For those looking to see hundreds of unique autos, thirsty for hot coffee or hungry for donuts, there will be something that will appeal to visitors of the Oklahoma City Auto Show with the return of the “Coffee and Cars OKC” event.
While adhering to government and State Fair Park policies and standards for social distancing and mandatory mask-wearing, the Oklahoma City Auto Show will be held March 5-7 at Oklahoma State Park in the Bennett Event Center with a start time of 8 a.m. each day of the show. Among the precautions being taken are to have autonomous temperature checks at the entrances, hand sanitizing stations set up throughout the building, designated eating areas, and ongoing sanitizing and disinfecting of vehicles for the duration of the event. Additional COVID-19 safety information can be found at https://okcautoshow.org/covid-19/.
The “Coffee and Cars OKC” event will be held Saturday, March 6, from 8-10 a.m. outside the Bennett Event Center at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided at Saturday’s “Coffee and Cars OKC” event by the auto show while they last.
“We are always excited to see the large crowds of people who are eager to see all of the different types of vehicles at the ‘Coffee and Cars OKC’ event,” Metropolitan Auto Dealers Association Chairman Dale Daniels said. “And this year, our doors will already be open at 8 a.m. for everyone who wants to see the vehicles outside and then check out everything we have on display inside.”
The “Coffee and Cars OKC” event meets the first Saturday of each month at Chisholm Creek. The event features cars from all makes and models, from classics to exotics and almost everything in between. The general public is encouraged to attend the free “Coffee and Cars OKC” event to show off their own vehicle or to enjoy seeing the gallery of cars already at the lot outside the Bennett Event Center.
“We are always excited to have a chance to see all the great exhibits during the OKC Auto Show, and we really look forward to being a part of the show again,” John Terrill, who organizes the monthly event, said. “We anticipate another great turnout for our ‘Coffee and Cars OKC’ event with lots of automobiles for everyone to check out as they come to enjoy the auto show.”
The Oklahoma City Auto Show is one of the largest consumer shows in Oklahoma and will feature a variety of entertaining activities for adults and kids. In addition to the “Coffee and Cars OKC” event, the Oklahoma City Auto Show will spotlight the return of the Futurliner #10; dozens of automobiles from the Oklahoma Hot Rod Association; six “Ford v Ferrari” movie cars courtesy of Exotic Motorsports of Oklahoma; a drive-in movie screen featuring the Disney Pixar hit movie “Cars;” the 18-Hole Mini-Golf Course Experience with proceeds benefiting the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma; exotic cars; a “Coffee and Cars OKC” event; pet adoptions from Subaru Loves Pets and Second Chance Animal Sanctuary; military vehicles; custom vehicles like Shelby, Roush, Black Widow, SCA, Rocky Ridge and Tuscany from Metro Ford Customs; a VIP event; and lots and lots of 2021 new cars and trucks from 17 automobile brands.
The Metropolitan Auto Dealers Association was formed on May 4, 1916 as the Oklahoma City Motor Car Dealers’ Association, and the first OKC Auto Show was held January 23-26, 1917.
Those interested in purchasing discounted e-tickets are encouraged to go to www.okcautoshow.org for additional information. Buy one get one free coupons are available at your neighborhood 7-Eleven stores.
Among the automaker brands participating in the show are Buick, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Genesis, GMC, Hyundai, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, Mini, Ram, Subaru, Toyota, and Volkswagen.
The OKC Auto Show is sponsored in part by State Farm and 7-Eleven.
The Metropolitan Auto Dealers Association is a non-profit organization that exists to serve and promote the franchised new motor vehicle dealers of metro Oklahoma City and is the producer of the OKC Auto Show.