Kids’ Motorcade Parade
For the first time ever, we’re inviting our youngest auto fans to participate in a car costume parade during this year’s opening ceremony. Be part of one of our biggest annual events on Saturday, March 31st.
PLEASE NOTE: The Kids’ Motorcade Parade is currently at capacity.
Participants must be 12 years of age or younger. Free tickets will be provided to parade participants and their parent/guardian marching with them.
Opening Ceremonies Details
Where: Javits Center, 11th Ave. (btwn 34th & 40th St.)
- Date: Saturday, March 31
- Parade Marcher Arrival Time: 8 – 8:30 AM
- Parade Start Time: 9:15 AM
- NYIAS 2018 Opens: 10 AM
For costume tips and more, see below!
All signed up? Great!
Here are 3 Easy Ways to Participate in the Kids’ Motorcade Parade:
- Make a Costume: Get creative and help your child design his/her own homemade car costume. Looking for inspiration? Check out these resources:
- Purchase a Costume: Please just make sure it’s car themed.
- Dress Up at the Show: Just show up to the parade, no prep needed! We’ll provide free props and crafts for your use.
The Grand Marshal Sweepstakes
Making a costume at home? Then your child could be named the Parade Grand Marshal! In addition to leading the parade, the Grand Marshal will receive 6 free tickets for opening day, along with other Auto Show prizes.
Enter your child now in two simple steps:
- Take a photo of your kid’s costume.
- Post the photo on Twitter or Instagram with #NYIAS, #Sweepstakes and #KidsCarParade—post as many times as you like!
The contest is now closed!
For any additional questions, please email [email protected].