Posted: 09/27/06 04:36 AM
AUTO SHOW AT A GLANCE
EVENT: State Fair of Texas Auto Show
BACKGROUND: The State Fair of Texas has had new vehicle displays since 1904. Today’s version of the show was established after World War II. Since 1989, the Auto Show has grown from 84,000 sq. ft. to encompass two buildings, an outdoor truck area and 300,000 sq. ft. of cars, activities and entertainment.
LOCATION: State Fair of Texas – Dallas, Texas
MEDIA DATE: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006
SHOW DATES: Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006
HOURS: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
ADMISSION: Admission to the Auto Show is free with the purchase of a State Fair ticket. General admission is $13; seniors and children’s tickets are $9.
MEDIA COVERAGE: Coverage of the State Fair Auto Show has always been generous. The show continues to be the site for exclusive, international launches, including last year’s debut of Chevy’s 2007 Tahoe; Dodge’s Mega Cab truck; the 2007 GMC Yukon; the 2007 Ford Sportrac and a sneak peek at Saturn’s ’07 model.