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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 2 - 4, 2023

Gate-n-Go Deadline

April 18, 2023
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Event Hours

Thursday: Set-Up Day
Fri- Sat: 7AM- 6PM
Sunday: 7AM- 12PM

Admission

Daily Thurs - Sat: *$15
Sunday: $7 at Gate (Free with Event Ticket)
Spectator Event Pass: *$30
Kids 12 and Under FREE
*Online tickets discounted.

Location

Carlisle Fairgrounds
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. 

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Save 10% on 2023 Ford Nationals NPD Showfield Registration

Save 10% on 2023 Ford Nationals NPD Showfield Registration

Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Tuesday, April 18th to save 10%!
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Get Your Vending Spaces for Ford Nationals

Get Your Vending Spaces for Ford Nationals

Vending Spaces Available

Put your parts in front of thousands of Ford enthusiasts and buyers!
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Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Ford Nationals Car Corral

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Ford Nationals Car Corral

Classic to Late-Model Fords for any Budget

A wide variety of Ford cars and trucks are annually available for sale in the Ford Nationals Car Corral.
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The Snake Comes Out of Hiding in 2023

The Snake Comes Out of Hiding in 2023

Join the SVT Cobra Reunion in June

We will be featuring a unique display of SVT Cobras as well as some special guests around these awesome vehicles.
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Can You Hear the Howl?

Can You Hear the Howl?

The Coyote Den Makes It's Presence Known in 2023

Dubbed the "Coyote Den" will be a feature display showcasing vehicles not only equipped originally with Coyote powerplants but also the ever popular Coyote swaps.
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Lightning Strikes in June

Lightning Strikes in June

Join Us for a Ford Lightning Anniversary Celebration

This year we will celebrate 30 years of the Ford Lightning!
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Throw It Back to the Days of SVT

Throw It Back to the Days of SVT

Join Us for the SVT Reunion in June

Whether you own a SVT Cobra, a Shelby GT500, a SVT Lightning, a SVT Focus, a SVT Contour, a Ford GT, a Raptor, or likewise, we invite you to be part of this awesome weekend of performance!
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Power in the Hands of a Few

Power in the Hands of a Few

Join Us for a 40th Anniversary of the Saleen Reunion

This June we will celebrate the founding of Saleen with a special display featuring Saleens. 
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The Carlisle Ford Nationals Automotive Flea Market Awaits You

The Carlisle Ford 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 Ford Nationals to look at the classic and collector cars on the 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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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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Specialty Builders Class

Specialty Builders Class

Register Your Hurst, Pettys Garage, Hennessey and MORE
 

Class 140 is home to those specialty built enthusiast vehicles.
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Ford Parade and Street Party Comes to Downtown Carlisle

Ford Parade and Street Party Comes to Downtown Carlisle

A Limited Field of 400 Hit the Streets on Saturday Night

The Downtown Carlisle Association presents the annual and always popular Ford Parade and Downtown Street Party on Saturday, June 3rd at 7pm. 
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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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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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Exhaust Contest at Ford Nationals

Exhaust Contest at Ford Nationals

Sign Up in Guest Services at the Event

Don't miss this cool competition as cars will start in a line on the track and roar as they accelerate. 
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Take It to the Track with the Real Street Shootout

Take It to the Track with the Real Street Shootout

See What Your Car Can Do on the Carlisle Course

This year, be sure to participate in the Autocross Real Street Shootout, taking place Friday of event weekend. 
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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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Fun for the Kids at Ford Nationals

Fun for the Kids at Ford Nationals

Fun Things for the Kids to Do at the Show

When you bring your kids to this year's Ford Nationals, there will be different things they can participate in at the show! Check them out below: 
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Awards Presentation – Show your Winning Ford in Style

Awards Presentation – Show your Winning Ford in Style

Join Carlisle on Sunday to Honor Winning Vehicles

Did you find your name on this year's winners list? If so, you are invited to participate in the Awards Presentation in front of the stage on Sunday.
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Buy Discounted Admission Tickets Online

Buy Discounted Admission Tickets Online

Purchase Admission Tickets, Event Passes and Season Passes Online

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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Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

Military Discount for Spectator Tickets

$5.00 Off Spectator Tickets at the Gate 

A $5 off discount will be applied for active, reserve or retired military members who purchase a single day spectator admission ticket in person at the Fairgrounds. 
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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

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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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

Never fear, because we’ve compiled a helpful list of ways that enhance your on-site experience at Carlisle! 

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Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Free Admission with Event Ticket during Rear View Mirror Sunday

Bring your Ticket Back on Sunday and Get In for FREE

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 at 9AM

We welcome you to join us for the service led by the Salvation Army and our partners-in-faith. 
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Unique Show "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

Unique Show "Extras" on Carlisle Overstock Ebay Store

From Diecast to Banners and More

The Carlisle Overstock eBay Store is where we list any "extras" that were available at the events.
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Check out our Event Schedule here.

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Book online or call (800) 216-1876