Carlisle Ford Nationals

May 31 - June 2, 2019 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds

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May 31 - June 2, 2019

Gate-n-Go Deadline

April 29, 2019
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Event Hours

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

Admission

Thurs (Set Up / Load In Day): $15
Daily Fri- Sat: $15
Sunday: $7
Event Pass: $30
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Location

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 Motor Company and Ford Performance will be on-site offering new car test drives, installations and 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. Scroll down to learn more about what's going on at the Carlisle Ford Nationals!
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  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor
  • TALL Hagerty
  • TALL Extang
  • TALL Amsoil
  • TALL A&A Auto Parts
  • TALL Meguiars
  • TALL Corvette America
  • TALL Classic Cars
  • TALL Rock Auto
  • SQUARE NPD Showfield Sponsor
  • SQUARE Meguiar's Presenting Sponsor

Event Activities

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SKIP THE LINES AND ENJOY MORE TIME AT YOUR SHOW

SKIP THE LINES AND ENJOY MORE TIME AT YOUR SHOW

How to Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Monday, April 29 to save 10%!
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What’s Fresh in 2019?

What’s Fresh in 2019?

Keep Reading to Learn More

We’re happy to announce some big time features for 2019 that should further enhance your experience at the Carlisle Fairgrounds for the biggest and best all-Ford-themed weekend in the world.
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Special Display - Mach 1's Speed Into Carlisle In 2019

Special Display - Mach 1's Speed Into Carlisle In 2019

Celebrate the 50th Birthday of This Special Edition Mustang

For 2019 at the Ford Nationals we plan to honor the Mach 1 and its heritage within Ford. There will be a special showfield display tent for these unique cars as well as an indoor display!
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The Boss is Back in 2019

The Boss is Back in 2019

Join us as we Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Boss!

As part of the 2019 edition of the Carlisle Ford Nationals we intend to honor 50th anniversary by celebrating all things Boss!
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Eliminator

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Eliminator

Spoilers Held it Down - Nothing Holds it Back

Join us for the 2019 edition of the Carlisle Ford Nationals as one of the most hardcore high performance Cougar growls into the Carlisle Fairgrounds.
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Maverick/Comet Club International Celebrates the 50th of the Maverick

Maverick/Comet Club International Celebrates the 50th of the Maverick

Honor 50 years with a unique club celebration here at Carlisle

As part of the 2019 Carlisle Ford Nationals you can join the Maverick/Comet Club International (MCCI) as they throw a 50th birthday party for their beloved Maverick. 
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Foxes in the Barn in 2019!

Foxes in the Barn in 2019!

Celebrate not only the Foxbody but also the Fox Platform as a Whole!

Join us in June as we celebrate the Foxbody's historic place in time.
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Ford GT Gallery Returns to the Ford Nationals

Ford GT Gallery Returns to the Ford Nationals

See the old and the new of Ford’s Supercar

Have a new or old Ford GT and want to participate? We have a spot for you!
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Online Ticketing Now Available

Online Ticketing Now Available

Purchase Single Day, Weekend or Season Passes

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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Ford Motor Company New Vehicle Walk-Arounds

Ford Motor Company New Vehicle Walk-Arounds

See the Latest and Greatest Products from Ford and Hear from the Experts

These minds behind the machines take attendees in depth with stories behind the development of the newest and exciting Ford products. 
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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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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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The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

The Yellow, Black and Red Mustang Registries are Coming to Carlisle

Imagine Rows and Rows of Solid Color Mustangs During Event Weekend

If you have a Yellow, Black or Red Mustang and want to be part of the fun, or just want to see the cars at Carlisle, be sure to get involved!
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Attention “Young Guns”

Attention “Young Guns”

If You Are 25 or Younger, Male or Female…

All “Young Guns” are located together in an area reserved exclusively for them on the National Parts Depot Showfield.
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Team Shelby takes Ford Nationals by Storm in 2019

Team Shelby takes Ford Nationals by Storm in 2019

Registration for Team Shelby has OPENED and you'll want to be a part of it!

Join Team Shelby as they host a fun-filled club weekend here at Carlisle Ford Nationals. 
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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

Carlisle Events and the Downtown Carlisle Association present the annual and always popular Ford Parade and Downtown Street Party on Saturday, June 1.
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Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

Take it to the Track with the Autocross Real Street Shootout

See what your Car Can do on the Carlisle Course

Be sure to participate in the Autocross Real Street Shootout, taking place Friday of event weekend. 
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Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Join Gateway Classic Mustang for Autocross Ridealongs

Get Introduced to the Sport with Gateway Classic Mustang at Carlisle

Gateway Classic Mustang will host FREE ridealong sessions between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Have You Raced A Ford Lately – Sunday Autocross

Hosted by the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club

The onsite Carlisle Autocross allows drivers to run the road course and compare their times to each other. Registration is required and the fun takes place Sunday only.
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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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VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

VMP Performance Offering Dyno Tuning Services

Get the most out of your mods with VMP Tuning

Get your Ford tuned at this year’s Carlisle Ford Nationals!
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Turn Your Parts and Related Merchandise into Cash

Turn Your Parts and Related Merchandise into Cash

Become a Vendor and Sell Your Automotive Merchandise

The Ford Nationals Automotive Flea Market is the perfect opportunity to sell the parts and accessories that have been collecting dust in your garage. 
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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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Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Classic to Late-Model Cars for any Budget

Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Over 250 Ford cars and trucks are annually available for sale in the Ford Nationals Car Corral.
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Promote Your Car Corral Ride on our Social Media Pages

Promote Your Car Corral Ride on our Social Media Pages

Program Allows for FREE Exposure to Help You Sell Your Ride

Carlisle Events is offering you additional FREE exposure via our social media pages (Facebook and Twitter) to promote your presence at Carlisle.
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The Carlisle Burnout Contest Returns to Ford Weekend

The Carlisle Burnout Contest Returns to Ford Weekend

3 Minutes to Show your Stuff

Pre-registration for the burnout contest is required at Guest Services. A show sticker (i.e. registered for vending or show vehicle), driver’s license and proof of insurance are required.
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Ms. Carlisle Ford Nationals

Ms. Carlisle Ford Nationals

Compete to Win the Crown and Cash Prizes

Registration is available Friday and Saturday leading up to the contest by stopping by Guest Services, near the main grandstand.
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The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

The Historic Vehicle Association Comes to Carlisle

National Organization Presents 'National Automotive Heritage Award'

There are lots of classics onsite during event weekend but only ONE will win a special award from the Historic Vehicle Association, or HVA
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Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Awards Parade – Show your Winning Car in Style

Join Carlisle on Sunday at 11AM to Honor Winning Vehicles

Whether it’s for bragging rights, showing your ride to the Blue Oval faithful, or a photo for your display, the Carlisle Events Award Parade is a must-do for winners and spectators alike.
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Women's Oasis – Quality Items that Women Love!

Women's Oasis – Quality Items that Women Love!

Visit the Oasis for Relaxation, Shopping, and Activities

Ladies and men alike always make a point to stop by the Ford Nationals Women’s Oasis tent and visit our amazing vendors, selling items from jewelry and accessories to handmade crafts and beauty products
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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

Draw on a real car, design their own poster or make their very own Kids at Carlisle Tee Shirt!
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The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

The Art of FOMOCO – Automotive Artist David Snyder

A Fantastic Display of FOMOCO and Automotive Art Available in Building T

You'll witness first hand, as Dave demonstrates his artistic ability as he works on new paintings.
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Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Camp with Carlisle Events to Maximize Your Event Experience

Call Today to Ask How You Can Stay and Play

For the Carlisle Ford 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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Buy a Piece of Boss History – Pre-Order Yours Today!

Buy a Piece of Boss History – Pre-Order Yours Today!

Special Die-Cast 50th Anniversary Boss Mustang from M2 Machines

These 1:64 scale collectible keepsakes are VERY LIMITED and are available at a $15 price point. You MUST pre-order your M2 collectible and then pick it up at the event. 
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Get Your Ford Nationals Event T-Shirt NOW Via the Carlisle Store

Get Your Ford Nationals Event T-Shirt NOW Via the Carlisle Store

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

The Carlisle Ford Nationals 2019 Event T-Shirt is now available! That's right, pre-order today and PICK UP at the event. Pre-orders will NOT be shipped, however this option allows you to insure that you get the size you want before it sells out at the show, plus it's at a DISCOUNTED price.
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Order a Carlisle Ford Nationals Display Banner

Order a Carlisle Ford Nationals Display Banner

Indoors or Out, if it was a Banner You May Be Able to Buy it 

Visit CarlisleOverstock Store on eBay to browse the selection!
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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!
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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 12PM

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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Complete the Carlisle Events Experience

Custom-tailored Event Packages

Package 1

The Friends Package

  • Showfield Registration
  • 2 Gate Admission Tickets (For friends of the attendee)
  • 1 Parking Pass for outside the venue
  • Total Package Value: $99

$89

Package 2

The Fan Package

  • Showfield w/ $9 discount
  • M2 Machines Diecast Car
  • 2019 Ford Nationals T-Shirt
  • Total Package Value: $98

$89

Package 3

Wear it Package

  • Showfield Registration
  • (2) 2019 Ford Nationals Event T-Shirt
  • Total Package Value: $101

$89

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