Carlisle Truck Nationals

August 2 - 4, 2019 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds

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August 2 - 4, 2019

Event Hours

Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM
Sunday: 7AM- 1PM

Admission

Daily Fri- Sat: $15
Sunday: $7
Event Pass: $25
Kids 12 & Under FREE

Location

1000 Bryn Mawr Rd
Carlisle, PA

Be a part of one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! See or Show your lifted, lowered, classic, antique, modern, two- or four-wheel drive, jeep, big rig or mini truck. Scroll down to learn more about what's going on at the Carlisle Truck Nationals!

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  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE American Force Wheels
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • SQUARE Ranch Hand
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • SQUARE American Force Wheels
  • SQUARE Ranch Hand

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Pre-Register Your Truck for the Showfield

Pre-Register Your Truck 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. When you pre-register,
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A&A Auto Stores Presents the Truck Nationals

A&A Auto Stores Presents the Truck Nationals

Automotive Retailer Sees Enhanced Brand Recognition at Carlisle

Carlisle Events is proud to be partner with your Hometown Auto Stores, A&A Auto to present the Carlisle Truck Nationals in 2019. 
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Judged Truck Show

Judged Truck Show

Classes for Light Trucks, Jeeps & SUV’s

2019 will feature classes for Truck, Jeeps and SUVs! We are pleased to welcome back our team from eJudged.com to cover the field and choose our winners. 
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Big Rig Show and Shine

Big Rig Show and Shine

Awarding 15 Classes and 10 Special Recognition's

All Roads Lead to Carlisle, one of the biggest trucking hubs in the country and home of the Carlisle Truck Nationals BIG RIG SHOW AND SHINE. What better place to showcase your Rigs, Wreckers, Carriers, Dumps, Antiques and Heavy Trucks of all kinds than at the cross roads of transportation, Carlisle. 
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Truck Clubs Represent at Carlisle

Truck Clubs Represent at Carlisle

Official Clubs rally at Carlisle!

Field your Fleet, present with your posse or come as a crew, Carlisle Truck Nationals club program welcomes the coolest truck clubs around. Formations
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Will your Fleet be the Coolest Convoy?

Will your Fleet be the Coolest Convoy?

Show your Spirit at the Big Rig Show and Shine!

It's no secret that Big Rig Show and Shine has great fleets coming in each year! So this year we're having a special contest between the fleets. Compete to see who will be the Coolest Convoy of Carlisle Truck Nationals! 
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Vanarama VIII

Vanarama VIII

Make your Van Plans for 2019!

Got Van Plans? Make some for 2019 as Carlisle Events welcomes CustomVan.com as the sponsor and host of the 8th edition of VANARAMA at Carlisle!
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Attention Fleets- Carlisle to Recognize Fleet Showings

Attention Fleets- Carlisle to Recognize Fleet Showings

NEW Fleet Challenge Recognition

Calling all Fleets, come in numbers and win the title of the Largest Fleet at Carlisle Truck Nationals! All you have to do is register your fleet and vehicles to be considered.
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Regional and National Carriers Showing and Recruiting

Regional and National Carriers Showing and Recruiting

Explore Career and Training Opportunities During Truck Show Weekend!!

Turn your passion for trucks into a career this weekend as the Carlisle Truck Nationals hosts Regional to Nationals carriers, transportation companies and training facilities that can put you in driver’s seat of a well paying career.
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Social Stop Scavenger Hunt

Social Stop Scavenger Hunt

Post about the event on social media Friday and Saturday and win!

Get a limited edition prize and entered to win grand prizes donated by Skyjacker & Napier Outdoors! Include the kids, we have prizes for them as well! Read more...
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Featured Fire Trucks

Featured Fire Trucks

Courtesy of the Old Fire Farts of York County

2019 Building T displays will feature and recognize fire apparatus from Hahn Motors, who operated from 1916 through 1989 out of Hamburg, PA. 
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American Truck Historical Society

American Truck Historical Society

Showing at Carlisle Truck Nationals

Look for their trucks in the Featured Vehicle Displays and on the showfields at Carlisle and be sure to talk with their members about trucks and the history of trucks. Like most of us here, we all like to share our passions for trucks. 
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Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Carlisle Events Wants You to Save $$$

Learn How to Maximize your Carlisle Experience and Minimize the Cost

For clear cut results in selling your merchandise, selling your car/cars or highlighted exposure for your company’s manufactured parts and/or accessories connect with Carlisle Events today to see if you qualify.
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Carlisle Events is Calling all Car Carriers

Carlisle Events is Calling all Car Carriers

Show Your Hauler During the Big Rig Show and Shine

The Big Rig Show and Shine welcomes back our Car Carrier class of Big Rigs to the event. So if you’re hauling 4-wheelers to or through Carlisle, dealerships, car auctions or anywhere, considering showing your hauler at the Carlisle Truck Nationals Big Rig Show and Shine.
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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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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 Truck 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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Monster Truck Thrills Invade Carlisle

Monster Truck Thrills Invade Carlisle

Car Crushing Mayhem and Rides – Fun for All Ages

Monster truck themed family fun returns in a big way this August.  Ride or watch with amazement and excitement with car crushing exhibitions from Overbored and Miss Overbored.  
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Ride in a REAL Monster Truck with the Virginia Giant

Ride in a REAL Monster Truck with the Virginia Giant

Strap in a Crush Cars with Hall of Famer Diehl Wilson

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to sit in a monster truck and feel its power as you crush cars?  At Carlisle this August you can do just that with the legendary Virginia Giant
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All Hail the Mighty Transaurus

All Hail the Mighty Transaurus

Metal Eating Monster Returns to Carlisle

On Saturday of Truck Nationals weekend, don’t miss Transaurus, the world's ONLY jet powered, transforming, car eating dinosaur.  
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Mountain Bike Stunt Show Excitement Comes to Carlisle

Mountain Bike Stunt Show Excitement Comes to Carlisle

Top Riders Slated for Truck Show Weekend

Be sure to stop by the west side of the grounds near the Phantom Fun Zone to check out incredible Mountain Bike Stunt Shows featuring the nation’s top cycling talent.

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FreestyleMX at Carlisle

FreestyleMX at Carlisle

FMX meets Monster Trucks

 

Flips, Tricks and high flying ramp to ramp performances will adorn the skies over the Carlisle Truck Nationals as Freestyle Moto Cross joins our Monster Truck program for Friday and Saturday of the Carlisle Truck Nationals.

These daredevils take flight for one show Friday and two more on Saturday.  Don't miss out!

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Live Music: Payton Taylor & Old School

Live Music: Payton Taylor & Old School

American Idol Contestant Payton Taylor and Old School, a local rock band performing during Truck Nationals!

Payton Taylor will be joining Truck Nationals on Saturday, August 3 to perform some of her latest country songs. You may recognize Payton
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Dyno Testing & Tuning

Dyno Testing & Tuning

Get your Truck tuned during Truck Nationals

Modern Muscle Motorsports specializes in modifying and tuning today's high-performance , fuel-injected vehicles and they will be here at Truck Nationals! 
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High Truck Competition

High Truck Competition

Tallest Truck Takes The Title!

Join or see the High Truck competition on Saturday afternoon of the Truck Nationals. Lifted Truck builders share and show the lifted life and their sky view seats at the Grandstand.
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Low Truck Limbo

Low Truck Limbo

Truck Nats lowers the bar!

Join us Saturday afternoon as we lower the bar and lower our standards of measurement. We invite all of our lowered life pavement scraping friends to get down at the grandstands for the low truck limbo.
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Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Who has the Coolest Club Hangout?

Finally, a Contest Where Everyone Wins

Colorful displays, cool banners and people having lots of fun always attract our attention. Good luck and have fun!
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Featured Vehicle Display Now Accepting Applications

Featured Vehicle Display Now Accepting Applications

Get Invited, Get Featured, Showcase your Ride

If you are interested in sharing your ride for 2019, submit an application! 
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Drop It and Drag It - Saturday Night Frame Dragging

Drop It and Drag It - Saturday Night Frame Dragging

Throw your Sparks to Light up the Carlisle Night!

Saturday night the Mini Trucks take over by lighting up the Carlisle night skies with white sparks from their titanium blocks. If you like’em low and laid out, this is the spot to be on for Saturday night frame dragging. 
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Get Exhausted!

Get Exhausted!

A&A Auto Stores offers Exhaust Installations from Top Brands!

If you’re not exhausted when you leave the Truck Nationals, it's your own fault! A&A Auto Stores, the Official Performance Parts Installer of
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Ms. Carlisle Truck Nationals

Ms. Carlisle Truck Nationals

Compete to Win the Crown and Cash Prizes

Contestants for the Ms Carlisle Truck Nationals annually compete for cash prizes on Saturday evening at the Grandstand. The contest features a swim wear
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Big Rig Glow Show

Big Rig Glow Show

See the Unique Light Display on Saturday night

When the sun goes down Saturday night, the Big Rig area lights up! The Big Rig Glow Show is a must see!
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Fun and Games Come to Carlisle via the Phantom Fun Zone

Fun and Games Come to Carlisle via the Phantom Fun Zone

Various Rides and Attractions Planned

Zip across the Carlisle grounds or free fall from a platform; either way - the Carlisle Truck Nationals and Phantom Entertainment want to enhance your experience in August with the Phantom Fun Zone. 
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Win $69 with a 69 Second Burnout - Truck Nationals Burnout Contest

Win $69 with a 69 Second Burnout - Truck Nationals Burnout Contest

Smoking Permitted in Designated Areas Only

Atturo Tires and the Carlisle Truck Nationals are upping the ante at this year's burnout contest. Every aspect of the contest remains the same, BUT...all-new, the winner will receive a $200 gift certificate towards Atturo Tires. In addition, any of the registered participant that pops a tire in 69 seconds or less will win $69 cash in celebration of the iconic Summer of '69. 
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Awards Parade & Winners Circle – Take in the Glory!

Awards Parade & Winners Circle – Take in the Glory!

Join us Sunday Morning for Winner Recognition!

Get all the glory on Sunday by sharing your winning vehicle in the Winner’s Circle and Awards Parade. Winning trucks will have an opportunity to
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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

NEW for 2019 Truck Nationals: Kids ages 12 and under can get a FREE toy truck when they visit the Kids at Carlisle Activity Area. One per child, while supplies last! 
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Buying or Selling a Truck, Jeep or SUV?

Buying or Selling a Truck, Jeep or SUV?

Vending Sites Available now for Vehicles Sales Now

Ready to turn your old truck into cash? Well you’re not going to find a bigger audience of truck enthusiasts and potential buyers than the 35,000
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Promote Your Truck Corral Ride on Truck Nationals Facebook Page

Promote Your Truck Corral Ride on Truck Nationals Facebook Page

FREE Exposure to Help You Sell Your Ride

Do you want to let thousands of enthusiasts know what you are selling in your truck corral space at Carlisle Truck Nationals?  If you’ve purchased a truck corral spot, we’ve got a cool opportunity for you.  We're offering you additional FREE exposure via our Truck Nationals Facebook page to promote your presence.
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Online Ticketing Now Available

Online Ticketing Now Available

Purchase Single Day, Weekend 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 will
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Get Your Truck Nationals Event T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

Get Your Truck Nationals Event T-Shirt Via the Carlisle Store

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

If you didn't take advantage of our discounted pre-order sale, that doesn't mean you can't still get a 2019 Carlisle Truck Nationals Event T-Shirt. We still have plenty of options for you!
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Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Look Back on Your Carlisle Weekend with Rear View Mirror Sunday

Spend a Relaxing Sunday at Carlisle From 7AM to 1PM

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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Get Your Summer of ‘69 Merchandise

Get Your Summer of ‘69 Merchandise

Cups, Stickers and Shirts Available (While Supplies Last)
 

It’s a once in a lifetime celebration in 2019 as we offer a season-long 50th celebration of the iconic Summer of ‘69.  As part of the special theme, you can pick up a souvenir cup, shirt and/or sticker to commemorate the theme. 
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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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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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