Get your calendars out and your colored markers ready! We’ve gathered a list of the top automotive shows in the world, complete with dates, details, and just enough tantalizing information to make your gas-fueled mind percolate.

Most will not be fortunate enough to attend even two or three of these international events, let alone the whole list. But with the wide reaches of the Internet and a few candid shots, you may just feel as if you’re in attendance. Imagine: the press around you are snapping up photos, industry experts monologuing, and eye-catching, flashy presentations bouncing off mirror-like paint finishes to delight all your senses. Although you can’t touch it, we know you’re going to photoshop yourself into the driver’s seat anyway.

Keep reading to learn more about the best auto shows of 2019. We can’t guarantee they’re all worth the pretty penny to attend but consider putting one — or more — of them on your wish list.

Rebecca Henderson has a Master's in German and a Bachelor's in Creative Writing. She alternates her time between writing and working on a variety of motorized projects. Most recently, she and her boyfriend have been building a custom drift trike. Rebecca believes that language, love, and a life worth living are only the first ingredients to happiness.