This special night is sponsored by Toyota which allows all Military Professionals Free Entrance to the Twin Cities Auto Show on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.
Guests and family members accompanying military professionals will receive $7 off gate admission.

Everyone who attends Military Appreciation Night will receive a mini American Flag.

Evening Activities Include:

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm:  MACV “Heroes Hub”
Meet and connect with non-profits and local service providers dedicated to serving current and former military members and their families.
Discover resources and learn about the programs and services available to help you navigate the unique challenges of being a service member, Veteran or military family member.

102.9 The Wolf will have a booth. Come and meet morning show host PT and register to win Chris Stapleton tickets to his April 6, 2024 show at US Bank Stadium.

All heroes and their families are welcome!

5:oo pm – 6:00 pm:  DAV “Veteran Information Seminar” 

A one-hour seminar from the DAV service officer team provides Veterans and their families an overview of earned benefits and are available to begin initiating claims to receive assistance.

7:00 pm Ceremony includes:

  • 102.9 The Wolf morning show host PT will lead the ceremony
  • Color Guard and speaker
  • Donation presentation to DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and MAC-V (MN Assistance Council for Veterans)
  • Presentation of checks to winning American Legion and VFW
  • Chris Stapleton ticket winner will be announced.  Register to win the tickets at the Heroes Hub, located in the Main Entrance from 4:00 pm – 6:45 pm.

2023 Check Ceremony of $40,000 to the DAV of Minnesota (Left)

Left to right: Scott Lambert, GMADA, Tim Carter, GMADA,   Ellsworth Fields, Senior Vice Commander of the DAV of Minnesota, and service on the DAV Foundation Board, Mary Velline, GMADA, Michael Horejsi, Toyota,

2023 Check Ceremony of $40,000 to the Mac-V(Right)
Left to right: Reg Chapman, WCCO,  Jon Lovald, Chef Operating Office of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, or MACV, Tim Carter, GMADA, Mary Velline, GMADA,  Michael Horejsi, Toyota,  Scott Lambert, GMADA

Military Appreciation Night VFW and Legion Post Contest 

The Twin Cities Auto Show wants to celebrate the Heroes who served our country in our time of need and continue to serve their community.
We believe that nobody does more for veterans than members of your organizations and we want to recognize your service!
Entrants must submit pictures and descriptions of their post’s service in the community and why they should be chosen as a VIP!

We invite MN American Legions and VFWs to submit your Post to be recognized for your service to the community.

Sign up here! 

Each winning post will receive:

  • $1,000 check to be presented at our Military Appreciation Night Ceremony
  • VIP tickets for up to 25 people from their Post on Military Appreciation Night
  • Fast pass to all track and driving experiences.

Winner from 2023 are:

American Legion Post 501, Woodbury

American Legion 45, New Prague

American Legion 228, Waseca

American Legion 489, Underwood

VFW 9625, Coon Rapids

*The Twin Cities Auto Show will also be celebrating winners and nominees on social media and