Check out the 24th Annual Central Illinois Auto Show returning to the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL on this weekend (April 5-7, 2013).
The Auto Show attendance, as previous years, is expected to reach the 40,000 mark. The Peoria Metro New Car Dealers Association’s 33 dealers will be displaying over 300 vehicles from 29 different Manufacturers. You will be able to see the latest and greatest in cars, trucks & SUV’s, all on one level, under one roof. They’re just waiting for you to check them out!
New for this year, we have two local football players turned pro along with members of the St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders available on Friday and Saturday. On Friday night, meet Peoria, IL native Sherrick McManis, Special Teams Player for the Chicago Bears. On Saturday afternoon, meet Eureka, IL native Andy Studebaker, Linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs Pro Football Team.
Attention all NASCAR fans! Come and experience the thrills of being a NASCAR racer. You can feel the ultimate NASCAR interactive experience when you strap your seat belt and sit behind an official #38 M&M’s Ford Fusion racing simulate. For the kids, there’s “Toby” a scaled kid car.
Coming this Saturday, Miss Illinois will provide a Distracted Driving Address, and members of the St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders will be in the house as well. All celebrities will be available for autographs and photo opportunities.