What items are prohibited at the Import Evolution Car Show ?

For safety and security reasons, the following items are not allowed at this year’s Import Evolution Show.
Bags larger than 12″ by 15″
Alcoholic beverages or any illegal substances
Strollers larger than 36″ by 52″, wagons, rolling suitcases
Wheeled devices with less than three wheels that cannot maintain stability when stopped, including but not limited to Segways, hoverboards and scooters. This does not include motorized wheelchairs.
Camera tripods
Animals, excluding approved service animals
Glass containers

What forms of payment are accepted ?

At onsite ticket booths, cash and major credit cards are accepted. When purchasing tickets online, only major credit cards are accepted

Can I order tickets from my mobile device and still get in if I don’t have a printed ticket ?

Tickets can be purchased via a mobile device. Tickets purchased will be delivered via a PDF file; please make sure that your device’s screen brightness is turned all the way up so that our staff can scan your ticket.

Will the Import Evolution Car Show run out of tickets ?

No. Tickets are available at DCU Convention Center box offices and online.

Where can I park ?

View all parking information here:

Can I leave and come back ?

Yes, but make sure you get your hand stamped before leaving. Hand stamps are only valid for re-entry to the show on the same day.

Are cameras and videos allowed ?

Yes. However, tripods are not allowed.

Are pets allowed at the show ?

No, we do not allow pets. Service animals will be allowed to accompany their owners.

Are wagons allowed in the show ?

No, we do not allow wagons on the show floor. Strollers are allowed, and are available for rent from ABC Mobility in South and West Hall Atriums.

Can I bring my own food and beverages into the Convention Center ?

No, all food and beverage must be purchased at DCU Center Food and Beverage locations.
Hotdogs, hamburgers, nachos, Grab and Go snacks and assorted beverages, including beer, wine and specialty drinks are available for purchase.

What cars are in the show ?

More than 200 customized makes and models will be at this year’s Import Evolution Show – including vehicles making their global debuts at SEMA. We are happy to feature cutting-edge concept, vehicles that push the limits of performance on the race track, cars and trucks that redefine luxury, and everyday cars that you’ll see on the road in the near future.

How much are tickets and how can I purchase them ?

Tickets are now available online at and onsite during show hours.