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Carlisle Ford Nationals

  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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June 4 - 6, 2021

Gate-n-Go Deadline

May 3, 2021
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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

Event Activities

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Save 20% during the Annual Holiday Sale

Save 20% during the Annual Holiday Sale

Take advantage of our biggest sale of the season! More details below...

Give the gift of a car event during the Holiday Sale running from Black Friday, November 27, 2020 through January 4, 2021 at 5PM. You can save a total of 20% off most aspects of our events, which is the biggest sale we offer all season!
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Unique Ford "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

Unique Ford "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

From Diecast to Banners and More!

Are you looking for some items that you may have seen at the event? Well, we may have you covered on our eBay store, Carlisle Overstock! 
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Giddy Up for the Big Horses!

Giddy Up for the Big Horses!

Join us in June as we celebrate the 1971-1973 Mustangs  

2021 marks the 50th birthday of what some call the Clydesdales or Big Horses of the Mustang years, the 1971 to 1973 models. Undeniably these were some
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Join Us in 2021 for the Carlisle Ford Nationals Comic Car Con

Join Us in 2021 for the Carlisle Ford Nationals Comic Car Con

A Celebration of Ford Comic, TV and Movie Cars 

This year the star cars come to the Carlisle Ford Nationals in June! See your favorite Comic, TV, and Movie cars pop off the pages or out of the screen and into one of our displays in Building T at the show. 
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Celebrate the 50th Birthday of the Pinto in 2021

Celebrate the 50th Birthday of the Pinto in 2021

Join Us as we Celebrate Ford's First Subcompact Vehicle

Join us in June as we celebrate this historic vehicle!  Not only will we celebrate the Ford Pinto but also it’s Mercury sister, the Mercury Bobcat.  
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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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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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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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Specialty Builders Class

Specialty Builders Class

Register your Hurst, Pettys Garage, Hennessey and MORE!
 

 In 2020, we introduced an all-new class for the emerging Specialty Builder brands of Ford vehicles and plan to continue that in 2021. Class 140 is home to those specialty built enthusiast vehicles. We are excited to see this class continue to grow!
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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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Multi Round Exhaust Contest

Multi Round Exhaust Contest

Sign Up in Guest Services at the Event

On Friday and Saturday of event weekend all eyes will be on you and your car. Don't miss this cool competition as cars will start in a line on the track and roar as they accelerate. This will also be judged but take note, the best overall sound will take home the prize, not necessarily the loudest.
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Burn 'Em Down with the Burnout Contest

Burn 'Em Down with the Burnout Contest

3 Minutes to Show your Stuff

 No Carlisle event would be complete without the burnout contest. Competitors battle for bragging rights and the title of “Carlisle King (or Queen) of the Hill.” Pre-registration for the burnout contest is required at Guest Services.
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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 2021

Team Shelby is BACK in 2021

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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Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Get Introduced to the Sport with Gateway Classic Mustang at Carlisle

Gateway Classic Mustang will host FREE ridealong sessions between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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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 2021 Ford Nationals Stickers Through Social Stops

Collect 2021 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 2021! 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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The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

National Organization Presents 'National Automotive Heritage Award'

There are lots of classics onsite during event weekend but only ONE will win a special award from the Historic Vehicle Association, or HVA
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Fun for the Kids

Fun for the Kids

Kids at Carlisle Activity Center Includes Crafts, Games, a Play Area and More

Draw on a real car, design their own poster or make their very own Kids at Carlisle Tee Shirt!
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The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

A Fantastic Display of FOMOCO and Automotive Art Available in Building T

You'll witness first hand, as Dave demonstrates his artistic ability as he works on new paintings.
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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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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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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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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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Non-Denominational Worship Service

Non-Denominational Worship Service

Sunday Morning in Building R at 9AM

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