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Welcome to the 2022 North Carolina International Auto Expo
Produced by the Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association.

We’re Back! September 9th thru the 11th! The Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association proudly presents the 35th annual NC International Auto Expo. This year also marks a change of venue as the NC Auto Expo moves the show to downtown Raleigh at the Raleigh Convention Center! This new location allows Expo fans access to all the culture and restaurants that make the downtown a destination point for fun! The Convention Center boasts more than 150,000 square feet of space with plenty of room for the newest cars, trucks, and sports utility vehicles to be put on display. This is a truly exciting time in automotive history with vehicles that harness electricity in ways never dreamed before. Self-driving, self-parking – you owe it to yourself to see it at the Expo! Talk to helpful and friendly manufacturers’ Reps and have all your questions answered! As thousands and thousands of auto enthusiasts flock to the Expo to see the newest luxury, technology and speed that the auto industry has to offer, you’ll find a clean and modern facility that will make this the best experience you’ve ever had at the Auto Expo! Hybrids, fuel-efficient electric cars, state-of-the-art SUV's, sporty compacts, luxurious, loaded high-end models, and more.

Manufacturers’ brands include: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat, Ford, Toyota, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Mini Cooper, Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Audi, Hyundai, Lexus, Kia, Mazda, Lincoln Subaru, Volvo, Volkswagen, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Range Rover, and Genesis. (Please note that manufacturers and vehicles may be subject to change without notice).

One of the most attractive features of the NC Auto Expo is the ability to actually test drive vehicles at the show. For the latest updates, please visit


Event hours

Friday   10 AM to 9 PM

Saturday 9 AM to 9 PM

Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM

$10- Buy Online and Save


For the box office: 

$15 - At the Door

Children: Free (12 and under)

Military $10 /Senior 65+ $10


Media outlets who will be broadcasting and reporting live from the Expo include your favorite local Curtis Media Group radio stations, WRAL, and Spectrum News.


Additional proud sponsors of the Auto Expo include Spectrum News, Time Warner Cable, Wake Med, Wake EMS, Wake Tech and Ally.

Since 2005, the North Carolina International Auto Expo has donated more than $659,000 to organizations including the Make a Wish Foundation, Safe Child, the Raleigh Police Memorial Fund, Hospice, The Boys and Girls Club, the Foundation of Hope for Research & Treatment of Mental Illness, Triangle Flight of Honor, Wake Med Foundation, Wake Tech Foundation, YMCA – We Build People, Salvation Army, Wake County Sheriff’s Department and more.
The NC Auto Expo’s Covid-19 Policies adhere to the current North Carolina State Guidelines and can be reviewed at their website.


For more information about the North Carolina International Auto Expo visit, email or call (919) 219-3903. Events, prizes, and vehicles subject to change without notice.

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