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Carlisle GM Nationals

CARLISLE PA FAIRGROUNDS • Bring your vehicle and join over 1,000 other participants at the Carlisle GM Nationals. All General Motors vehicles are welcome from vintage & classics to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, you can see it all here on the National Parts Depot Showfield.

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June 24 - 25, 2022

Gate-n-Go Deadline

May 10, 2022
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Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM*
*Saturday Awards Parade at 6:30PM

Admission

Daily Fri- Sat: *$10
Event Pass: *$15
Kids 12 and Under FREE
*Online tickets discounted.

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

Bring your vehicle and join over 1,000 other participants at the Carlisle GM Nationals. All General Motors vehicles are welcome from vintage & classics to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, you can see it all here on the National Parts Depot Showfield.

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Annual Holiday Sale Coming Soon

Annual Holiday Sale Coming Soon

Sale begins Friday, November 26th. Thank you for your loyalty & support!

The annual Holiday Sale is coming soon!! Starting on Black Friday, November 26, 2021 and running through January 3, 2022 at 5PM you can SAVE! Save a total of 20% off most aspects of our events!
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Save 10% on 2022 GM Nationals Showfield Registration

Save 10% on 2022 GM Nationals Showfield Registration

Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Tuesday, May 10 to save 10%! Why wait in line and lose time that you could be spending on grounds enjoying the event? Register today via Gate-N-Go to save 10%. 
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GM Nationals Featured Vehicle Displays for 2022

GM Nationals Featured Vehicle Displays for 2022

Special Displays Announced

Wondering what we are celebrating at GM Nationals in 2022? Here's a sneak peek of what you can look forward to seeing at the event! 
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Buy Your GM Nationals Vending Spaces Today

Buy Your GM Nationals Vending Spaces Today

Vending Spaces Available, Space Discounts May Apply

If you would like to purchase space or add to your current spaces, you can call or go online on October 12, 2021.
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Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Classic to Late-Model Cars for Any Budget

Over 150 cars and trucks are available for sale in the GM Nationals Car Corral. The best part about the car corral is that you can meet with the seller, drive the vehicle, negotiate your own price and see and touch the car in person. 
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The Carlisle GM Nationals Automotive Flea Market Awaits You

The Carlisle GM Nationals Automotive Flea Market Awaits You

Buy from a Great Mix of Vendors – You Never Know What You’ll Find

 

If you’re coming to the Carlisle GM Nationals to look at the classic and collector cars on the NPD Showfield, don’t forget, not far from those rides are an amazing mix of automotive flea market (a.k.a. swap meet) and midway vendors.  
 
 
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Apply TODAY for the Featured Vehicle Display

Apply TODAY for the Featured Vehicle Display

Some of the Best GM Brands at Carlisle! 

Do you own or appreciate some of GM's most influential and important cars? If so, then being a part of the Featured Vehicle Display is a must. The display is open to all makes and style of car that falls under the GM production umbrella. This display doesn't have a specific theme, but does have one thing in common; some of the nicest GM cars and/or trucks around. Apply today for consideration and see your car placed indoors. 
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Register Your Car Club & Compete to See Who is the Largest

Register Your Car Club & 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 GM Nationals NPD Showfield, there is a battle between clubs to see who has the most cars registered. As a bonus, we offer the use of a 20’ X 20’ tent to those clubs who register 25 vehicles or more.
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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 next year because there are a host of clubs vying for the honor.
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Professional Judging Comes Back to Carlisle

Professional Judging Comes Back to Carlisle

Take Part in the Standard of Excellence Class

The Standard of Excellence Judging class is limited to 50 cars maximum so pre-registration is highly recommended.
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Calling All Novas- The Nova Nationals at GM Nationals

Calling All Novas- The Nova Nationals at GM Nationals

Register Your Nova for the Nova Nationals

Carlisle Events and the folks from the National Nostalgic Nova Club have teamed up to create a special meet within the GM Nationals NPD Showfield. The annual Novas at Carlisle "show within a show" is held throughout the event weekend.
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Solid Lifter Showroom is Back in 2022

Solid Lifter Showroom is Back in 2022

See Some of Best Rides of Their Type at Carlisle

The ever-popular Solid Lifter Showroom will be back in Building Y at the 2022 GM Nationals.
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Young Guns- The Future of the Hobby

Young Guns- The Future of the Hobby

FREE Showfield Access to Owners 25 Years and Younger

At GM Nationals we offer a FREE Showfield class to those licensed drivers, age 16-25. The goal is to give the Young Guns an area where they can network with their peers and call special attention to their efforts. You can register when you come to the event at the Registration Office outside of Gate 3 or you can call our office at 717-243-7855. Proof of license is needed for this Showfield class!
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Open Autocross Runs

Open Autocross Runs

Hosted by the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club

The only thing better than a show-ready ride is a show-ready ride on the race track! The on-site autocross allows drivers to run the road course and compare their times to each other. Even better, it is free! Enthusiasts are able to make 3 timed runs consisting of 2 laps each. Times are provided to compare with other drivers. 
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Ride Shotgun with UMI Performance

Ride Shotgun with UMI Performance

Free Autocross Rides All Weekend

Back again to thrill our attendees, the suspension gurus at UMI will be offering free Autocross Ride-Alongs throughout the event weekend. 
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See, Hear and Smell Nitrofest at Carlisle

See, Hear and Smell Nitrofest at Carlisle

You Could Sit in Bruce Larson's Racer as it Warms Up

Bruce’s tent will be located close to the main stage and he will be doing a series of startups for us during the Friday and Saturday show hours. 
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Carve Corners and Win Some Cash at the Annual Real Street Shootout

Carve Corners and Win Some Cash at the Annual Real Street Shootout

Join the UMI Performance Crew on Friday Evening

For the 5th year in a row, participants can sign up and compete for the chance to win several cash prizes ($300 - 1st, $200 - 2nd and $100 - 3rd), as well as be crowned the Real Street Shootout Champion!
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Exhaust Competition

Exhaust Competition

Signup 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 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 east side of the grounds near the pavilion and roar as they accelerate up the hill to the north side of the grounds. 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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Seminars, Tune Up Your Automotive Knowledge

Seminars, Tune Up Your Automotive Knowledge

Instructional and Informational Sessions

While at the GM Nationals, tune up your automotive knowledge with free seminars including information for both the seasoned veteran and rookie do-it-yourselfer.
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Novas at Carlisle Seminars

Novas at Carlisle Seminars

Listen and Learn about Topics Not Just for the Nova

Novas at Carlisle once again will be hosting seminars on the backside of the pavilion during the GM Nationals. Next years topics cover not just those for Nova owners but some for all vehicle owners
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Ten Vehicles will be Hand-Selected by Carlisle Events

Ten Vehicles will be Hand-Selected by Carlisle Events

Be Chosen as a Member of the Carlisle Elite on Friday

Carlisle Events' staff will be roaming the GM Nationals/NPD Showfield on Friday of event weekend in search of their ten favorite vehicles to become the newest members of the Carlisle Elite.
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Get Exhausted with A&A

Get Exhausted with A&A

A&A Auto Stores Featuring Borla Exhausts on Installation Alley

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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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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Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

$5.00 Off Spectator Tickets at the Gate 

Carlisle Events has always been an affordable destination for family fun when it comes to car shows. New this season, a military discount is offered for military who enjoy the sights, experiences and excitement of car shows.
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Buy Your Tickets Online

Buy Your Tickets Online

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

For decades, buying a ticket to a car show at Carlisle meant arriving the day of, pulling out your wallet and paying cash at the gate. While that still is an option, you can plan ahead and purchase your tickets ONLINE! 
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The Art of All Things Automotive with David Snyder

The Art of All Things Automotive with David Snyder

See a Fantastic Display of Automotive Art in Building T

David will be painting throughout the weekend and will have other featured products for sale, both original and reproductions.
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Awards Presentation – Show Your Winning Car in Style

Awards Presentation – Show Your Winning Car in Style

Join Carlisle on Saturday Evening to Honor Winning Vehicles

Whether it’s for bragging rights, showing your ride to the event guests, or a photo for your display, the Carlisle Events Awards Presentation is a must do for winners and spectators alike. 
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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 Vendors in Building Z

Carlisle Events hasn’t forgotten that sometimes it’s nice to take a break from automotive shopping. 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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Fun for the Kids at GM Nationals

Fun for the Kids at GM Nationals

Fun Goodies for the Kids at the Show

When you bring your kids to this year's GM Nationals, they can pick up their very own goody bag within Guest Services! 
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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 GM Nationals

For the Carlisle GM 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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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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Unique GM "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

Unique GM "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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