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Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals Benefitting Driven to Cure

RESCHEDULED to August 14 - 16, 2020  CARLISLE PA FAIRGROUNDS • Join us for an international vehicle wonderland where you can see 2,300+ unique and stunning imported vehicles from around the world as well as domestics, kit cars, motorcycles and trucks and high end performance vehicles. 

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August 14 - 16, 2020

Gate-n-Go Deadline

July 13, 2020
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Event Hours

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

Admission

Daily Fri- Sat: $10
Sunday: $7 (Free with Event Ticket)
Event Pass: $15
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

Join us for an international vehicle wonderland where you can see 2,300+ unique and stunning imported vehicles from around the world as well as domestics, kit cars, motorcycles and trucks and high end performance vehicles. See the top builds, restorations, clubs and brands representing the world of automobiles and performance. Get your high-octane adrenaline fix on with autocross, drifting, rolling exhaust competition, burnouts and more!

Looking to show your vehicle at this year's event?  Register today for the Showfield!  Not showing a ride but still looking to come for the fun?  You can purchase 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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 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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Import & Performance Nationals RESCHEDULED

Import & Performance Nationals RESCHEDULED

NEW DATES: August 14-16

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety in mind of the Carlisle community, Carlisle Events staff as well as event guests and business partners, Carlisle Events has POSTPONED the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals benefiting Driven to Cure. The NEW, rescheduled dates for the Import & Performance Nationals are August 14-16, making this the latest this show has ever been held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.  The new event date also shifts the pre-registration/10% Gate-N-Go deadline savings to July 13.  
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Save 10% on 2020 Showfield Registration

Save 10% on 2020 Showfield Registration

Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Monday, July 13 to save 10%! 
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Import & Performance Nationals Packages Are Available!

Import & Performance Nationals Packages Are Available!

Convenience. Savings. Fun. Select the package deal that works best for you!
 

Coming to Import & Performance Nationals has never been so easy with the help of our NEW Package deals! No matter if you want to show or just show up, we have a package that is perfect for you. Check out the details from the list below....
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Support the Cause in 2020

Support the Cause in 2020

Annual Import & Performance Nationals Benefits Driven to Cure

The car community is a tight-knit group, often coming together to support “one of their own” in times of need.  That solidarity is on display in Augsut 2020 as the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals and you team up to benefit Driven to Cure.  Founded by car enthusiast Andrew Lee, DTC is a non-profit 501 (c3) established to help raise awareness and provide funding for the research of rare kidney cancers like Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC) in children and young adults. 
 
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Drive-Thru Judging Returns

Drive-Thru Judging Returns

Format Returns by Popular Demand

To participate in the Drive-Thru Judging, register your car for the Judged Showfield. 
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Buy Your Vending Spaces Today

Buy Your Vending Spaces Today

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

The Import & Peformance Nationals Automotive Flea Market is a great place to sell the parts, accessories, automotive memorabilia and literature that have been collecting dust in your garage. Put your parts in front of thousands of Import & Performance enthusiasts and buyers. Connect with Carlisle Events today to see if you qualify for vendor discounts.
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Featured Vehicle Displays for 2020

Featured Vehicle Displays for 2020

Take a Sneak Peak at the Special Anniversary Displays slated for 2020

The Featured Vehicle Displays are always awesome at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals and that will be no exception for 2020! Here's a sneak peek at special anniversary displays that will be featured. The deadline to apply a vehicle for consideration is June 30, 2020.
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50 Years of BBS Wheels

50 Years of BBS Wheels

Special Anniversary Display Planned for Building T

Come celebrate with us at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals for a special anniversary display in Building T of import and performance vehicles sporting a variety of stock & modified BBS wheels. 
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100 Years of Mazda in 2020

100 Years of Mazda in 2020

Special Anniversary Announced for Import & Performance Nationals 2020

It may feel strange to think the Mazda MX-5 Miata is over 30 years old. Even more amazing is the realization that Mazda itself will be over 100 years old in 2020!
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50 Years of Datsun/ Nissan Z

50 Years of Datsun/ Nissan Z

Come celebrate the special anniversary at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals 2020

It’s a Jag?… It’s a ‘Vette?... It’s the Datsun/Nissan Z-Car! 
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Featured Vehicle Display

Featured Vehicle Display

See the Best Imports in this Indoor Display

Indoors at Carlisle is the place to see the best of the best in imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Many Featured Display cars are featured in national magazines as a result of being on display. There is no charge to participate if your vehicle is selected, admission is provided as well as truck and trailer parking.
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Renault Vehicles of Canada Featured Display

Renault Vehicles of Canada Featured Display

Unique Canadian Renaults Highlighted in Building R

We have teamed up with The Renault Owners Club of North America to put together a special collection of Renaults from Canada. This display will primarily focus on those that were either built in Canada or brought into Canada.
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“Cars of Robert Opron” Feature Display

“Cars of Robert Opron” Feature Display

Located in Building R at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

We’re working with the Renault Owners Club of North America and Citroëns at Carlisle to fill the building with a variety of the cars listed above. The display will also include seminars, guests and more.
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Race Vehicles on Special Display

Race Vehicles on Special Display

All Varieties of Race Vehicles Welcome

The Race Car Paddock is reserved exclusively for vehicles that are set up for racing including road racers and autocross to drag and rally cars and more. See the cars as part of a true garage display within the pavilions on the east side of the grounds. 
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Collect 2020 Import & Performance Nationals Stickers Through Social Stops

Collect 2020 Import & Performance 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 Import & Performance 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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Classic to Late-Model Imports for any Budget

Classic to Late-Model Imports for any Budget

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in our Car Corral

The Import & Performance Nationals car corral provides classic to late model vehicles in all varieties of make, model and condition for sale. Thousands will browse, compare and make deals directly with the owner.
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NICOfest – Autocross Racing and Drifting Exhibitions

NICOfest – Autocross Racing and Drifting Exhibitions

Presented by NICOClub.com (Nissan/Infiniti Car Owners)
 

NICOclub.com, the largest and most comprehensive online resource for Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun enthusiasts once again is coming to Carlisle for their annual NICOfest at the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals show. Their draw gets bigger and better each year and pulls attendees from the West Coast, Florida and Chicago. Reach out to NICO today to make this year even bigger and better.  Please note, you must be registered as a non-judged participant at minimum during Import & Performance weekend to be eligible to participate in track activities with NICO.
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Drift Limbo Returns to Carlisle

Drift Limbo Returns to Carlisle

You’ve Seen it in Video Games, Now See it in Person

Drift Limbo will take over the drift course on Saturday afternoon of event weekend. 
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Multi Round Exhaust Competition Planned for IPN Weekend

Multi Round Exhaust Competition Planned for IPN Weekend

Expanded Format Adds More Sounds on the Grounds

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals will feature an EXPANDED exhaust contest, meaning more cars and more fun!
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Low Car Limbo

Low Car Limbo

How Low Does Your Ride Go?

With the lowest limbo, we’re taking a cue from the Caribbean on how we will determine the lowest car or truck at the show.
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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

Register your club for Import & Performance Nationals to compete!
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Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Finally, a Contest Where Everyone Wins

Clubs that receive a Carlisle Events’ supplied tent are encouraged to participate in the Coolest Club Hangout competition.
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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 Import & Performance Nationals 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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Passport Excitement Grows for 2020

Passport Excitement Grows for 2020

Walk the Show and Win a Limited Edition Souvenir

Getting a FREE souvenir has never been easier or more fun. To win the limited edition souvenir, all you need to do is walk around and enjoy the show.
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Pre-Order Your Import & Performance Nationals 2020 T-Shirt

Pre-Order Your Import & Performance Nationals 2020 T-Shirt

Pre-Order & Pick Up at Import & Performance Nationals

Thanks to our apparel and merchandise partner, Green Mountain Monogram, you can pre-order a discounted 2020 T-Shirt well in advance of the show! 
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Shop on the Manufacturers Midway

Shop on the Manufacturers Midway

Find the Top New Part Manufacturers and More

The Manufacturers Midway is central to the action of the show and is the place to find new parts and accessories from the top new parts dealers.
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Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp On Site at Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals!

Carlisle Events promotes multiple events annually and many of them have a footprint to host you and your camper, RV or tent. Rates vary by event, but if you’re a collector car enthusiast and enjoy spending your non-show hours in something other than a hotel, consider camping at Carlisle. 
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Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Donate a toy(s) during Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals!

It’s our pleasure to host the Toys for Tots Toy Drive in conjunction with the Central PA Chapter of the Renault Owners Club.
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Buy Your Tickets Online

Buy Your Tickets Online

Purchase Single Day Tickets, Weekend Passes or Season Passes

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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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

This is THE perfect way to spend a laid back Sunday morning at Carlisle for those who have been around the show since the start.
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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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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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Complete the Carlisle Events Experience

Custom-tailored Event Packages

Package 1

Show & Shirt Package

2020 Showfield Registration (Available for Judged & Non-Judged)
2020 Import & Performance Nationals T-Shirt

Package 2

Show & Camp Package

2020 Non-Judged Showfield Registration 
2 On-Grounds Camping Spaces

Package 3

Spectator Package

2 Single Day Admission Tickets
1 Reserved General Parking Space

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