San Antonio Auto Show opens this Friday

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The San Antonio Auto & Truck Show will roll into town this Friday, November 12, through Sunday, November 14, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The Show is in its 52nd year and will return after a hiatus last year during the pandemic.

The show will feature the latest new cars and trucks, hot, exotic cars, exclusive ride-and-drive opportunities, and hundreds of 2021-22 vehicles from the world’s leading automotive manufacturers.

In addition, The San Antonio Auto & Truck Show will also feature exotics, luxury vehicles, low riders, and other specialty cars from local car clubs, bringing an exciting twist to the show this year. 

There is something for every member of the family in San Antonio this weekend.

Special Features and Friday and through the weekend:

Ride and Drives will be available from Stellantis (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat) and Ford. Guests will have the opportunity not only to see the cars, but to take a drive in a variety of models from Ford and Stellantis. This is an exceptional favorite of the Show, so that those in attendance can have the driving experience in addition to seeing the cars and trucks up close and personal.

Live Onsite: Faye Hadley from Pistons & Pixiedust and All Girls Garage will be live onsite. Automotive technician Faye Hadley will make host her Livestream Show onsite at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show on Friday from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Hadley is co-host of MotorTrend’s All Girls Garage and co-founder of Woman and Machine: an organization of tradeswomen that hosts day-long, female-centered, automotive workshops across the country. Additionally, she will do a special autograph signing on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

NOTE: You will not want to miss this one.  Faye Hadley is the real deal when it comes to cars and trucks.

Exotics and luxury cars from The Vault will be on display. Always a favorite of the Auto & Truck Show – these beauties are truly the eye candy of the show, from Lamborghinis to Vipers and a little of everything in between. 

Eight Generations of Corvettes: Look no further than this weekend’s show to catch eight generations of Corvettes lining the Show floor. 

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

Ford Raptor Experience: This virtual simulation lets you ride shotgun in Ford’s F-150 Raptor at the Baja 1000 off-road race. Equipped with a TV monitor in place of the windshield and hydraulics that simulate the capabilities of the finely-tuned suspension, guests had better brace themselves for the ride of a lifetime! 

San Antonio Fire Museum Vintage Fire TruckExperience the vintage fire truck display from the San Antonio Fire Museum. Guests will be able to take photos and see the difference between what we know a firetruck to be today in comparison to this amazing 1927 vintage model. 

Subaru Loves Pets – Adoption EventAs part of the Subaru Loves Pets initiative, Subaru of America will be partnering with local shelters, Animal Defense League and PAWS to adopt these puppies and dogs who are in need of a forever home. The focus of the adoption event is to help animals in need in each community to find loving homes. 

Food Truck Fiesta Area: This year, the show will feature a new Food Truck Fiesta where guests can enjoy food and drinks from local San Antonian food trucks on Saturday and Sunday. 


Ferrari Fill Up: The Ferrari Kid is teaming up with the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show for a one of a kind giveaway. Guests will have the opportunity to guess the number of colorful balls inside an exclusive Ferrari on display to win a $200 gift card, lunch, and an exclusive ride in the Ferarri. This is a great chance to support local non-profit, Ferarri Kid.


Appearance Highlights through the weekend include the Faye Hadley autograph session on Saturday, the Alamo City Community Marching Band on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., Mariachi de me Rancho on Saturday, Zoomagination on Saturday and Sunday, Paw Patrol and Hello Kitty on Saturday, Batman appearance on Sunday, Face painting on Saturday and Sunday, Bazan Lowriders on Sunday, Texas Ram Club on Sunday, Slingshot Sistas on Saturday, Jeep Club on Sunday.

We repeat – something for everyone in the family at the San Antonio Auto Show this weekend. 

Admission is free for children, ages 5 and under, $4 for children, ages 6-10, $12 for adults online, $15 for adults at the door, and $8 for military and seniors. Tickets are available online at


  • Friday 2:00 to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Tailpipes and Tacos is back Memorial Day weekend! It’s been a while but the popular Tailpipes and Tacos cruise-in returns to the Lupe Tortilla Tex-Mex in Katy…Saturday, May 25th! Bring your hot rod, Classic or Modern Classic to compete for one of the famous Chili Pepper trophies AND get a FREE breakfast taco! Just make a donation of any size to God’s Garage and Lupe’s will match it. You’ll be helping single mothers who need a set of wheels.

It has been a year in the making so you won’t want to miss Tailpipes and Tacos, Saturday, May 25th 8 to 11 AM. Cruise-in, donate what you want to God’s Garage and grab a free Lupe Tortilla breakfast taco. Tailpipes and Tacos ony happens at the Lupe Tortilla Tex-Mex in Katy at 703 West Grand Parkway at Kingsland Blvd…just south of the Katy Freeway.

It’s car show season and what better way to kick it off than a free taco and comradery at Tailpipes and Tacos, Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, 2024, 8 to 11 AM. 

The In Wheel Time Car Talk Show will be there too.

Proceeds benefit God’s Garage

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