For Immediate Release

Fall Carlisle Wraps 2018 for Carlisle Events

Great Weather, Vendor Sales and Spectator Turnout Power Annual Fall Show
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Except for a little rain Thursday, the weather overall for Fall Carlisle was spectacular. Mother Nature was friend, not foe for the October 3-7 event that just took place for the 45th time at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds. With her support, thousands of vendors and tens of thousands of guests had a great time buying and selling all things automotive.

Though gates opened Wednesday for the first time to officially start the show, business was happening by Monday, as vendors set up and patronized each other, while an exclusive set of pickers also had access to the grounds. Starting with vendor load in on Monday, the all-new VIP Power Picker group was able to come on grounds early, park on grounds and have free reign of the swap meet and car corral. This package was just $99 and gave unprecedented access to the grounds at an amazing value.

As each day turned to the next, there was always something different happening. The stage hosted a DJ playing music, plus FREE metal fabrication seminars from Steve Mercurio from Pro Metal Shop of Danville, Pennsylvania. His display was flanked by a special build; a custom pet wagon called the Ruff Rod. This creation was auctioned Friday and generated over $1,500 in monies for Speranza Animal Rescue of Mechanicsburg, PA. Additional event fun included a Friday trivia party with vendors and a Saturday vendor appreciation and send off dinner for Carlisle Events’ very own Diane Vaughn. In between, Thursday offered the first day of the three-day auction powered by Carlisle Auctions, while Sunday was a day to say goodbye until next year!

Speaking of next year, Carlisle Events is pleased to open its “home based” schedule as part of its 45th Anniversary season starting April 23. The five-day event will again offer a swap meet and car corral, while Carlisle Auctions supports a 500+ car, three-day auction.

Complete details on the auction can be found at, with details on Spring and Fall Carlisle available at

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Journalist note: Information about Carlisle Events, its event listings, auction offerings and the Carlisle Expo Center is available to journalists by phone:

Michael Garland
Public Relations Manager
717-243-7855 ext. 133

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