Over 58,000 attend NAIAS on Education Day

NAIAS says 5,000 preschool, high-school students participated

Published On: Jan 24 2013 10:50:31 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 24 2013 11:15:08 AM EST
DETROIT -

The North American International Auto Show reports that 58,113 attended the auto show in Detroit on Wednesday, bringing the total for the NAIAS 2013 public days' attendance to 413,674.

NAIAS said the highlight of the day was that 5,000 preschool and high school students enjoyed a morning of auto-related events for Education Day. The students participated in parades, arts and crafts, and even met with some characters from "Sesame Street."

PHOTOS: Students attend Education Day at NAIAS 2013

On Thursday, Detroit Red Wings great Mickey Redmond will in the "Auto Show in Motion" parade that will take place at 3:30 pm. According to NAIAS, Redmond will also sign autographs from 4 to 5 pm at the NAIAS Hospitality Deck, located between the Lincoln and ZF Group displays.

The auto show runs through Sunday, Jan. 27.

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Students attend Education Day at NAIAS 2013

Published On: Jan 23 2013 02:10:25 PM EST

In its eight year, NAIAS Education Day focused on the various automotive-related technologies for students at all levels.

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In its eight year, NAIAS Education Day focused on the various automotive-related technologies for students at all levels.