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Carlisle Ford Nationals

RESCHEDULED to July 31 - August 2, 2020  CARLISLE PA FAIRGROUNDS • Come to the largest all-Ford show in the world which features Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Euro Fords on the 3,200+ National Parts Depot showfield.

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July 31 - August 2, 2020

Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM
Sunday: 7AM- 12PM

Admission

Thurs (Set Up / Load In Day): $15
Daily Fri- Sat: $15
Sunday: $7 (Free with Event Ticket)
Event Pass: $30
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

Come to the largest all-Ford show in the world which features Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Euro Fords on the 3,200+ National Parts Depot Showfield. Ford Cars, Trucks and performance products will be on-site with offerings ranging from installations to special displays. Cars, parts, tools, memorabilia, collectibles and more will be for sale in the world's largest Ford Automotive Flea Market, as well as the latest and greatest products within the Manufacturers Midway. 

Looking to show your vehicle at this year's event?  Register today for the National Parts Depot Showfield!  Not showing a ride but still looking to come for the fun?  You can purchase DISCOUNTED single day or full event spectator tickets online now!  Please note, Showfield registration includes access for the driver and one passenger only.  Additional passengers must purchase a ticket.  As always, kids 12 and under are admitted FREE. 
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  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor
  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor

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 Carlisle Events Works to Support Project SHARE and United Way 2020 Events Season Offers an Outlet for Donations and More

Carlisle Events Works to Support Project SHARE and United Way 2020 Events Season Offers an Outlet for Donations and More

 

While car show season is up and running at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, there are still many local businesses and people who need support.  As

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Carlisle Ford Nationals RESCHEDULED

Carlisle Ford Nationals RESCHEDULED

NEW DATES: July 31- August 2

With this new information and out of a continued abundance of caution for the Carlisle community, Carlisle Events staff and Carlisle Ford Nationals attendees, the 2020 Carlisle Ford Nationals presented by Meguiar’s has been RESCHEDULED. The original dates were June 5-7, with the NEW DATES now occurring July 31-August 2, still at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds. 
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Pre-Register Your Ford for the Showfield

Pre-Register Your Ford for the Showfield

Save Time and Pre-Register Online

Gate-N-Go has ended but you can still benefit from pre-registering early! Pre-registration remains available up until show week.
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Special Offers for Customers Announced

Special Offers for Customers Announced

Save EVEN MORE on Spectator Tickets PLUS Flash Sales

World events of the past few months have put on hold many of the fun things we enjoy in life, including attending car events in Carlisle. However, with some sight of a light at the end of a tunnel, Carlisle Events has crafted some special offers. These offers reach the core three aspects of what we do; showing a car, vending or attending the event as a spectator. 
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Pre-order your Piece of Carlisle Ford Nationals History

Pre-order your Piece of Carlisle Ford Nationals History

Special Carlisle Ford Nationals 25th Anniversary Fox Mustang from M2 Machines

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Carlisle Ford Nationals with one of 1000 die-cast M2 Machines collectible cars. 
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Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions for 2020

Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions for 2020

Awesome Displays Planned for 2020

The Featured Vehicle Displays & Reunions are always something special to see at Carlisle Ford Nationals and that will be no exception for 2020! Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect to see...
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15th Anniversary of the Iconic Ford GT at Ford Nationals

15th Anniversary of the Iconic Ford GT at Ford Nationals

Special Display, Activities and Fun!

2020 marks the 15th Anniversary of the 2005 Ford GT and we’re celebrating at Ford Nationals! We invite all GT Owners and Enthusiasts to come out for this historic gathering. 
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Thunderbirds Unite at Ford Nationals!

Thunderbirds Unite at Ford Nationals!

Special Reunion planned for the iconic Thunderbird at Carlisle Ford Nationals

The name is not hard to recognize. Thunderbird was one of Ford’s earliest performance cars launched to the public. When launched in 1955 Ford did not want the Thunderbird to be known as a sports car like the Corvette.
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The Euro Ford Garage Comes to Ford Nationals in 2020

The Euro Ford Garage Comes to Ford Nationals in 2020

Celebrate the Capri and Merkur Anniversaries with the best of European Fords!

Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Capri and the 35th Anniversary of the Merkur! See not only the aforementioned Fords but the best of the European Fords at the Euro Ford Garage at the Carlisle Ford Nationals. We will have a large tent on the showfield displaying a wide array of Ford vehicles which made the trip across the pond to America.
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grabbers at Ford Nationals

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Grabbers at Ford Nationals

Joins us as we celebrate some of Ford’s most popular colors and packages!

Join us as we celebrate the Grabbers including the Grabber Colors and Grabber Packages. All are welcome to join in on the fun of these unique colors and package offerings.
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Starliner Reunion Planned to Celebrate 60 Years!

Starliner Reunion Planned to Celebrate 60 Years!

Join us for the Special Anniversary Celebration

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Starliner and at Carlisle Ford Nationals we welcome all Starliner owners to share their vehicles and experiences with us. 
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Experience the Annual Ford Nationals Select Display

Experience the Annual Ford Nationals Select Display

Unique Showcase Features Unique Ford Branded Cars or Trucks

This display is positioned within Building Y and features 12-14 cars that are unique to the history of the Ford brand.
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NEW Class For 2020: Specialty Builders

NEW Class For 2020: Specialty Builders

Register your Hurst, Pettys Garage, Hennessey and MORE!
 

In 2020, we're introducing an all-new class for the emerging Specialty Builder brands of Ford vehicles. Class 140 is home to those specialty built enthusiast vehicles. 
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Multi Round Exhaust Contest Added to Ford Weekend

Multi Round Exhaust Contest Added to Ford Weekend

Sign Up in Guest Services at the Event

Ready, Set, Go! Car owners will now have the chance to showcase just what their car sounds like in a standalone environment. Now, you don’t have to rev your engine just to turn heads. On Friday and Saturday of event weekend all eyes will be on you and your car.
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Free Open Autocross Runs Friday & Saturday

Free Open Autocross Runs Friday & Saturday

Take your car to the Gateway Mustang track for open autocross runs

Join Gateway Mustang at the Gateway Mustang Autocross Track in the North Field on Friday and Saturday for open autocross runs! 
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Virginia Giant Smashes Into Ford Weekend

Virginia Giant Smashes Into Ford Weekend

Monster Truck Excitement Backs Annual All-Ford Showcase
 

The Carlisle Ford Nationals presented by Meguiar's spotlights all-things Ford and for 2020, the event welcomes another crushing piece of automotive history; the all-Ford powered Virginia Giant monster ride truck.
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Buy Your Vending Spaces Today

Buy Your Vending Spaces Today

Vendor spaces available, space discounts may apply. Call today!

The Ford Nationals Automotive Flea Market is a great place to sell the parts, accessories, automotive memorabilia and literature that have been collecting

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Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Over 250 Ford cars and trucks are annually available for sale in the Ford Nationals Car Corral.
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Attention Car Clubs – Compete To See Who is the Largest

Attention Car Clubs – Compete To See Who is the Largest

Will Your Club Measure Up? Take the Club Challenge

In addition to the competition among the cars on the Ford Nationals NPD Showfield, there is a battle between clubs to see who has the most cars registered! 
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Attention Car Clubs - Coolest Club Hangout Award

Attention Car Clubs - Coolest Club Hangout Award

Is your Club Tent the Place to Be?

Plan your theme and your decorations well for the show because there are a host of clubs vying for the honor.
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The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

Imagine Rows and Rows of Solid Color Mustangs During Event Weekend

If you have a Yellow, Black or Red Mustang and want to be part of the fun, or just want to see the cars at Carlisle, be sure to get involved!
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Attention “Young Guns”

Attention “Young Guns”

If You Are 25 or Younger, Male or Female…

All “Young Guns” are located together in an area reserved exclusively for them on the National Parts Depot Showfield.
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Vehicle Walk-Arounds

Vehicle Walk-Arounds

The Latest and Greatest Products Introduced

Carlisle Ford Nationals offers opportunity for Ford fans to see products, vehicles and hear from the minds behind the machines with in depth with stories behind the development of the newest and exciting Ford products. 
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Team Shelby is BACK in 2020

Team Shelby is BACK in 2020

Mark Your Calendars for this Epic Ford Weekend

Team Shelby will once again make Carlisle Ford Nationals their final stop on their Team Shelby East Coast Grand Nationals event. 
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Save Money, Buy Your Tickets Online

Save Money, Buy Your Tickets Online

Purchase Single Day Tickets, a Weekend Pass or a Season Pass

Tickets are cheaper online and that means the money you save can be used in the automotive flea market or can help you buy a car within the car corral.
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Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

See what your Car Can do on the Carlisle Course

Be sure to participate in the Autocross Real Street Shootout, taking place Friday of event weekend. 
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Collect 2020 Ford Nationals Stickers Through Social Stops

Collect 2020 Ford Nationals Stickers Through Social Stops

Participate in the Social Stops at the event for special anniversary stickers!

 We're taking you on a "Social Stop" Scavenger Hunt at Carlisle Ford Nationals. Once completed you'll receive the special anniversary display stickers for 2020! The rules are easy, just follow the steps below...
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Installation Alley at the Ford Nationals

Installation Alley at the Ford Nationals

Get Exhausted with A&A

A&A Auto Stores, the Official Performance Parts Installer of Carlisle Events, will be offering performance exhaust installations from the top manufactures.
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VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

Get the most out of your mods with VMP Tuning

Get your Ford tuned at this year’s Carlisle Ford Nationals!
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Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Hosted by the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club

The onsite Carlisle Autocross allows drivers to run the road course and compare their times to each other. Registration is required and the fun takes place Sunday only.
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Get Your Ford Nationals T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Get Your Ford Nationals T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Join Green Mountain Monogram in Building T as you Shop for Carlisle Gear

Stop by the Carlisle Store within Building T to get your event shirt! It doesn’t matter if you’re picking up a pre-order or shopping for the first time, the Carlisle Store has your event shirts in stock! These great options are all thanks to our apparel and merchandise partner, Green Mountain Monogram.
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Women's Oasis – Quality Items for the Non-Automotive Audience

Women's Oasis – Quality Items for the Non-Automotive Audience

Visit the Oasis for Relaxation, Shopping, and Activities

Join our amazing vendors and artisans selling items such as handmade crafts, jewelry and accessories, kitchen must-haves, unique clothing, treats to temp you, scents to relax you, beauty products and so much more! 
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Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp and be Walking Distance from Carlisle Ford Nationals

For the Carlisle Ford Nationals, camping is located off-site in the Clay Street parking area. The best way to find out complete details per show is to call Carlisle Events at 717-243-7855.
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Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Join Carlisle on Sunday at 11AM to Honor Winning Vehicles

Whether it’s for bragging rights, showing your ride to the Blue Oval faithful, or a photo for your display, the Carlisle Events Award Parade is a must-do for winners and spectators alike.
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Handy Tips for a Successful Trip Through the Automotive Flea Market

Handy Tips for a Successful Trip Through the Automotive Flea Market

FREE Taxi Service and Parts Hauling Help Get You From A to B at Carlisle

The Carlisle PA Fairgrounds is a large footprint that can be a challenge at times, even for the most experienced attendee.  82 acres, 16+ miles of paved roadway, vendors and cars everywhere…it’s easy to understand how you may start wondering to yourself “where did I see that part or car I want to buy?”  “How do I get my purchase from its space to my truck?”  “How am I going to do this?” 

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Download the Carlisle Events App

Download the Carlisle Events App

Your Owner’s Manual to all Things Carlisle During Event Weekend

Available for Free Download on iTunes and NOW Google Play
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Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Bought a Ticket for the Event? Bring it Back on Sunday and Get In for FREE

Enjoy the final moments and aspects of what surely was an amazing event weekend. Gates open at 7AM to start shopping for last minute deals from remaining vendors. 
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Possible Event Changes

Possible Event Changes

Scheduling Updates

Due to greater circumstances, events and activities have been and are subject to change at any time.
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Non-Denominational Worship Service

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 9AM

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! We hope to see you there. 
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