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2011 Silicon Valley International Auto Show

What: A trade show event that will unveil the hottest trends in hybrid, crossover, luxury, and automotive related parts and products in the industry.
Date: January 6th-9th, 2011
Hours: Thurs-Sat 10:00am-10:00pm; Sun 10:00am-7:00pm
Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street
Show Admission: Adults: $9.00; Senior Citizens, Military and Students: $6.00
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With what promises to be an extravaganza of pre-production and new model vehicles, parts and products, this Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association sponsored show is the kickoff event of the 2011 Northern Californian car show scene. McEnery Convention Center is the perfect showcase for displaying the newest models, and representatives of chief manufacturers will answer questions and provide other information about the exhibit models and products.

Try Them Out!

Silicon Valley International Auto Show attendees will not be simply standing around asking questions and looking at models exhibited on display pedestals. They are invited to check them out for themselves - to examine the engines and even climb in and sit behind the wheel. Many of these interactive rides are in vehicles with the latest in alternative fuel options and are the perfect option for drivers who are looking to go green.

Online Tickets

For those of you who are like me and hate driving out of the way to wait in endless lines Silicon Valley International Auto Show invites you to skip to the front of the line, without even leaving the house, by buying your tickets online. The online option allows buyers to avoid service fees and to enter promotional codes to take advantage additional discount and savings options.

Specials and Free Admission

With the purchase of a ticket (at the ticket booth or online) Silicon Valley International Auto Show attendees will get a free year subscription to Motor Trend Magazine.

Children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge on Family Day, Sunday, January 9th when accompanied by a paying adult.


  • Car
    Conveniently located within a two block radius of HWY-87 and I-280, the McEnery Convention Center inhabits the block between S. Almaden Blvd and S Market St.
  • Bus
    Route 168 and 23 stop at the Convention Center Station
  • Train
    The DASH shuttle, Mountain View-Winchester Light Rail, and Alum Rock-Santa Teresa Light Rail stop at the Convention Center Station.

Free and Paid Parking Available

Onsite paid parking is available at the CSJ: Convention Center parking lot. According to the downtown parking lot list, these rates can vary with each venue.

The Pavilion Garage and Second and San Carlos Street Garage are the closest parking lots that offer free parking on weekends and holidays.