Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the cost of tickets?
A: Each Friend ticket is $250, the Patron Sponsor is $600, the Benefactor Sponsor is $1,125, the Clutch Club Sponsor is $3,000 and the CARing Sponsor is $5,000. Click here to purchase tickets.
Q: How much are tickets at the door?
A: There is no increase in ticket price, but only Friend tickets ($250) may be purchased at the door. Tickets may be purchased with a major credit card at any entrance.
Q: Are children allowed at the event?
A: Children are not encouraged to attend although children under two will be admitted free of charge; children over the age of two need a ticket for admission. There is no discounted ticket price for children.
Q: What is the attire?
A: Dress to be photographed in black tie attire. Comfortable shoes and a light jacket or wrap are recommended.
Q: What time does the event start/end?
A: The event runs from 7pm to 11:30pm.
Q: Where is the entrance?
A: The main entrance to the event is at the Broad Street entrance between Arch and Race Streets. Coat check is located just inside the main entrance. Guests staying at the Marriott may use the skywalk and enter through the Grand Hall.
Q: Is valet parking available?
A: Valet parking is available to those people who purchased a Patron, Benefactor, Clutch Club or CARing Sponsor package. The valet parking entrance is on Broad Street between Arch and Race Streets. Again, this is not valid for overnight parking.
Q: Is the event a sit-down dinner?
A: No, it is a moving cocktail party on the floor of the Auto Show throughout the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There are unreserved tables and chairs set up throughout the event.
Q: What kind of food is served?
A: A variety of heavy hors d’oeuvres will be passed and served at food stations throughout the event, including vegan and gluten-free options. Save room for desserts by Termini Bros. Click here to see the menu!
Q: Is there an open bar?
A: Yes, the cost of alcohol is included in the ticket price. Open bars are located throughout the event.
Q: Who is the entertainment?
A: Dance to the sounds of Jellyroll on the main stage. There will be other entertainment throughout the event.
Q: What type of music?
A: Jellyroll is a dance band that will play between the Mercedes-Benz and Lexus Display in the Grand Hall.
Q: Is the entire Auto Show open that night?
A: The only section of the Show not open for the Black Tie Tailgate is the DUB exhibit in Hall F.