Charity Preview Tickets

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  • $400 each
  • $700 pair
Tickets on sale soon!

About Charity Preview

Charity Preview has raised more than $100 million for children’s charities in Southeastern Michigan over the past 25 years alone. In total, the event has generated over $123 million since its inception in 1976. Beneficiaries for this year’s Charity Preview include:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
  • The Children’s Center
  • The Children’s Foundation
  • Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
  • Detroit PAL
  • University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Schedule of Events

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in Huntington Place Atrium

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Auto show floor open

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Special performance on main show floor


News Announcements

Charity Preview Entertainment

Read our press release about entertainment details for the 2023 Detroit Auto Show’s signature Black-Tie Charity Preview. The Charity Preview benefits six children’s charities in Southeast Michigan.

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More Entertainment Details for Charity Preview

Grammy Award-winning reggae icon Shaggy will join Charity Preview on Friday, Sept. 15 with a special performance at 9:15 p.m. on the Atrium Stage at Detroit’s Huntington Place.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Detroit Charity Preview Auto Show?

Friday, January 10, 2025

How much do tickets cost per person?

All Access Tickets – $400 each/$700 per pair.
Charity Preview guests will have total access to the entire Detroit Auto Show indoor and outdoor campus, including the VIP Ribbon Cutting Ceremony inside Huntington Place, and admittance to the show floor. $390 of each $400 ticket purchased is tax-deductible. $340 of each $350 ticket purchased is tax-deductible. Please consult with your accountant.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

No. Tickets for this event must be purchased in advance.