the show’s “Electric Highway” to see a selection of electric/hybrid vehicles and speak with Seattle City Light about upcoming infrastructure changes. 

This year’s “hot vehicles” include the 2023 Land Rover DefenderFord Bronco Raptor, and Honda’s CR-V Hybrid, and there will be first looks at the 2024 Toyota Tacoma and Ford Ranger. Peep at numerous electric vehicle options like the Ford Mustang Mach-ELexus NX 350 H, and BMW i4 EV. For car enthusiasts who want the valet experience, there’s an added $35 VIP tour of the show. The price includes entry, a one-hour tour with an auto expert, and a swag bag.

Other things to know: Kids 12 and under get free entry to this all-ages event. Military, senior, and BECU members also get discounts on tickets. The show’s “family fun zone” has a scavenger hunt and caricatures, and kids ages 3 to 7 can test drive a battery-powered car or take a ride in the hyperrealistic GripWerx VR racing simulator. The event also boasts a job fair and a pet adoption event sponsored by Subaru. 

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Patheresa Wells

Patheresa Wells is a Black/Persian, Pansexual, Polyamorous Poet (so many Ps) and writer living in Seatac. An aspiring comic, you can catch her cracking jokes at open mics around the area. In her free time, she likes to imagine what she’d do with free time and feed her backyard crows cuz they’re silly. Follow her on Twitter @PatheresaWells.