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Join the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation for a black-tie preview of the Auto Show!

Dine and dance among the finest automobiles in the world at Black Tie Tailgate, where you get an inside view of everything that the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show has to offer.




Friday, January 27, 2017


7:00pm – 11:30pm


Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
127 N. Broad Street

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Ticket Prices

Friend Ticket – $250

$100 is tax-deductible
– 1 Black Tie Tailgate ticket
– 1 Auto Show ticket

Patron Sponsor – $600

$220 is tax-deductible
– 2 Black Tie Tailgate tickets
– 5 Auto Show tickets
– 1 VIP valet parking pass*

Benefactor Sponsor – $1,125

$360 is tax-deductible
– 4 Black Tie Tailgate tickets
– 10 Auto Show tickets
– 2 VIP valet parking passes*

Clutch Club Sponsor – $3,000

$2,070 is tax-deductible
– 4 Black Tie Tailgate tickets
– 20 Auto Show tickets
– 2 VIP valet parking passes*
– Limited edition Clutch teddy bear

CARing Sponsor – $5,000

$3,440 is tax-deductible
– 8 Black Tie Tailgate tickets
– 20 Auto Show tickets
– 4 VIP valet parking passes*
– Limited edition Clutch teddy bear
– Listing on event signage

Group Ticket Package – $2,500

$700 is tax-deductible
– 12 Black Tie Tailgate tickets for the price of 10
– 12 Auto Show tickets

* Valet parking passes are not valid for overnight parking




Our Black Tie Tailgate block at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is sold out! If you are interested in staying over, rooms may still be available at the standard rate. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 228-9290 or (215) 625-2900 or through the Marriott website.


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Self-parking is available at the following locations and prices:
– $15 at Convention Center Parking Facility (1324 Arch Street)
– $19 at Parkway Garage (12th & Filbert Streets – entrances on 12th, Arch, Filbert, & 13th)
– $11 at Parkway Garage (150 N. Broad Street – Broad & Race)
– $11 at Parkway Lot (142 N. 15th Street – 15th & Cherry)
– $5 at Gateway Parking Garage (1540 Vine Street; entrance on Spring & 16th)

Vouchers will be necessary for certain garages. Please check with an attendant upon entering the event to receive the above parking rate. Rates are not valid for overnight parking.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available only to guests who purchase Patron, Benefactor, Clutch Club or CARing Sponsor packages. Parking passes will be mailed with your tickets and must be presented to the attendant upon drop-off.

The Valet drop-off is located at 127 N. Broad Street.

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All proceeds from the 2017 Black Tie Tailgate benefit the Division of Neurology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The official registration and financial information of the ADAGP Charitable Foundation (dba Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation) may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.  ADAGP Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent by law.