Detroit (WXYZ) - 7 Action News is gearing up for the North American International Auto Show’s Charity Preview Gala Friday night.
WXYZ-TV is proud to be the official broadcast partner of the event which helps make a difference in the lives of kids. The event is expected to raise $4 million dollars for children’s charities.
“Charity Preview helps thousands of children throughout our region each and every year; we’re grateful to be part of the NAIAS family and such a wonderful evening,” said Ed Fernandez, V.P. and General Manager of WXYZ-TV.
More than 12,000 people are expected to attend. Tickets are $300.
Tickets can be bought on-line here.
When you buy your ticket you can select which charity you would like to benefit. Charities include the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, The Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, Boys Hope of Detroit or Girls Hope of Detroit, The March of Dimes, and the Judson Center, just to name a few.
You can enjoy the glitz that comes with the black tie event by tuning into 7 Action News. We will broadcast it live from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Friday. The Red Carpet Charity Preview will air again Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m.
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Going to the Show
2013 Detroit Auto Show Dates
January 14-15: Media Preview
January 16-17: Industry Preview
January 18: Charity Preview Gala
January 19-27: Open To Public!
January 25: WXYZ Family Day
2013 Detroit Auto Show Hours
Wed, January 16: Noon - 9 p.m.
Thu, January 17: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri, January 18: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Black-tie)
Sat, January 19 - Sat, January 26: 9 a.m. -1 0 p.m.
(no admittance after 9 p.m.)
Sun, January 27: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
(no admittance after 6 p.m.)
The show takes place at Detroit's Cobo Center. For parking information and to purchase tickets in advance, visit the official NAIAS website.
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